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UNICEF Philippines Special Advocate for Children Daphne Oseña-Paez talks to breastfeeding mothers in Naga City, a municipality in the Philippines that supports and promotes good maternity and breastfeeding practices. An expanded maternity leave bill and stronger support for breastfeeding in the workplace are helping improve infant nutrition in the Philippines.

Ending open defecation for better health in communities

Indigenous children from Palawan talk about the issues that affect their communities

Children from indigenous groups in Mindanao talk about their culture

Children in Mindanao share their ambitions

See what I can do?

Safe from harm: tackling online sexual abuse in the Philippines

Vulnerable children in conflict-affected Mindanao

Young advocates fighting HIV in the Philippines

Stories of motherhood

Mother’s choice: maternity protection in the Philippines

Making connections, creating peace and finding hope

The fluidity of life: how water can change a whole community

Ensuring the right start to life

Duck eggs help mothers feed malnourished children

Delivering quality healthcare for mothers and children in remote communities

A fun and safe space where children can play



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