Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
Go behind the scenes with some of the biggest digital celebrities to see what life is like when the blogging and tweeting stops.
The story of punk rock singer Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! who came out as a woman in 2012, and other members of the trans community whose experiences are woefully underrepresented and misunderstood in the media.
Documentary shorts conceived of and directed by famous actors. Jeff Garlin, Katie Holmes, Alia Shawkat, Judy Greer, and James Purefoy
Park Bench is a new kind of "talking show" straight from the mind of born and bred New Yorker and host, Steve Buscemi.
Digital influencer Justine Ezarik (iJustine) is back. After covering the world of wearable tech last season, iJustine is expanding her coverage this year by profiling the hottest tech trends across the country.
Enter the graceful but competitive world of ballet through the eyes of executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker. This behind-the-scenes docudrama reveals what it takes to perform on the ultimate stage, the New York City Ballet. Catch NYCB on stage at Lincoln Center.
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
Gwyneth Paltrow and Tracy Anderson spend time with women who've overcome hardship, injury, and setbacks to triumph in the face of adversity.
Hank Azaria’s touching, humorous, and often enlightening journey from a man who is not even sure he wants to have kids, to a father going through the joys, trials and tribulations of being a dad.
ACTING DISRUPTIVE takes viewers inside the businesses and passion projects of Hollywood’s top celebrities.
Follow Scott Schuman, the Sartorialist, from the streets of NYC to the capitals of Europe on his quest to photograph and document the best in culture and fashion.
UNICEF correspondent Nina Martinek reports on the UNICEF Executive Board's field visit to Tajikistan.
Tags:Visit of the UNICEF Executive Board to Tajikistan,unicef,UNICEF board members visiting Tajikistan,UNICEF board members visits,united nations childrens fund
Grab video code:
Visit of the UNICEF Executive Board to Tajikistan
You’re watching UNICEF Television. UNICEF Executive Board Mission led by Ambassador Andrei Dapkiunas of Belarus visited Tajikistan in late April. The aim of the visit was to asses a situation of children and women in a central Asian country.
During the visit, board members met with Tajikistan government officials including the Deputy Prime Minister and the ministers of health, education, labor, and social protection. They also met with representatives of other UN agencies in the country, international development partners and civil society organizations.
The board members visited Rash district in Eastern Tajikistan, one of the country’s poorest regions. Rash was selected as one of the eight districts where over the next two years, UNICEF will strongly enhance its engagement in a social sector.
In Rash, board members visited the UNICEF supported local health committee. The committee has been setup to address iodine deficiency disorders. Now it consists of representatives from district and village authorities, health, education, social protection, district inspection agencies, religious leaders, local NGOs, and the media.
The committee meets every two months to discuss critical issues related to public health. Board members also visited the central district hospital. UNICEF supports a hospital’s maternity section by providing essential life-saving equipments. Executive Board members also visited local room school number 28. a UNICEF supported education program encourages girls’ enrolment and a continuance of their education.
This has been achieved mainly by providing community mobilization, outreach, and provision of supplementary reading materials. All of these resources make the learning process more interesting for children. This support exemplifies UNICEFs efforts in saving the lives of children in Tajikistan.
You’re watching UNICEF Television. Fore more information, visit UNICEF.org, unite for children.