All posts tagged with: UNICEF

PMNCH Partners' Forum Youth Zone, Welcome Address & Press Conference

Posted June 30, 2014 no picture Children's Radio Foundation

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"If you like something there is a seed and there are no seeds without fruit. So if you like something, investigate it and let it grow" - Zizipho Ndevu (CRF youth journalist) sharing her thoughts from this morning's sessions. This morning we've had the opportunity to engage with some of the key forum speakers and sit in the presence of Graca Machel (PMNCH Chair), Cyril Ramaphosa (SA Deputy President), Margret Chan (Director- General WHO) and Amina Mohammed (UN Special Advisor on...


Get to know me

Posted June 30, 2014 Avatar Pao Suárez

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Hello Everyone! I´m thrilled about blogging on VOY so here´s a little about me before I start posting: I was born in Colombia and had a typical small town lifestyle. My parents lived in two different cities, so since a very early age I had the chance to have a special approach on two different sides of my country. I grew up in Barranquilla (the most beautiful city in the world OF COURSE) surrounded by beloved friends and family When I turned 17 mom, dad (my dog) and I moved t...


A common thread: reaching every woman and every newborn

Posted June 29, 2014 no picture Children's Radio Foundation

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The CRF young reporters attended the "A common thread: reaching every woman and every newborn" reception and had the opportunity to interview Yvonne Chaka Chaka and Dr. Pakishe Aaron Motsoaledi


Alexander Clinic Visit

Posted June 29, 2014 no picture Children's Radio Foundation

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CRF youth visit the Alexander Clinic and interview general public and Sister Ellen on issues pertaining to maternal and child health care within the community of Alexander.


CRF Tanzania visiting the Alex FM "Bigger than life" studios

Posted June 29, 2014 no picture Children's Radio Foundation

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CRF Tanzania team visiting the Alex FM studios for a tour and sharing their knowledge on maternal, newborn and child health with the rest of the young reporters from Alex FM. The "Bigger than life" young reporters broadcast their weekly shows on Saturdays 09h00- 10h00 and based on the skills and topic sharing taking place now, they will soon be broadcasting a show related to maternal, newborn and child health!


CRF covering the PMNCH 2014 Partners' Forum

Posted June 29, 2014 no picture Children's Radio Foundation

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Today kicked off the first day of the Children's Radio Foundation's preparation for the upcoming PMNCH / 2014 Partners Forum which we'll be covering! We had the opportunity to unpack the layered issue of maternal, newborn and child health with expert advise from Dr Andres de Francisco (Deputy Executive Director of the PMNCH and Coordinator of Technical Work), Marriette (UNICEF) and Marta (WHO). We also has the opportunity to exchange experiences, ideas and thoughts with senior yout...


Be ready for a Good Experience with VOY!!

Posted June 26, 2014 Avatar Aulia Maharani Karli

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First of all, I want to say Congratulations to the youth who have been selected as the Voices of Youth Bloggers and I am sure you will have an awesome experience. Voices of Youth is the best place for you to be heard by the world, in a good way. It’s because you can share your thoughts such as ‘What you Like’ or ‘What you don’t like’ about anything you have seen and heard. Instead of blaming each other for something wrong, you can think deeply, write, paint, or make a...


Youth & Community Theatre for Development

Posted June 24, 2014 no picture CallieKGpost2015

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Yesterday morning, on 23 June at UNICEF NYHQ, there was a feature on “Community Theatre in Achieving Results for Children” that was part of UNICEF’s 2014 Spotlight series on Communication for Development (C4D) Innovations for Equity. This feature facilitated a panel discussion on how Community Theatre can be an effective platform for youth to identify, validate, solve, and express personal, social, or political issues critical to their lives and experiences. There were quite...


All I want is peace - a child's testimony from South Sudan

Posted June 18, 2014 Avatar KateVOY

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JUBA, South Sudan 16, June 2014 – Every time I close my eyes, I can still see images of the gunmen shooting and killing people. It feels like it happened yesterday. I’m afraid of closing my eyes or going to sleep because I re-live those bad days. I have nightmares about what I saw and they make me scream at night. For a while, I thought I was the only one going through this, but sometimes I hear my brothers and sisters screaming too. The strange thing about these nightmares...


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