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Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan visits a UNICEF-supported school project in Brazil
Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan visits a UNICEF-supported school project in Brazil
SÃO PAULO, Brazil, 27 October 2008 – As part of an official state visit to Brazil, UNICEF's Eminent Advocate for Children, Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan, visited the UNICEF-supported Aprendiz City-School, a non-governmental organization located in the Vila Madalena district of São Paulo last week. Read More >
Breaking gender barriers: A young woman’s quest in a male-dominated profession
Breaking gender barriers: A young woman’s quest in a male-dominated profession
BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil, 11 August 2008 – Like many children in Latin America, Paula Correa did not have an easy childhood. Her father – an alcoholic – left the family when she was seven and never came back. A few years later she lost her grandfather, her family’s main financial supporter. Read More >
Football helps girls in Brazil put exploitation behind them
Football helps girls in Brazil put exploitation behind them
OLINDA, Brazil, 31 August 2007 – For 15 years, UNICEF Brazil has supported the Environment and Citizenship Project here in the city of Olinda. Developed by the municipal government, the project offers sport- and music-related activities to girls and boys who have been involved in child labour or are in danger of being exploited. Read More >
UNICEF helps launch a national alliance for universal access to quality, basic education in Brazil
UNICEF helps launch a national alliance for universal access to quality, basic education in Brazil
BRASILIA, 6 September 2006 – Today, in Sao Paulo, UNICEF is participating in the launch of the national alliance ‘Commitment: All for Education’, whose objective is to improve education in Brazil by ensuring that all children and adolescents have access to quality basic education, and that they continue attending classes until completion. Read More >

 

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