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14.05.04 – WELFARE AND SOCIAL SERVICES

ILO / SOCIAL PROTECTION REPORT

More than 70 per cent of the world population is not adequately covered by social protection, says a new report by the International Labour Organization. ILO

2 Jun 2014 | Read More »

UN / UNICEF NEWBORN DEATHS

A medical journal The Lancet has released a series of papers at the UNICEF Headquarters today showing that majority of nearly 3 million children who die before they turn one month old every year could be saved if they receive quality care around the time of birth. UNIFEED-UNTV / FILE

20 May 2014 | Read More »

UNICEF / ORLANDO BLOOM

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom wrapped up a visit  to Jordan where he met with children from Syria and their families whose lives have been devastated by the conflict – now in its fourth year. UNICEF

14 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UGANDA / BIRTH REGISTRATION

Over half of sub-Saharan children do not have birth certificates which limits their access to basic social services like health care and school. UNICEF and the Ugandan government have been pioneers in using mobile technology to create a robust centralized birth registration system. UNICEF

18 Oct 2013 | Read More »

AFGHANISTAN / GIRL CHILD EDUCATION

In celebration of the International Day of the Girl Child UNICEF is highlighting fresh and creative perspectives that propel girls' education forward. In Afghanistan’s Sangbast village, many girls were unable to go to school because it was too far away. But the village elders turned things around by bringing new opportunities to their doorstep UNICEF

12 Oct 2013 | Read More »

BRAZIL / SOCIAL MOTHERS

A new UNICEF report "A Promise Renewed" examines trends in child mortality since 1990 and the opportunity to end preventable child deaths. In Brazil, Francisca Franciane de Lima helps pregnant women who are at high risk or mothers who have babies that are less than a month old. UNICEF

14 Sep 2013 | Read More »

GENEVA / CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

The humanitarian situation for children in the Central African Republichas worsened since the military takeover of the country, according to assessments by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). CH UNTV  

2 Jul 2013 | Read More »

SOMALIA / FGM

A campaign against Female Genital Circumcision (FGM) in Somalia has brought in religious scholars and leaders to emphasize that religion does not support the cutting of body parts. UNICEF

7 Mar 2013 | Read More »

DR CONGO / ART THERAPY

Haunted by violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, children relieve their pain through art. UNICEF

31 Jan 2013 | Read More »

HAITI / DISABILITIES

Eighty percent of people with disabilities in the world live in developing countries like Haiti and most do not have access to any medical care or schooling. UNICEF

25 Dec 2012 | Read More »

 

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