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Christine breastfeeds her baby boy, Alvin, to provide him with the healthiest start to life.
Ⓒ WFP/Arete/Siegfried Modola

Nurturing future generations through breastfeeding

Christine, her son, and her mother are among 100,000 refugees, mostly women and children, living in a camp in northwestern Uganda, served by the World Food Programme (WFP) and its partners, which are providing critical assistance to breastfeeding mothers.

The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) works to  facilitate efforts to provide children with specialized legal aid, representation, and other services.
© UNICEF/Rindra Ramasomanana

Mandela’s legacy thrives as today's blueprint for prisoners’ rights

Adamu* got two years for stealing in Nigeria, Denny is serving five years in Indonesia, and Lauro José dos Santos served a 12-year sentence in Brazil, but ongoing reform efforts rooted in the “Mandela Rules” and a range of UN-supported programmes are helping them and prisoners around the world get a second chance upon their release.