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1 in 3 children under-five do not officially exist - UNICEF
33% of children under five in Indonesia are not registered - UNICEF on its own 67th birthday releases new report

Breastfeeding is life-saving for babies in Philippines typhoon emergency
MANILA, Philippines, 28 November 2013 – UNICEF and WHO today called on those involved in the response to the Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan disaster to promote and protect breastfeeding to avoid unnecessary illness and deaths of children.

School equipment distributed in Tacloban, Roxas, as UNICEF aid flows into Philippines
TACLOBAN/MANILA, 27 November 2013 – UNICEF is distributing School-in-a-Box and recreation kits in Tacloban and Roxas, to serve children still living amidst the chaos left by Super Typhoon Haiyan.

Children in typhoon-hit Tacloban, Philippines, receive vaccines against measles, polio
TACLOBAN/MANILA, 26 November 2013 – Children in Tacloban were today vaccinated against measles and polio in the first phase of a mass campaign by the Government of the Philippines with support from UNICEF, WHO, and other partners.

On Universal Children’s Day, Indonesia launches campaign #ENDviolence against Children
JAKARTA, 20 November 2013 – As the world marks Universal Children’s Day - the anniversary of the UN Convention of the Rights of the Child – Indonesia is joining the global initiative #ENDviolence against Children.

Water supply back to full capacity in typhoon-devastated Tacloban
Tacloban/Manila/New York 17 November 2013. At least 200,000 people affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippine city of Tacloban and six surrounding districts are now receiving clean water for cooking and drinking.

Life-saving UNICEF supplies for children reaching areas affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan
MANILA/JAKARTA, 16 November 2013— Amidst the huge devastation caused by Super Typhoon Haiyan, critical life-saving supplies for children are being delivered by UNICEF in Tacloban, Ormac and Roxas, the areas most affected by the disaster.

UNICEF Indonesia Representative to lead support team for emergency operation in the Philippines
JAKARTA/MANILA, 13 November 2013 – The UNICEF Representative in Indonesia, Angela Kearney, has been deployed to the Philippines to lead a team of UNICEF humanitarian experts who are supporting the emergency operation in response to the Haiyan crisis.

As number of children affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan rises to 4 million, UNICEF steps up emergency response
MANILA/NEW YORK/COPENHAGEN, 10 November 2013 – UNICEF is rushing emergency supplies to areas of the Philippines ravaged by Super Typhoon Haiyan on 8 November, as the latest estimates indicate that up to 4 million children could now be affected.

Leo Messi’s son turns one and celebrates with UNICEF
BUENOS AIRES, 28 October 2013 – UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Leo Messi today invited his friends and fans around the world to join in celebrating the birthday of his son Thiago, who will be one year old on Saturday, 2 November.

New tools from UNICEF to work with business on children’s rights
NEW YORK, 19 September 2013 –UNICEF today released a tool kit aimed at integrating the rights of children into business operations.

Some 35 million more children under five at risk if child mortality goal not met
NEW YORK, JAKARTA, 13 September 2013 - A new UNICEF report shows that if current trends continue, the world will not meet Millennium Development Goal 4. Worse, if current trends continue, the goal will not be reached until 2028.

International Conference on Child Poverty and Social Protection takes off in Jakarta
Jakarta, 10 September 2013 – More than 100 national and international experts have come together in Indonesia’s capital Jakarta to discuss how to make social protection for children living in poverty more effective

Working to narrow the gaps for Indonesia's children – UNICEF Annual Report 2012
JAKARTA, 7 August 2013 - Despite funding constraints that increasingly affect its operation in Indonesia, UNICEF in 2012 again achieved important results for children and women in the archipelago.

FC Barcelona players Lionel Messi and Jose Manuel Pinto share football skills with young disabled athletes
BANGKOK, 6 August 2013 - On the first day of FC Barcelona’s trip to Thailand, internationally acclaimed players Lionel Messi and Jose Manuel Pinto spent the morning sharing football skills with children who have intellectual disabilities.

Breastfeeding is the cheapest and most effective life-saver in history – UNICEF
NEW YORK, 1 August 2013 – During World Breastfeeding Week starting today, UNICEF is focusing on breastfeeding as the most effective and inexpensive way of saving a child’s life.

AJI - UNICEF unveil awards for best media reporting on children’s issues
JAKARTA, 21 July 2013 — Indonesian media’s commitment to child rights was recognized today with the announcement of the winners of the sixth annual awards for Best Media Reporting on Child Issues by The Alliance of Independent Journalists and UNICEF.

West Papua embarking on developing the first Provincial Youth Policy in Indonesia
MANOKWARI, Indonesia 24 June 2013 – UNICEF Indonesia welcomes the decision by the provincial Government of West Papua to strategically invest in its young population by developing a comprehensive youth policy – the first of its kind in Indonesia.

See the child – before the disability, UNICEF says
Jakarta, Indonesia, 30 May 2013 – Children with disabilities and their communities would both benefit if society focused on what those children can achieve, rather than what they cannot do, according to UNICEF’s annual State of the World’s Children report

Partnering with Alfamart and its customers to tackle malaria
Jakarta, 1 May 2013 – The risk of Malaria Indonesian children could be reduced thanks to a new partnership launched between UNICEF and Alfamart.

UNICEF Indonesia and Bank Muamalat team up to raise fund for children
Jakarta, 29 April 2013 – UNICEF Indonesia today received a major private sector boost with the partnership with Bank Muamalat and its Muamalat Berbagi Rezeki campaign.

Progress shows that stunting in children can be defeated – UNICEF
DUBLIN, 15 April 2013 – A new UNICEF report issued today offers evidence that real progress is being made in the fight against stunted growth – the hidden face of poverty for 165 million children under the age of five.

UNICEF/WHO: New plan to address pneumonia and diarrhoea could save 2 million children a year
GENEVA/WASHINGTON, 12 April 2013 – A new Global Action Plan launched today by UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO) has the potential to save up to 2 million children every year from deaths caused by pneumonia and diarrhoea.

Shakira, Gerard Piqué and UNICEF thank fans for helping children through World Baby Shower
UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Shakira and FC Barcelona soccer star Gerard Piqué today thanked hundreds of thousands of fans for taking part in their interactive World Baby Shower and buying life-saving items for vulnerable children in support of UNICEF

A call to put children first in business
UNICEF, Save the Children, and the Indonesia Global Compact Network have joined forces with the national government and partners to release Children’s Rights and Business Principles released in Indonesia

Fewer girls threatened by Female Genital Mutilation
NEW YORK, 6 February 2013 – Fewer girls are subjected to the life-threatening practice of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) according to new data from the United Nations, released on the International Day of Zero Tolerance of Female Genital Mutila

Commonwealth Life Contributes in Saving Flood Victims' Lives
Commonwealth Life donates to UNICEF Indonesia to help Jakarta flood victims.

 

 

 

 

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