At least 70 per cent of birthing centres across the 14 most affected districts of Nepal have been damaged or destroyed, rising to 90 per cent in some areas.
The purpose of the meeting is to develop the organisation’s strategic direction with regard to adolescents’ needs and development, with particular focus on those most disadvantaged and marginalised.
The four-month campaign comprises a series of public events led by MILF Base Commanders to relay their commitment to their rank and file and communities.
The children currently stranded in boats need urgent, immediate humanitarian assistance to ensure their safety.
More than 300 children, including several under 12 years old, have been released from armed groups in the Central African Republic following a UNICEF-facilitated agreement by the groups’ leaders to free all children in their ranks.
The Department of Social Welfare and Development, Save the Children and UNICEF call on parents to practice positive parenting to help their children develop their full potential and dignity.
The Fund will bring to scale creative and cost-reducing approaches to benefit the poorest children.
In celebration of children’s rights to play and education, UNICEF collaborates with Creative Kids Studio’s 20th Anniversary to highlight traditional Filipino games and children’s art.
UNICEF is mobilizing staff and emergency supplies to meet urgent needs of affected children, focusing on water and sanitation, nutrition, education and child protection.
With children accounting for half the country's population, UNICEF fears the disaster, will have a severe impact on children.
The Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union, CASBAA and UNICEF are inviting broadcasters and producers to submit entries to the Asia-Pacific Child Rights Award for Television 2015.
Supported by Johnson & Johnson since 2011, the programme aims to increase access to Early Childhood Care & Development services for children in remote and disadvantaged areas.
UNICEF is ready to support the Philippine government with pre-positioned emergency supplies to benefit at least 10,000 families.
Despite logistical challenges, UNICEF is delivering essential supplies to children in Kiribati, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.
Key legislative bills to promote the rights of children, adolescents and women in the Philippines.
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Statement on the recent viral image of a child put on a leash
World Education Forum adopts Declaration on the Future of Education
UNICEF ships emergency supplies for Cyclone-affected children in Vanuatu
UNICEF to send emergency supplies for cyclone-affected children and families in Tuvalu
UNICEF: Nearly 60,000 children in need of immediate assistance after Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu
MILF-Bangsamoro Islamic Women Auxiliary Brigade declares commitment to prevent children from being involved with armed groups
International Women’s Day: 10 quick facts on girls
Anne Curtis visits UNICEF-supported Yolanda recovery efforts and meets with children and families
UNICEF and UNAIDS go ‘All In’ to end the AIDS epidemic among adolescents
Nicole Scherzinger spends moving day with UNICEF meeting children living in Manila
More brutal and intense conflicts leave children increasingly at risk of recruitment
PhilHealth, DOH and UNICEF launch pioneering primary health care package to benefit 11 million children
UNICEF launches US$3.1 billion appeal to reach more children in emergencies
Megaworld Foundation Inc. helps fight malnutrition
UP signs agreement with UNICEF on technical cooperation for children
Put children at heart of global agenda, UNICEF challenges Davos
Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake on escalating violence against children in northern Nigeria
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