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Make Sure Girls Count - For Girls, the Lack of Birth Registration Can Be Especially Dangerous
World  (tags: Child Labor, Child trafficking, Children's rights, Child Soldiers, UNICEF )

Peter
- 59 days ago - theanimalrescuesite.greatergood.com
Birth registration is a fundamental human right that can safeguard children! Without a birth certificate, it is much harder to protect from child labor, treatment as an adult in justice systems, conscription in armed forces, child marriage & trafficking
SEND A LETTER - Help End Preventable Maternal and Child Deaths
World  (tags: Humanitarian Aid, Health Care for all, pregnant woman, childbirth, complications, preventable deaths, treatable disease, ethics, help needed, unicef )

Sabine
- 148 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Despite this remarkable accomplishment, 16,000 children still die every day - mostly from preventable and treatable causes, such as pneumonia, diarrhea, and malaria. Nearly 300,000 women die annually from complications during pregnancy or childbirth.
Sonali Kolhatkar: Why Are We Ignoring the War on Yemen?
World  (tags: amnesty international, arab spring, doctors without borders, egypt, human rights watch, kpfk, red cross, saudi arabia, sonali kolhatkar, unicef, uprising, war crime, yemen )

Judy
- 254 days ago - truthdig.com
"Yemen is one of the most terrifying places in the world to be a child." While ordinary civilians are suffering horrific violence and starvation, there is deafening silence from the U.S. and others who claim to be defenders of human rights.
'I Know I'M Too Young to Be a Mother': Child Marriage in Ethiopia âEUR" in Pictures
World  (tags: Africa, child marriage, Ethiopian children, UNICEF )

Teresa
- 312 days ago - theguardian.com
Early marriage and pregnancy are challenges faced by many teenage girls in Ethiopia. UnicefâEUR(TM)s GirlsâEUR(TM) Empowerment photo project aims to document the hopes, dreams and aspirations of young women throughout Ethiopia
Children's Human Rights! When Does a Child Become a Human?
World  (tags: children, unicef, elf, equal life foundation, equalmoney, education, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', blog, ethics, freedoms, HumanRights, humans, society, UnitedNations, world, interesting, best, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Bernard
- 1079 days ago - marlenvargasdelrazo.wordpress.com
Children are mentioned only twice in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights - (3) Parents have a prior right to choose the kind of education that shall be given to their children. - Is this a Right for the Child or the Parent?
'A Cry for Help': Hunger and Drought Crisis in West Africa
World  (tags: drought, death, children, UNICEF, africa, world, politics, middle-east, Refugees&Relief, UnitedNations, news )

Cal
- 1434 days ago - abcnews.go.com
The U.N. estimates that 15 million people in the region are suffering from food shortages caused by drought and conflict and UNICEF says that nearly 1.5 million children are near starvation.
PAKISTAN: Child-Labour Risks Rise Across Flood Zone
World  (tags: Refugees&Relief, Pakistan, risks, villages, returning, floods, Pakistan, child labour, UNICEF, warning, natural disasters )

Naoko
- 2027 days ago - irinnews.org
Flood victims across Pakistan have been returning home to villages where houses have been reduced to piles of mud and brick, farmland ravaged and streets reduced to swamps.
Child Marriage Fought in Benin
World  (tags: children, forced marriage, child marriage, effort, safe haven, abuse, escape, UNICEF, Benin, africa, government )

Naoko
- 2168 days ago - afrol.com
Despite government effort to prohibit forced marriages of young girls, in Benin's rural areas practice prevails. Now, safe havens are provided for Beninese children suffering from abuse.
Bad Water More Deadly Than War
World  (tags: water, bad water, death, earthquakes, war, SIWI, Stockholm International Water Institute, water-related diseases, diarrhea, cholera, dysentry, sanitation, MDGs, WHO, UNICEF, work, preventable )

Naoko
- 2235 days ago - ipsnews.net
Bad water kills more people than wars or earthquakes, declares Anders Berntell, executive director of the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI).
Sign Petition: Ask Congress to Improve the Lives of Children Worldwide
World  (tags: world, america, government, obama, congress, global, financial, crisis, UNICEF, children, health, disease, illness, death, treatment, prevention, protection, medicine, healthcare )

Tom
- 2555 days ago - change.org
Despite significant progress in children's health, 25,000 children under five years old still die from mostly preventable causes each day. With today's global financial crisis, vulnerable newborns and young children face greater challenges than ever.
Toys For Gazan Children Denied Entry Into Gaza
World  (tags: children's toys, UNICEF, israel, middle-east, palestine, humans, humanrights, children, conflict, violence, war, world )

Madalena
- 2614 days ago - maannews.net
Israel allows water filtration system into Gaza; refuses children's toys from UNICEF
Statement By UNICEF Regarding the Humanitarian Situation in Gaza
World  (tags: UNICEF, conflict, violence, war, usa, unitednations, UnitedNations, middle-east, palestine, israel, humanrights, humans, crime, death, children )

Madalena
- 2663 days ago - emailwire.com
Over 300 children have been killed and more than 1,500 wounded, since the beginning of the Gaza crisis on 27 December, 2008[1]. Each day more children are being hurt, their small bodies wounded, their young lives shattered. These are not just cold f
Universal Children's Day!
World  (tags: Children of Mother Earth, Human Rights, Declaration of the Rights of the Child, UNICEF )

Ben
- 2719 days ago - un.org
Universal Children's Day should be EVERY DAY, of course! But, now they say it's today... So; we better take care of EVERY CHILD on this Planet! Today, tomorrow, the day after tomorrow, next week, next month, next year, the year after that, and...
UNICEF: Aid for Burma/Myanmar
World  (tags: Burma/Myanmar, UNICEF, Aid )

Ben
- 2916 days ago - unicef.org
'They need immediate help' "In situations such as these, children are highly vulnerable to disease and hunger, and they need immediate help to survive," said UNICEF Executive Director, Ann M. Veneman.
The Terrible Plight of Afghan Children - Country Struggles to Provide Decent Healthcare
World  (tags: Afghanistan, children, healthcare, malnutrition, stunted, UNICEF, child mortality, public health facilities, underfunded, poorly equipped, doctors, skills, training, thirty years, devastation )

LucyKalei
- 2919 days ago - abcnews.go.com
Poor have to use underfunded govt hospitals where MDs lack skills &/or equipment. Every day 10-15 children under 5 die in pediatric ward. Basic healthcare available within 2 hrs walking distance to 85% of pop. Travel fare to Kabul insurmountable problem
 

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