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2018

Making care and support for teaching and learning a reality
13 June 2018 - All children and adolescents need care and support so that they can develop, participate and contribute to society.

“We have heard your call and would like to join hands:” UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore in South Africa
6 – 10 May 2018: From meeting the President of the country to being interviewed by youth reporters, from speaking with young mothers about their hopes and dreams to inspiring girl learners, Executive Director Henrietta Fore had a full and productive trip.

“Let’s Play”: UNICEF, SuperSport and WWE celebrate the power of sport to help foster violence-free schools
19 April 2018 - Statistics show that currently over 20% of learners in South Africa have either been threatened or experienced some form of violence in schools and 31% of school learners consume alcohol as a way to release stress.

Invitation: Inaugural National Conference on Care and Support for Teaching and Learning
April 2018 - The Care and Support for Teaching and Learning Conference:Consolidating our collective efforts is a collaborative partnership between the Department of Basic Education, UNICEF and MIET Africa to acknowledge and advance the importance ...

UNICEF South Africa Ambassador Gavin Rajah strengthens his commitment to end violence against children
21 March 2018 - As the country commemorated Human Rights Day, UNICEF South Africa Ambassador Gavin Rajah used the high-profile platform of AFI Cape Town Fashion Week to intensify his support of UNICEF’s national campaign to end violence against children.

UNICEF and the Nelson Mandela Institute: Helping make reading the passport to success
13 March 2018 - It is a reality that education is a necessary tool to break the cycle of poverty. This is particularly true in the rural areas of many developing countries, where generations are unable to advance economically due to not having the basic..

Canadian Deputy Minister visits Soweto Safe Park
5 March 2018 - “I feel safe here and nobody can bully me” asserts nine-year old Talent as he addresses Canada’s Assistant Deputy Minister of Global Issues and Development, Diane Jacovella at the Freedom Park Safe Park on the outskirts of Soweto.

Care and Support for Teaching and Learning: UNICEF and MIET working to leave no child behind
26 February 2018 - Funjwa Primary School is located on the outskirts of the town of Hoedspruit, bordering South Africa’s iconic Kruger National Park. Humid and lush vegetation characterise this part of the country, known as the ‘lowveld’.

UNICEF South Africa Ambassador Gavin Rajah visits Safe Park
12 February 2018 - In many impoverished areas of South Africa, too many children do not have a secure, conducive space after school. The Isibindi Safe Parks are managed by the National Association of Child Care Workers (NACCW).

UNICEF School Address: Children’s rights are human rights
Pretoria, 21 February 2018 - An understanding of human rights by children helps foster tolerance, empathy and a sense of justice. With this in mind, the American International School (Pretoria campus) invited UNICEF to address their Grade 8 learners.

UNICEF South Africa hosts Next Gen visit
2 February 2018 - The UNICEF Next Generation (Next Gen) comprises a group of young leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators in their 20s and 30s who commit their resources, resolve and enthusiasm toward supporting UNICEF’s lifesaving work.

UNICEF hosts Fellows of the International Centre for Journalists
1 February 2018: Following a request from the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), UNICEF South Africa hosted an information session where the issues around Early Childhood Development were presented and discussed.

 

 
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