LATEST FROM THE EASTERN & SOUTHERN AFRICA REGION
Rwanda
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Child rights and photography
As part of the celebration of UNICEF’s 70th anniversary, 16 children gathered in Kigali for a week-long photography workshop where they learned the basics of photography and discussed issues related to child rights in Rwanda.
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Somalia
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Baby in a plastic bag
Faadumo was born prematurely at seven months. Her mother, who was only 15, died during childbirth. The plastic bag is to keep Faadumo warm, as is the single-bed room with no window that she is staying in. A premature baby like her should, of course, be...
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South Africa
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Saving lives through technology
Prematurity is one of the leading causes of death in children under 5. On World Prematurity Day, UNICEF and partners showcased advanced and cost-effective technological solutions for the prevention and care of preterm babies.
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Mozambique
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Young activists
Look behind the scenes at the small team of activists powering the SMS BIZ/U-Report’s counselling service for adolescents and young people. Each day, the team responds to hundreds of text messages and provide information on a variety of issues.
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