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UNICEF / GIRL CHILD OVERVIEW

This year the International Day of the Girl Child (Friday 11 October) celebrates the use of innovation to advance girls’ education, looking at ways to get girls learning that are creative, effective, sustainable and just. UNICEF   .

10 Oct 2013 | Read More »

ZIMBABWE / HUNGER

The World Food Programme (WFP) said  that an estimated 2.2 million people are expected to need food assistance by early next year before the harvest period in March. (FILE)

3 Sep 2013 | Read More »

WHO/ WORLD HEALTH REPORT 2013 ADVANCER

This year's World Health Report shows how countries, when developing a system for universal health coverage, can use research to determine what health issues should be addressed, how a system should be structured and how to measure progress according to their specific health situation. (WHO / FILE)

14 Aug 2013 | Read More »

ZIMBABWE / ANTHONY LAKE

Thanks to an education transition fund, Zimbabwean schools now boast a pupil to textbook ratio of one to one.  During a recent visit to Zimbabwe, UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake saw first hand the impact efforts like those are having on the lives of children. UNICEF

25 Mar 2013 | Read More »

ZIMBABWE / FOOD SECURITY

Irregular rains, poor agricultural practices and ongoing economic challenges have pushed Zimbabwe into an increasingly critical food security situation, the United Nations food relief agency warned this week (27 August). WFP

29 Aug 2012 | Read More »

ZIMBABWE / EDUCATION

The Ministry of Education is working with UNICEF and donor partners to make sure that children in Zimbabwe – especially the most marginalized and vulnerable – have the proper learning resources. UNICEF

21 Jul 2012 | Read More »

ZIMBABWE / PILLAY

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay has urged Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe to ensure the upcoming elections will be free and fair. Pillay began her first-ever visit to Zimbabwe this week. OHCHR

24 May 2012 | Read More »

ZIMBABWE / HEALTH TRANSITION FUND

Over the last decade Zimbabwe has seen a decline in its health care services, resulting in a dramatic increase in child and maternal mortality. Every day at least eight women die due to pregnancy-related complications, most of them in rural areas with only limited access to basic health care services. UNICEF

12 Nov 2011 | Read More »

UN / MUGABE YOUTH

Addressing a high level meeting on youth today at UN headquarters, Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe said that the HIV/AIDS pandemic continued to be a clear and present danger to youth in developing countries and reiterated his call upon the international community to increase its assistance in combating the disease. UNTV

26 Jul 2011 | Read More »

ZIMBABWE / YOUTH HIV/AIDS

In Zimbabwe, under a UNICEF initiative called “Young People We care,” young caregivers regularly visit the elderly who have no one to look after them or help out in homes affected by HIV/AIDS. UNICEF

23 Jul 2011 | Read More »

 

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