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A short, stimulating pictorial profile of the problems facing many children in Africa, and the Schools for Africa programme's efforts to give them a brighter future.
Uganda: Go to School, Back to School, Stay in School
Part 4: This series covers Arts and Sports as learning strategies and important components of child friendly school.

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UNICEF correspondent Elizabeth Kiem reports on the visit of H.M. Queen Rania of Jordan to The Young Women’s Leadership School of East Harlem.
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Use Your Voice
Queen Rania's message on International Women's Day.

Inside Gaza
Christine van Nieuwenhuyse, World Food Programme Country Director for the occupied Palestinian territories, travelled to Gaza in late January with a joint UN preliminary assessment mission.

Valerie Kaboré receivs the torch
Valerie Kaboré, film director and producer from Burkina Faso, has received the torch because of her succesful TV series "Ina" and her commitment to girls' education.

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Breaking the barrier of exclusion
UN and UNICEF Radio moderator Amy Costello speaks to Mónica Alemán from the International Indigenous Women’s Forum and Maurice Bryan from Minority Rights Group International.
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Gender and Economics
As one magazine wrote recently, "Forget China, India and the Internet: economic growth is driven by women." and the World Bank and its partners are seeing to it that women all around the world are empowered to reach this aim.
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Dr. Changu Mannathoko appears on "Straight Talk" Africa
UNICEF Senior Education Adviser Dr. Changu Mannathoko was a guest on Voice of America's "Straight Talk" Africa.
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Back to School

In 2003 the Wide Angle documentary series profiled 7 children in 7 countries as they started their first year of school. They returned in 2006 and found that some of the children were already struggling, hanging onto their education by a thread.

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