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MOZAMBIQUE / MATERNAL MORTALITY

In Mozambique, more than half of all young girls are married before the age of 18, one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world. And not every adolescent girl or woman there gets the chance to safely deliver their babies. UNFPA

28 Sep 2013 | Read More »

UN / BAN KI-MOON

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will brief journalist today on his recent trip to the African continent. UNTV

30 May 2013 | Read More »

MOZAMBIQUE / BAN KI-MOON DAY 2

On the second day of his trip to Mozambique, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visits the San Sao School where he highlights a campaign to end violence against women. UNTV

21 May 2013 | Read More »

UNFPA / ENDING OBSTETRIC FISTULA DAY ADVANCER

Countries around the world will mark the first-ever International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, 23 May to gain support and raise awareness in an effort to end a devastating injury that can occur during childbirth when medical services are not available. UNFPA

21 May 2013 | Read More »

MOZAMBIQUE / BAN KI-MOON

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today arrived in Mozambique. This morning in the capital Maputo Ban held talks with the leadership of the National Assembly and later attended a roundtable event on "The Future we Want – Millennium Development Goals' Post 2015 and Agenda 2025".UNTV

20 May 2013 | Read More »

MOZAMBIQUE / FLOODS

Tens of thousands of people are affected by floods in the Gaza Province of Mozambique, forcing many to evacuate and seek shelter in relief camps. UNICEF

29 Jan 2013 | Read More »

MOZAMBIQUE / AIDS ORPHANS

An estimated 24,000 homes in Mozambique are made up entirely of children. According to UNICEF, many of these children, who lost their parents to AIDS, are often “are left without any kind of support” but there is now growing pressure to provide child-headed households with some sort of official help. UNICEF

14 Oct 2011 | Read More »

MOZAMBIQUE / MALARIA

UNICEF’s distribution of mosquito nets in Mozambique is helping in the reduction of malaria cases, the biggest killer of children in Africa. The disease is responsible for an estimated 600,000 deaths each year in the continent. UNICEF

20 Aug 2011 | Read More »

MOZAMBIQUE / SPORT FOR DEVELOPMENT

The International Inspiration initiative a global effort led by the London Olympic Committee, UNICEF and other partners was implemented in Mozambique in an effort to bring the benefits of sport for development to 12 million children by the beginning of the 2012 London Olympics. UNICEF

12 Aug 2011 | Read More »

MOZAMBIQUE / HIV

Mozambique has made large strides in helping mothers get tested for HIV. If a woman tests positive and takes the necessary medication upon diagnosis, there is a high probability that the child will be free of HIV. UNICEF

9 Jun 2011 | Read More »

 

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