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Reaching every child under the age of five is a must for a polio free South Sudan
4 December 2012 - The last round of the 2012 polio national immunization campaign kicked off today in all ten states of South Sudan.

Children benefit from new classrooms in Warrap and Northern Bahr el Ghazal States
27 November 2012 - Children and parents in Gogrial East and Aweil East have a reason to celebrate as more children will be able to enrol and stay in school with the construction of new classrooms in Aker Abouk and Amerjal primary schools.

As South Sudan commemorates the Convention on the Rights of the Child’s 23rd Anniversary, there is an urgent need for ratification of the convention
20 November 2012 - The commemoration of the 23rd anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) is marked today by a parliamentary debate on the rights of children and an Art exhibition by children.

UNICEF South Sudan signs project co-funding agreement with Qatar’s Educate A Child initiative to bring quality primary education to over 25,000 children
16 November 2012 - UNICEF South Sudan today signed a three-year agreement with Educate A Child, a new initiative from Qatar’s Sheikha Moza bint Nasser aimed at triggering progress towards the goal of quality primary education for all the world’s children.

South Sudan joins other countries to celebrate Global Handwashing Day. “Hand washing with soap is not complicated, but it’s crucial”
5 October 2012 - The fight against child mortality continues as South Sudan joins the rest of the world in celebrating the Global Hand Washing Day under the theme "help more children reach their fifth birthday."

Day of the International Girl Child 2012; "My right, My Life, End child Marriage" United Nations calls to end child marriage in South Sudan
11 October 2012 – On the International Day of the Girl Child 2012, commemorated for the first time, the UN calls on families, communities and governments at all levels to end child marriage in South Sudan.

UNICEF supports capacity development of Government in emergency preparedness and response in South Sudan
11 September 2012 - A three day National capacity building workshop on emergency preparedness and response is currently underway in Juba.



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