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Canada pledges $5M to UNICEF for Somalia relief The Harper government is setting aside $5 million for UNICEF to address humanitarian needs in Somalia. | 4 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Commonwealth Games 2014 Opening Ceremony: Ewan McGregor launches Unicef charity fundraiser, making 2.5m in one night Scottish actor Ewan McGregor helped to kick off the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Wednesday, with a video message encouraging the expected one billion viewers of the opening ceremony to donate to the children's charity Unicef.
The Independent | 17 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
A call to alms: international firms are uniquely placed to lead major pro bono projects Earlier this month I returned from Bangladesh, where I visited the UNICEF-funded child justice projects DLA Piper is supporting to help protect some of the country's most vulnerable children.
Legal Week | Jul 22, 2014 11:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Number of child brides 'staggering,' UN agency says As many as 700 million women alive today were married as children — a number UNICEF says will not decrease without an acceleration of the global effort to end the damaging practice.Though the prevalence of child marriage is dropping “slightl | Jul 22, 2014 8:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Bond, James Bond: Moore makes pre-Games appearance GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) The 20th Commonwealth Games get underway on Wednesday with an opening ceremony which will also serve as a fundraiser for the children's charity UNICEF.
Yahoo! News | Jul 22, 2014 7:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Urgent action needed to protect children against polio in Syria, Iraq and region — UN Having just completed the first phase of the biggest polio vaccination campaign ever undertaken in the Middle East, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) today warned that unless children in hard-to-reach ar
UN News Centre | Jul 22, 2014 5:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New UN data shows need for urgent action to end female genital mutilation, child marriage New data released today by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) shows the need for urgent action to end female genital mutilation and child marriage — two practices that affect millions of girls across the globe.
UN News Centre | Jul 22, 2014 2:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
700 Million Women Were Child Brides, UNICEF Says New data reveals shocking rates of child marriage and female genital mutilation | Jul 22, 2014 12:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Glasgow Games ceremony to be UNICEF fundraiser GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) Commonwealth Games organizers will use the Glasgow opening ceremony as a UNICEF fundraiser.
Yahoo! News | Jul 22, 2014 12:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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'Star Wars: Episode VII': Get a look at the X-wing J.J. Abrams has given "Star Wars" fans something new to geek out about, and better yet, it's for a good cause.As part of Star Wars: Force for Change, a charity campaign that supports UNICEF, the director has announced an enviable prize while coy | Jul 22, 2014 09:22 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from San Antonio, Texas