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2015

Zambia, 29 June 2015: Barefeet Theatre vows to always incorporate hygiene and sanitation messaging

Malawi, August 2015: Chief Kachindamoto annulled 330 teenage marriages

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

South Sudan, 23 November 2015: Bringing hope to mothers

Uganda, October 2015: UNICEF helps reconstruct lost hope and future for child mothers and children born in captivity

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

Kenya, 10 November 2015: Polio and Immunization Ambassador is UN Person of the Year 2015

Somalia, 15 November 2015: Measles campaign launched

Eritrea, 15 October 2015: Global Handwashing Day

Eritrea, 13 July 2015: Supporting a community and saving lives

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

Eritrea, January 2015: More people living in communities free from open defecation

Swaziland, 31 December 2015: Changing day care

South Sudan, 21 December 2015: UNICEF helps tearful reunion of separated children

Ethiopia, 29 December 2015: KOICA and UNICEF’s partnership for the health of mothers and children

Zimbabwe, December 2015: Government, UNICEF and the World Bank launch ground-breaking Poverty Atlas

Zimbabwe, December 2015: Satellite school feeding program keeps children in school in Karoi

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

Uganda, December 2015: Male involvement critical in the Elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV campaign

Somalia, December 2015: Early warning means quick response to El Niño rains

Somalia, December 2015: European Union helping Somali residents to end decades-long water shortage

Somalia, December 2015: UNICEF and the Global Fund fighting malaria together

Burundi, 17 December 2015: Stolen childhoods: Growing up amid violence

Somalia, December 2015: Nearly 56,000 Somali children still suffering from severe acute malnutrition

Somalia, December 2015: Five years since the famine, children are still stalked by the menace of hunger

Mozambique, 10 December 2015: Meeting child brides

Mozambique, 10 December 2015: Child marriage: “In the end it wasn’t my choice”

Ethiopia, 10 December 2015: Heads of UN agencies call on world as frightening drought looms

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

Uganda, December 2015: Government and partners launch measles campaign

South Africa, 18 November 2015: Isibindi: Caring for the most vulnerable

Somalia, November 2015: School children spread the word about life saving vaccinations

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

Malawi, December 2015: Cash transfers change lives of HIV+ female headed households in Mangochi

Uganda, 7 December 2015: The UK provides one million pounds (UG.Shs 5 billion) to support UNICEF’s response to children affected by El Niño

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

South Sudan, 1 December 2015: Behind the camera: Malnutrition

Burundi, 17 November 2015: Starting again from scratch

Burundi, 11 November 2015: Energy equity for vulnerable children

Tanzania, 15 September 2015: Born early in Zanzibar, kangaroo mothers giving their babies the best start in life

Uganda, 16 November 2015: Life saving health interventions keep refugee children free from disease

Rwanda, 2 November 2015: UNICEF joins celebrations to mark the Maternal and Child Health Week, together with Global Handwashing Day

South Sudan, 9 November 2015: Another chance at life

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

Namibia, 2 November 2015: Promoting exclusive breastfeeding as a standard practice for countering malnutrition

Uganda, October 2015: From loneliness and jiggers to joy

Ethiopia, 20 October 2015: A young boy holds the promise of a healthy nation

Mozambique, 15 October 2015: Puppet theatre encourages students to wash their hands

South Sudan, 1 October 2015: Education brings the promise of a bright future for children in Bentiu

Ethiopia, 21 October 2015: Joining hands to ensure polio transmission remains at zero

South Africa, 16 October 2015: Children pledge to change poor hygiene habits at Global Handwashing Day event in Soweto

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

South Sudan, 14 October 2015: A poem for peace

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)

Somalia, 2 October 2015: The 196th nation to ratify the Convention on the Rights of the Child

Somalia, 1 October 2015: Children take part in the World’s Largest Lesson on UN Goals

Zimbabwe, September 2015: Exploring the impact of the harmonized cash transfers

Tanzania, 1 September 2015: Piecing back a child’s life torn apart

South Sudan, 22 September 2015: Clean water at last

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

South Sudan, 21 September 2015: International Day of Peace: DJ and model Mari Malek visits school

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

Kenya, 15 September 2015: A convert to peace building

Somalia, 6 September 2015: “Water is Life” – new water system transforms village life

Somalia, 8 September 2015: Somaliland pledges to increase literacy by 2030

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

Uganda, September 2015: UNICEF and Government saving children from malnutrition and its effects

Uganda, September 2015: eMTCT success: 26 year old HIV positive mother learns from her mistake to save future children from HIV

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

Ethiopia, 31 October 2014: ECHO’s support realises a safe space for South Sudan refugee children to be children

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

Ethiopia, 24 August 2015: A partnership to improve nutrition

Burundi, 20 August 2015: Repeated migrations and increasing vulnerability

Zimbabwe, 18 August 2015: World Breastfeeding Week

Somalia, August 2015: A new latrine is the pride and joy of Somali families

South Sudan, 6 July 2015: Running for their lives

Tanzania, 12 August 2015: For Burundian refugee children, a safe place for learning

Burundi, 27 July 2015: Finding safe shelter

Tanzania, 5 August 2015: Using mobile technology to reunite families

Tanzania, 10 July 2015: Protecting refugees from cholera

Burundi, 14 July 2015: Refugee movements exacerbate food insecurity

Tanzania, 9 July 2015: Improving access to water for refugees

Tanzania, 29 June 2015: Promoting hygiene, saving lives at camp for Burundian refugees

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

Rwanda, 22 June 2015: Vaccination Week supported by UNICEF at Mahama Refugee Camp

Tanzania, 17 June 2015: In refugee camp, malnutrition a growing risk for Burundian children

Uganda, 19 June 2015: Village health teams reducing under five mortality in the north east

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

Ethiopia, 12 June 2015: Polio transmission deemed interrupted

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

Ethiopia, 11 June 2015: Blissless matrimony

Burundi, 5 June 2015: Children cross to safety, and back again

Uganda, May 2015: UNICEF addresses malnutrition among South Sudan refugee children

Burundi, 2 June 2015: Protecting the most vulnerable children in times of trouble

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

Kenya, 15 May 2015: Saving children from severe malnutrition in semi-arid lands

Tanzania, 28 May 2015: A rush to help Burundi’s refugee children

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

May 2015: The PBEA Post – Peacebuilding, Education and Advocacy: Regional update

Tanzania, 26 May 2015: FANUS 3rd Conference on Nutrition in Africa at Crossroads

South Sudan, 22 May 2015: Preventing malaria, one net at a time

Somalia, 21 May 2015: Birth registration in Somaliland

Ethiopia, 18 May 2015: Drilling Deep to Keep Children’s Teeth and Bones Protected

Namibia, 14 May 2015: Reaching rural communities with good health practices

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

Malawi, 1 May 2015: “What does water mean to you?”

Malawi, May 2015: UNICEF response to child malnutrition and recurrent flooding [Field diary]

Malawi, May 2015: Emergency mode [Field diary]

Uganda, April 2015: No more pumping: UNICEF provides piped water to the people of Kapedo, Kaabong District

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

Uganda, April 2015: No more pumping: UNICEF provides piped water to the people of Kapedo, Kaabong District

Uganda, 25 April 2015: World/Africa Malaria Day: 42 Ugandan children still die from malaria daily

Malawi, 20 April 2015: Back home at last, sad and frightened

Zimbabwe, April 2015: Minister of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare meets beneficiaries of cash transfers

Zimbabwe, April 2015: Benefitting from the Harmonized Social Transfer Programme – The story of Mbuya Mwanza

25 April 2015: Protecting pregnant women from malaria – a missed “quick win”

Malawi, 6 March 2015: The quiet flood victims: orphans and vulnerable children

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

Somalia, April 2015: Preventing and tackling child malnutrition close to home

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

Somalia, 14 April 2015: Learning for Peace

Uganda, 10 April 2015: Nutrition interventions give refugee children a second chance to life

Mozambique, 6 April 2015: Life after the floods

Malawi, 6 April 2015: PSI: Projecting life-saving skills for the flood-displaced on a movie screen

Uganda, 1 April 2015: Child Friendly Spaces support healing of South Sudan refugee children

Uganda, 1 April 2015: Safe water, good sanitation and hygiene beget a healthy living for South Sudan refugees

Somalia, 31 March 2015: Eleven year old Abdi inspires villagers to abandon open defecation

Rwanda, 27 March 2015: National partnership on children with disabilities

Zimbabwe, 27 March 2015: Public-private partnership contributes to safe water to thousands in Chiredzi

Zimbabwe, 27 March 2015: Rehabilitation of water supply and sanitation services changes lives

Zimbabwe, 27 March 2015: School improvement grants helping children with disabilities access education

Rwanda, 25 March 2015: Scaling up home fortification

Uganda, 25 March 2015: UNICEF Innovations critical to avert Typhoid outbreak

Ethiopia, 23 March 2015: Managing to supply water to 48 million people

Kenya, 20 March 2015: Promoting exclusive breastfeeding to save babies’ lives

Malawi, 20 March 2015: What does water mean to you? Communities in share their water stories

Zimbabwe, 17 March 2015: Government and UNICEF launch report on disability

Somalia, March 2015: Providing safe and reliable water in schools and health centres

Somalia, March 2015: Improving urban water service delivery in Somaliland

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

10 March 2015: Disaster Risk Reduction: what’s at stake for children at Sendai?

Somalia, March 2015: A sachet of micronutrient powder a day boosts children’s health and development

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

Kenya, March 2015: A child’s call to address malnutrition

Madagascar, 3 March 2015: Life is too expensive for families living in extreme poverty

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

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

Uganda, 25 February 2015: Government and partners develop National Action Plan to end child sacrifice

February 2015: The PBEA Post – Peacebuilding, Education and Advocacy: Regional update

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

South Sudan, 20 February 2015: A school reopens, but risks remain

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

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

Burundi, 19 February 2015: Working to end energy poverty

Malawi, 18 February 2015: Malawi Queens visit flood survivors in Nsanje

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

Somalia, 16 February 2015: UNICEF works to save the lives of Somali mothers

Somalia, 16 February 2015: Children snap thousands of extraordinary photos of their lives with UNICEF support

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

Zimbabwe, 16 February 2015: Research awards honour young scientists

Malawi, 10 February 2015: EU visits flood-affected communities

Ethiopia, 11 February 2015: 27,000 people to benefit from multiple village clean water supply project in Tigray

Somalia, February 2015: A new maternity ward in Borama, Somaliland to help save the lives of mothers and their newborns

Malawi, January 2015: Wading in waters waist high to get to class

Malawi, 10 February 2015: Video: After floods, displaced pupils continue learning

Malawi, 5 February 2015: Advocating for clean water for flood survivors

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

Malawi, 2 February 2015: After the rains, picking up the pieces

Uganda, February 2015: U-report wins prestigious Global Award

Malawi, 2 February 2015: After the deluge: Malawians getting on with things

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

Malawi, 30 January 2015: Our response to the floods

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

Uganda, January 2015: DFID Director General visits, sees how Birth Cushion innovation improves safe delivery

Mozambique, 28 January 2015: Malaria major concern in displacement centres after flooding

Malawi, 29 January 2015: Ramping up health and nutrition support for flooding’s youngest victims

Somalia, 29 January 2015: Japanese Government's support to Somali children

South Sudan, 27 January 2015: Child soldiers: Long way back to freedom

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

Malawi, 23 January 2015: In the misery of the floods, finding a way forward

Somalia, 23 January 2015: Communication for Development work on polio in Puntland

Malawi, 21 January 2015: School closed, camp for flood victims opened

Somalia, 20 January 2015: The Convention on the Rights of the Child ratified by the Somali President in front of hundreds of school children

20 January 2015: Government of Somalia ratifies UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

Somalia, 7 January 2015: UNICEF helps Somaliland street children reunite with their families

Somalia, 6 January 2015: Shab’aan’s story

 

 
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