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Back-to-School Busy Schedules Call for Simple Family Meals

Fredericksburg, Va – The Nutrition Journal reports that Americans have shifted toward eating out more and cooking at home less. With busy work and back-to-school schedules, many parents find it difficult to find the time to make home-cooked meals. Yet the American Journal of Preventative Medicine reports that the amount of time spent on food […]

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Myanmar Mobile Project Helps Lift Young Workers Out of Poverty

  New York, N.Y. It’s six o’clock in the evening, Saw Ku Do reviews his English lessons shortly after finishing an 11-hour shift serving food and sweeping the floor at the tea shop where he works. “Dog, cat, pig,” he said while looking at his notebook. Saw Ku Do, age 15, only has a second […]

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Investing in Poor Children Saves More Lives Per Dollar Spent, UNICEF Study Finds

  New York, N.Y. Investing in the health and survival of the most deprived children and communities provides more value for money than investing in less deprived groups, saving almost twice as many lives for every $1 million spent, according to a new study by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). “The evidence is compelling: […]

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‘Tolerance’ is a Commitment to Seek in Our Diversity, and Unite Humanity

New York, N.Y. Underscoring the importance of tolerance, particularly in today’s diverse world, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the head of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) have called for seeing the world through the prism of “we the peoples” and to collectively build societies that are more inclusive, more peaceful and […]

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Vital Efforts to Protect Children for Wider Peace in Colombia

New York, N.Y. The senior United Nations child rights envoy today said she is heartened by the commitment of the Colombian Government and a the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People’s Army (FARC) to separate and reintegrate children associated with the armed group, despite the negative results of the recent referendum on the Colombian peace accord. […]

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Investing in 10-Year-Old Girls Helps Reach Global Goals

New York, N.Y. If all of the ten-year-old girls living in developing countries that currently drop out of or do not attend school were to complete their secondary education, it would lead to an additional $21 billion per year, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) revealed today in its annual State of the World Population Report. […]

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Photo of the Day – Oct. 4, 2016

;;lll High-level Event on Every Woman Every Child Emelin Cabrera Lopez, youth representative from Guatemala, addresses the high-level event of Every Woman Every Child titled “Saving Lives, Protecting Futures”. Every Woman Every Child is a movement that mobilizes national and international action for the implementation of the September 2010 Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s […]

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UNICEF Increases Funding Appeal for Children in Nigeria

Borno, Nigeria. The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has revised its humanitarian appeal for Nigeria from $55 million to $115 million in order to be able to assist an additional 750,000 people who can now be reached across conflict-affected areas in the north-east of the country. An Internally displaced person (IDP) brings her son for Severe […]

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