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2017

Invest in children for sustainable development
CAPE TOWN, 28 November 2017 – Most of South Africa’s children are surviving, but too many are failing to thrive and achieve their full potential, and this is costing the economy billions in lost human potential.

Children ‘taking over’ business, media and entertainment on World Children’s Day
20 November 2017 – On World Children’s Day – UNICEF South Africa unveiled an art installation alongside the Nelson Mandela Statue in Sandton City square. The statue, which stands in front of Nelson Mandela, features a young girl called Hope.

Violent discipline, sexual abuse and homicides stalk millions of children worldwide – UNICEF
Pretoria, South Africa, 1 November 2017 – Staggering numbers of children – some as young as 12 months old – are experiencing violence, often by those entrusted to take care of them, UNICEF says in a new report released today.

R 1 million Raised for UNICEF at The Westin Cape Town Charity Ball
Cape Town, 16 October 2017 – This year’s fifth UNICEF ball organised by The Westin Cape Town on Saturday, 14 October, was a memorable marriage of beauty, talent, humanitarianism and generosity coming to life in one room.

UNICEF Condemns Brutal Murders of Girls and Women, Calls for Violence-free Communities
Pretoria, 22 May 2017 – Alarmed by recent reports of women and girls – some as young as two years-old – being brutally raped, mutilated and killed, UNICEF is calling on government, civil society and community members to accelerate ongoing actions...

Cinemark announces SA’s Young Lions Competition Winners to experience Cannes Lions Festival
15 May 2017 - They had just 48 hours to complete the task, from brief to concept to shooting, editing and the final production of a 60 second commercial. But, for one creative team, those could just be the most important 48 hours in their young career!

UNICEF Announces First Ever Gala Event in South Africa with Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra
Pretoria, 12 April 2017 – On 6 May this year, UNICEF will present its first Gala event in South Africa to engage some of the most respected, high-profile individuals in the country to leverage their support to enhance care and protection of children.

Learning Through Playing: launch of online training for Early Childhood Development and the Foundation Phase
9 March 2017 - Evidence shows that a play-based approach to learning allows children to better understand mathematical and language concepts and to become creative, solution-oriented learners...

 

 
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