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News Topic - UNICEF

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UN warns of schools lost in conflict Warfare and conflict are preventing 25 million young people from getting any access to school, says Unicef.
BBC News | Apr 24, 2017 12:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Girls worst affected as conflict keeps more than 25 million children out of school — UNICEF Conflict and violence has driven more than 25 million children between 6 and 15 years old – about 22 per cent of children in that age group – from schools in warzones across 22 countries, the United Nations Children's Fund has said.
UN News Centre | Apr 24, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UNICEF calls for action to prevent more deaths in Central Mediterranean as attempted crossings spike Noting increases in number of migrants, including children, attempting to reach European shores using the Central Mediterranean route, and consequent rise in number of deaths, the United Nations Children's Fund has called for safe and legal pathways fo
UN News Centre | Apr 21, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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David Bisbal Named UNICEF Ambassador Latin music star David Bisbal has been named a UNICEF ambassador by the organization’s Spanish committee.“The children can’t take...
Billboard.com | Apr 19, 2017 4:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Child refugees in northern France facing exploitation and violence on a daily basis, Unicef warns Unaccompanied minors 'threatened by men armed with knives and machetes', according to report, as charities warn children are more at risk than ever following Dunkirk camp fire
The Independent | Apr 18, 2017 11:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Is UNICEF helping all the child victims of peacekeeper sex abuse? Read full story for latest details.
Fox News | Apr 18, 2017 8:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UNICEF Official Says Children Used By Boko Haram Still Have A Chance Patrick Rose, a UNICEF crisis communications specialist, talks about a recent report showing an alarming rise in the number of children being used in bomb attacks by the militant group Boko Haram.
NPR.org | Apr 16, 2017 9:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UNICEF: Africa Terror group Boko Haram using more children for suicide attacks Terror group Boko Haram appears to be ramping up its recruitment of children for suicide attacks and other duties, a U.N. watchdog said in a report this week.
United Press International | Apr 13, 2017 9:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Boko Haram Increasingly Using Children In Suicide Bombings, UNICEF Says The horrifying pattern is a sign of shifting strategy for the militant group, now in its eighth year of conflict. Twenty-seven children were used in suicide attacks in the first three months of 2017.
NPR.org | Apr 13, 2017 4:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UNICEF: Peru floods leave thousands of children at risk The United Nations child relief agency is warning that thousands of children in Peru are at risk of severe malnutrition as a result of floods and mudslides that have killed 106 people and left countless more homeless.
Washington Post | Apr 13, 2017 12:40 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend