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Uganda, 2 July 2018: Making social protection systems in Africa more responsive to shocks

South Africa, 23 February 2018: Budget 2018: UNICEF highlights its implications for children

26 October 2017: Dividend or Disaster: UNICEF’s new report into population growth in Africa

Ethiopia, 12 October 2017: Sweden signs an agreement with UNICEF to build an integrated safety net system

Ethiopia, 25 May 2017: Ethiopian Centre for Child Research

Zimbabwe, 9 December 2016: Government launches National Social Protection Policy Framework and National Action Plan for Orphans and Vulnerable Children

Uganda, 22 November 2016: Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development releases Investment Case for Social Protection

South Africa, 21 November 2016: UNICEF highlights children in the South African budget

Uganda, 26 October 2016: Uganda’s first-ever Social Service Delivery Equity Atlas launched

South Africa, 21 September 2016: South African Kids Online: A glimpse into children's internet use and online activities

10 May 2016: New portal providing national level data and resources will bolster worldwide efforts to protect children online – UNICEF and Family Online Safety Institute

9 May 2016: Laws to protect breastfeeding inadequate in most countries

Uganda, 27 April 2016: Government launches child friendly justice handbook to protect rights of children in contact with the law

Ethiopia, 28 March 2016: Major international workshop on social protection in Africa

5 February 2016: Eliminate Female Genital Mutilation by 2030, say UNFPA and UNICEF

Namibia, 6 March 2015: Passing of child care and protection bill, is a major milestone for the country, UNICEF says

Kenya, 30 January 2015: First-ever social protection conference concludes with a joint call to action

Regional, 16 February 2015: Third Conference of African Ministers on CRVS ends with a call for a Decade on Civil Registration 2015-2024

Tanzania, 17 December 2014: International conference on social protection: Government of Tanzania adopts the Arusha Declaration on Social Protection

Tanzania, 15 December 2014: International conference on social protection starts in Arusha

Tanzania, 5 December 2014: International conference on social protection

Johannesburg, 12 August 2014: Africa will be home to 2 in 5 children by 2050: UNICEF Report

Mozambique, 2 June 2014: At forefront of improving population registration

Ethopia, 25 March 2014: Children’s situation analysis report released in Amharic

Regional, 29 May 2014: UNICEF, UNFPA stand behind Africa’s biggest anti child marriage push

South Africa, 8 May 2014: Building an African social protection agenda for children

Lesotho, 14 April 2014: Findings of the Child Grants Programme Impact Evaluation welcomed by Policy makers

New York, 12 June 2013: Child labour robbing millions of health, education and growth, UNICEF says

South Africa, 23 October 2012: Children still live in unequal worlds

Namibia, 23 October 2010: Regional parliamentarian commits to strengthen child-sensitive policies

Namibia, 20 October 2010: Parliament of Namibia, Inter Parliamentary Union and UNICEF host regional parliamentarian meeting to champion child-sensitive policies



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