UNICEF United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund

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Name: UNICEF United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (United Nations Children s Fund (UNICEF ICEF))
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Activists, officials discuss challenges facing young women in Jordan

AMMAN — Representatives of governmental and non-governmental organisations met recently to discuss the most pressing challenges for girls in Jordan and review achievements made at the country level since the last Beijing review, according to a joint statement ... [Published Jordan Times - 2 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

No accountability, refusals main hurdle to eradicate polio virus

QUETTA (APP): Lack of accountability atthe grassroots level, security concerns, and sharp increase in refusal to polio drops are stumbling blocks in ridding the country of crippling polio disease as world is observing the World Polio Day.Pakistan is ... [Published Frontier Post - 23 hours ago]
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UNICEF Praises Cuba's "Educate your Child" Program

Havana, October 25 (RHC-acn) -- The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) praised on Friday in Havana, the Cuban Program "Educa a tu Hijo" (Educate your Child) for contributing to the comprehensive development of children and adolescents. ... [Published Radio Habana Cuba - 8 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

‘World still failing on equality between boys and girls’: Unicef

One in four adolescent girls globally experience physical violence, says a United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) report. The data reveals damaging perceptions on the acceptability of violence, particularly among girls. Globally, nearly half of girls ... [Published East African - 8 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Beyond trick or treat, make Halloween count

Now in its third year, Unicef Philippines’ Trick or Treat empowers children to become heroes in their own way by helping those in need through cash donations, instead of candy and other sweet treats. They are also encouraged to ask their parents, relatives ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 9 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Lenore Tetkowski: New generation keeps UNICEF dream alive

For the first October in 60 years, I am not “The UNICEF Lady” for Grand Island. This began for me nearly a lifetime ago when my oldest child went to the Grand Island Cooperative Nursery School, and we learned about Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF. Children ... [Published Buffalo News - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 5 reports

Immunisation drive saved millions of children: Unicef

UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) said on Friday that every day a thousand or so childrenare being protected from disability as part of a 26-year global effort to eradicate polio through a worldwide campaign that has immunised ... [Published DAWN Group - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 2 reports

New goal for game-changers

We always knew they were celebrities. Now, even Unicef thinks so. Soccer senoritas of Yuwa, an NGO in Ormanjhi, Ranchi, which believes in empowering tribal girls through football, joined Unicef on Friday as celebrity supporters to work for health, education ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 3 reports

With a disease where you can't touch, Ebola survivors lend a caring hand

Dr. Jerry Brown tries to comfort Esther Tokpah, 11, before she was released from care on Sept. 24 in Monrovia, Liberia. She lost both parents to Ebola. Photo by Michel du Cille/The Washington Post via Dekontee Davis, 23, lives just outside of Liberia’s ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 9 reports

David Beckham and Robbie Williams campaign to protect children from danger

They are both proud fathers with soon-to-be-six children between them – and now David Beckham and Robbie Williams have teamed up to help protect young people across the world from danger. Both Unicef ambassadors, the retired footballer and singer have ... [Published The Independent - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 3 reports

Polio Vaccine Saves 10m Children

Over 1000 children are saved from polio disability every day, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), has said.The UN agency for children said since the global campaign started some 26 years ago, millions of previously-unreached children across the ... [Published Peace FM - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 2 reports

All eyes on Pakistan as world observes polio day today

ISLAMABAD: Despite efforts by the government and other stakeholders, the number of polio cases increased by four times in 2014 compared to the corresponding period last year. “The global community has been looking towards Pakistan to address the issue. ... [Published DAWN Group - Oct 24 2014]

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"In Jordan, early marriage rates have not gone down in more than five years and there is even a growing trend among Syrian refugees to turn to early marriage as a coping mechanism."
"The big gap is still in human resources," said Manuel Fontaine, head of U N child agency UNICEF in West Africa. "Money is necessary. It is an expensive operation. But we need people."
"It seems harmless on the surface, but they’re part of a series of laws that criminalizes activities homeless people need to perform in order to stay alive" Nathan Pim, a volunteer with a food-sharing nonprofit in Fort Lauderdale, states in the NCH report
...It was her encouragement that pushed two girls, Anjali and Priya , to convince their parents to send them to school. "Every week, the three of us now visit a few homes in the village and share with them the knowledge we have gained from Meena" says Gautam

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Activists, officials discuss challenges facing ... [Published Jordan Times - 2 hours ago]
Field diary: The stories you never forget [Published Jordan Times - 2 hours ago]
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What's Happening and Calendar Oct. 26 [Published Montana Standard - 5 hours ago]
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No legal protection for domestic workers, unnat... [Published Dhaka Tribune - 6 hours ago]
Be prepared: DCOs told to intensify efforts aga... [Published The Express Tribune - 7 hours ago]
Criminalizing the feeding of the homeless: can'... [Published Daily Kos - 7 hours ago]
13m children in Pakistan vaccinated against polio [Published Khaleej Times - 8 hours ago]
UNICEF Praises Cuba's "Educate your Child" Program [Published Radio Habana Cuba - 8 hours ago]
‘World still failing on equality between boys a... [Published East African - 8 hours ago]
Beyond trick or treat, make Halloween count [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 9 hours ago]
Pakistan: Daily Emergency & Response Situat... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 10 hours ago]
Polio free environment to be provided to new ge... [Published The News Tribe - 10 hours ago]
DepEd wants more ideal, permanent evacuation ce... [Published Manila Bulletin - 11 hours ago]
UNICEF and WHO Announce Vaccination Campaign of... [Published MENAFN - 11 hours ago]
Govt sets schools for displaced Wazir children ... [Published Afghanistan Times - 11 hours ago]
Fantasy world [Published Manila Bulletin - 11 hours ago]
Ellmers and Aiken far apart on ideals, issues [Published Sanford Herald - 12 hours ago]
India: When Anupriya, 14, Got Shivani, 12, To G... [Published 4 Traders - 12 hours ago]
Sierra Leone Launches Radio, TV programs to Edu... [Published VOA News - 14 hours ago]
Kids become superheroes at Unicef’s trick-or-treat [Published Manila Times - 14 hours ago]
UAE gives 13.2m Pakistani children polio vaccine [Published Gulf News - 14 hours ago]
UNFPA, AMREF Health Africa partner to improve H... [Published Africa Science News - 14 hours ago]
Psychology Around the Net: October 25, 2014 [Published Psych Central - 16 hours ago]
All Indians Must Strongly Support Nobel Winner... [Published Link - 16 hours ago]
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Fear and indifference leave West Africa despera... [Published H5N1 - 5 hours ago]
Via Reuters:  Fear and indifference leave West Africa desperate for Ebola staff . Excerpt:When Australia offered more than $2 million last month to the medical charity leading the fight against Ebola in West Africa, Medecins Sans Frontieres bluntly rejected ...
Pakistan: Daily Emergency & Response Situat... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 10 hours ago]
Source: US Agency for International Development, iMMAPCountry: Pakistan Update includes the following : Sindh Updates Drought UpdatesDaily Health Report of District Tharparkar as on 25-10-2014Detail of Deaths Reported by DHO Tharparkar as on 25- ...
Nigeria: In northern Nigeria, a little cash goe... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 25 2014]
Source: UN Children's FundCountry: Nigeria By Patrick Moser Tens of thousands of girls in north-western Nigeria will benefit from a cash transfer programme aimed at helping cover the costs of sending them to school. The newly launched UNICEF initiative ...
Watch TIME’s Jeffery Kluger Discuss How to Erad... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Oct 24 2014]
Since the development of a Polio vaccine in the 1950s, the number of cases of the devastating disease has been reduced by 99 percent. But despite a cure, people in three countries still suffer from the disease. Now, foundations like the World Health ...
Watch TIME’s Jeffery Kluger Discuss How to Erad... [Published TIME.com - Oct 24 2014]
Since the development of a Polio vaccine in the 1950s, the number of cases of the devastating disease has been reduced by 99 percent. But despite a cure, people in three countries still suffer from the disease. Now, foundations like the World Health ...
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Mia Farrow's plea for the Central African Republic [Published Reuters Video: Entertainment - Jul 22 2014]
Pop star and UNICEF Ambassador Selena Gomez vis... [Published Reuters Video: Entertainment - May 30 2014]
J.J. Abrams calls for entries to "Star Wars" co... [Published Reuters Video: Entertainment - May 21 2014]
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U S. Fund for UNICEF to Ring The Nasdaq Stock M... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Oct 23 2014]
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Global celebrities recount their own powerful r... [Published FN:s flyktingorgan UNHCR - Jun 12 2014]
Public urged to voice their outrage and demand ... [Published FN:s flyktingorgan UNHCR - Feb 24 2014]
People to People Ambassador Programs to Join th... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 08 2014]
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