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'Heavily traumatized ' Rohingya children go from terror in Myanmar to refugee camp chaos Children like Abdul Hamid, who has seen more than anyone should have to see in a lifetime, make up about 60 per cent of the more than 420,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled terrible persecution in Myanmar. UNICEF says over 1,400 children have crossed into
CBC.ca | Sep 22, 2017 5:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Malala Yousafzai and Priyanka Chopra Shared an Adorable Moment Together Dignitaries and celebrities of all kinds are in New York this week for the U.N.’s General Assembly summit, so perhaps it shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise that Nobel Peace Laureate Malala Yousafzai and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and act
Time.com | Sep 21, 2017 3:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mexico City earthquake: Facebook to donate $1m to quake victims Facebook has said that it will donate $1m to the Red Cross in Mexico in the wake of a massive earthquake that struck the country on Tuesday. The tech giant has also waived fees for United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF) donations taken via the charitys Fa
Yahoo! News | Sep 21, 2017 2:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Only 15 countries worldwide have three essential national policies that support families with young children — UNICEF Only 15 countries worldwide have three basic national policies that help guarantee the time and resources parents need to support their young children's healthy brain development, UNICEF said in a new report. Worse, 32 countries – home to one in
WebWire | Sep 21, 2017 09:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UNICEF urges countries to prioritize early childhood development There is no period more critical in a child's development than the first 1,000 days of life, and yet 32 countries – including Bangladesh and the United States – lack three basic national policies to support parents of babies and young child
UN News Centre | Sep 21, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
One in four kids in the developing world misses out on a bedtime story, says UN Unicef study identifies reading, singing and drawing as missing links between survival and school that hinder development of 25% of two- to four-year-oldsA quarter of young children in developing countries miss out on playing, reading and singing with the
The Guardian | Sep 20, 2017 11:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Shakira Asks Fans to Assist Mexican Earthquake Relief Efforts Colombian superstar and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Shakira has appealed to her massive network of social media followers to help victims of Tuesday...
Billboard.com | Sep 20, 2017 10:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Unicef Drove 27 Empty School Buses Through NYC in Striking Stunt About Kids and War Some 27 million children ages 6-15 are currently out of school because of war and conflict, says Unicef. To illustrate that heartbreaking statistic, the nonprofit and agency KBS came up with a haunting metaphor--27 empty yellow school buses parading throu
MediaWeek | Sep 20, 2017 7:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UNICEF: Children at heart of Rohingya crisis UNICEF'S Edouard Beigbeder explains to CNN what is needed for child refugees fleeing violence in Myanmar.
CNN.com | Sep 18, 2017 1:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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27 empty school buses in Manhattan draw attention to 27 million children out-of-school in conflict zones A convoy of 27 empty school buses – together with education activist and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Muzoon Almellehan – travelled through the streets of Manhattan to shine a spotlight on the 27 million out-of-school children living in conflict
WebWire | Sep 18, 2017 06:33 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend