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Ijara MP Sophia Abdi Noor and UNICEF Kenya Representative Werner Schultink during the launch of the #EndChildMarriageKE campaign at Australian High Commission in Nairobi. [Photo by James Wanzala/Standard]. It is estimated that one in every four Kenyan girls is married before the age of 18, and ...
Kabul, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) -- Finland has contributed 2 million Euro (around 2.4 million U.S. dollars) to a UNICEF program to provide Afghan children and families with safe water, sanitation and hygiene, said a statement Thursday. "The flexible grant is part of Finland's continued commitment to Afghanistan ...

Mogadishu, 11 January 2018 - The recent unannounced destruction of several informal settlements on the outskirts of Mogadishu, together with the forced evictions of thousands of families living there, are having devastating effects on children, UNICEF and Save The Children said today. More than 4000 ...
"Partners have identified about 20 children separated from their families during the violence but estimate the total number to be at least 100 - most of whom are in parts of northern Rakhine State that they still cannot access," Marixie Mercado, UNICEF spokesperson told journalists in Geneva today during a ...
The United Nations children Fund (UNICEF) says its management of acute malnutrition (CMAM) programme has proven effective. Through the community-based programme, UNICEF says malnourishment may be coming to an end in Nigeria. According to UNICEF, 2.5 million Nigerian children currently ...
In the tiny island nation of Timor-Leste, child malnutrition has become a critical public health problem. An estimated 50 per cent of children suffer from a form malnutrition called stunting - one of the highest rates in Asia. But most often, the problem isn't lack of food - it's lack of information. For generations ...

Poverty rates in Egypt have increased over the past 15 years to reach 27.8 per cent in 2015, a report published by UNICEF last month has shown. As a result, ten million children have been declared "multidimensionally poor" leaving them deprived "in key wellbeing dimensions which have a direct impact ...
The U.N. children's fund (UNICEF) reports tens of thousands of Rohingya children are living under appalling, prison-like conditions, with little or no access to basic services in Myanmar's Rakhine State. More than 655,000 Rohingya have fled to Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, since the end of August to escape ...
PATNA: Sanitation and campaign for open defecation free status would be the key priority areas of the 'Country programme of cooperation between government of Bihar and the United Nations children's Fund (UNICEF) for 2018-2022', said UNICEF's chief field officer for Bihar, M Asadur Rahman, at a ...
Monjur Hossain said he hoped to meet with Ministry of Health officials tomorrow and that UNICEF wanted to help. "We need medical supplies, enough medical supplies and drugs and the money to transport support to go there. However we are trying to mobilise and that's why I am actually calling on the ...
A winter carnival to benefit UNICEF will be held from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday in the gym at Verner Elementary school, 2701 Northridge Road. The homemade carnival is the brainchild of Thomas Elliott Ferry, a Rock Quarry sixth-grader. Thomas earned a $500 grant through the Walt Disney Co. to help ...
UNICEF has appointed Henrietta H. Fore as its seventh executive director, who takes over the role from former executive director Anthony Lake. Fore started the role on 1 January and is based in UNICEF's head office in the United States, where overall management and administration takes place for the charity ...
"I am honored to be joining such a remarkable organization, which I have known and admired for many years, and look forward to continuing UNICEF's work to help save children's lives, fight for their rights and help them realize their potential," Fore said. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres ...
For many of the estimated 170,000 children who go online for the first time each day, the virtual universe will offer new possibilities to connect with the world -- and access to unbounded knowledge and services. But the virtual world can also present dangers. And kids who don't yet have the awareness to ...
Next month, UNICEF will launch 'Every child Alive,' a global campaign to demand and deliver affordable, quality health care solutions for every mother and newborn. These include a steady supply of clean water and electricity at health facilities, the presence of a skilled health attendant during birth, ...
Wa, Dec. 27, GNA - The United Nations children's Fund (UNICEF) has donated five Yamaha AG motor bikes and five desktop computers and accessories to officers of the Department of Community Development in five districts of the Upper West Region. The donation is expected to enhance the ...
In response to the deterioration of the nutritional situation (increase of the national global acute malnutrition prevalence from 11.9% in 2016 to 13.9% in 2017, SMART 2017) and the food insecurity threatening directly 890,000 persons in Chad, (IPC 2017) the Humanitarian Country Team, the Ministry of ...

children in conflict zones around the world suffered "at a shocking scale" in 2017 as they became front line targets; used as human shields, killed, maimed and recruited to fight, the United Nation children's agency said. UNICEF said that rape, forced marriage, abduction and enslavement of children have ...
The United Nations children's Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday says 80 per cent of children's IQ is derived from the environment. Swadchet Sankey, UNICEF education Specialist, said this in an interview with the news agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. She frowned at the popular attribution of brain ...
A policeman assists a girl in a styrofoam box in crossing a flooded street in Cagayan de Oro City last week. Several areas were flooded after the Cagayan River swelled due to heavy rains brought by Tropical Storm Vinta. Gerry Lee Gorit, file. MANILA, Philippines (Updated 10:57 a.m.) -- The United Nations ...
The festival will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with admission to benefit UNICEF. This is not Thomas' first time organizing a community event. For the last three years, Thomas has hosted his own fall carnival in his own neighborhood, also supporting UNICEF, or the United Nations children's Fund. "UNICEF ...
The number of new acute watery diarrhoea (AWD)/suspected cholera cases continues to decline each week, but UNICEF remains deeply concerned that children under 5 now represent 28% of all new cases, up from 18% in the summer. The total number of suspected AWD/suspected cholera cases ...
25 December 2017 - Relief supplies prepositioned by the United Nations children's Fund (UNICEF) are ready for dispatch to areas of Philippines hit by Tropical Storm Tembin (known locally as "Vinta") and its field teams are working around the clock to assess the scale of damage, the UN agency has said. "Our heart goes ...
UNICEF warns children, especially very young children, are at great risk of death and injury from these lethal weapons. The agency says most casualties occur when children pick up these explosive devices, which look like toys. During mine awareness demonstrations, educators teach children how to ...
15 December 2017 - South Sudan's children are facing a raft of daily horrors and deprivations and urgently require a peaceful, protective environment, the United Nations children's Fund (UNICEF) said Friday, warning that "anything less, places children and women at even greater risk of grave violations and abuse.".
Wa, Dec. 13, GNA - Madam Emma-Joan Halm, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Officer of the United Nation's children Fund (UNICEF), has challenged the Upper West Region to work towards becoming the first Open Defecation Free (ODF) Region in Ghana. "I know you can because you have ...
In 2017, 226,137 children with life threatening severe acute malnutrition have been admitted for treatment in UNICEF supported programs. ... This year, UNICEF has vaccinated 602,344 children against measles, and is supporting preparations for a national measles vaccination campaign expected to reach ...
ABSTRACT The Best of UNICEF Research (BOUR) initiative celebrates its fifth year. Once again, it showcases some of the best and most innovative pieces of research coming out of UNICEF. It reveals diversity in geography, themes and methodologies. The topics demonstrate the added value of UNICEF ...
Regional Managing Director for UNICEF USA Amber Hill joined us live with gifts that give back. At UNICEF USA, their goal is to help children around the globe survive and thrive, and this holiday season they are inviting everyone to "Give Hope" and support the world's most vulnerable children by shopping ...
13 December 2017 - Three months after two category-5 hurricanes tore through the Caribbean, thousands of children across the region still need support, the United Nations children's Fund (UNICEF) said on Wednesday. "Even before the hurricanes hit, UNICEF was on the ground, working with governments and local ...
MANILA, Philippines -- With one in three internet users worldwide being a minor, the United Nations children's Fund (UNICEF) said governments and children are exposed to new risks and harm online and offline. In a report titled "state of the world's Children 2017: Children in a Digital World," the UNICEF ...
11 December 2017 - Five of the more than 130 children who require immediate medical evacuation have died as they could not access treatment they needed due to the continuing violence across Syria's eastern Ghouta, the United Nations children's Fund (UNICEF) has reported, adding that most schools are closed there.
The author Cathy Kelly lives in Wicklow with her husband and two sons. In her earlier career, she worked as a journalist with The Sunday World. Her first novel, woman to Woman, was published in 2007 and became an international best seller. She has published numerous novels since, including ...
Beirut - The United Nations children's agency said Sunday 137 children stranded in a rebel-held suburb near the Syrian capital require immediate evacuation amid a crippling siege in which five have reportedly died from a lack of medical care. The Eastern Ghouta suburb, home to 400,000 residents, has ...
NEW YORK, 11 December 2017 - Despite children's massive online presence - 1 in 3 internet users worldwide is a child - too little is done to protect them from the perils of the digital world and to increase their access to safe online content, UNICEF said in its annual flagship report released today.
Daniel tried to migrate to the United States to reunite with his parents. He didn't succeed. UNICEF staff talked with him in El Salvador to understand how technology affects the migration process and to seek solutions. Daniel (not his real name) doesn't stop looking at his cell phone. Sometimes he dives into ...
Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh will be promoting a UNICEF sports initiative for youngsters in South Asia, which will also have the ICC's backing. Yuvraj launched the "Power of Sports to Shape the Future of adolescents" campaign in South Asia here. Yuvraj was joined by under-19 players from Afghanistan, ...
During the event, the representative of UNICEF in Colombia, Roberto de Bernardi, presented alarming figures to the audience that revealed that girls were overwhelmingly targeted as victims of sexual violence. The official said that "the National Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic sciences said in ...
students at Holland Brook school collected for UNICEF once again this year on Halloween. A total of $1,235.42 was collected by the grades 4 and 5 students. Thanks to a special promotion offered through UNICEF, a portion of the collection was increased tenfold, boosting the total donation to $7,283.42.
UNICEF is the UN Co-Coordinator for the response in WASH, child protection, education, early childhood development, health (with WHO and UNFPA), and nutrition (with WFP). The main implementing partners are district and community authorities, the Ministry of Health, Rwanda Biomedical Center, district ...
6 December 2017 - Almost 17 million babies live in areas where air pollution is at least six times higher than international limits, causing them to breathe toxic air and potentially risking their brain development, according to a new paper released on Tuesday by the United Nations children's Fund (UNICEF). Danger in the ...
5 December 2017 - Four in five children living with HIV in West and Central Africa are still not receiving life-saving antiretroviral therapy and AIDS-related deaths among adolescents aged 15-19 are on the rise, the United Nations children's Fund (UNICEF) has warned. "It is tragic that so many children and adolescents ...
UNICEF is supporting the Ministry of Health to conduct a SMART survey which will provide additional information on the situation by January 2018. • The HNO 2018 showed that 3.5 million people, including 2 million children, are affected by the on-going political crisis and the associated economic ...
The Federal government and the United Nations children's Fund ( UNICEF ) have called for collaboration to reduce the number of out-of-school children. Nigeria currently has the highest number of out-of-school children with 10.5 million. UNICEF's education Specialist, Swadchet Sankey, at a media ...
In response to these questions, UNICEF and UNAIDS launched All In to End Adolescent AIDS (All In), a global platform which uses evidence to support more effective strategies, policies, programmes and services for adolescents living with and affected by HIV. A key focus of All In is to sharpen adolescent ...
30 November 2017 - The rights, protection and wellbeing of uprooted children should be central commitments of global migration policies, the United Nations children's Fund (UNICEF) said on Thursday, as it released a new report prior to a meeting next week on safe, regular and orderly migration. The meeting, taking ...
The 2018 Humanitarian Needs Overview highlights that over 2.1 million people have been displaced in Somalia, including over 1 million in 2017 alone. The ongoing displacement is contributing to high levels of acute humanitarian needs. An estimated 76 percent of recorded GBV survivors are reported to ...
On Giving Tuesday, there's one magical spot in Manhattan that draws a charitable and well-dressed crowd unlike any other: the UNICEF Snowflake Ball. Each year, New Yorkers put on their sparkly best and head downtown for the annual star-studded event, which focuses on the organization's lifesaving ...
At the same time, a joint effort by IOM, WFP, UNHCR and UNICEF to update the registration and profiling of Central African refugees and returnees in the South concluded in early October and will allow to update actual number of people in refugee and returnee camps in the South of Chad. The trend seems ...
On 25 November 2017, a shipment of vaccines is delivered to the Sana'a International airport, bringing in15 tonnes of BCG, Penta and PCV vaccine supplies to protect Yemeni children from diseases such as diphtheria and tetanus. UNICEF/UN0147212/Madhok ...


 

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