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7 March 2018: UNICEF report: Over half a billion ‘uncounted’ children live in countries unable to measure SDG progress

20 February 2018: World is failing newborn babies, says UNICEF

1 January 2018: Henrietta Fore becomes new UNICEF Executive Director

1 January 2018: 48,000 babies to be born on New Year’s Day in Eastern and Southern Africa, says UNICEF

28 December 2017: Children under attack at shocking scale in conflicts around the world, says UNICEF

22 December 2017: UNICEF welcomes announcement of next Executive Director

18 December 2017: Make migration safe for every child in 2018 – UNICEF

11 December 2017: UNICEF: Make the digital world safer for children – while increasing online access to benefit the most disadvantaged

2 December 2017: Global complacency threatens the lives of children and adolescents as world set to miss global AIDS target - UNICEF

20 November 2017: Despite progress, 180 million children face bleaker prospects than their parents – UNICEF

2 November 2017: Violent discipline, emotional and sexual abuse stalks millions of children worldwide – UNICEF

22 September 2016: The Government of Tanzania launches a decentralized births and deaths registration system for the under-fives in Iringa and Njombe Regions

20 September 2016: Global Goals Awards honour champions for women’s and girls’ rights

29 July 2016: 77 million newborns globally not breastfed within first hour of life - UNICEF

12 July 2016: Tanzania joins global leaders and youth advocates to launch new partnership and fund to end violence against children everywhere

28 June 2016: Poverty, illiteracy and early deaths await world’s most disadvantaged children: UNICEF

27 April 2016: Government of Tanzania launches Fursa kwa Watoto to improve the quality of pre-primary education in Tanzania

22 April 2016: UNICEF Youth Advocate on climate tells UN General Assembly: “We expect more than words on paper and promises”

22 April 2016: Two-thirds of unimmunized children live in conflict-affected countries – UNICEF

20 April 2016: Teen radio reporter from Tanzania to speak at Paris Climate Agreement signing ceremony

29 February 2016: Greater investment in breastfeeding could support economic development and save children’s lives in Tanzania

18 December 2015: UNICEF congratulates Tanzania on being polio free

8 December 2015: UNICEF, Government and Push Mobile Use Technology to Contain Cholera

24 November 2015: TIGO teams up with UNICEF, champions innovations for Tanzania’s children

19 November 2015: UNICEF: Without toilets, childhood is even riskier due to malnutrition

21 October 2015: Pioneering child rights legislation from Zanzibar wins distinguished international award

15 October 2015: UNICEF hands over ambulances in Mbeya, keeping the promise to reduce maternal, newborn and child deaths

11 May 2015: The Government of Tanzania expands its new birth registration system to Mwanza

24 February 2015: UN, Government and Push Mobile join hands to boost readiness on Ebola

3 February 2015: German First Lady meets survivors of violence at Temeke Police Gender Children's Desk

17 December 2014: International conference on social protection: Government of Tanzania adopts the Arusha Declaration on Social Protection

15 December 2014: International Conference on Social Protection in Arusha

24 November 2014: Regional workshop promotes quality, affordable pre-primary education

20 November 2014: ’23 Million Children: Let’s Talk about their Rights’

17 November 2014: World Prematurity Day: Low-Cost Interventions Effective to Prevent Deaths Related to Prematurity in Tanzania, Say UNICEF and Partners

17 November 2014: Siku ya Mtoto Njiti Duniani: Huduma za gharama nafuu zenye ufanisi katika kuzuia vifo vya watoto njiti Tanzania, inasema UNICEF na wadau wengine

18 October 2014: UNICEF, WHO and Gavi Join Forces with Tanzania to Launch Massive Rubella-Measles Immunization Drive

1 August 2014: Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week: Giving children the best start in life with mama’s mil

26 July 2014: Launch of the Shuga Radio Program in Southern Highlands

19 June 2014: UNICEF Launches Tanzania Music Video to Prompt Action to End Violence against Children

16 June 2014: Hai District Launches One Stop Center to Address Violence against Women and Children

15 May 2014: Government of Tanzania launches national drive to end preventable child and maternal deaths

22 January 2014: UNICEF, EU, Save the Children and Plan International Join Forces with Tanzania to End Violence against Children

17 January 2014: The Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Arrives in Dar es Salaam on 18 January

10 December 2013: Launch of the 5 Year Strategy for Progressive Child Justice Reform Demonstrates Government Commitment to the Implementation of Children’s Human Rights

26 November 2013: Joint Media Release - Launch of The Gender and Children’s Desk and 3 Year Action Plan Demonstrate Police Commitment to Strengthen Its Response to Gender Based Violence and Violence Against Children

26 November 2013: Joint Media Release (in Swahili) - Uzinduzi wa dawati la jinsia pamoja na mpangokazi wa miaka mitatu unaoonesha majukumu ya jeshi la polisi katika kuimarisha mapambano dhidi ya ukatili wa kijinsia na watoto

2 November 2013: UNICEF Calls for Universal Salt Iodization in Zanzibar

21 Oktoba 2013: Kutoka Shirika la UNICEF juu ya Siku ya Unawaji Mikono Duniani : Suluhisho rahisi ufumbuzi rahisi kwa manufaa makubwa – Uwezo uko Mikononi Mwetu

21 October 2013: UNICEF on Global Handwashing Day: A simple solution with far-reaching benefits – the power is in our hands

23 July 2013: The Government of Tanzania launches a new national birth registration system set to massively accelerate the number of children under 5 with birth certificates

22 January 2013: Stanbic Bank Tanzania in Tshs. 250 million support to school Water, Sanitation and Hygiene programme

11 October 2012: UN Women and UNFPA focus on ending child marriage on the International Day of the Girl Child

11 August 2011: Tanzania government announces commitment to address survey report findings on the violence against children

9 November 2010: Launch of “Ukweli Kuhusu Maisha”, the Kiswahili version of “Facts for Life”

24 September 2010: New report reveals children calling for child abusers to be held accountable

26 July 2010: Japanese company committed to fight malnutrition in Zanzibar through partnership with UNICEF Tanzania

26 February 2010: The Hidden Hunger: Its impact on good performance

3 December 2008: In the wake of dozens of killings of Albinos in Tanzania, UNICEF urges action and respect for human life



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