NEW YORK, 28 September 2015 – The Republic of Congo, Guinea, Mali and Niger today announced a new fund for the fight against malnutrition. The announcement was made at the launch of UNITLIFE, a new innovative financing mechanism that uses micro levies from extractive industries to increase resources for the fight again malnutrition in sub-Saharan Africa.

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LONDON, 24 March 2015 - Girls as young as 18 months are being raped and left with horrific injuries in eastern Congo after being stolen from their homes at night, a charity said on Tuesday.

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11 octobre 2012 - Le vaccin contre la pneumonie vient d'être introduit dans le programme élargi de vaccination en République du Congo, a annoncé jeudi le Fonds des Nations Unies pour l'enfance (UNICEF).

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27 septembre 2012 - Le gouvernement congolais, en collaboration avec l'OMS et l'UNICEF ainsi que d'autres partenaires, vient d'introduire un vaccin gratuit contre la pneumonie dans le calendrier vaccinal national à partir d'octobre 2012 à travers le pays.

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Five years into democracy, with the elections just a few weeks away, the majority of Congolese children continue to face a bleak future.

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In This Rape Center, the Patient Was 3

 

In a rape treatment center here, I met a 3-year-old patient named Jessica, who was cuddling a teddy bear.

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The governments of the Republic of Congo and Benin have signed a land mark agreement to protect children from child trafficking, which in recent years has become a major problem in the Congo.

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“Children are sacred. People must understand that even if they are poor they can't throw them out like garbage," says Matondo Kasese, a former priest who works with street children.

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A Pneumonia Report Card released today by the International Vaccine Access Center (IVAC) on behalf of the Global Coalition against Child Pneumonia reveals where urgent efforts are needed to reach target levels of coverage for the life-saving interventions that can prevent, protect against and treat pneumonia in children.

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An independent United Nations human rights expert today welcomed a draft law in the Republic of Congo intended to recognize and protect the rights of marginalized indigenous communities in the central African country.

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