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Help UNICEF Make Full Immunization for the World's Children a Reality
World  (tags: UNICEF, Child mortality, Vaccines, immunization )

Farah
- 23 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
Today, UNICEF provides vaccines for nearly 40% of the world's children. More than 17,000 children still die each year from easily preventable causes. Many of these deaths could be prevented through the wider use of vaccines
Convention on the Rights of Persons With Disabilities (CRPD)
World  (tags: Rights of Persons with Disabilities, UNICEF, Children )

Farah
- 23 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
Tell Your Senators that You Support the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities! Around the world, at least 93 million children - or 1 in 20 of those aged 14 or younger - live with a moderate or severe disability.
Take Action to End Trafficking: Strengthen the Child Welfare Response
World  (tags: UNICEF, Human Trafficking, Child Welfare )

Farah
- 23 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
Passing this legislation would be an important step toward creating the safety net we need to end child trafficking in the U.S.
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
- 421 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
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
- 615 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
- 673 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
- 1440 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 )

AWAY AWHI
- 1795 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
- 2388 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
- 2530 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
- 2596 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
- 2916 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
- 2976 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
- 3024 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
- 3080 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...
 

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