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News Topic - UNICEF

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Israel-Gaza conflict: Obama and Pope call for peace as child death toll rises President Barack Obama and Pope Francis issue separate calls for peace as conflict between Israel and Hamas claims 218th child victim, according to Unicef figures
Telegraph.co.uk | 6 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Israel-Gaza conflict: Pope begs for peace as child death toll rises Pope Francis issues emotive plea for peace as conflict between Israel and Hamas claims 218th child victim, according to Unicef figures
Telegraph.co.uk | 7 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Gaza fighting continues as both sides reject others' ceasefire announcements Death toll rises to more than 1,030 as Unicef says 218 children have been killed, two-thirds of them under the age of 12 Continue reading...
The Guardian | 10 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
VIDEO: S Sudan: 'The world is not paying attention' Millions of people could face starvation unless more is done to stave off a looming famine in South Sudan, UNICEF and the World Food Programme have warned.
BBC News | Jul 26, 2014 2:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Key Club car wash planned The Lampasas High School Key Club will hold a car wash Aug. 2 from 9 a.m. to noon at Eddie Garner Insurance Agency on South Key Avenue.Funds raised will benefit the Eliminate Project, an international program through UNICEF designed to combat maternal and
Lampasas Dispatch Record | Jul 25, 2014 11:20 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lampasas, Texas
UNICEF Report On Female Genital Mutilation Holds Hope And Woe The practice is on the decline in many countries. But the population boom in Africa and the Middle East will put millions of girls at risk unless more progress is made.
NPR.org | Jul 24, 2014 9:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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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.
CTV.ca | Jul 24, 2014 11:00 AM [GMT] | 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 | Jul 23, 2014 9:55 PM [GMT] | 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
TheStar.com | Jul 22, 2014 8:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend