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Malawi, 3 July 2018: U-Reporters reject child marriage, say the ideal age is 18-25 years old

Zimbabwe, 2 May 2018: 800,000 girls to be protected against disease following introduction of HPV vaccine

South Africa, 21 March 2018: UNICEF launches Influential Women Circle with Special Advocate Carol Bouwer

Kenya, 8 March 2018: Female-focused van for International Women’s Day

6 March 2018: 25 million child marriages prevented in last decade due to accelerated progress, according to new UNICEF estimates

Ethiopia, 12 February 2018: UNICEF and UNFPA to speed up their efforts to end the violent practice of FGM/C

6 February 2018: A race against trends

Malawi, 20 April 2017: UN and NGOs welcome Constitutional amendments as a major step towards ending child marriage

Kenya, 6 February 2017: Statement on International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

6 February 2017: The world must make faster progress to end female genital mutilation by 2030

South Africa, 11 October 2016: Girls spend 160 million more hours than boys doing household chores everyday – UNICEF

Tanzania, 20 September 2016: Global Goals Awards honour champions for women’s and girls’ rights

South Sudan, 19 August 2016: Hundreds of children recruited by armed groups, as violations against women and children increase – UNICEF

14 July 2016: Majority of men and women oppose Female Genital Mutilation in countries where practice persists – UNICEF figures

Somalia, 13 April 2016: Japan funding to support 100,000 vulnerable women, children and youth

8 March 2016: New multi-country initiative will protect millions of girls from child marriage – UNICEF/UNFPA

5 February 2016: New statistical report on female genital mutilation shows harmful practice is a global concern – UNICEF

Ethiopia, 8 January 2016: UNFPA and UNICEF shake hands for enhanced collaboration

26 November 2015: Child brides in Africa could more than double to 310 million by 2050 – UNICEF

Uganda, 20 November 2015: First Lady inaugurates national task force on the adolescent girl

South Sudan, 12 October 2015: The Power of the Adolescent Girl: Vision for 2030

Uganda, 12 October 2015: International Day of the Girl Child: Government and partners launch the ‘National Campaign on Adolescent Girls’

Zimbabwe, 20 June 2015: President opens the 23rd Session of the Child Parliament with a call to ending child marriages

New York/Addis Ababa, 16 June 2015: Young people are important actors in ending child marriage in Africa

Uganda, 16 June 2015: Government launches national strategy to end child marriage and teenage pregnancy

New York, 16 June 2015: Young African activists share powerful stories on child marriage in first ever @UNICEF Twitter takeover

Malawi, 1 April 2015: UNICEF launches national advocacy campaign with Airtel and Netball Association of Malawi

Uganda, 19 February 2015: Zero Tolerance Day: Health workers critical in fighting female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C)

New York, 6 February 2015: A call to action for health workers around the world to mobilize against Female Genital Mutilation

Tanzania, 3 February 2015: German First Lady meets survivors of violence at Temeke Police Gender Children's Desk

South Sudan, 25 November 2014: USAID and UNICEF launch initiative to provide clean water, sanitation and hygiene, and prevent gender-based violence

New York, 10 October 2014: Nearly one in four adolescent girls experience physical violence

Malawi, 10 September 2014: UNICEF announces partnership for girls with Airtel Malawi and Netball Assocation of Malawi

New York, 11 July 2014: UNICEF teams up with musician BANKS to empower girls through football

Nairobi, 23 July 2014: Somalis to work together to end child marriage and female genital mutilation for girls and women

Somalia, 31 July 2014: Testimonies on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

Tanzania, 16 June 2014: Hai District launches One Stop Center to address violence against women and children

Tanzania, 26 November 2013: Launch of The Gender and Children’s Desk and 3 Year Action Plan Demonstrate Police Commitment to Strengthen Its Response to Gender Based Violence and Violence Against Children

South Sudan, 11 October 2013: On International Day of the Girl Child, innovation is crucial in ensuring that more girls complete their education

Uganda, 11 October 2013: Joint Press Release: International Day of the Girl Child

Zimbabwe, 11 October 2013: On International Day of the Girl Child, innovation key to more girls in school and learning

South Africa, 11 October 2013: On International Day of the Girl Child, innovation key to more girls in school and learning

New York, 22 July 2013: Overwhelming opposition to female genital mutilation/cutting, yet millions of girls still at risk: UNICEF

New York, 17 July 2013: UNICEF to release major report on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting on July 22

New York / Lilongwe, 16 June 2013: Communities are key to ending customs that harm children, says UNICEF

New York / Addis Ababa, 16 June 2013: Communities are key to ending customs that harm children, says UNICEF

South Sudan, 14 June 2013: Ending Child Marriage in South Sudan: Our collective responsibility

Global, 11 October 2012: UNICEF focuses on ending child marriage on the International Day of the Girl Child

Zimbabwe, 24-25 May 2012: High-Level Meeting of the GlobalPOWER Women Network Africa

Burundi, 6 May 2011: ‘Education for All’ week puts girls’ education and women’s empowerment in focus

South Africa, 1 December 2010: South Africans need to unite to stop sexual violence

Italy, 18 November 2010: New report offers breakthrough to ending Female Genital Mutilation

Ethiopia, 12 November 2010: FGM/C abandoned in two districts of Afar region



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