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Mother-Baby Pack introduced

UNICEF’s Mother-Baby Pack can make HIV-prevention treatment available to mothers and infants who might not otherwise have access to it. UNICEF’s recently introduced “Mother-Baby Pack” is a take-home box containing all the anti-retroviral drugs and antibiotics needed to protect the health of one mother and child. Color-coding and simple graphics help mothers identify which of … Continued

Field diary: Fighting child trafficking on Haiti’s border

Gallianne Palayret is a Child Protection Specialist with UNICEF Haiti whose work focuses on protecting children against child trafficking between Haiti and the Dominican Republic. This past January, she visited two official and several unofficial crossings on the Haitian border to assess the protective environment for children. Field report by Gallianne Palayret PORT-AU-Prince, Haiti, 16 … Continued

Protecting children at Haiti’s border

Two years ago, when Winston was 12, his mother remarried. His stepfather didn’t want to look after him, and Winston was left out on the street. It is not an uncommon story in Haiti. UNICEF’s Gabi Menezes reports on efforts to protect Haitian children from trafficking and exploitation at the border with the Dominican Republic. … Continued

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