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South Africa, 10 July 2018: UNICEF staff members join 100 Men March against gender violence

Burundi, 14 June 2018: Abuse, impunity and sexual violence

South Sudan, 11 June 2018: “Many fathers are missing out”

Uganda, 21 April 2018: Re-vitalizing Rita’s deam to teach

Somalia, 21 April 2018: Community discussions point the way forward on eradicating female genital mutilation (FGM)

Malawi, 18 April 2018: Local chief leads effort to end child marriage in community

Kenya, 17 April 2018: On being a woman, wife and mother

Uganda, 5 March 2018: Through the National Child Helpline, a young girl is rescued from marriage

Ethiopia, 5 March 2018: School girls and gender rights

3 March 2018: 5 ways you can help end violence against girls

Kenya, 1 March 2018: Modern moves from a traditional father

South Sudan, 21 February 2018: Keeping girls in school by helping them manage their periods

Kenya, 6 February 2018: A New Dawn: poetry against FGM

Ethiopia, 5 February 2018: FGM/C survivors teach communities to end the practice

Ethiopia, 1 December 2017: What it takes to truly educate a girl

Malawi, 20 December 2017: Removing barriers to girls’ education

Ethiopia, 9 October 2017: Girls bravely speak up against sexually abusive teacher, as #MeToo campaign kicks off worldwide

Ethiopia, 6 October 2017: Girls’ club rescues girls from child marriage

Mozambique, 10 October 2017: Empowering girls through SMS

Zambia, 31 May 2017: Reaching my potential

Uganda, 30 May 2017: UNICEF child friendly spaces sensitize girls on FGM, child marriage in Karamoja

Uganda, 30 May 2017: UNICEF Adolescent Empowerment Programme provides hope to adolescent girls from South Sudan

Somalia, 30 May 2017: US$5 million funding from Japan helps UNICEF reach 5,000 women affected by GBV in 2016

Somalia, 30 May 2017: A chance at a better future

Tanzania, 28 May 2017: WASH in schools: female hygiene management

Mozambique, 16 May 2017: My child marriage story

South Sudan, 10 May 2017: Speaking out against gender-based violence

South Sudan, 4 May 2017: Keeping women safe in displacement camps

Malawi, 21 April 2017: Hunger crisis forces teenage girls to sell sex

Uganda, 18 April 2017: UNICEF adopts grandmother approach to end FGM/C and early child marriage

South Africa, 21 February 2017: Having a vision to overcome

Uganda, 6 March 2017: Community leaders, religious leaders spearhead the campaign against female genital mutilation

Somalia, 22 February 2017: Teenage mum at school for the first time with her baby in her arms

Malawi, 21 February 2017: Hunger driving parents to marry off young girls

Kenya, 9 February 2017: A mother leads the movement to stop FGM in her community

Ethiopia, 6 February 2017: UNICEF commits to speed up its efforts to end the violent practice of FGM/C

Somalia, 6 February 2017: Women facing daily threat of violence in makeshift camps for the displaced

Kenya, 5 February 2017: What if it happened to me?

Somalia, 18 January 2017: Female teachers in Somaliland aim for the top after graduating from management course

Zambia, 17 January 2017: Eight-seven adolescent girls enrolled in internship program as part of UNICEF’s Girls 2030 Initiative

Ethiopia, 24 November 2016: Providing gynaecological services to women scarred by FGM/C

South Africa, 8 December 2016: Tiny Story author Michelle Nkamankeng receives ‘Girl Child of Promise Award’

Somalia, 28 November 2016: Determined 14-year-old Zainab defied her parents on early marriage

1 December 2016: World AIDS Day: Urgent action needed for adolescents

Somalia, 1 November 2016: Devastated mother provided support by Japan-funded care centre

Uganda, 18 October 2016: On the International Day of the Girl Child, rural adolescent girls highlight their plight

Kenya, 11 October 2016: Message from the UNICEF Kenya Representative on the 2016 International Day of the Girl Child

South Africa, 11 October 2016: Techno Girl opens doors in science and technology

10 October 2016: Girls count!

Malawi, 23 August 2016: A second chance for girls struggling in class

Malawi, July 2016: Saved from the ugly jaws of child marriage

Somalia, 26 May 2016: Female teachers go back to school to learn leadership skills

Kenya, 11 April 2016: Children and young people act against child marriage in Kakuma refugee camp

Uganda, 20 April 2016: We start in class: the journey to peace

Mozambique, 30 March 2016: Adolescents support the national HIV response

Somalia, 23 March 2016: A teenager who suffered through FGM/C works with her community to end the practice

Somalia, 15 March 2016: Former circumciser leads the campaign against FGM/C

Somalia, March 2016: A second return

Malawi, August 2015: Chief Kachindamoto annulled 330 teenage marriages

South Africa, 1 November 2015: UNICEF South Africa hosts screening of “He named me Malala”

Eritrea, 18 June 2015: Making the practise of FGM/C a thing of the past

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

Zimbabwe, January 2016: The constitutional court ruling on ending child marriages

Ethiopia, 26 January 2016: “I could help my family be free from poverty if I was educated. Not if I am married.”

Swaziland, January 2016: A rape victim finds a safe space for recovery

Ethiopia, 28 December 2015: Elders advise against child marriage in favour of education in Amhara

Mozambique, 10 December 2015: Meeting child brides

Ethiopia, 9 December 2015: Health workers create awareness on the consequences of child marriage in Amhara

South Sudan, 7 December 2015: Strong women supported by gender-based violence project

Ethiopia, 3 December 2015: Determined men and women form a community to end child marriage

Somalia, October 2015: Survivors of rape given support by Japan-funded Centre

Malawi, 13 October 2015: Celebrating International Day of the Girl

Zimbabwe, October 2015: Empowering the girl: Lets act today, for a better tomorrow

Zimbabwe, 1 October 2015: Former child bride tells her story of how she married a stranger

Ethiopia, 2 October 2015: Girls’ Empowerment Race in Samara to end Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)

Ethiopia, 11 September 2015: Men to protect women from any form of violence says Aster Aweke

Ethiopia, 17 September 2015: Gonder and Samara to spearhead Girls’ Empowerment Races

Mozambique, 28 August 2015: Sports helps improve adolescent girl school performance

Ethiopia, 25 June 2015: Efforts boosted to end child marriage and FGM/C by 2025 at the National Girl Summit

Ethiopia, 11 June 2015: Blissless matrimony

Rwanda, 11 May 2015: Celebrating academic excellence and lifelong mentorship for girls

Burundi, 28 April 2015: Inclusive learning builds a path to achievement

Ethiopia, 26 March 2015: Donors appreciative of the joint UNFPA/UNICEF programme to stop FGM/C in Afar Region

Zimbabwe, 11 March 2015: Partnerships needed to end child marriages

Uganda, 7 March 2015: Statement by the UN Resident Coordinator – International Women’s Day 2015

Malawi, 6 March 2015: Spotlight on girls: protection and education are key

Uganda, 24 February 2015: Health workers join campaign against Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)

Ethiopia, 23 February 2015: Girls’ education: an unusual music video but a familiar tale

Ethiopia, 17 February 2015: Crown Princess of Denmark visited programmes supporting girls and women in Afar Region

Uganda, 16 February 2015: Sensitisation key to eliminating female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C)

Somalia, 5 February 2015: Former circumcision practitioner, Asha, talks about how she was persuaded to give up her work

February 2015: Ending child marriage: The time to act is NOW

Tanzania, 30 January 2015: A passport to a better life

South Sudan, 15 December 2014: Breaking down barriers to girls' education

Zimbabwe, December 2014: The burden of thirst: Rural water challenges increase inequality among women

Ethiopia, 28 November 2014: 40,000 Run celebrating women

Ethiopia, 25 November 2014: How can we redefine the world’s view to make the case for protecting girls?

Somalia, 3 December 2014: Villagers in northern Somalia battle against female circumcision

Malawi, 12 November 2014: Raising the number of female teachers in rural areas

Ethiopia, 20 October 2014: Girl’s empowerment: the key to development

Tanzania, 20 October 2014: Empowering girls, fighting HIV

Somalia, 26 August 2014: Women take lead in in water management in Puntland

Ethiopia, 22 July 2014: Ethiopia commits to eliminating child marriage and FGM by 2025

Ethiopia, 17 July 2014: Divergent Journeys – Child Marriage and Education

Ethiopia, 17 July 2014: Abduction survivor Gelane Degefa is clear where her priorities lay

South Africa, June 2014: The gift of fatherhood

Tanzania, 20 Feb 2014: A school-based club empowers boys and girls to speak out!

Tanzania, 13 May 2014: Girls, let's be leaders!

Somalia, 14 March 2014: Regional authority introduces an official policy to end FGM/C

Somalia, 13 March 2014: Teenage girl held captive by Al Shabaab starts a new life

Uganda, March 2014: Parents in Tepeth community join fight against Female Genital Mutilation

Tanzania, 27 January 2014: Teaming up with Tanzania’s Police Force to Fight Gender-Based Violence and Child Abuse in Tanzania

Somalia, 11 October 2013: UNICEF helps Somali girls in Mogadishu, London and Oslo to make a connection

Uganda, 22 October 2013: Young Ugandan Leila Nassanga is a university student, a youth leader - and a U-Reporter

Zimbabwe, 11 October 2013: Opinion: A simple solution with far-reaching benefits – the power is in our hands

Zimbabwe, 11 October 2013: Life of a rural girl in Zimbabwe

Uganda, 11 October 2013: UNICEF-supported “Go-Back-to-School” efforts help girl dropouts return to school

South Africa, 9 October 2013: Sinking her teeth into a male-dominated career field

New York, 7 October 2013: On International Day of the Girl Child, a spotlight on innovation

Zimbabwe, 7 October 2013: Essay Competition: International Day of the Girl Child

Uganda, 21 September 2013: Beauty from Ashes: Finding Peace After Violence

Somalia, September 2013: Girls flock to free primary school set up by women teachers

Zimbabwe, 3 September 2013: Education promises a better future for marginalized girls in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe, 3 September 2013: Access to clean water remains a challenge for rural women and girls

Malawi, 2 September 2013: A new lease of life through football

Malawi, August 2013: Mzambazi males shine by defying odds

New York, 22 July 2013: New UNICEF report on female genital mutilation/cutting: Turning opposition into action

Somalia, June 2013: Religious leader’s battle to end female circumcision in Somalia

Uganda, 14 June 2013: Girls resist genital mutilation to embrace education

Somalia, 22 November 2012: UNICEF supports efforts to push back against a tide of violence against women and girls

Mozambique, 8 November 2012: UNICEF Mozambique celebrates the first International Day of the Girl Child by highlighting the importance of stopping child marriage

South Sudan, 1 November 2012: A role model for girls against child marriage in Lakes State

Ethiopia, 30 October 2012: A community takes measures to protect girls from harmful practices including child marriage

Somalia, 4 October 2012: Scholarships help Somali girls cross barriers to education

South Sudan, 9 August 2012: Women take the lead in local peace building

Somalia, 26 July 2012: Fuel-efficient stoves prevent sexual violence and generate income for vulnerable families

South Africa, 9 November 2011: ‘Techno Girl’ programme tackles skills shortage

South Sudan, 27 October 2011: A primary school becomes a model for increasing girls’ enrolment

Somalia, 31 March 2011: Gender equality classes help teenage girls stay in school

Rwanda, 15 February 2011: One stop centre provides a refuge for victims of domestic violence

Ethiopia, 20 January 2011: Two districts in northern Ethiopia declare an end to female genital cutting

Uganda, 14 December 2010: UNICEF supports Uganda's commitment to fight violence against women and children

Japan, 9 November 2010: Ethiopian short film wins UNICEF Prize at international contest

Kenya, 26 May 2010: Lifeskills-based education: giving confidence to young women in Somalia

Ethiopia, 24 August 2010: With UNICEF and European Union support, young women lead the fight against FGM



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