Press releases and statement

Press releases and statement

Mozambican singer Neyma to be UNICEF ambassador until 2019

For more information, please contact:

Claudio Fauvrelle
Tel +258 21 481 100
email: cfauvrelle@unicef.org

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Only 15 countries worldwide have three essential national policies that support families with young children – UNICEF

New report says around 85 million children under five live in 32 countries that do not offer families two years of free pre-primary education; paid breastfeeding breaks for new mothers for the first six months; and adequate paid parental leave – three critical policies to support children’s early brain development.

For more information, please contact:

Claudio Fauvrelle
Tel +258 21 481 100
email: cfauvrelle@unicef.org

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Up to three quarters of children and youth face abuse, exploitation and trafficking on Mediterranean migration routes

Children from sub-Saharan Africa targeted more than any other group, pointing to impact of discrimination and racism. Report calls on Europe to establish “safe and regular pathways” for migration.

For more information, please contact:

Claudio Fauvrelle
Tel +258 21 481 100
email: cfauvrelle@unicef.org

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Nearly zero progress in reducing the global out-of-school rate over the past decade - UNICEF

With 11.5 per cent of school-age children – or 123 million – missing out on learning today, compared to 12.8 per cent – or 135 million – in 2007, the percentage of 6-15 year olds who are out of school has barely decreased in the last decade, UNICEF said today.

For more information, please contact:

Claudio Fauvrelle
Tel +258 21 481 100
email: cfauvrelle@unicef.org

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More than 180 million people lack basic drinking water in countries ravaged by conflict or unrest - UNICEF

Children living in fragile situations are four times more likely to lack access to basic drinking water.

For more information, please contact:

Claudio Fauvrelle
Tel +258 21 481 100
email: cfauvrelle@unicef.org

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Babies and mothers worldwide failed by lack of investment in breastfeeding

New analysis shows an investment of US$4.70 per newborn could generate US$300 billion in economic gains by 2025.

For more information, please contact:

Claudio Fauvrelle
Tel +258 21 481 100
email: cfauvrelle@unicef.org

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Photographs

High-resolution, professional photographs covering a wide range of issues affecting children are available for news organizations.

For information on how to order photographs, contact UNICEF Mozambique Communication team.

You can also browse our online archive at photo.unicef.org.mz.

Video

Video news packages are available from UNICEF for use by news journalists and current affairs broadcasters. These 10-, 15- and 20-minute Betacam video tapes highlight the plight of children around the world as well as UNICEF-supported programmes in support of children and their communities.

The sequences are shot by professional cameramen and edited loosely to give broadcasters the flexibility to re-edit. Tapes are provided with shot lists and story background. The audio is natural sync sound only.

Available footage includes video news packages with or without narration and PSAs. Footage is collected in the nearly 160 countries in which UNICEF works.

Click here to view a list of all available video news packages.

Public Service Announcements

Professionally produced PSAs, or TV spots, on significant themes and issues affecting children around the world are available in varying lengths and languages with an accompanying script that can be used 'as is' or tailored to fit the needs of your local community or broadcasting station.

Click here to view a list of all available PSAs.

How to order

For information on how to order these video packages in Mozambique, contact UNICEF Mozambique Communication team

All the material is provided free of charge.

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