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2.6 million more children plunged into poverty in rich countries during Great Recession
ROME/GENEVA/NEW YORK, 28 October 2014 – A new UNICEF report shows that 2.6 million children have sunk below the poverty line in the world’s most affluent countries since 2008, bringing the total number of children in the developed world living in poverty to an estimated 76.5 million.

New Zealand Rugby and UNICEF announce new international partnership for children
AUCKLAND, 20 June 2014  - New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and UNICEF today announced an international partnership which will see the All Blacks, and all other New Zealand Rugby teams, support UNICEF’s work in improving the lives of children and communities around the world.

UNICEF and Australia team up for children with disabilities: Education is a right for all
CANBERRA, 3 September 2009 - Globally fewer than five percent of children with disabilities are attending school, and in some cases the figure is less than...

Despite regional efforts, trafficking continues to take heavy toll on children
BANGKOK/WELLINGTON, 1 September, 2009 – A recent assessment of child trafficking programmes in seven countries in East and Southeast Asia...


 

 

 

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