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With 99 days to go before Myanmar elections, UNICEF urges candidates make children the clear winner The top UN children's representative in Myanmar reminded candidates from more than 80 political parties running in historic elections 99 days from today “to make new commitments for children” to improve spending for health, education and soci
UN News Centre | Aug 1, 2015 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Thousands of unregistered children born in Liberia during Ebola crisis at risk of exploitation — UNICEF The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) warned today that the more than 70,000 Liberian children whose births were not recorded during the Ebola outbreak may be unable to access basic health and social services, obtain identity documents, and risk t
UN News Centre | Jul 31, 2015 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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70,000 Liberian births unrecorded in Ebola crisis: UNICEF More than 70,000 Liberian babies were born without being registered as the deadly Ebola epidemic ravaged the impoverished west African nation, leaving them without healthcare and vulnerable to trafficking, UNICEF said Friday. With maternity wards across t
Yahoo! News | Jul 31, 2015 01:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How Millennials Are Disrupting The Art of Donating Remember when kids ran through the streets Halloween nights with "Trick or Treat for UNICEF" boxes in tow alongside plastic pumpkin carriers full of fun size snickers and red apples? Or what about when the neighbor's 4th grade daughter knoc
Yahoo! News | Jul 28, 2015 7:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nepal: chlidren still at risk three months after devastating quake, UNICEF warns Three months after Nepal's devastating 25 April earthquake and its aftershocks, children continue to face multiple risks as their families have been pushed deeper into poverty and they remain in need of aid, warned the United Nations's Children Fund
UN News Centre | Jul 27, 2015 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Three months on from first Nepal quake, children still at risk UNICEF provides US$15 million in cash transfers to most vulnerable families Download photos and videos at: KATHMANDU, Nepal, July 25, 2015 /CNW/ -Three months after Nepal...
Canada NewsWire | Jul 25, 2015 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'We should be outraged' more not being done to end violence against children in conflict — UNICEF chief Millions of children around the world are caught up in adults' wars, declared the head of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) today, marking the 10th anniversary of a UN Security Council resolution that established a monitoring and reporting m
UN News Centre | Jul 24, 2015 10:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Yemen: as conflict disrupts education for nearly two million children, UNICEF backs 'catch-up' classes With intensive bombardments and street fighting in Yemen forcing more than 3,600 schools across the country to close and disrupting education for some 1.8 million children, the top United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) official there appealed today to
UN News Centre | Jul 24, 2015 6:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Thousands of FGM victims 'residing in UK' According to UNICEF, 30,000 women worldwide are likely to endure female genital mutilation (FGM) within the next eight years. And a new report suggests that the problem is widespread in the UK. | Jul 23, 2015 08:13 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
As temperature soars, UNICEF helps children threatened by water cuts in Aleppo The restoration of water supplies to the war-torn Syrian city of Aleppo has come as a welcome relief to residents whose taps have run dry in recent weeks due to the fighting and frequent power cuts, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said today
UN News Centre | Jul 22, 2015 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend