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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
- 588 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
- 942 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
- 1536 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
- 1677 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
- 1744 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
- 2064 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
- 2123 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
- 2171 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
- 2228 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
- 2424 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
- 2428 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
UN Highlights 'Evils of Child Abuse' in Zim : Mail & Guardian Online
World  (tags: Child rape, zimbabwe, UNICEF )


- 2494 days ago - mg.co.za
Child rape has increased by 42% in Zimbabwe, the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) said on Wednesday, linking worsening child abuse and domestic violence to family tensions caused by the nation's economic meltdown.
UNICEF Issues Annual Appeal to Meet Needs of Children and Women in Global Emergencies
World  (tags: Disaster relief, children, UNICEF )


- 2500 days ago - unicefusa.org
In Somalia, resurgent conflict has put over 1.5 million people in urgent need of humanitarian aid. Less than 30 per cent of the population has access to health services or safe water.
UNICEF Supports Rainwater Harvesting for Families on Remote Islands in Indonesia
World  (tags: children, world, water, families, UNICEF, climate change )


- 2569 days ago - unicef.org
ALOR, Indonesia, 14 December 2007 - The island of Alor is just two short flights away from Bali, and yet it's a world away when it comes to the most basic of life's necessities: clean drinking water. Climate change experts warn that the problem could get
Child Mortality at Record Low; UNICEF Predicts Further Drop
World  (tags: children, GoodNews, world, UnitedNations, UNICEF )

Chris
- 2663 days ago - nytimes.com
For the first time since record keeping began in 1960, the number of deaths of young children around the world has fallen below 10 million a year, according to figures from the United Nations Children's Fund being released today.
 

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