16 January 2024

Access to inclusive social protection and lives free from poverty

UNICEF works closely with the Government of Mozambique to strengthen social protection systems, focusing on programming that is child sensitive, inclusive, and shock responsive. Special emphasis is also placed on advancing equitable, efficient, effective and sustainable public spending in all social sectors, and generation of disaggregated data to…, THE CHALLENGES, High prevalence of monetary and multidimensional poverty: The latest available data on poverty show high prevalence of monetary and multidimensional poverty, with 45.5 per cent of children experiencing monetary poverty and being deprived across at least two dimensions (such as education, health, nutrition, housing, etc.) Wide structural and…, Story: Cash and care for every child – the golden recipe?, Dinheiro e cuidados para cada criança - a receita de ouro? Mozambique’s Child Grant, targeting children aged 0-2 years, is showcasing how cash transfers, in combination with nutrition information and case management services, not only reduce poverty, but also improve child well-being on several levels within the critical first 1,000 days’ window…, WHAT NEEDS TO HAPPEN?, É necessário investir no reforço e na expansão dos sistemas nacionais, apoiando simultaneamente a aplicação de abordagens sensíveis às necessidades das crianças, inclusivas e sensíveis aos choques, para reduzir a vulnerabilidade multidimensional e a pobreza infantil. Investment is needed to reinforce and expand national systems, while supporting…, UNICEF’S RESPONSE, O UNICEF trabalha para reforçar os sistemas de protecção social, centrando-se numa programação sensível às crianças e na capacidade de resposta a choques. UNICEF works to strengthen social protection systems by focusing on child-sensitive programming and shock responsiveness. With support from partners, UNICEF prioritizes: Supporting the expansion…
17 April 2019

What we do

OUR WORK IN MOZAMBIQUE, For almost 50 years, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) works in Mozambique, to reach the most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential. With a strong presence in the most vulnerable provinces in Mozambique, Zambezia and Nampula, we work for every child, everywhere, every…, OUR HISTORY IN MOZAMBIQUE, UNICEF has supported Mozambique for almost four decades. During this time, the country has been faced with numerous significant challenges including war, post-conflict recovery and peace-building, poverty, recurrent natural disasters and the surge of HIV and AIDS. In the late 1960s, UNICEF began cooperating with pro-independence movements in the…, OUR PARTNERSHIPS IN MOZAMBIQUE, UNICEF Embaixadora Nacional Neyma Partnerships and collaborative relationships are critical to delivering results for healthy children and realizing their rights. For more than 60 years, UNICEF has been engaging with a broad range of organizations from both public and non-public stakeholders, including children, government entities, civil society…, Celebrity partnerships, Celebrities working and collaborating with UNICEF have a wide range of talents and achievements, but they all share a commitment to use their professional prestige, celebrity status, and influence in the artistic world, in the media, and among their large fan base, to promote behaviour a change and advocate for the children’s rights. Over the…, Private sector, In the current Mozambique environment of a fast-growing economy, the private sector has been having an increasingly critical role in supporting and shaping the national social development agenda.  Both the Government and the private sector are actively promoting Public-Private Partnerships and improved workplace policies in areas such as education…, Civil Society Organizations, UNICEF partners with Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) providing resources and technical expertise to engage in dialogue with the government using a variety of tools such as public debates, workshops, roundtables, and production and dissemination of policy papers on child rights aimed at influencing the decision-making process.  UNICEF supports…