Launch of multi-nation vaccination drive in southeast Asia hailed by UNICEF

Building upon its unprecedented campaign to protect children against infectious diseases, a global partnership backed by United Nations agencies has launched in Cambodia a multi-country five-year effort to increase access to vaccination for children throughout Southeast Asia.

Girls from across Africa adopt action plan on education, UNICEF reports

Concluding a major conference in Africa to launch a girls' education movement, youth from across the continent today adopted an action plan to be delivered to the international community later this month, according to the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF).