"When I finish school, I wish to go to university to study law. I dream of becoming the Minister of Justice one day. I would like to provide justice for the poor and make sure their rights are protected." - Helder(14) --- http://www.unicef.org/mozambique/media_11355.html
Did you know? UNICEF's large Participatory Child Rights Media Network is uniquely positioned to lead the engagement of future generations through the participation of children and young people. UNICEF has been empowering children and young people to act as change agents on child rights and advocacy activities, based on local-level needs.
“I was seven years old when I started attending school. Those were special days. I still remember that my father took me there. I was happy to be in school because I could play and learn. Though school I have the opportunity to make friends." - Artelinda (13)
According to the 2007 Census, only 3 out of 10 women were literate whereas in case of males this is reversed - only 3 out of 10 are illiterate.
"There is one universal truth, applicable to all countries, cultures and communities: violence against women is never acceptable, never excusable, never tolerable." – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon -- UNICEF Mozambique wishes a Happy Women’s Day to all those brave women out there, and to the men who support them. Together we can end violence against women.
"My dad and my civic education teacher always explain to us how important it is to get an education, both at school and at home. We get moral education at home, which complements the education we get at school. All children have the right to go to school and get an education.” - Luisa(13)
A former refugee who has returned to his home in Burundi, Adrian started a clothing shop with help from a UNDP scheme. 17,000 people are benefiting from UNDP's reintegration initiatives for both returning refugees and former combatants in Burundi. Photo: UNDP Burundi
UNICEF works with the Institute of Social Communication to ensure that Multimedia Mobile Units disseminate critical messages and promote life-saving and protective attitudes and actions. Mobile Units have also played a key role in reuniting children with their families: separation is all too common as families flee in the face of life-threatening incidents such as floods -- Interviewed here is Massimiliano Sani who is a Communication for Development Specialist at UNICEF Mozambique.
Today we celebrate the “World #Pneumonia Day”, a disease that in 2012 killed 1,100,000 children under the age of five. In Mozambique, the pneumonia vaccine known as PCV10 was launched this year by the Ministry of Health with the support of UNICEF and partners. The introduction of the pneumonia vaccine in the routine cycle of the National Health System will help reduce deaths due to pneumonia. Read more http://www.unicef.org/mozambique/media_12439.html
A Rede de comunicadores Amigos da Criança (RECAC), lançou o relatório denominado "A Criança na imprensa", analisando a cobertura jornalística imprensa de assuntos relacionados com a criança em Moçambique", no programa "Tudo as 10" em Maputo. Segundo o representante da UNICEF, Dr. Koen Vanormelingen, os Media tem um papel importante de relatar e dar enfoque as violações que são feitas aos direitos da criança.