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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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Help the Underprivileged Children of Gyan Jyoti School in Bihar India

Bihar, India. We would like to thank everyone who gave support to the Gyan Jyoti School and Orphan Care in Bodhgaya, Bihar India through the J. Luce Foundation and Orphans International Worldwide. With your contribution, the school is able to continue to operate and provide nutritious meals  for the students. The Gyan Jyoti School/Orphan Care […]

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UNICEF Alerta de Aumentos de Niños Detenidos en la Frontera sur de USA

New York, N.Y. Todos los meses, miles de niños y adolescentes de Centroamérica corren el riesgo de ser secuestrados, violados, asesinados o caer en redes de trata, mientras intentan llegar a Estados Unidos para buscar refugio, alertó hoy UNICEF. La agencia de la ONU explicó que esos menores huyen de las pandillas y de la […]

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Make Everybody Feel Like Somebody

On Thursday, August 11, 2016, Daniel Fitzpatrick, age 13, died by suicide in his home on Staten Island. He left behind a long message describing bullying at his school and his frustration with the adults whose help he sought. We may not know Danny and never meet his family. We may not know the school […]

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Youth Can Lead Drive to Set World on Course to a More Sustainable Future

New York, N.Y. The world’s young people – who make up the largest generation of youth in history – can lead a global drive to break the patterns of the past and set the world on course to a more sustainable future, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said youth, with their creativity and idealism are […]

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Photo of the Day – Oct. 27, 2016

‘Global Open Day’ Emphasizes Afghan Women’s Role in Fighting Extremism