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UNICEF South Africa/2015

Clipper Race Day
On Wednesday, 28 October in Cape Town, UNICEF, in partnership with the Clipper Around the World Race, hosted a sailing day event to raise awareness on the work of UNICEF and to acknowledge the support of donors and the media.

UNICEF South Africa/2015/Schermbrucker

"Courage" - the Isibindi story
Everyday in South Africa, hundreds of trained Isibindi Child And Youth Care workers serve the most vulnerable children and families in their communities. The name “Isibindi” means courage in IsiZulu.

UNICEF South Africa/2014/Hearfield

25 Years of the CRC
The Convention on the Rights of the Child is the most rapidly and widely ratified international human rights treaty. The 25th anniversary of the CRC was commemorated in South Africa by UNICEF through various programmes, campaigns, initiatives and events.

UNICEF/South Africa/2010

UNICEF gives the red card to child abuse and exploitation
A “red card” represents red cards given to soccer players who severely violate the rules of the game, and are disqualified from further participation. The campaign sends out a message that child abuse and and exploitation have no place in South Africa.

UNICEF/South Africa/2008/Hearfield

I have the right to know my rights!
These are your rights. If you do not know what they are, how will you know if they are being denied? So start investigating!

UNICEF/South Africa/2009/Ingham-Brown

MontBlanc literacy campaign: Signature for Good
Montblanc, the internationally acclaimed pen manufacturer, initiated a worldwide campaign that enlisted the support of celebrities and customers throughout the world to raise $1 million for UNICEF’s education programmes.

UNICEF/South Africa/2009

South Africa at the Junior 8 Summit
Four South African youngsters represented the country at the J8 Summit in Rome. View this photo essay of some of their experiences.

UNICEF/South Africa/2009/Hearfield

The situation of children in Musina
A humanitarian crisis is unfolding in the border town of Musina. Historically the transit point for migrants seeking work in the country’s cities, it has now become the entry point for many desperate Zimbabweans fleeing economic and social colapse.

UNICEF/South Africa/2008/Schermbrucker

2008 Enduro Africa supporting UNICEF
UNICEF South Africa recently sent off a group of about 90 British bikers from the adventure company Enduro and the UK Committee for UNICEF, who have raised funds to support UNICEF's work in prevention of mother-to-child transmission in South Africa.

UNICEF/South Africa/2008/Schermbrucker

Children inside the camps for the displaced.
UNICEF photographer, Karen Schermbrucker went inside the tents at one of the camps for displaced people in Cape Town to see the situation of children.

UNICEF/South Africa/2008/Schembrucker

Mini cricket clinic brings joy to youngsters
The mini cricket clinic delivered by the ICC women’s cricket stars, UNICEF and the ICC is counting on the power of sport to offer alternative attractions for children, to keep them focused in school and away from activities that can lead to HIV infection.


Media Kidocracy Konfrence
In a youthful celebration of freedom and democracy, young people from South Africa and the African continent converged on Robben Island from 5-10 December to take part in the 8th annual Bush Radio Media Kidocracy Konfrence co-sponsored by UNICEF.

Kids changing the World
The Kids Changing the World Campaign has been created to allow children to help change the world.

UNICEF / South Africa / Hearfield

ICC cricket stars raise AIDS awareness
The world’s top cricket stars support the Unite for Children, Unite against AIDS campaign at the ICC World Twenty 20 tournament in South Africa from 11-24 September.

UNICEF / South Africa /Hearfield

Kiwi cricket stars visit children in Alexandra
Children at the Little Champs Alexan Kopano School in Alexandra, Johannesburg, meet some of New Zealand’s ICC World Twenty20 squad as part of the International Cricket Council’s partnership with UNICEF and UNAIDS to promote HIV and AIDS awareness.

UNICEF/South Africa/Colsen

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, Sir Alex Ferguson and Manchester United players visit
Manchester United players take time out of their tour of South Africa to reinforce support for UNICEF’s work to protect and care for child victims of violence and abuse and those infected and affected by HIV and AIDS.

Quincy Jones, celebrity philanthropist and US Fund delegation visit
Quincy Jones, a global music industry legend, visited UNICEF-supported projects in Johannesburg and KwaZulu Natal to engage with youth, artists, business leaders and other South Africans on topics of HIV, crime, violence, drug abuse and youth development.

Violence against Children
Young people from around the region discussed the issue of violence against children in their own regional consultations in Johannesburg on 16 and 17 July 2005.

Images of Eastern Cape captured by school children
Children from Eastern Cape clicked away during the Fuji film "My School" photocompetition organised by the German National Committee for UNICEF. They captured images from their daily lives at school, in rural Eastern Cape and East London.




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