CHILDREN’S RIGHTS – The Convention on the Rights of the Child, characterised by 4 main principles, recognizes fundamental, mandatory and non-negotiables rights for every child.
VACCINATION – The members of Community Animation Cells of Lomami Provice played a key role during vaccination campaigns contributing to inform their communities of the importance of the vaccines.
NUTRITION – I put my child on the breast just after childbirth so that he benefits from the first milk that is his first vaccine.
EBOLA – Célestin works relentlessly to ensure that the population know how to practise good hygiene to avoid spreading the disease.
EBOLA – Jauspin is one of 3,000 school principals and teachers who participated in the Ebola awareness sessions.
EDUCATION – At recess time, a group of children seems agitated and goes to see Maman Micheline. After a few minutes of discussion, everything is back to normal and the children return happily to their classroom.
Théophile Bansimba, UNICEF Nutrition Specialist, answers our questions about the importance of breastfeeding and the current situation in DRC
TESTIMONY – I breastfed my baby exclusively for the first six months and I’m very happy about it. I wasn’t always supported in this process. I had to rely on myself to succeed.
BLOG – Since the famous Tuesday 8 May 2018, in the refuge of certain buildings in the city, a race against the clock was taking its course: it was necessary to implement a response plan to contain the epidemic as rapidly as possible.
YOUNG REPORTER – The large number of displaced people caused by the violence which disrupted the peace in the Province of Ituri is leading to a serious hygiene problem. Children and women are living in precarious conditions that make it difficult to practice good hygiene.