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Katy Perry and Anita Hill Honored at the DVF Awards

Katy Perry was among the honorees on Thursday night at the 10th Annual DVF Awards for her advocacy work with both UNICEF and the LGBTQ community. “Music has opened the doors for so many opportunities for me,” stated the singer while accepting the Inspiration Award. “The ability to meet people and champion their stories, to […]
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A Week In New Zealand On A $108,000 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Calling all entrepreneurs: We want to hear from you! If you’re a freelancer or self-employed, we’d love to feature your Money Diary. Submit here.Travel Diaries: We're looking to get the inside scoop on when, where, and how our peers are using their vacation ...
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Half a million children at risk as Libya violence continues: UNICEF

More than half a million children are at "direct risk" in Libya as renegade general Khalifa Haftar's forces advance on the United Nations-recognized government in the capital of Tripoli, according to UNICEF.
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How Sport Drives Development — And Sets Kids Up For Success

A look at how physical play serves broader UNICEF goals for vulnerable children in education, protection, social inclusion and empowerment. For over 70 years, UNICEF has been putting children first, working to protect their rights and provide the assistance and services they need to survive and thrive all over the world.   There are many reasons why parents from all countries and cultures might encourage their kids to play sports. And now there's a pile of new evidence to back them up. A fi...
Tags: News, Unicef, Sport Drives Development, UNICEF Office of Research Innocenti, Barça Foundation, Football Club Barcelona

Gigi Hadid Chokes Up During Power of Women Speech: ‘Be a Voice for Someone’

Gigi Hadid got choked up while accepting Variety‘s Power of Women honor on Friday. The 23-year-old international supermodel, who has fronted campaigns for such brands as Marc Jacobs, Prada, and Chanel, has made waves in the past two years for her philanthropic work as a UNICEF ambassador. At Variety‘s Power of Women NY presented by […]
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Niall Horan recalled for Soccer Aid for Unicef

The Irish singer will once again line up for the Soccer Aid World XI team in the annual charity match.
Tags: News, Niall Horan, Unicef, Soccer Aid World XI

UNICEF: Venezuelan children on the move need help

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Across Colombia’s capital, Venezuelan children, including infants, spend hours at busy intersections while their migrant parents sell candy or ask motorists for a few coins to get through another day after fleeing their homeland in search of a better life. The impact of Venezuela’s devastating economic, social and political problems has […]
Tags: News, Colombia, Nation, Venezuela, Unicef, Bogota, Colombia AP

Climate change blights children's lives in Bangladesh

Environmental disasters linked to climate change are threatening the lives and futures of over 19 million children in Bangladesh, including prompting many families to push their daughters into child marriages, UNICEF said Friday. "Climate change is deepening the environmental threat faced by families in Bangladesh's poorest communities, leaving them unable to keep their children properly housed, fed, healthy and educated," the UN children's agency said in a report.
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UN: Climate change threatens 19 million Bangladesh children

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A new report by the United Nations children’s agency says the lives and futures of more than 19 million Bangladeshi children are at risk from the colossal impacts of devastating floods, cyclones and other environmental disasters linked to climate change. The UNICEF report released Friday said the tally includes Rohingya refugee […]
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UN: Climate disasters imperil Bangladesh kids’ lives, future

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The lives and futures of more than 19 million Bangladeshi children are at risk from the colossal impact of devastating floods, cyclones and other environmental disasters linked to climate change, according to a report by the United Nations children’s agency released Friday. The UNICEF report said the estimate includes hundreds of […]
Tags: Science, News, Nation, United Nations, Bangladesh, Un, Unicef, Dhaka Bangladesh

Central Hotels and UNICEF Renew Ties for Children

Central Hotels and UNICEF renewed their partnership to help some of the thousands of children fleeing poverty and conflict in the Middle East.
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How Gigi Hadid Used Social Media to Raise Awareness for Refugees

Gigi Hadid traveled to Bangladesh last summer to meet with refugee women and children. To help spread awareness about their plight, Hadid — one of the fashion industry’s highest-paid supermodels — recorded an Instagram live video that she shared with her more than 40 million followers. “I think the most powerful part of meeting the refugees was […]
Tags: News, Bangladesh, Unicef, Gigi Hadid, Hadid, Power Of Women

Ebola treatment center in Congo reopens after attack

An Ebola treatment center located at the epicenter of the current outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has resumed operations after it was attacked last month, the country's health ministry said on Saturday. The center run by Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in the district of Katwa was set on fire on Feb. 24 by unknown attackers, forcing staff to evacuate patients. "For now it is managed by the ministry in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and UNICEF," it said, ...
Tags: News, United Nations, Congo, Unicef, Democratic Republic Of Congo, World Health Organisation WHO, Medecins Sans Frontieres MSF, Katwa

UN officials: 13 million in Congo need aid in major increase

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Top U.N. officials say the number of people needing humanitarian aid in Congo has increased dramatically in the past year to 13 million, including 7.5 million children. Henrietta Fore, head of the U.N. children’s agency UNICEF, told a news conference Monday that 4 million of those children are suffering from acute […]
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Children of Isil's caliphate left to toil in squalid refugee camps

Eight-year-old Hamed cast a critical eye at the at tent peg, raised a hammer above his head and began thwacking it into the hard, stony ground. It is heavy work, and he would rather be in school. But he has little choice. “I get about 2,000 lira for putting up one tent,” he said, using the popular term here for Syrian pounds. “I can do three or four a day, so that is 8,000.” That, he said, is just about enough to feed himself, his mother, and her newborn baby twice a day. “But we can’t eat all t...
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UNICEF warns 'running out of time' for Mozambique cyclone victims

The chief of the UN children's emergency agency on Friday warned that humanitarian efforts were running late for the tens of thousands of Mozambicans affected by last week's monster tropical cyclone ldai. "We are running out of time, it is at a critical point here," UNICEF executive director Henrietta Fore told AFP shortly after she flew into the devastated Mozambican port city of Beira from New York to assess the situation first hand. The United Nations has launched an appeal for assistance a...
Tags: New York, News, United Nations, Un, Mozambique, Unicef, Afp, Beira, Henrietta Fore

Why anti-vaxxer mobs go after pro-vaccine doctors online — and what to do about it

In 2017, Kids Plus Pediatrics, an independent medical practice in Pittsburgh, posted a 90-second video on its Facebook page encouraging parents to have their children vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV), a sexually transmitted infection that can cause cancer.  For three weeks, the post garnered positive, higher-than-average interest and engagement from the page's followers. Then, seemingly out of nowhere, the anti-vaccination attacks began. Thousands of comments from vaccine skept...
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Legendary Disney artist Mary Blair is featured at this museum

  Mary Blair, Concept art for façade of “It’s a Small World,” c. 1962-63, gouache on board. (Photo Courtesy of the Hilbert Museum) Rebecca Gacek, of Laguna Beach, checks out the Mary Blair exhibit at the Hilbert Museum of California Art in Orange. The museum is displaying the legendary Disney illustrator’s work that includes the exteriors for “It’s A Small World,” and stills for “Alice in Wonderland,” “Cinderella” and “Peter Pan.” (Photo by Jeff Gritchen, Orange County Register/SCNG) ...
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Up to 3,000 children born to Isis families housed in 'dire conditions'

Number of people arriving from remaining Isis enclave has overwhelmed Syrian refugee camps, says UnicefUp to 3,000 children born into Islamic State families are being housed in camps inside northeastern Syria, the United Nations’ children agency Unicef estimates, with many younger than six years old and living in “extremely dire conditions”.The figure is sharply higher than earlier assessments and has swelled with the arrival in one camp, al-Hawl, of up to 30,000 people from the last Isis enclav...
Tags: Isis, Islamic State, Iraq, World news, Syria, Middle East and North Africa, United Nations, Unicef, Shamima Begum

Up to 3,000 Isis children living in 'extremely dire conditions'

Unicef says numbers arriving from last enclave have overwhelmed Syrian campsAs many as 3,000 children born into Islamic State families are being housed in camps in north-east Syria, Unicef estimates, with many younger than six years old and living in “extremely dire conditions”.The figure from the United Nations children’s fund is sharply higher than earlier assessments, driven in part by the arrival in al-Hawl camp of as many as 30,000 people from the last Isis enclave of Baghuz. The number of ...
Tags: Isis, Islamic State, Iraq, World news, Syria, Middle East and North Africa, United Nations, Unicef, Shamima Begum, Syria UNICEF, al Hawl

British aid worker latest victim of Ethiopian Airlines crash as British death toll rises to 'at least nine'

Ethiopian Airlines said 157 passengers and crew members were killed when one of its jets crashed shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa on Sunday morning. At least nine Britons and one Irish citizen were among the dead, as were scientists, doctors, aid workers and three members of a Slovakian MP's family. The Foreign Office said: "We can now sadly confirm at least nine British nationals were on board flight ET302. "Our staff at the British Embassy in Addis Ababa are continuing to work with ...
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UN: Incentives payed to keep Yemeni children in education

CAIRO (AP) — The United Nations children’s agency says it has started paying over 136,000 teachers and school-based staff in Yemen who haven’t received their salaries in over two years. UNICEF says Sunday its scheme covers staff in over 10,300 schools and will benefit an estimated 3.7 million children. It says over 2 million children […]
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UNICEF on alarming global surge in measles: 'The real infection is misinformation'

The United Nations Children's Fund issued a Friday report on an "alarming" spike in measles and blamed "vaccine hesitancy" in part for the surge.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Measles Cases Are Increasing Worldwide Amid ‘Mistrust and Complacency,’ U.N. Warns

Last year, 98 countries reported an uptick of measles cases, according to a UNICEF report
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Shock rise in global measles outbreaks 'disastrous' for children, UN warns

Unicef calls for improved vaccination as study shows Ukraine, Brazil and the Philippines among 10 worst affected countriesCases of childhood measles are surging to shocking levels around the globe, led by 10 countries that account for three-quarters of the rise.Amid warnings of “disastrous consequences” for children if the disease continues to spread unchecked, a worldwide survey by the UN children’s agency, Unicef, said 98 countries around the globe reported a rise in measles cases in 2018 comp...
Tags: Health, Society, World news, Philippines, MMR, Global development, Un, Vaccines and immunisation, Unicef, Global Health, Ukraine Brazil

Measles cases at 'alarmingly' high levels around the world, UNICEF says

Measles cases have been rising to "alarming high levels" globally. Ten countries, including Yemen and the Philippines, account for 74% of the total increase seen in 2018.
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UNICEF sees 'alarming' global surge in measles cases

Global measles cases increased by 48.4% between 2017 and 2018, according to calculations by UNICEF of data on 194 countries from the World Health Organization.
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India Partners points ahead to World Water Day 2019

India (MNN) -- A report released earlier this month by UNICEF states one-third of the world’s impoverished children live in India. Even though India’s economy is growing and likely to overtake the United States’ by 2030 , hundreds of millions of Indian children lack essentials like food and clean water. Sickness caused by drinking dirty water is a cyclical challenge caused by and linked to poverty. There were more than 69 million registered cases of water-related illness in India between 2...
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Air pollution: 'Our children are suffocating'

The UN agency Unicef says around 1 in 3 British children live in areas with unsafe levels of pollution
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Sarah Ferguson wows in fitted black gown - with Duchess Meghan's favourite neckline

Sarah, Duchess of York was stateside on Friday evening to attend the annual Unicef gala in...
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