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UNICEF South Africa promotes Tiny Stories: “What I want for every child”

UNICEF South Africa/2016/Lutchman

  

On the 20th of November this year, UNICEF marks the anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child around the theme, ‘What I want for every child’ under the hashtag ‘#ForEveryChild.’
As part of this commemoration, UNICEF South Africa will join our offices and partners around the world by participating in a literary campaign, initiated by UNICEF Finland called ‘Tiny Stories’. Aiming at increasing awareness of children’s rights and needs, UNICEF South Africa chose three authors to write a ‘tiny’ story of just seven lines under the theme ‘What I want for every child’.

UNICEF South Africa highlights children in the South African budget

Budget:Children and South Africa's Social Development Budget

   

Whether nations grow and prosper depends heavily on the survival, health, education and protection of their citizens, particularly children. With this reality in mind, UNICEF South Africa, in partnership with the International Budget Partnership, hosted a Discussion on the extent to which government budgets for education, health and social development address the needs of children in South Africa.

South African Child Gauge 2016

South African Child Gauge 2016

The South African Child Gauge is the only publication in the country that provides an annual snap-shot of the status of South Africa’s children.

It is published by the Children’s Institute, University of Cape Town, to track South Africa’s progress towards realising children’s rights.

The 2016 issue issue focuses on the theme of Children and Social Assistance.

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