14 years old, able to continue his schooling through the radio education programme in northern Burkina Faso – UNICEF
7 years old, internally displaced in Mali and enrolled in a school in Bamako – UNESCO / UNFPA / UN Women
70 children from a Fulani village in central Mali have been taught in nearby schools at the Dialakorobougou IDP site in Bamako.
Hawa, 12, in the learning centre built by UNICEF after her village and her school have been destroyed by an attack in Northeast Nigeria.
Damaris, 12, internally displaced by violence in Far North Cameroon, pursues school via radio education programme with other students. Without a birth certificate, she has not been able to enrol in public school.
Hussaini, 14, was able to continue school thanks to the radio education programme in northern Burkina Faso.
President of the traditional Chiefs of Niger Association
UNHCR Protection Officer Tatiana Saade explains the system of emergency cash assistance to a refugee at a community centre in Nouakchott.
Food distribution organized by WFP in Sévaré.
Moriba Kone, Immunization Officer at UNICEF Niger, supervises the installation of tents to treat COVID-19 patients next to the national referral hospital in Niamey.
Youth from Banjul at a physical distancing rules demonstration to fight COVID-19.
Secretary of Civil Status at Maroua Hospital in Cameroon
Mother of a 3-month-old baby boy in Maroua, Cameroon
Vaccination day at the Bamaré Islamic Hospital in Maroua.
Birth certificate issued by the civil registry office at the Bamaré Islamic Hospital in Maroua.
Mothers coming to pick up the birth certificates of their newborn at the civil registry office at the Bamaré Islamic Hospital in Maroua.
Civil registry office at the Bamaré Islamic Hospital in Maroua.
Mother of three children in Tendal Sabit Island near Bol, Chad
Community health worker in Bol, Chad
Rapid diagnostic test for malaria in a health centre.
Child being treated for malaria in the courtyard of a health centre.
Free prenatal consultation for pregnant women in a health centre.
Home sensitization session by a community health worker to encourage pregnant women to attend antenatal visits.
Manual drilling. UNICEF provides safe water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services to improve nutrition and health of communities in Mauritania.
UNICEF has combined manual drilling with solar-powered water supply systems. WASH activities improve nutrition and health of communities.
Demonstration of hand washing by Dr. Edmund Egbe to fight the spread of COVID-19 in Nigeria.
Dr. Mamady Berete drives a motorcycle ambulance to pick up a pregnant woman from a rural health centre and deliver her safely at a clinic in Guinea.
Khadijetou, 70 years old, is a former excisor in Mauritania. Thanks to the UNFPA/UNICEF joint programme, some talks are organized to inform people about the dangers of female genital mutilation (FGM).
Launch of the 2020 campaign to say “no to excision in Mauritania”. UNFPA/UNICEF joint programme to fight female genital mutilation (FGM).
Adama, 22, is a “model girl” in her village in Burkina Faso. With support from UNFPA, she is raising community awareness to fight female genital mutilation (FGM).
UNICEF Regional Director for West and Central Africa.