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News Topic - UNICEF

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UNICEF fears scores of kidnapped children in South Sudan could be sent to front lines Hundreds of children seized by armed men from a village in South Sudan have generated fears that “they are going from the classroom to the front line,” says the top United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) representative in that country who de
UN News Centre | Mar 2, 2015 6:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UNICEF Demands Release of Seized South Sudanese Children The United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF) said it believes scores of children abducted by armed men in South Sudan in mid-February are being used as child soldiers. John Budd, UNICEF communication officer for South Sudan, said hundreds of children prepar
Voice of America | Mar 2, 2015 06:14 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UN fears hundreds of children kidnapped in South Sudan The UN children's agency said Sunday it fears hundreds of boys were kidnapped last month in the northeast of South Sudan, raising suspicions that the abductors were from a pro-government militia. Last week UNICEF had estimated that 89 boys, some as y
Yahoo! News | Mar 1, 2015 8:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UNICEF: Secuestran a cientos de menores en Sudan del Sur JUBA, Sudan del Sur (AP) Centenares de nios fueron secuestrados hace dos semanas por un grupo paramilitar en Sudn del Sur supuestamente vinculado con el ejrcito del pas, dijo el sbado e…
Madison.com | Mar 1, 2015 04:35 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Madison, Wisconsin
UNICEF: Hundreds of South Sudanese boys believed abducted UNICEF Hundreds of South Sudanese boys believed abducted by armed group
GoErie.com | Feb 28, 2015 7:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Erie, Pennsylvania
Canada to match funds raised by UNICEF Canada & Kiwanis to vaccinate moms & eliminate deadly killer of newborns Partnership will eliminate Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus in Chad, Kenya and South Sudan OTTAWA, Feb. 25, 2015 /CNW/ - Today the Canadian governmentannounced a funding commitment towards elimina...
Canada NewsWire | Feb 25, 2015 9:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Boy soldiers mother tells of struggles I had no idea that this very thin, almost bald young man in the lobby of UNICEF, wearing cotton pants and a shirt in the first snow storm of the season, would become my son, Simms said.
The Kentucky Kernel | Feb 25, 2015 04:34 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lexington, Kentucky
Shakira Opens Up About Pregnancy and Motherhood, Shares Mission to Help Moms in Poverty Shakira and partnerGerard Pique are using their celebrity platform, as well as the birth of their second child, to do some good. The proud parents have teamed up with UNICEF...
E! Online | Feb 24, 2015 10:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UNICEF condemns abduction of children by armed group in South Sudan The United Nations children's fund has condemned in the strongest terms the abduction of scores of boys, some as young as 13, by an armed group near Malakal in the north of South Sudan.
UN News Centre | Feb 23, 2015 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
South Sudan gunmen kidnap at least 89 boys from village near Malakal Unicef estimates that at least 12,000 children have been taken or recruited in African nations civil war for use as soldiersGunmen in South Sudan have kidnapped at least 89 boys, some as young as 13, while they were preparing to sit school exams, accordin
The Guardian | Feb 22, 2015 3:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend