Beyond School Books 47 Summit participants join efforts to educate and empower girls
UNICEF podcast moderator Femi Oke interviews participants from the 2011 Global Conference for Social Change and Women and Girls Education Summit, discussing the importance of empowering women and girls through education.
Podcast #44: Young people assess the needs of their peers
Podcast moderator Amy Costello discusses the importance of youth participation in research with Valon Kurhasani, Jafar Usmanovis and Mathew Emry. The guests worked together on a UNICEF survey that aims to investigate youth perspectives on education quality, which had the participation of young people in every step of the process.
Podcast 43: One year on, flood disaster's impact lingers in Pakistan
Radio moderator Amy Costello speaks with Nafisa Shah and Shahnaz Wazir Ali about the challenge of achieving quality education for all in the aftermath of massive floods that struck Pakistan a year ago.
Podcast #42: As South Sudan looks to nationhood, education is pivotal
UNICEF Radio moderator Amy Costello speaks with Yasmin Haque of UNICEF and Carol Francis-Rinehart of Project Educate Sudan about the challenges facing children in a newly independent South Sudan.
Podcast #41: After the conflict, young people work to bring about social change in Kosovo
UNICEF Radio moderator Amy Costello talks to three young people who are working in Pristina, Kosovo’s capital, to bring social change in their communities.
Podcast #40: Safe schools and education can reduce the impact of disasters
UNICEF Radio moderator Amy Costello talks to UNICEF Japan Ambassador Agnes Chan about how safe schools and education can reduce the impact of disasters.
Podcast #38: The role of education in empowering young Egyptians to shape their future
UNICEF Radio moderator Amy Costello discusses the role of education in preparing youth for meaningful participation in civil society with guests Asmaa Elbadawy and Mohammed Naseehu Ali.
UNICEF-supported initiative aims to reverse inequities facing Brazilian youth
UNICEF correspondent Julia Assef speaks with Silvio Kaloustian, Sabrina dos Santos e Juliana Rodrigues about the Platform for Urban Centers initiative in Brazil, that seeks to ensure the right of children and adolescent that live in urban areas to survive and develop, have access to education, health, a safe environment and being public policy’s top priority. (audio in Portuguese)
Feeding centres aim to alleviate chronic malnutrition in drought-affected Djibouti
UNICEF Representative in Djibouti Josefa Marrato discusses how the ongoing drought has affected children in Djibouti.
Amidst the region's worst drought in decades, Somali refugees crowd camps in Kenya
UNICEF Kenya Child Protection Specialist Zeinab Ahmed talks about the conditions faced by Somali refugees crowding into camps in Dadaab, eastern Kenya.
UNICEF provides thousands of people displaced by Sudanese fighting with life-saving services
UNICEF correspondent Anja Baron speaks with Chief of UNICEF’s Kadugli Field Office, Soledad Herrero, about the situation in the Sudanese region 10 days after hostilities erupted.
Education a catalyst: a conversation with Nobel Laureate Mairead Maguire
UNICEF Radio moderator Amy Costello speaks with Nobel Peace Prize winner Mairead Maguire about the importance of education in the peace-building process.
UNICEF radio project gives voice to young Nigerians
Listen to an excerpt from 'Our Stories' radio programme, where children accused of witchcraft share their experiences.
Families who escaped violence in Libya face new dangers in Tunisian camp
UNICEF Representative in Tunisia Maria-Luisa Fornara talks about violence at the Shousha transit camp affecting thousands of people who fled the conflict in Libya.
UNICEF kicks off a post-crisis measles immunization campaign in Côte d’Ivoire
UNICEF Radio correspondent Anja Baron speaks to UNICEF Emergency Communications Specialist Gaelle Bausson about the launch of the first vaccination campaign in post-crisis Côte d’Ivoire.
Challenges in reaching children and families as fighting flares across Côte d’Ivoire
UNICEF Senior Emergency Specialist Marc Salvail discusses the challenges of providing immediate assistance to children and families as he and his colleagues remain trapped inside UNICEF’s Abidjan office in Côte d’Ivoire for a second day.
Many children finally return to school in Côte d'Ivoire
Jennifer Hofmann, a UNICEF education specialist, discusses the organization's efforts to help reopen schools for children despite the intensifying political crisis in Côte d'Ivoire.
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UNICEF moderator Amy Costello speaks with educational experts about the learning crisis plaguing the world today.
PGM_240: Beyond School Books 33 Cholera education in Haiti, one year after the earthquake
UNICEF Radio moderator Amy Costello reports on cholera education in Haiti, one year after the earthquake.
PGM_239: Beyond School Books 32 Rebuilding Haiti’s education system one year after the earthquake
UNICEF and UN Radio moderator Amy Costello speaks with architect Carlos Vasques and Communication Specialist Tania McBride about the process of rebuilding Haiti's schools, a year after the earthquake.
PGM_238: Beyond School Books 31 Young people call for post-primary education opportunities
Beyond School Books 31 Young people call for post-primary education opportunities.
PGM_237: Activism for change: A conversation with Nobel Laureate Jody Williams
UN and UNICEF Radio moderator Amy Costello speaks about activism and change with Jody Williams, founding coordinator of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines.
PGM_236: Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF celebrates 60 years of 'kids helping kids'
UNICEF Radio opens the vaults and digs out this UN-UNICEF Radio classic for Halloween.
PGM_235: Executive Director Anthony Lake helps roll out UNICEF's Mother-Baby Pack in Kenya
UNICEF Radio speaks with Jacklin Akinyi Odongo, a 'mothers2mothers' site coordinator who counsels women in Kisumu, Kenya about preventing HIV transmission.
PGM_234: Beyond School Books 30 Building hope for adolescent girls in post-earthquake Haiti
Podcast moderator Amy Costello spoke with Judith Bruce from the Population Council and Michelle Trombley, UNICEF Haiti, about the situation for adolescent girls in Haiti, both in camps and at school.
PGM_233: In Pakistan, midwife training programme reaches the most vulnerable new mothers
UNICEF Radio reports on a programme working to train community midwives for safer pregnancies in Pakistan.
PGM_232: 'Towards Universal Access' joint report signals achievements in combating HIV/AIDS worldwide
UNICEF Radio speaks with Dr. Jimmy Kolker, Chief of HIV/AIDS at UNICEF, about the new report, 'Towards Universal Access.'
PGM_231: Ghana strives for universal access to primary education by abolishing school fees
School headmaster Adams Abdulai Iddrisu from northern Ghana talks about the impact of abolishing school fees.
PGM_230: Young Malawian girls benefit from peer HIV prevention program
16-year-old Doreen Chatsika speaks about what she learned about HIV prevention in the Sisters to Sisters program in Malawi.
PGM_229: Teen girls educate their peers on HIV prevention in Malawi
Peer educator Sibongile Nkosi speaks with UNICEF Radio about a programme working to achieve the MDG target on HIV/AIDS in Malawi.
PGM_228: Education key to achieving Millennium Development Goals
UNICEF podcast moderator Amy Costello spoke with two guests about the steps needed to ensure that Education for All is achieved by 2015.
PGM_227: Gender equity beyond primary education 'Progress for Children' interview series
Judith Bruce speaks to UNICEF Radio about what can be done to protect the rights of the most vulnerable adolescent girls.
PGM_226: UNICEF and partners bring textbooks to students across Zimbabwe
UNICEF Radio reports on the distribution of textbooks to schoolchildren in Zimbabwe.
PGM_225: Refocusing HIV efforts in sub-Saharan Africa
Researcher, author and professor Dr. Alan Whiteside speaks to UNICEF Radio about the Millennium Development Goal related to HIV.
PGM_224: Equity in child survival: An opportunity to do things better
UNICEF Direct of Policy and Practice Richard Morgan helps to explain some of (ITALICS) Progress for Children's (END OF ITALICS) major findings.
PGM_223: Strides still needed in girls' education, says women's rights expert
Dr. Geeta Rao Gupta is the former president of the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW). She spoke with UNICEF on the importance of empowering and educating girls in order to achieve all of the Millennium Development Goals.
PGM_222: UNICEF Peru helps communities counter gang violence
Orlando Mera, 18, speaks with UNICEF radio about growing up with gangs in his neighbourhood.
PGM_221: Beyond School Books 29 Pakistan floods and education
Amy Costello spoke with two guests about the devastating immediate and long-term impacts of the floods in Pakistan on children and the education system.
PGM_220: Youth radio programme teaches production and life skills
Listen to a clip from 'Youth-Heart-Friends,' a youth radio series in Laos' Saravanh province.
PGM_219: Beyond School Books 28: International Youth Day
To mark International Youth Day, UNICEF Radio moderator Amy Costello speaks with two guests about the educational challenges facing young people in crisis and post-conflict nations.
PGM_218: African Youth Forum delegates set to deliver their call to action to AU Summit leaders in Uganda
UNICEF Radio speaks to African Youth Forum delegate Bonolo Cebe, 18, about taking the Forum's call to action to leaders at the African Union Summit.
PGM_217: 'Hermano' film director partners with UNICEF on violence prevention in Venezuela
UNICEF Radio talks to director Marcel Rasquin about his latest film, 'Hermano', and his partnership with UNICEF on violence prevention in Venezuela's slum areas.
PGM_216: UNICEF to release report on 'underground' HIV epidemic in Eastern Europe and Central Asia
UNICEF Radio speaks with Nina Ferencic, co-author of the soon-to-be-released report 'Blame and Banishment: The underground HIV epidemic affecting children in Eastern Europe and Central Asia'.
PGM_215: Beyond School Books 27: Educating Haiti’s children, six months on
Moderator Amy Costello speaks with Coralie Norris, 14, and UNICEF's Lisa Doherty about the the situation for schoolchildren in Haiti, six months after the earthquake.
PGM_214: Beyond School Books 26: World Refugee Day
To commemorate World Refugee Day moderator Amy Costello spoke with two guests about the education experience of refugees in West Africa.
PGM_213: Family centre in Gaza vandalized
UNICEF Regional Director Sigrid Kaag speaks about the recent vandalism of a family centre in Gaza and related challenges facing Palestinian children.
PGM_212: Children in Gaza continue to face educational and safety challenges
UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa Sigrid Kaag speaks about her recent trip to Gaza and challenges facing Palestinian children. Kaag’s visit comes three days after intruders vandalized a summer camp for children was vandalized by militants.
PGM_211: Beyond access - Quality education for life
21 April 2010: UNICEF Radio podcast moderator Amy Costello speaks with Simone De Comarmond, Chairperson of the Forum for African Women Educationalists, and Pamela Hogan, Executive Producer of the PBS Wide Angle special series, 'Time For School', about providing quality education to girls and boys around the globe.
PGM_210: 'Beyond School Books' #23 - Technology helping schoolchildren in disaster areas
Moderator Amy Costello speaks with Director of Crisis Mapping and Strategic Partnerships at Ushahidi, Patrick Meier, and with Sree Sreenivasan, a journalism educator at Columbia University, about the use of technology for crisis mapping in disaster areas.
PGM_209: Youth Radio reporter sings about her love of gospel music
Amelia Wuo, 11, sings about her love of gospel music with acclaimed singer, Kanvee Gaines Adams.
PGM_208: Field Diary: Scenes from a children's ward
UNICEF's Jennifer Bakody reflects on her visits to Haiti quake victims recovering in the Dominican Republic.
PGM_207: Return from Haiti: UNICEF staffer reflects on the children’s emergency
Regional Communication Specialist Tamar Hahn talks to UNICEF Radio about explaining her work in Haiti to her five-year-old son.
PGM_206: A survivor's experiences during the earthquake in Haiti and its aftermath
Bruno Rene, 18, talks to UNICEF Radio about his experiences during the earthquake in Haiti and its aftermath.
PGM_205: Liberian youths report on injustices of education system in Liberia - Part 2
Lorinah, 17, from Kakata, Liberia, talks about students and teachers who bribe each other for grades.
PGM_204: Liberian youths report on injustices of education system in Liberia - Part 1
Emmanuel, 16, from Monrovia, Liberia, wants to be an engineer but can’t afford the university fees.
PGM_203: Congolese refugee wins Children's Peace Prize
16-year-old Congolese refugee Baruani Ndume on his International Children's Peace Prize for youth radio work.
PGM_202: 'Bush schools' in the Central African Republic
'Bush schools' in Central African Republic offer access to education to conflict-affected children.
PGM_201: UNICEF Radio Digital Diaries: Motorbikes in Monrovia
Digital Diarist Josephine Zogbaye, 18, talks about motorcycles and road safety in Liberia.
PGM_200: Children and AIDS: Innovations in HIV treatment, prevention and care
Moderator Amy Costello and guests discuss innovations in HIV treatment, prevention and care.
PGM_199: ‘Beyond School Books’ – Podcast #20: Protecting Rights through Child-Friendly Schools
UNICEF Radio moderator Amy Costello speaks with Prof. Roger Hart and Rebecca Chandler about the role of child-friendly schools, spaces and communities in protecting the rights of children in crisis situations.
PGM_198: ' Beyond School Books' - Podcast #15: Giving Girls a Chance - Educating to End Child Labour
Segment 15 of the 'Beyond School Books' series: Giving Girls a Chance - Educating to End Child Labour.
PGM_197: ‘Beyond School Books’ – Podcast #19: A child's right to choose education
On his impending departure from UNICEF, Global Chief of Education, Dr. Cream Wright speaks with moderator Amy Costello about the empowering force of education and the importance of a child's right to choose.
PGM_196: Schools adapt and continue despite post-typhoon flooding in the Philippines
UNICEF Radio visits schools near metropolitan Manila to hear how teachers and students are coping with the recent typhoons and flooding.
PGM_195: 18-year-old Digital Diarist Lydia discusses the challenges of education in Liberia
Digital Diarist Lydia, 18, from Ganta, Liberia, on the pressures of being female and getting an education.
PGM_194: The high cost of malaria on Liberia's schools
Veldis Makor, 13, from Monrovia, talks about the high cost of malaria on Liberia's schools.
PGM_193: Astronaut and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Frank de Winne talks to school children
Astronaut and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Frank de Winne answers questions from Malian school children from aboard the International Space Station
PGM_192: ‘Beyond School Books’ – Podcast #17: Teachers under threat
Teachers under threat. Moderator Amy Costello speaks with Dr. Mario Novelli and Sunai Phasuk about attacks on teachers in Colombia and southern Thailand.
PGM_191: Young people appeal to world leaders at UN Summit on Climate Change
Young activists discuss why they got involved in environmental issues and what it was like to make presentations at the UN General Assembly.
PGM_190: More than a bailout: Social protection for children affected by AIDS
Moderator Amy Costello speaks with Linda Richter and Ahmed Hussein about children, HIV and social protection in the midst of economic crisis.
PGM_189: Tereza’s story: I want to be a pilot
June 2009: 17-year-old student in Juba, Tereza Kitale, talks about her dream of becoming a pilot.
PGM_188: UNICEF and partners launch massive effort to reinvigorate Zimbabwe’s schools
UNICEF Representative in Zimbabwe Dr. Peter Salama talks about a far-reaching new programme to reinvigorate education in Zimbabwe.
PGM_187: Allies Against AIDS: A podcast on transforming gender inequality
Amy Costello speaks to Noerine Kaleeba, founder and former Executive Director of The AIDS Support Organization (TASO) in Uganda and Gary Barker, Senior Technical Adviser on Gender Violence and Rights with the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)
PGM_186: Dorothy’s story: Youth journalist reports on preventing skin diseases in Southern Sudan
Dorothy Lurit, 15, talks about good hygiene.
PGM_185: Peter’s story: Youth journalist reports on food insecurity in Southern Sudan
Peter Yel, 16, reports on high food prices in Southern Sudan.
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The role of children and education in disaster risk reduction. Amy Costello speaks to UNICEF’s Antony Spalton and Rhee, a 16-year-old boy from the Philippines.
PGM_183: UNICEF Radio wins two New York Festivals Awards for Gaza coverage
Listen to excerpts from UNICEF Radio’s award-winning coverage of the crisis in Gaza.
PGM_182: 'Beyond School Books' - a podcast series on education in emergencies segment 15
An estimated 100 million girls around the world are involved in child labour, according to the International Labour Organisation (ILO).
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Podcast #14: Education in the line of fire in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Amy Costello interviews Wenny Kusuma; Yasmeen Hassan and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy.
Education for All Week: Gaza’s students struggle to return to damaged schools
UNICEF Education Officer Ibtisam Abu-Shammala explains the obstacles to a normal school environment in Gaza.
PGM_180: 'Beyond Schoolbooks': Education in Emergencies segment 13
UN General Assembly thematic debate. Amy Costello interviews Nicholas Burnett, Lothar Krappmann, Vernor Muñoz and Leslie Wilson.
PGM_179: ‘Framing Our World’ workshop trains young photographers in Uzbekistan
PGM_179: Nigel's Story: The tragedy of Zimbabwe's cholera outbreak
UNICEF's Tsitsi Singizi tells the story of Nigel Chigudu, 15, who lost five siblings to Zimbabwe's cholera outbreak in one night.
PGM_178: 'Beyond School Books': Education in Emergencies segment 12
Crisis in Gaza. Moderator Amy Costello talks to Sir John Holmes, John Ging, and Dr. Eyad Rajab El Sarraj.
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Former child soldiers Ishamel Beah, Grace Akallo and Kon Kelei speak to moderator Amy Costello on 'Recovery through Education'.
PGM_176: Children and AIDS podcast focuses on early intervention and diagnosis
Amy Costello hosts a conversation on early infant HIV diagnosis with Dr. Shaffiq Essajee, Mathakane Metsing and Felix Masi.
PGM_175: UNICEF Deputy Executive Director Hilde Frafjord Johnson visits Afghanistan
Kristine Peduto of the UNICEF Afghanistan Child Protection Section discusses the new Secretary-General Report on Children and Armed Conflicts.
PGM_174: Supporting and protecting mothers living with HIV
Dr. Mitch Besser, Nazneen Damji, Dr. Ruth Bamela Engo and moderator Amy Costello discuss support and protection for mothers living with HIV.
PGM_173: Aid for the displaced begins as humanitarian crisis deepens in DR Congo
UNICEF Communications Specialist Jaya Murthy describes the scene at the first aid distribution in DR Congo since the declaration of a ceasefire.
PGM_172: Beyond School Books podcast #9: Financing education in emergencies
Financing education in emergencies. Moderator Amy Costello hosts a discussion with Desmond Bermingham, Dr. Codou Diaw and Peter Kramer.
PGM_171: Lesotho Voices
Listen to a special report from the UK Committee for UNICEF on mothers, children and HIV in Lesotho.
PGM_170: As cold weather nears, UNICEF and partners shelter Kyrgyzstan earthquake survivors
UNICEF Radio’s Chris Schuepp talks to UNICEF Representative in Kyrgyzstan Tim Schaffter about the emergency response in quake-affected areas.
Digital Diarist Chinyanta Chimba on HIV-prevention in Zambia
Digital Diarist Chinyanta Chimba, age 19, interviews young people in Zambia about HIV prevention.
PGM_168: Nepal schools
UNICEF Communications Specialist Sonia Yeo relates her visit to a madrasa in Nepal, where she talked with some of the female students.
PGM_167: Women and girls tell their stories through film and radio documentaries
Moderator Amy Costello interviews Ann Cotton, David Eberts and Joe Richman on storytelling about development and social issues.
PGM_166: Emmanuel Jal talks about growing up as a child soldier
Over a decade has passed since Sudanese hip hop star Emmanuel Jal was a child soldier. He survived to tell his story and is now an acclaimed international musician with a message of peace.
PGM_162: Women parliamentarians lead major changes in African politics
Parliamentarians Sylvie Kinigi of Burundi, Hon. Kate Kamba of Tanzania and Ambassador Joy Mukanyange of Rwanda share stories of breaking through their countries’ gender barriers.
PGM_161: J8 Summit widens horizons of young participants
Avani Jariwala, 16, a sophomore at Amador Valley High School in Pleasanton, California, talks to UNICEF Radio about being a US delegate to the J8 Summit.
PGM_160: A young environmental activist fights on, 16 years after her Earth Summit speech
Severn Cullis-Suzuki reflects on her 1992 speech at the Rio Earth Summit, which has inspired millions, and offers advice to today’s young activists.
PGM_155: Radio encourages girls’ education in Mozambique
UNICEF’s Patricia Souza discusses Mozambique’s new Erive Community Radio station.
PGM_154: 'Beyond School Books': Education in Emergencies segment 6
Gender Equality Moderator Amy Costello speaks with guests H.E. Vabah Gayflor, Nyaradzai Gumbonzvanda and H.E. Kirsti Lintonen about the importance of gender equality in the education systems in countries affected by emergencies.
PGM_150: Fatuma’s Digital Diary: Girls’ education in Kenya’s largest slum
UNICEF Radio and Voices of Youth Digital Diarist Fatuma Roba reports on girls' education in Kibera – Kenya’s largest slum.
PGM_149: Denise’s story: Small grant brings wealth of knowledge to Mozambican youth
Denise Milice, 16, talks to UNICEF Radio about the youth-empowerment group she founded in Mozambique.
PGM_148: In DR Congo, counselling and education heal the invisible wounds of war
UNICEF Radio reports on the struggle of children displaced by war in DR Congo to find their place at school.
PGM_147: China’s Youth Ambassadors raise HIV awareness, online and in the community
Youth Ambassadors Nan Zhang and Lily Wang, both 22, talk to UNICEF Radio about their work on China’s award-winning AIDS campaign website.
PGM_146: Kenyan leaders sign power-sharing agreement as children hope for peace
Kenyan children talk about the effect of recent fighting on their lives,
PGM_145: Violence subsides but families remain displaced in post-election Kenya
Digital Diarist Fatuma Roba tells UNICEF Radio about the surprise she found on her visit to a makeshift camp for displaced people near Kibera, Nairobi.
PGM_143: One girl’s story: Fatuma, 22, reports from Kenya's post-election conflict
UNICEF Radio talks to 22-year-old Digital Diarist Fatuma Roba about her experience in the post-election conflict in Kibera, Kenya.
PGM_142: 'Beyond School Books’– a podcast series on education in emergencies: Segment #5
A Classroom Far from Home. Moderator Amy Costello talks with guests President Jose Ramos-Horta and Dr. Rima Salah about educating refugee and displaced children.
‘Beyond School Books’– a podcast series on education in emergencies: Segment #4
Podcast #4: ‘A World Fit for Children’. Moderator Amy Costello talks with guests H.E. Dr. Minkailu Bah, Tove Romsaas Wang, Alan Court and Duhabo Goleecha about educating children in some of the world’s most challenging contexts.
‘Beyond School Books’ – a podcast series on education in emergencies: Segment #3
Podcast #3: Education Under Attack. Moderator Amy Costello talks with guests Sibeso Luswata, Paul Martin and Geeta Verma about the role of education in countries affected by conflict or emerging from it.
'Beyond School Books’ – a podcast series on education in emergencies: Segment #2
The War’s Over, Now Where’s Your Homework? Moderator Amy Costello talks with guests Ishmael Beah, Nicholas Kristof and Dyan Mazurana about child soldiers and education, in the context of humanitarian aid delivery to conflict and post-crisis countries.
'Beyond School Books’ – a podcast series on education in emergencies: Segment #1
When Crises Strike Children. Moderator Amy Costello talks with guests Radhika Coomaraswamy and Gene Sperling about education as a human right and long-term development tool.
Digital Diary: Nigerian street children tell their stories of life without security
Voices of Youth Digital Diarists Damilola and Isaiah tell their stories of life on the streets of Lagos, Nigeria.
Berenice’s Digital Diary: A Ghanaian girl’s take on London - Part 2
UNICEF Radio and Voices of Youth’s original Digital Diarist Bernice Akuamoah from Ghana reports a new diary about her experiences as an intern in a television news station in London. Part 2 of 2.
Berenice’s Digital Diary: A Ghanaian girl’s take on London
UNICEF Radio and Voices of Youth original Digital Diarist Berenice Akuamoah from Ghana offers a new diary entry about her experiences as a television news intern in London. Part 1 of 2.
Martin Bell reports – Literacy comes to the community
In Kandahar women are attending literacy classes for the first time in their lives. Allowed by their husbands to attend the classes – out of sight of other males – the women are learning traditional needlework and embroidery as well as how to read and write. Around the country, destitute children are also receiving vocational training and literacy classes, provided by the Aschiana Programme. With an economy devastated by years of conflict, literacy plays a crucial role in bringing hope for a better future.
Martin Bell reports – On the front lines against polio
Martin Bell reports: At Spin Boldak in Kandahar province, all children under five are immunized against polio by an Afghan team on one side of the border working in tandem with a Pakistani team on the other. The crossing is open for 12 hours a day. About 8,000 people use it every day, and 800 of the youngest children receive the vaccine. Dr. Arshad Qudous of the World Health Organization believes that a victory over polio in Afghanistan is possible, by 2008. "It will be a historic victory and it will be a moment of pride for Afghanistan," he says.
PGM_141: Fatuma’s Digital Diary: Life for girls in Kibera
UNICEF Radio and Voices of Youth Digital Diarist Fatuma Roba from Kenya reports her first digital diary, asking girls in her community what they believe are the biggest issues they face.
PGM_140: ‘Beyond School Books’ – a podcast series on education in emergencies
When Crises Strike Children. Moderator Amy Costello talks with guests Radhika Coomaraswamy and Gene Sperling about education as a human right and long-term development tool.
PGM_139: Youths find an alternative to gang violence in Guatemala
UNICEF Radio correspondent Blue Chevigny reports on a group of young people who are following an alternative path to avoid gang violence in Guatemala City.
PGM_138: Child trafficking in Côte d’Ivoire: Efforts under way to reverse a tragic trend
UNICEF Radio correspondent Blue Chevigny speaks to UNICEF Representative in Côte d’Ivoire Youssouf Oomar about child trafficking.
PGM_137: Chinyanta’s Digital Diary: A Zambian teen fights for child rights and gender equality
Voices of Youth and UNICEF Radio Digital Diarist Chinyanta Chimba reports on child rights from Lusaka, Zambia and Florence, Italy.
PGM_136: Ecuadorian youths at UN forum speak out for indigenous children’s rights
UNICEF Radio correspondent Blue Chevigny speaks with three Ecuadorian youths about their UN presentation on the rights of indigenous children.
PGM_135: A Darfur village turns its back on conflict, opting instead for child-centred development
UNICEF Radio correspondent Blue Chevigny speaks with Senior Communication Officer Edward Carwardine about community successes in Yara village, South Darfur.
PGM_134: Author of UN violence study advocates child rights at criminal justice conference
Independent Expert Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro discusses children’s rights at the 16th Session of the UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice.
PGM_133: Digital Diary: Pranav explores the issue of drug use among his teenage peers
UNICEF Radio and Voices of Youth Digital Diarist Pranav, 14, reports on drug use among teenagers in his New York City school.
PGM_132: UNICEF presents awards to youth radio producers in Mexico and Zambia
UNICEF Radio correspondent Blue Chevigny speaks to the young producers from Mexico and Zambia who won top honours in the UNICEF/OneWorld Radio competition.
PGM_131: Nicaraguan Digital Diarist interviews peers about abuse and discrimination
Digital Diarist Jorge Luis Contreras, 16, of Nicaragua talks to young people about abuse of children and discrimination against girls.
PGM_130: Despite dangers, an Iraqi mother is determined to educate herself and her children
UNICEF Radio correspondent Blue Chevigny reports on the life of Nada, 40, who attends university and sends her children to school against the odds in Iraq.
PGM_129: Displaced with her family in northern Iraq, a girl dreams of education
UNICEF Radio correspondent Blue Chevigny talks with a 14-year-old girl who lives in a displacement camp near Kirkuk and does not go to school.
PGM_128: On International Women’s Day, an Iraqi mother and daughter pursue education against the odds
UNICEF Radio correspondent Blue Chevigny talks with an Iraqi teacher and single mother of four, and her daughter, 11, who is determined to stay in school.
PGM_127: Two displaced Afghan children voice hopes for the future after returning to school
UNICEF Radio correspondent reports on the daily struggles of two teenagers, Marzia and Kaihan, living in a displaced persons camp in Jalalabad, Afghanistan.
PGM_126: Palestinian teens speak out on new agreement to end internal violence
UNICEF Radio correspondent Blue Chevigny talks with Julie and Yafa, two teenage girls in Gaza, who relate their fears and hopes for the future.
PGM_125: Aid reaches children in Angola affected by flooding and cholera outbreak
UNICEF Radio correspondent Blue Chevigny talks with UNICEF Representative in Angola Angela Kearney about the effects of flooding and a cholera outbreak
PGM_124: AIDS awareness songs kick-off hip-hop tour of US public schools
Hip-hop artist Magz, from Brooklyn, has released his second song on HIV/AIDS prevention in conjunction with the UNITE FOR CHILDREN UNITE AGAINST AIDS campaign
PGM_123: Namibian Digital Diarist talks to other young people about AIDS
UNICEF Radio Digital Diarist Livey Van Wyk of Namibia discusses the need to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS in her country.
PGM_122: Drumming up support for UNICEF
UNICEF Radio correspondent Blue Chevigny talks with Indonesian drummer Rafi, 10, about his plans to donate some of the proceeds from his new album to UNICEF.
PGM_121: Uganda’s lost generation
UNICEF Radio correspondent David McKenzie presents the testimony of Prossy, 15, who recently returned from two years in captivity by Ugandan rebel forces.
PGM_120: Youth radio messages fight AIDS stigma
UNICEF Radio correspondent Blue Chevigny showcases examples of radio PSAs against HIV/AIDS produced by youths in Jamaica.
PGM_119: Youth producers from Zambia and Mexico win UNICEF/OneWorld radio prize (6 of 6)
The AUGE group of Mexico received honourable mention for the PSA 'Soy Tavo' in the UNICEF/OneWorld Radio Contest for 2006.
PGM_118: Youth producers from Zambia and Mexico win UNICEF/OneWorld radio prize (5 of 6)
David Daka of Zambia received honourable mention for the radio PSA 'Get to Work' in the UNICEF/OneWorld Radio Contest for 2006.
PGM_117: Youth producers from Zambia and Mexico win UNICEF/OneWorld radio prize (4 of 6)
Thembi Ngubane of South Africa and Joe Richman received honourable mention for the radio feature 'Thembi's AIDS Diary' in the UNICEF/OneWorld Radio Contest for 2006.
PGM_116: Youth producers from Zambia and Mexico win UNICEF/OneWorld radio prize (3 of 6)
Nikita Jain of India received honourable mention for the radio feature 'In My Mother's Womb' in the UNICEF/OneWorld Radio Contest for 2006.
PGM_115: Youth producers from Zambia and Mexico win UNICEF/OneWorld radio prize (2 of 6)
The AUGE group from Mexico produced the winning radio PSA 'Lupita' in the UNICEF/OneWorld Radio Contest for 2006.
PGM_114: Youth producers from Zambia and Mexico win UNICEF/OneWorld radio prize (1 of 6)
Jose Yesani of Zambia produced the winning radio feature 'Living with HIV' in the UNICEF/OneWorld Radio Contest for 2006.
PGM_113: Health workers reach remote villagers in Ethiopia with tetanus vaccine
UNICEF Emergency Communication Officer Andrew Heavens reports on efforts to deliver vaccines for tetanus and other diseases in Ethiopia’s remote South Omo Zone.
PGM_112: UNICEF warns of an impending food crisis in DPR Korea and urges renewed support
UNICEF Representative in DPR Korea Gopalan Balagopal discusses the dire situation facing children in the country.
PGM_111: Rock-and-roll benefit concerts: Music to UNICEF’s ears
UNICEF Radio correspondent Blue Chevigny takes a musical trip down memory lane to the 1970s benefit concerts that helped shape the history of both UNICEF and rock and roll.
PGM_110: Two US youths with HIV join the fight against AIDS in Ethiopia
UNICEF Voices of Youth Digital Diarists Elias Perez and Kimberly Canady report on their trip to Ethiopia to meet with other HIV-positive young people.
PGM_109: Supporting safe havens for girls’ education
UNICEF Radio correspondent Blue Chevigny reports the story of Winnie Farao, 26, who works with Campaign for Female Education in Zimbabwe.
PGM_108: Hip-hop star Zola named UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador at African Development Forum
UNICEF Radio correspondent Blue Chevigny reports on African hip-hop star Zola’s priorities as a newly appointed regional Goodwill Ambassador.
PGM_107: In Swaziland, grandmothers shoulder the burden of AIDS
UNICEF Regional Advisor on Orphans and Vulnerable Children discusses the AIDS crisis in Swaziland.
PGM_106: Botswana radio training helps young people speak their minds for all to hear
UNICEF Radio correspondent Blue Chevigny reports on a youth radio training workshop in Gabarone, Botswana, and presents clips from a programme produced by Kabo, 12, and her friends.
PGM_105: Leading by example helps Madagascar keep HIV/AIDS at bay
UNICEF Communication Officer Sarah Crowe speaks with Madagascar’s President Marc Ravalomanana about keeping HIV prevalence rates low.
PGM_104: Energizing a new generation of activists
UNICEF Radio correspondent Blue Chevigny talks to two participants in the UN Global Youth Leadership Summit about their experience as activists and their goals for the future.
PGM_103: Two girls in Lebanon and Israel discuss post-war concerns
Two young people, Shir in Israel and Christine in Lebanon, discuss their feelings and ideas in the aftermath of the war between Israel and Hezbollah.
PGM_102: Continued donor support is vital in DPR Korea
UNICEF DPR Korea Representative Gopalan Balagopal describes the importance of continued donor support.
PGM_101: Digital Diary: Jamaican AIDS activist Kerrel McKay talks to other youth leaders
UNICEF Youth Reporter Kerrel McKay reports on conversations with other youth leaders from the International AIDS Conference in Toronto.
PGM_100: UNICEF promotes exclusive breastfeeding to save children’s lives in Indonesia
UNICEF's Sophie Boudre reports on a programme to promote breastfeeding in an earthquake-affected village in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
PGM_099: UN Secretary-General's study urges action to stop violence against children
UNICEF Radio correspondent Blue Chevigny presents the viewpoints of five young participants in the UN Secretary-General's Study on Violence against Children.
PGM_098: Digital Diary: A youth anti-violence activist in the Philippines tells her story
Cora Buala, 19, used recording equipment to create a Voices of Youth Digital Diary documenting her daily life and concerns about violence against children in the Philippines.
PGM_097: Protecting the main water source of Grand Comore island from future volcanic eruptions
UNICEF Correspondent Daniel Dickinson talks to the people of Grand Comore about the effects of recent volcanic eruptions and what UNICEF is doing to help.
PGM_096: Displaced children and families at risk in Jaffna, Sri Lanka
UNICEF Head of Office in Jaffna, Judith Bruno, tells UNICEF Radio about concerns over children in the conflict-ravaged district.
PGM_095: Two teenage girls in Israel and Lebanon find common ground - Part 2
Omer and Joy share their reactions to the war and hopes for a more peaceful future. Part 2 of 2.
PGM_094: Two teenage girls in Israel and Lebanon find common ground - Part 1
For UNICEF Radio, two girls – Omer in Israel and Joy in Lebanon, both 15 – talk over life during the war and find similarities in their experiences. Part 1 of 2.
PGM_093: Africa’s orphans at higher risk
UNICEF's Children and AIDS Advisor in Eastern and Southern Africa, Douglas Webb, provides an overview of orphans and vulnerable children in the region.
PGM_092: Young people in the Middle East talk about the toll of conflict
UNICEF Radio correspondent Blue Chevigny reports on the perspectives of young people affected by conflict in Gaza, Israel and Lebanon.
PGM_091: Digital Diary: Kerrel McKay reports on HIV from Jamaica
Digital Diary Youth Reporter Kerrel McKay reports from the Oasis Bar in Kingston, Jamaica where she is engaged as an outreach worker trying to educate the public about HIV and AIDS.
PGM_090: Youth-reporter Jordan interviews members of Model U.N.
Hear the inside story of the Model United Nations meeting at the Hague from Youth-reporter Jordan from Dublin.
PGM_089: Japan donates nearly $16 million to help prevent childhood diseases in four African nations
The Director of UNICEF’s Office for Japan and the Republic of Korea, Yoshiteru Uramoto, comments on the latest contribution from the Japanese Government.
PGM_088: Youth in the Middle East tell their stories
UNICEF Radio Correspondent Blue Chevigny brings us first hand stories of young people in Lebanon, Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory.
PGM_087: Breastfeeding saves lives after earthquake disaster
Sophie Boudre reports from Tegal Rejo village, Indonesia, where UNICEF is promoting continued breastfeeding.
PGM_086: Childhood under attack in DR Congo
Martin Bell talks about his recent mission to DR Congo as UNICEF UK Ambassador for Humanitarian Emergencies.
PGM_085: ‘Back to school’ campaign for quake-affected children in Indonesia
UNICEF Radio’s Sophie Boudre talks to children and teachers affected by the 27 May quake in Central Java.
PGM_084: In Aceh, Indonesia, children’s video diaries document their lives after the tsunami
UNICEF Correspondent Sophie Boudre reports on the ‘Hello Video’ programme teaching children to make video diaries in Aceh, Indonesia.
PGM_083: Livey’s Digital Diary: Living with HIV in Namibia
UNICEF Radio Youth Reporter Livey Van Wyk interviews young people in Namibia about their knowledge of HIV and AIDS for her Digital Diary.
PGM_082: The road to safety: Preventing child injury in China
UNICEF correspondent Kun Li reports on the widespread problem of child injury in China and the government’s ‘Safe Beijing’ project.
PGM_081: Young people from around the world gather to help end violence against children
NEW YORK, USA, 26 May 2006 – Harry Lopez, 18, is a sharp dresser from Venezuela with a lot to say about why violence has a terrible effect on children.
PGM_080: The burden on children in drought-stricken Somalia
UNICEF Nutrition Officer Regine Kopplow gives an account of how the drought is affecting children in Somalia and what UNICEF is doing about it.
PGM_079: BBC Radio covers UNICEF Radio's Child Alert on the Horn of Africa coverage
UNICEF Correspondent Dan Thomas is interviewed for BBC Radio Five Live's "Up All Night" programme about the impact of podcasting and his coverage of the drought in the Horn of Africa. The complete BBC segment is included here.
PGM_078: Abbas Jazzi, 16, lives for football in a tough neighbourhood in Iran
UNICEF Correspondent Miranda Eeles interviews 16 year old Abbas Jazzi about how football has improved his life.
PGM_077: UNICEF in Ethiopia - Responding to the crisis
UNICEF correspondent Dan Thomas reports from Ethiopia’s Somali region on UNICEF’s work to help save thousands of malnourished children and their parents.
PGM_076: Kerrel McKay interviews fellow Jamaican HIV/AIDS activist
UNICEF Youth Reporter Kerrel McKay interviews Gary Foster about how he got into the field of HIV/AIDS prevention and how to reach young people.
PGM_075: Jamaican youth AIDS activist Kerrel McKay tells her story, her way
Youth activist Kerrel McKay talks about Jamaica’s HIV/AIDS crisis and how it has affected her personally.
PGM_074: Putting children first: Nepal’s national vitamin A campaign proceeds despite unrest
UNICEF Correspondent Sabine Dolan talks to Nepal Representative Suomi Sakai about the first day of the national vitamin A campaign amidst the wave of turmoil that has hit the Himalayan kingdom.
PGM_073: ‘Thembi’s AIDS Diary’: A year in the life of a South African teenager
UNICEF Radio correspondent Blue Chevigny reports on Thembi Ngubane’s visit to UNICEF’s Danny Kaye Centre, her radio diary and her AIDS awareness tour.
PGM_072: Liberia launches Girls’ Education National Policy with support from UNICEF
UNICEF correspondent Rachel Bonham Carter hears about the launch of the Girls’ Education National Policy for Liberia from UNICEF Liberia Representative Angela Kearney.
PGM_071: Bangladesh: A girl’s story of clean water
UNICEF Radio correspondent Blue Chevigny reports on the efforts of a teenager from Bangladesh to improve water and sanitation in her community.
PGM_070: Nicaragua and Colombia: Young people help improve water safety in their communities
Radio Correspondent Blue Chevigny reports on the efforts of two Latin American youth to improve water conditions in their communities.
PGM_069: Singing for sanitation: Teen in rural Nepal teaches her village about water safety
UNICEF Radio correspondent Blue Chevigny reports on the efforts of a Shanta Chaudhary, 14, to bring clean water education to her remote community in Nepal.
PGM_068: World Water Day: Children call for action on access to safe water
UNICEF Radio correspondent Blue Chevigny reports on a dialogue between young people and adult decision-makers at the Children's World Water Forum in Mexico City.
PGM_067: Children’s World Water Forum: A girl’s view
20 March 2006: UNICEF Radio correspondent Blue Chevigny reports on Mexico City’s ongoing Children World Water Forum and how clean water impacts the lives of young African girls.
PGM_066: Papua New Guinea: Reforming juvenile justice
UNICEF Radio correspondent Blue Chevigny reports on the reform of Papua New Guinea’s juvenile system.
PGM_065: UNICEF Digital Diaries: Berenice's Story from Ghana, Part 6
19-year old Berenice talks about her new job at the television station.
PGM_064: UNICEF Digital Diaries: Berenice's Story from Ghana, Part 5
19-year old Berenice reports on life at University.
PGM_063: Protecting Women and Children in Papua New Guinea
Community efforts to stem spread of domestic violence in Papua New Guinea.
PGM_062: UNICEF Digital Diaries: Berenice's Story from Ghana, Part 4
18-year old Berenice talks about her 19th birthday and her first day at University.
PGM_061: UNICEF Digital Diaries: Berenice's Story from Ghana, Part 3
18-year old Berenice takes us along on a trip to the local market with her friend Emmanuel.
PGM_060: UNICEF Digital Diaries: Berenice's Story from Ghana: Part 2
18 year-old Berenice gives us a look at the work she does on a youth radio programme called Curious Minds
PGM_059: Papua New Guinea – HIV and AIDS
Experts and people affected with the virus discuss how HIV and AIDS are a growing problem in Papua New Guinea, disproportionally affecting women and young people.
PGM_058: UNICEF Digital Diaries, Berenice's story from Ghana, Part 1
18 year-old Berenice from Ghana gives us a look at her life in a six-part radio series she recorded herself. Here's Part 1.
PGM_057: BBC Radio covers UNICEF's podcast
Hear a clip from BBC Radio 5 Live's Up All Night programme, highlighting UNICEF Radio's content and its groundbreaking podcasting initiative.
PGM_056: Ronan Farrow: A prominent voice advocating for children in Darfur
Ronan Farrow speaks with UNICEF correspondent Dan Thomas about the ongoing crisis in Darfur.
PGM_055: SOWC 2006, Listen to the experts: David Anthony
UNICEF’s Editor of the State of the World’s Children Report, David Anthony, talks about the Millenium Development Goals as they connect to excluded and invisible children.
PGM_054: SOWC 2006, Listen to the experts: Maryam Farzanegan
Innocenti Research Centre Child Protection Officer, Maryam Farzenegan, illuminates how UNICEF’s mandate connects with excluded and invisible children’s issues.
PGM_053: SOWC 2006, Listen to the experts: Andrea Rossi
UNICEF Focal Point on Child Trafficking, Andrea Rossi, discusses the connection between exploitation of children and their exclusion and invisibility.
PGM_052: SOWC 2006, Listen to the experts: Wivina Belmonte
UNICEF Campaign Manager for the Global Campaign on Children and AIDS, Wivina Belmonte, explains how AIDS among children and invisibility are linked.
PGM_051: SOWC 2006, Listen to the experts: Dan Toole
UNICEF Director of Emergency Programmes, Dan Toole, illustrates how violence and armed conflict lead the exclusion and invisibility of children.
PGM_050: SOWC 2006, Listen to the experts: Cream Wright
UNICEF Global Chief of Education, Cream Wright, discusses girls’ education and how it links to exclusion and invisibility.
PGM_049: SOWC 2006, Listen to the experts: Liz Gibbons
UNICEF Chief of Global Policy, Liz Gibbons talks about the connection between poverty and the exclusion and invisibility of children.
PGM_048: SOWC 2006, Listen to the experts: Gopalan Balagopal
UNICEF Senior Advisor on Child Protection, Gopalan Balagopal, demonstrates how invisibility and exclusion of children is linked to child registration.
PGM_047: SOWC 2006, Listen to the experts: Alex Yuster
UNICEF Senior Advisor on Child Protection, Alexandra Yuster, illustrates the connection between children with disabilities and invisibility and exclusion.
PGM_046: Swaziland: A plan to care for orphans
UNICEF Representative in Swaziland Alan Brody discusses the controversy surrounding the ‘Orphan City’ proposal, and what is the best way to assist children orphaned by AIDS.
PGM_045: Pakistan earthquake: UNICEF renews its fight against measles
UNICEF Health Officer Dr. Mirza Imran Raza describes his team's efforts to immunize children against measles and to prepare the tent camps for winter.
PGM_044: Pakistan earthquake: UNICEF renews its fight against measles
Fifteen-year old Omama Faroog, who lives in Muzafarrabad, describes her experiences during October's massive earthquake in Pakistan and life after the quake.
PGM_043: Youth Educators in Tajikistan try to stem the tide of HIV infection
Correspondent Anora Mahmudova reports on UNICEF supported Peer Educator programme in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, to train groups of youth on HIV prevention.
PGM_042: Youth Reporters cover the story of Latin American Campaign Launch
Youth Reporters at the Latin American UNITE FOR CHILDREN UNITE AGAINST AIDS launch speak to El Salvadoran President Saca, and to other young people infected with HIV.
PGM_041: Pamela Shifman: On the frontline of the fight for children’s rights
Listen to Child Protection Officer Pamela Shifman talk in-depth about her life history, her experiences working for UNICEF, and what she loves about working for the United Nations.
PGM_040: Brooklyn rapper MAGZ performs People Are You Listening
This original song was written and recorded as part of UNICEF's UNITE FOR CHILDREN UNITE AGAINST AIDS campaign.
PGM_039: Panel of experts in the field of AIDS prevention, treatment and protection present at UNICEF
Experts in AIDS work of all kinds, who focus on children, discuss the goals of the launch of UNICEF's Global Campaign, UNITE FOR CHILDREN UNITE AGAINST AIDS
PGM_038: Panel of experts in the field of AIDS prevention, treatment and protection present at UNICEF
Five young people speak about how HIV/AIDS has affected their lives, at the launch of UNICEF's Global Campaign, UNITE FOR CHILDREN UNITE AGAINST AIDS
PGM_037: Youth Correspondant Jordan Reports on Her Trip to Uganda
17 October 2005: Jordan and her classmates went on a school trip to Uganda - they contributed to the improvements of a school, and orphanage and a hospital.
PGM_036: Telephone Hotline Helps Children in Bam, Iran
17 October 2005: Children recovering from devastating earthquake of December 2003 receive added support from counsellors.
PGM_035: Father’s death spurs lifetime commitment to fighting AIDS
14 October 2005: Kerril McKay talks about her mission to warn young Jamaicans about the dangers of HIV and AIDS.
PGM_034: Banda Aceh nine months after the tsunami
UNICEF correspondent Dan Thomas reports from Banda Aceh, Indonesia on efforts to help children nine months after the tsunami struck.
PGM_033: Young voices call out across Liberian airwaves - Part 2
Listen to a two-part interview in which a group of young Liberian journalists aged 10 to 14 speak with UNICEF Representative in Liberia Angela Kearney. The interview was originally broadcast on 'Star Radio', one of Liberia's top radio stations.
PGM_032: Young voices call out across Liberian airwaves - Part 1
Listen to a two-part interview in which a group of young Liberian journalists aged 10 to 14 speak with UNICEF Representative in Liberia Angela Kearney. The interview was originally broadcast on 'Star Radio', one of Liberia's top radio stations.
PGM_031: Photo workshop helps Beslan’s children share hope and healing
One year later: Beslan's children speak out.
PGM_030: UNICEF experts on the famine in Niger and the region
UNICEF Deputy Directory Rima Salah, and Nutrition Chief Reiner Gross give up-to-date information about conditions in the famine struck region in and surrounding Niger.
PGM_029: C8 Youth Leaders continue their work from home
Young people from Lesotho, Moldova and Italy who participated in the C8 conference in July, report back on their experiences at the meeting and their future plans for advancing the C8's recommendations to the G8 leaders.
PGM_028: Child camel jockeys return home
Fifteen-year-old Ghulam Sarwar spent almost half of his young life racing camels far away from his home in Pakistan.
PGM_027: Youth in Cameroon fight HIV and AIDS
A group of young people in Douala are identifying out their neighborhood danger zones for HIV, and participating in youth center activities.
PGM_026: Pakistan: Youth against violence
The UN Study on Violence Against Children is gathering inputs from young people, experts and officials, through consultations in every region around the globe.
PGM_025: Youth movement against violence
Marleni Cuellar, 20, has dedicated herself to building a new youth movement called ‘Xchange’ which is launching in Belize and the rest of the Caribbean Region over the next few months.
PGM_024: Youth-published newsletter coming soon
Voices of Youth members from around the globe get together to create newsletter about the issues they care about most.
PGM_023: Tanzania bednet program succeeds
A programme to provide bednets to prevent malaria in Tanzania, starting with the women and children, is a huge success, and is being expanded across the country.
PGM_022: Bam, Iran's mobile libraries
UNICEF trained librarians are travelling in and around Bam, in Iran, to deliver mobile library services to children throughout the area.
PGM_021: Dan Thomas' radio diary of his travels through Sri Lanka three months after the tsunami
Sri Lanka is one of the countries that was most devastated by the tsunami of 26 December, 2004.
PGM_020: Lena Yacoumopoulou reports on schools, water, sanitation and nutrition efforts of UNICEF in Tamil Nadu, India
UN Radio reporter Lena Yacoumopoulou brings us stories from the frontlines of the rebuilding efforts in Tamil Nadu, India, about three months after the tragic tsunami of last December.
PGM_019: Youth Reporter Jordan from Ireland reports on how sports can help both children and nations
Jordan talks to young people from different parts of the world and to UNICEF officers who work in Sports for Development to understand more about this important issue.
PGM_018: Kids Respond to violence and a UN study on violence against children begins
Youth from Australia and India talk about violence against children, and ways to prevent it. Amaya Gillespie from the UN talks about a comprehensive study of the issue that she is working on with many global partners.
PGM_017: Aceh's School-in-a-Box Program starts up after the Tsunami hit the region
Sophie Boudre of UN Radio spent time with children and teachers in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, who were using UNICEF's "School-in-a-box" kits to get students back to school after the devastation caused by December's Tsunami.
PGM_016: A young Iraqi girl describes her family’s preparations for the coming elections
Sara returns to tell us more about the tough choices her family has made on the eve of Iraq’s election, in her second digital diary for UNICEF Voices of Youth and UNICEF Radio.
PGM_015: Youth from around the globe contribute to the tsunami relief effort
Throughout the world, governments and aid organizations have been working around the clock to help the victims of last month’s tsunami. But what is equally amazing, and less well-documented, is the determination of individual young people from Bogota to Jakarta to help in whatever way they can.
PGM_014: Digital Diaries - polio webchat
Danielle, 13, and Rodrique, 19, are both in school and live with their families. Danielle lives in Benin, and Rodrique, in Cameroon. What do they have in common? A desire to help educate their people, especially young children and their parents, about polio.
PGM_013: How UNICEF has evolved through emergency work
Interview with Deputy Executive Director Kul Gautam, who, in 32 years with UNICEF, has acquired a unique perspective on responding to emergencies.
PGM_012: One year after Bam earthquake
One year after the earthquake in Bam, Iran, we hear stories of how the rebuilding efforts are going, and the lives of children who suffered losses.
PGM_011: Digital Diaries - Uganda
Two Ugandan young people, members of UNICEF's Voices of Youth, talk about their own lives in the peaceful part of their country, and their reactions to the violent conflict happening in the north.
PGM_010: Children gather online as The State of the World’s Children 2005 launches
Children in Malaysia, Nigeria, the Occupied Palestinian Territories and the UK exchange views on how poverty, conflict and HIV/AIDS threaten children around the globe.
PGM_009: The fight against sex trafficking in Romania - a remarkable woman takes action
UNICEF's flagship report focuses on how poverty, conflict and HIV/AIDS threaten children around the globe.
PGM_008: UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Angelique Kidjo speaks to mothers about HIV/AIDS
Radio spot for mothers about HIV/AIDS from UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Angelique Kidjo.
PGM_007: Protecting Children - Landmines
14-year-old Cambodian boy talks about stepping on a landmine and losing both his legs.
PGM_006: Protecting Children - Child Soldiers
Child soldiers, released from a rebel army in southern Sudan, return to their families.
PGM_005: Protecting Children - Child Trafficking
Sexually exploited and trafficked children in Albania, the Philippines and Sierra Leone.
PGM_004: Protecting Children - Child Labor
Small children forced to work many hours each day making cigarettes in Tamil Nadu, India.
PGM_003: Immunizing the world’s children
Vaccinating vulnerable children in troubled Haiti, combating deadly Hepatitis B in rural Cambodia; one doctor’s battle to wipe out polio in Assyut, Egypt.
PGM_002: The Power of Education
Lalita, 18, from Bihar, India transforms her life through education – and karate; Vida, 19, escapes an unhappy marriage and gets a new start in post-Taliban Afghanistan
PGM_001: The Global Struggle against HIV/AIDS
Youth drama and music to deliver a safer-sex messages in Botswana; working with young people to spread the word about HIV/AIDS in Namibia