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Syrian crisis: Rebel government claims dozens of children killed by contaminated measles vaccine UNICEF and WHO are deeply concerned by claims that dozens of Syrian children have died after being injected with contaminated measles vaccines.
The Independent | 14 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
UNICEF appeals for $200 million for Ebola response in West Africa About 8.5 million children and youth live in areas affected by Ebola in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia Photos and video from Ebola-affected countries can be downloaded from:
Canada NewsWire | Sep 16, 2014 2:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UNICEF urges Harper to pitch for poor kids globally OTTAWA—The United Nations Children’s Fund is calling on Prime Minister Stephen Harper to use his coming speech at the General Assembly to push for progress on saving young mothers and newborns in the developing world.The call for action come | Sep 16, 2014 2:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Ebola Has Devastating Impact on Children in Liberia The United Nations Childrens Fund reports the Ebola crisis in Liberia is having a devastating health, psychological, and social impact on children. UNICEF warns the deadly Ebola outbreak is threatening to wipe out all of the hard-earned gains for children
Voice of America | Sep 13, 2014 03:18 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UNICEF: More than 45 percent of girls in South Asia married by 18 JC FinleyNEW YORK, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- A United Nations report released Thursday reveals that more than 45 percent of girls in South Asia marry before they turn 18.
United Press International | Sep 12, 2014 2:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UNICEF: Child marriages rampant in South Asia New report reveals that 46 percent of girls in the region marry before 18, while 18 percent marry before 15.
Al Jazeera | Sep 12, 2014 12:03 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UNICEF: 46 percent of South Asia girls marry by 18 UNITED NATIONS (AP) Nearly half of girls in South Asia marry before their 18th birthday as children in the region continue paying the price of persistent inequality, according to a UNICEF report released Thursday.
Yahoo! News | Sep 11, 2014 11:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UNICEF: progress for children rights in south Asia, but inequalities exist Despite rapid economic growth and huge progress in realizing the rights of children, young people in South Asia are paying a heavy price, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) reported today, noting that “everybody in South Asia has an obligatio
UN News Centre | Sep 11, 2014 5:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Sir Alex Ferguson hosts auction of famous photos from his time as Manchester United manager to raise money for UNICEF Sir Alex Ferguson played host at a charity auction to raise money for UNICEF from the sale of a selection of images depicting his hugely successful 26 year reign at Manchester United.
Mail Online | Sep 10, 2014 12:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UNICEF assistance plays key role for Gazan children to begin a new school year The devastating 50-day conflict has forced the new academic year in the Gaza Strip to begin three weeks late — on 14 September — the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said today, underscoring the serious psychological trauma suffered by the Ga
UN News Centre | Sep 9, 2014 6:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend