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Stories & videos (2017)

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Early Marriages – a Violation of Human Rights
BERANE, 6 December 2017 – A resident of the Riverside settlement in Berane, Orhan Zizaku, got married at the age of 17. Today, he says, he would not allow any of his four children to do the same.

Equal opportunities for all children
BIJELO POLJE, 5 December 2017 – On the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, UNICEF Representative to Montenegro, Osama Khogali, and the US Ambassador to Montenegro, Margaret Ann Uyehara, visited Bijelo Polje.

Adequate early childhood support for every child
PODGORICA, 3 December 2017 - Like every other five-year-old’s parent, Martina Curovic is considering how to best prepare her daughter for school.

Adolescence – a second chance for development
PODGORICA, 17 November 2017 – Optimism and self-confidence are new words for the 15-year-old Albina Zenunaj attending primary school “Bozidar Vukovic Podgoricanin”.

Children to “take over” business, government and entertainment on World Children’s Day
PODGORICA, 18 November 2017 – Ahead of November 20th, which is celebrated as World Children's Day, UNICEF invites everybody to contribute to building a better, more just and equitable society fit to every child in Montenegro.

Better protection of child’s rights in court proceedings through the introduction of the legal institute of the Support persons
PODGORICA, 23–27 October 2017 – Divorce lawsuits, procedures for obtaining custody, property law related proceedings, placement of a child in an institution, placement of a child in a foster family, as well as establishment of an adoption, can be...

Digital literacy for every child in Montenegro
PODGORICA, 16 October 2017 – One in two children in Montenegro aged 9 to 17 do not feel safe online, revealed UNICEF’s last year survey conducted within the End Violence Online campaign.

Cross-sectoral cooperation leads to empowerment of adolescents
PODGORICA, 25 September 2017 - What kind of support do adolescents in Montenegro have to achieve their full potential?

Pediatricians combating sexual abuse of children
PODGORICA, 5 September 2017 – International surveys, covering the Balkans as well, indicate that 12-15 per cent of girls and 8-10 per cent of boys suffer from sexual violence.

Living statues break the silence on violence against children without any words
Montenegro, August - September 2017 - Within the #ENDviolence campaign, all over Montenegro, living statues break the silence on violence against children without any words.

Osama Makkawi Khogali, new UNICEF Representative to Montenegro, brings a wealth of experience
PODGORICA, 28 July 2017 – Osama Makkawi Khogali today begins his tenure as UNICEF’s third Representative to Montenegro since the country regained independence in 2006. Mr. Khogali brings 25 years of international experience.

Sports and friendship for every child
PODGORICA, 1 June 2017 – What does every child want? The chance to kick a ball, to throw it well, to share that success with family members. What does every child with intellectual disabilities want? The exact same thing.

Rights and needs of parents of children with disabilities
BERANE, 25 May 2017 – Parents of children with disabilities are unsung heroes, facing endless hurdles every single day. Psychological support means a lot to them just like to other parents as well.

Public talk about parenting in Tivat
TIVAT, 17 May 2017 – UNICEF research conducted last year shows that 1 in 2 parents in Montenegro justify corporal punishment.

Public talk about parenting in Podgorica
PODGORICA, 10 May 2017 – Podgorica is the 14th municipality in Montenegro to have hosted a public talk about the relationship between parents and children as part of the campaign “End Violence” implemented by the Government of Montenegro and UNICEF.

Children cooperate best with those who respect them
PLJEVLJA, 27 April 2017 – By organizing a public talk on the relationship between children and parents, Municipality of Pljevlja, like many others all over the country, joined the “End Violence” campaign.

Children to grow up without violence
NIKŠIĆ, 19 April 2017 – Nikšić is another municipality to have joined the “End Violence” campaign initiated by the Government of Montenegro and UNICEF with a view to promoting and spreading positive parenting practices.

Positive parenting to prevent violence against children
BIJELO POLJE, 10 April 2017 - “Spanking is not violence, it is more of a joke”. This is what a parent from Bijelo Polje said during the research on violence against children in Montenegro.

Public discussion on parent-child relations in Berane
BERANE, 10 April 2017 – According to the UNICEF survey conducted in late 2016, one in two Montenegrin citizens believe that physical punishment of children is acceptable and that shouting at children is not violence.

Museum of Family Memories opened in Budva
BUDVA, 21 March 2017 – A shabby belt, a locked lock, a woman’s scarf are only some of the items telling true stories on display at the Museum of Family Memories that set on its journey in Budva.

Public discussion on parenting held in Kotor
KOTOR, 21 March 2017 - Kotor was the second stop for the Museum of Family Memories.

“End Violence” conference sparks a public debate on parenting in Montenegro
PODGORICA, Montenegro, 27 February, 2017 – Violence, neglect and dysfunctional parenting have long term costs for children, their families and societies, but can be prevented through stronger public health and child protection interventions.

SOS parent line launched in Montenegro
PODGORICA, 6 February 2017 – National SOS parent line was launched in Montenegro, making it possible for all parents and caregivers throughout the country to get advice on successful child upbringing.

The "Prilike" initiative helps secondary school students choose their future professions
PODGORICA, 1 February 2017 – Choosing a profession and planning a career is a major decision for most secondary school students.



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