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Namibia, 20 November 2017 – Despite global progress, 1 in 12 children worldwide live in countries where their prospects today are worse than those of their parents, according to a UNICEF analysis conducted for World Children’s Day.

Windhoek, 06 November 2017 - Namibia today launched the #EarlyMomentsMatter campaign to drive increased awareness on the importance of the first 1,000 days of a child’s life and the impact of early experiences as critical for the future of Namibian children. 

Walvis Bay, 28 July 2017 - Fulfilling her pledge made in 2016, while mobilizing the Private Sector to accelerate Children’s Rights in Namibia, today the renowned singer, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, launched a song recorded with the children of the Sunshine Centre in Walvis Bay, to uphold their right to play and to demonstrate the many talents of children living with disabilities.


Windhoek, 07 December 2016 - Global Child Rights Advocate, Mrs. Graça Machel and UNICEF Regional Director for Eastern and Southern Africa, Ms. Leila Pakkala, are in Namibia to lend support to Government’s on-going efforts to reduce malnutrition among children and accelerate children’s rights realisation.  

Windhoek, 30 November - UNICEF launches the 70th anniversary celebrations in Namibia - Commemorating our work for children over the last 70 years.

Windhoek, 28 June - Poverty, illiteracy and early deaths await world’s most Disadvantaged children: UNICEF. Making the right choices now can, and will, reverse this fate, new report says 

New York, 07 June - Eighty per cent of 18-year-olds believe young people are in danger of online sexual abuse – UNICEF/Ipsos global poll

Windhoek, 18 May - Partners in Namibia join forces to protect children from online sexual exploitation and abuse

Windhoek, 05 February -  School Sports for Development Programme launched, Kalkrand, Hardap Region


Windhoek, 29 September - Parliamentarians Commit To Be Champions For Children. Regional parliamentarian meeting closes with a commitment to Strengthen Planning, Budgeting and Accountability for Nutrition

Windhoek, 25 September - Fighting Malnutrition: One Of The Most Cost-Effective Investments A Country Can Make. Parliament of Namibia, Inter Parliamentary Union and UNICEF host regional parliamentarian meeting to galvanize action and advance nutrition goals in Southern Africa

Windhoek, 16 June - Namibia calls for end to child marriages as country commemorates Day of the African Child, Groot Aub, Namibia

Windhoek, 06 March - Passing of Namibia’s Child Care and Protection Bill, is a major milestone for the country, UNICEF says

Windhoek, 19 January - Making investments in Early Childhood Development in Namibia: It is Time to Act


Windhoek, 20 November - Namibia celebrates achievements on children’s rights since the UNCRC was adopted

Windhoek, 01 October - The 1st Gender Justice in Namibia Colloquium unveils to end violence against children and women and gender based violence

Windhoek, 16 September - Op-ed for Launch of “A Promise Renewed” 2014 Progress Report, Namibia

Windhoek, 1 September 2014 - “A Promise Renewed” for Child Survival and Improved Nutrition Kick-Off in Namibia

UNICEF teams up with musician BANKS to empower girls through football

Severe drought puts millions at risk in Angola and Namibia

Namibia Education Transition Fund launched to improve quality education

Government of Japan unveils a US$1.5 million grant to improve health and nutrition for Namibia's women and children

Teen Club in Namibia helps children living with HIV transition into adolescence

Graça Machel applauds Namibia for strong commitment to scale up nutrition and urges Parliamentarians and Civil Society to accelerate action

Namibia geared to vaccinate 900,000 children

UNICEF Distributes emergency supplies to flood-affected families in Namibia

Social protection needed to protect and support children affected by HIV and AIDS



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