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Press Centre (7/2006)

2006/07/13 - Girls at the heart of a global campaign

Best friends Nergiz (12) and Hanım (13) have come to school to meet us, willingly interrupting their summer break. To the outsider, the empty corridors and classrooms may seem ordinary and charmless. But for two girls from Van, in mountainous Eastern Turkey, they are the scene of fairy tales and a source of happiness and hope.

2006/07/13 - UNICEF Deputy Executive Director praises Turkey's efforts for children

UNICEF Deputy Executive Director Mr. Kul Gautam has poured lavish praise on Turkey's recent efforts to improve the lot of children and women, but at the same time cautioned that there is still much to be done.