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Rwanda, 30 November 2017: Gearing up for success: Plan for adolescent sexual health

Tanzania, 7 November 2017: Cash Plus: Opening the window of opportunity for adolescents

Lesotho, 27 September 2017: Agents of change: Children bring improved sanitation from classrooms to communities

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

Somalia, 25 May 2017: Hundreds of youth graduate with new skills from a Japan-supported peace building programme

Somalia, 15 March 2017: Providing youth with options

South Africa, 13 March 2017: The Bureau of the UNICEF Executive Board visits

Ethiopia, 7 March 2017: Saving adolescents from the scourge of parasites

South Africa, 24 February 2017: UNICEF partners with Ster-Kinekor to combat bullying

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

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

Mozambique, 29 November 2016: A look behind the scenes of the SMS BIZ/U-Report

Burundi, 22 November 2016: Youth are key actors for peace

South Africa, 22 September 2016: Pursuing her dreams with confidence

Ethiopia, 29 June 2016: After a harrowing journey, a bittersweet homecoming for migrant children

Somalia, August 2016: Thanking our young change makers

South Africa, August 2016: Speaking out on positive change: An interview with Destiny Faye

Somalia, 2 June 2016: Somali youth participation in the first World Humanitarian Summit

Burundi, 13 May 2016: Youth lead by example

Kenya, 11 April 2016: Four boys rebuilding lives against all odds

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

Kenya, 20 February 2016: Call for adolescent-friendly services at a national forum for adolescents living with HIV

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

South Africa, 23 March 2016: A brighter future beckons through Isibindi

South Africa, 17 March 2016: Isibindi: Guiding tomorrows leaders

South Africa, March 2016: The best gift

South Africa, 4 March 2016: Isibindi: Making brighter futures possible

South Africa, 24 February 2016: Isibindi: Making a real difference

Malawi, August 2015: Chief Kachindamoto annulled 330 teenage marriages

Zimbabwe, August 2015: Changing the face of social mobilization through SMS

South Africa, 18 February 2016: Safe Parks: Making a positive difference

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

South Africa, 10 November 2015: Youth: An opportunity to interrupt the intergenerational transmission of poverty

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

Somalia, August 2015: Photographs by Somali children provide unique insight into their priorities

Somalia, 3 September 2015: Somali youth use video to tell the authorities about community problems

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

Malawi, 14 June 2015: Engaging youth at Malawi’s Children’s Future Festival

Zimbabwe, 10 June 2015: Experts and youth share experiences on the youth situation

Zimbabwe, 1 June 2015: Youth participation in the SDGs: Getting beyond the rhetoric

Malawi, 18 May 2015: UNICEF and partners launch an innovation hub in Blantyre

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

Burundi, 16 April 2015: A one-stop shop for children living on the street

Somalia, 14 April 2015: Learning for Peace

Kenya, 2 March 2015: HIV does not define who I am

Burundi, 27 February 2015: New beginnings for conflict-affected communities

Madagascar, 19 February 2015: Young people in the service of community and environment

Ethiopia, 27 January 2015: UNICEF Advocates joined hands to support HIV/AIDS prevention interventions both in Ethiopia and Chad

Zimbabwe, 16 February 2015: Research awards honour young scientists

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

Uganda, 22 January 2015: Computer whiz shares how he fosters community

South Sudan, 16 December 2014: Give peace a chance. Run with youth.

Somalia, 28 November 2014: A teenager pursues her dreams with the help of her school

Zimbabwe, November 2014: Launch of new HIV testing and counseling guidelines for children and adolescents

South Africa, 16 October 2014: Australian netball players share skills with rising stars

Tanzania, 20 October 2014: Empowering girls, fighting HIV

Uganda, 15 October 2014: Youth mentors from faith-based organizations gain business skills

Uganda, 3 October 2014: UNICEF supports young people to access information easily

Uganda, 12 September 2014: Youth kiss bye to poverty thanks to Building Young Futures

Uganda, 15 July 2014: “I call it a Wonder Machine” – MobiStation attracts youth in Kampala

Uganda, 9 June 2014: Building young futures: providing new hope for vulnerable young people

Zambia, 20 May 2014: Youth: using U-Report to take charge of their futures

South Africa, 12 May 2014: Children becoming the change they want to see in the world

Zimbabwe, May 2014: Youth talk boldly about HIV/AIDS

Tanzania, 27 March 2014: Promoting Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision among adolescents and youth to reduce the risk of HIV

Zimbabwe, February 2014: World Radio Day 2014: UNICEF amplifying youth voices in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe, February 2014: UNICEF Director for Innovations urges young innovators to use technology to change the world

Zimbabwe, January 2014: Child President End of Year Statement

Zimbabwe, January 2014: Young people with a difference assist vulnerable households in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe, January 2014: Adolescents living with HIV: A generation to protect and support

Botswana, 5 December 2013: Wise Up programme uses theatre to raise awareness among youth in Botswana about HIV/AIDS

Zimbabwe, November 2013: Children present priority issues for the 2014 National Budget

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

London, 9 October 2013: Malawi youth champion plays starring role in Queens Baton Relay ceremony

South Africa, 2 October 2013: In South Africa, helping children to help end violence

Kenya, 30 September 2013: Kenya study looks at the growing community of young Internet users

Zimbabwe, 24 September 2013: Junior Parliamentarians receive phones to boost communication with their constituencies

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

Zimbabwe, April 2013: HIV positive adolescents want to be accepted as they are

Uganda, 12 August 2013: Judith Ineku - The Young Real Estate Guru

New York, 12 August 2013: Podcast #80: On International Youth Day, young activists share their views on the role of education in building peace

New York, 6 August 2013: The young people at the vanguard of global change

Uganda, 28 June 2013: Youth Digital Content Portal Wins Innovation Award

New York, 12 July 2013: They thought a bullet would silence us, but they failed, Malala Yousafzai tells United Nations Youth Assembly

South Sudan, July 2013: On the eve of South Sudan’s second birthday, “Innovation” is the buzz word among young people

New York, 1 July 2013: Podcast 78: Africa's young innovators at the center of sustainable development

Mozambique, 24 June 2013: A healthy generation grows in Mozambique

South Africa, 17 June 2013: Young reporters honoured on National Youth Day at South Africa’s first ever Youth Radio Awards

New York, 5 June 2013: Voices of Youth website revamp increases opportunities for engagement

Somalia, 29 November 2012: Somali teenager attends the Pan African Forum on Children to highlight the problems of children in her country

Ethiopia, 29 November 2012: Children speak out on key issues at the third Pan African Forum on Children, held in Addis Ababa

Zambia, 15 August 2012: The power of youth - celebrating International Youth Day

Zambia, 3 July 2012: Zambian youth chosen to be torchbearer in the 2012 London Olympic Games

Zambia, 21 June 2012: A Zambian youth helps shape World Youth Congress in Rio

Zambia, 14 June 2012: Climate ambassador sets table for Rio+20

Uganda, 14 May 2012: Reflections on the UN General Assembly Special Session on Children, ten years on

Rwanda, 11 January 2012: Voices of the most vulnerable children heard at Rwanda’s annual National Children’s Summit

Zimbabwe, 13 December 2011: UNICEF National Goodwill Ambassador Prudence Mabhena

Lesotho, 31 August 2011: Peer leaders take the initiative on HIV prevention among young people

Zimbabwe, 29 July 2011: 'Young People We Care' volunteers assist vulnerable households

Rwanda, 15 July 2011: Providing comprehensive care to young people living with HIV

Namibia, 20 June 2011: Young parliamentarians stress need for investment in technology

Tanzania, 3 June 2011: Young reporters' network empowers youth to be heard

Geneva, 24 May 2011: Young people launch 'Children’s Charter' for staying safe in disasters

Ethiopia, 21 April 2011: African adolescents gather to review progress on youth development

Ethiopia, 21 April 2011: Student-run WASH club promotes proper sanitation and hygiene practices

Zambia, 3 December 2010: 'Unite for Climate' youth ambassadors raise environmental awareness

New York, 3 December 2010: Young people call for post-primary education opportunities

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

Angola, 21 October 2010: UNICEF-supported programmes spread HIV awareness through sports

Zimbabwe, 30 September 2010: Youth voices welcomed in constitutional review

New York, 22 September 2010: Young people play a role in achieving Millennium Development Goal on HIV/AIDS

Madagascar, 2 September 2010: On International Youth Day, film screening gives young people a forum

Uganda, 23 July 2010: African Youth Forum delegates set to deliver their call to action to AU Summit leaders

Malawi, 1 October 2008: Education offers hope to a young man in the working world of Malawi

Uganda, 12 March 2010: ‘Beyond School Books’ – a podcast series on education in emergencies

South Africa, 8 June 2010: Young people photograph their communities

Somalia, 18 December 2009: UNICEF Radio youth reporter interviews 16-year-old Hassan Abdi Elmi about life in a Somali refugee camp

Rwanda, 23 June 2010: Student films premier during FIFA World Cup 2010



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