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Who Runs the World? TechnoGirls (Voice of America)
14 April 2019 - The TechnoGirl programme is one that UNICEF South Africa is very proud of. With support from UNICEF the programme has impacted on the lives of hundreds of young woman. The Voice of America recently profiled two young women who have benefited from this life-changing initiative.
>> VOA

#Elections2019: Breastfeed or vote on May 8? (IOL)
6 April 2019 - Oped by Dr Alison Feeley, UNICEF South Africa Nutrition Specialist.
>> IOL

Connecting cash with care for better child well-being (Voices 360)
1 April 2019 - Article by Mayke Huijbregts, Chief Social Policy and Child Protection, UNICEF South Africa.
>> Voices 360

Audio link: UN Day 2018 (Channel Africa)
24 October 2018 - Interview with Mayke Huijbregts (Chief of Child Protection and Social Policy) on Channel Africa Radio last Wednesday to mark UN Day.
>> Audio link (We transfer)

World Food Day: Woolworths One Small Spoon Campaign Launch – Stand Against Hunger (SABC)
16 October 2018 - Interview given by UNICEF Nutrition Specialist Dr Alison Feeley on Espresso on SABC this week. Woolworths launches the One Small Spoon Campaign with UNICEF in order to increase food security and hygiene education in 50 schools in Gauteng.
>> Expreso Partners - SABC

Podcast: Interview with Mayke Huijbregts, Chief of Child Protection
(Channel Africa)
11 September 2018 - Interview with Mayke Huijbregts, Chief of Child Protection and Social Policy at UNICEF South Africa by Channel Africa Radio on UNICEF’s support to ending violence against children and women in South Africa
>> Channel Africa

Video: Interview with UNICEF Social Policy Specialist Russel Wildeman (SABC Newsroom)
24 August 2017 -  SABC TV interview with UNICEF Social Policy Specialist, Russel Wildeman on the effects of poverty on children.
>> SABC Newsroom

Video: Real Talk with Anele Season 3 Episode 73 - Child Abuse (YouTube)
14 July 2017 - Today Anele focuses on the issue of child abuse and asks critical questions around its impacts on childhood development, their future interaction with other individuals as well as the kinds of adults they grow up to be.
>> YouTube

Afrique du Sud: la Journée de l'enfant africain (RFI)
16 June 2017 - Le 16 juin, pour la Journée mondiale de l'enfant africain, nous mettons le cap pour l'Afrique du Sud où, selon les chiffres de l'Unicef, deux enfants sur trois vivent sous le seuil de pauvreté. Des enfants vulnérables.

Priyanka Chopra: The Powerhouse Changing The World (Forbes Africa)
15 June 2017 - She works in two different continents and has wowed the celluloid screens of both. She shares a birthday with Nelson Mandela and is working hard for the planet’s children. Meet Priyanka Chopra.
>> Forbes Africa

Video: Interview with UNICEF, Mayke Huijbregts (eNews)
29 May 2017 - Interview with UNICEF South Africa Chief of Child Protection and Social Policy, Mayke Huijbregts on child abuse and violence against children in South Africa.
>> eNews

It’s everyone’s responsibility to protect children, says Unicef #ChildProtectionWeek (Destiny)
29 May 2017 - As the country struggles to recover from repeated acts of violence against children and women, South Africans observe Child Protection Week
>> Destiny

SA failing its children as concern over violence grows (The Rep)
24 May 2017 - The torrent of violence against children is fuelled by a cocktail of poverty‚ substance abuse‚ easy access to weapons and exposure to crime, writes Dave Chambers.
>> The Rep

A new vision for South Africa: 5 Questions with Hervé Ludovic (Icon)
1 December 2016 - Known for its stark desert landscapes and vast swathes of arid beauty, the Northern Cape is South Africa’s least densely populated province. It is also a province where thousands of children are trapped in cycles of poverty, violence and inadequate access to health, education and social services. UNICEF South Africa is committed to working with partners in Government and civil society to improve the condition of children throughout the country, including the Northern Cape. To coincide with the UNICEF’s 70th anniversary, Country Representative Herve de Lys undertook a visit to the Northern Cape to assess the situation of children in parts of the province and to see how best UNICEF can ensure that no child is left behind. The visit included an interview conducted with the internal UNICEF news platform, Icon. Watch the video and read the transcript >>
Jeff Previews the Upcoming 2016 International AIDS Conference Happening in SA this Year
(Algoa FM)
14 July 2016 - Jeff Moloi has a heart to heart with Dr Sanjana Bhardwaj, Chief of Health and Nutrition at UNICEF South Africa, who will be attending the AIDS Conference. Listen to the interview >>

Towards an HIV-free generation: A South African Journey (Department of Health)
June 2016 - OpEd by Herve Ludovic de Lys, Representative, UNICEF South Africa. Read here >>

Rhodes, UNICEF in R3m partnership (HeraldLive)
2 June 2016 - PIONEERING the way forward in the treatment and care for people living with HIV and Aids, Rhodes University has just finalised a R3-million partnership with Unicef. The partnership was announced last year, following an innovation mission by the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund’s (Unicef) Global Innovation Centre’s director. Read the full article > 

EPA/NIC BOTHMA Op-Ed: Ending the HIV/Aids epidemic requires a focus on adolescents

17 February 2015 - The apparent invincibility of youth has been dealt a devastating blow by HIV/Aids. But all is not lost. We can make a difference to this epidemic, if we know where to target our attempts at beating it. By ANTHONY LAKE, UNICEF Executive Director and MICHEL SIDIBÉ, UNAids Executive Director. Read the Op-ed on the Daily Maverick website

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UNICEF South Africa and Mining CSI Working towards a better world for all children

February 2015 - Article on UNICEF published in Mining CSI Volume 1, 2015 

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