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15 September 2017 - The failure of the March-June long rains – the third consecutive poor rains since early 2016 – has helped push an additional 37,000 children across the country below the threshold of acute malnutrition.

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“It was all part of the tradition, so I felt like I was helping the girls. But sometimes I would feel a pain in my heart.” Naruko from Samburu County was once a female circumciser, but has since abandoned the practice.

UNICEF and UNFPA report on their Joint Programme to accelerate abandonment of FGM.

 

 

Events

2017 World Breastfeeding Week

"Sustaining Breastfeeding Together"

Date: 1 - 7 August 2017

World Breastfeeding Week helps support women who choose to breastfeed their children. Giving children the best start in life begins with breastfeeding. But for working women in all contexts, breastfeeding remains a challenge. Join us in empowering and supporting women - especially working women - who breastfeed!


 

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SEPTEMBER

8 International Literacy Day

 

 

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