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Stopping tetanus in Cameroon
4 October 2010: In Cameroon, the Government is leading a renewed campaign to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT).


Surviving Pakistan’s floods
1 September 2010: More than 8 million children are among the 18 million people affected by Pakistan’s worst flood crisis in living memory.
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Ending child marriage
11 August 2010: Tens of millions of girls in the world are married while still children, many before puberty and often to much older men.


Abandoning FGM/C
29 July 2010: An estimated three million African girls undergo female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) every year.
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Paediatric HIV/AIDS in Zambia - Part IV
14 July 2010: Programmes to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV continue to expand in Zambia.


Child’s View – Education is freedom
29 June 2010: UNICEF held a photography workshop with 20 students in South Africa’s poorest province.
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Conflict and maternal health in Afghanistan
7 June 2010: Pregnancy and childbirth remain perilous in Afghanistan, where maternal and child mortality rates are second highest in the world.
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Maternal health in post-quake Haiti
7 June 2010: The devastating earthquake that hit Haiti in January 2010 also deepened the crisis of maternal health care in the country.
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Sierra Leone: One step for maternal health
4 June 2010: Sierra Leone continues to have one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world.
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Child’s View - Culture and conflict in Gaza, OPT
1 June 2010: Part II of II: UNICEF held a photography workshop for 16 young people in the West Bank of the Occupied Palestinian Territory.
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Child’s View - Childhood in the West Bank, OPT
1 June 2010: Part I of II: UNICEF held a photography workshop for 16 young people in the West Bank of the Occupied Palestinian Territory.
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Mongolia: Children and the 'dzud'
7 May 2010: Nineteen of Mongolia's 21 provinces continue to face emergency conditions caused by heavy snow and extreme cold.
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Reunited in Haiti: Sterling finds her father
12 March 2010: Five-year-old Sterling is reunited with her father after being separated during the aftermath of the January 2010 earthquake.
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Humanitarian Action Appeal 2010
4 February 2010: Each year UNICEF partners with governments, communities and the private sector to respond to over 200 emergencies worldwide.
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Haiti's children: two weeks after
26 January 2010: The 12 January earthquake killed an estimated 112,000 people and left 1.5 million homeless, many of them children.
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Child's View - Do you see my world?
20 January 2010: Thirty Bangladeshi adolescents in rural communities joined a Government- and UNICEF-supported photography workshop.
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Building back better
22 December 2009: 26 December 2009 marks the fifth anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami that killed more than 200,000 people.
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Paediatric HIV/AIDS in Zambia – Part III
30 November 2009: Zambia's programmes to prevent mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV are steadily expanding.
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The Rights of Children
20 November 2009: The photography book 'The Rights of Children' celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
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IV of IV: Nutrition crisis in India
13 November 2009: Endemic poverty, the global economic downturn and recurrent natural disasters are deepening a nutrition crisis in India.
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III of IV: Nutrition crisis in Nepal
13 November 2009: The global economic crisis, rising food prices, natural disasters and persistent poverty are deepening a nutrition crisis in Nepal.
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II of IV: Nutrition crisis in Pakistan
11 November 2009: The global economic downturn, growing poverty, conflict and rising food costs are deepening a nutrition crisis for Pakistan.
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I of IV: Nutrition crisis in Bangladesh
11 November 2009: The global economic downturn, natural disasters and rising food prices are deepening a nutrition crisis in Bangladesh.
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The rights of the child - Part II
27 July 2009: Since the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, countries have created national laws to help implement the treaty.
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The rights of the child - Part I
27 July 2009: The Convention on the Rights of the Child is the most endorsed human rights treaty in the world.
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Child's View - Ruin and recovery in Georgia
14 July 2009: Children in Gori, Georgia participated in a photography workshop to document the impact of the 2008 conflict over South Ossetia.
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Paediatric HIV/AIDS in Zambia - Part II
9 July 2009: HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention programmes are beginning to reverse the pandemic's growth in Zambia.
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ECHO and UNICEF: Partners for children
19 June 2009: Since its creation in 1992, ECHO has worked with UNICEF to meet the needs of children affected by conflict or natural disasters.
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Economic crisis and South Asia’s children
28 May 2009: The global economic downturn threatens to increase poverty for tens of millions and to wipe out recent gains in child survival.
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Displacement crisis in Pakistan
21 May 2009: Over 2 million people are fleeing conflict in Pakistan, amounting to the largest and fastest-growing displacement crisis in recent years.
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Paediatric HIV/AIDS in Zambia – Part I
11 May 2009: Zambia has 95,000 HIV-positive children under age 14 and one of the highest adult infection rates in the world.
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Namibia’s HIV/AIDS and poverty crisis
27 April 2009: The welfare of Namibia's children is threatened by poverty, violence and a raging HIV/AIDS pandemic.
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Viet Nam: Educating ethnic minority children
13 April 2009: The Vietnamese Government, with assistance from UNICEF and IKEA, is working to improve primary education for ethnic minorities.
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Child's View – Our lives on the streets
1 April 2009: In June 2008, 15 children who have lived on the streets in the Central African Republic participated in a UNICEF photography workshop.
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Hand washing with soap saves lives
20 March 2009: Part II of II: West and Central Africa has the lowest improved sanitation coverage and highest under-five mortality rates in the world.
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West and Central Africa's sanitation crisis
20 March 2009: Part I of II: In West and Central Africa, millions of children die annually of water-borne diseases.
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Humanitarian Action Appeal 2009
27 January 2009: UNICEF’s Humanitarian Action Report 2009 appeals for funds for children and woman affected by emergencies around the world.
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Endless crisis for Gaza's children
19 January 2009: 410 children have been killed and 1,855 injured since the start of the Israeli military incursion into the Gaza Strip.
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Maternal and newborn health crisis
15 January 2009: The State of the World's Children 2009 examines the global maternal health crisis and outlines cost-effective solutions.
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Emergency response in eastern DR Congo
12 December 2008: Children continue to suffer amid renewed fighting in North Kivu Province in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Silence is acceptance
20 November 2008: The World Congress III against the Sexual Exploitation of Children seeks to prevent the sexual abuse of children.
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Lang Lang: Music for children
21 October 2008: World-renowned pianist and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Lang Lang launched a new foundation to help support young musicians.
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Many cyclone victims still await relief
14 May 2008: Cyclone Nargis hit Myanmar’s south-west coast, killing an estimated 100,000 people and leaving 1.5 million more struggling to survive.
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Child’s View – Picturing malaria in Liberia
24 April 2008: To raise awareness about malaria and explore its impact on their community, 20 children participated in a photography workshop
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Child’s View – Beauty and peril in Rwanda
24 April 2008: In a recent photography workshop in Rwanda, children explored the impact of malaria on their lives and communities.
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Countdown for maternal and child survival
15 April 2008: The Countdown to 2015 is a global partnership for renewed action in achieving health-related Millennium Development Goals.
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The children of Yemen
17 March 2008: The children and women of Yemen face severe challenges in a country often forgotten by the international community.
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IKEA partners for reading in Albania
25 February 2008: ‘Albania Reads’ is a UNICEF and IKEA-supported Government initiative to restore a culture of reading among the country’s youth.
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Gaza’s children bear brunt of ongoing conflict
15 February 2008: Gaza’s children, inheritors of the world’s longest-running conflict, now also bear the brunt of new import and border controls.
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Football legend David Beckham in Sierra Leone
14 February 2008: UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador David Beckham travelled to Sierra Leone to draw attention to the issue of child survival.
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Humanitarian Action Appeal 2008
12 February 2008: UNICEF’s annual Humanitarian Action Report appeals for funds for children and woman affected by emergencies around the world.
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Meeting the child survival challenge
22 January 2008: 'The State of the World’s Children' 2008 proposes key strategies to reduce under-five mortality by 2015.
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Building a world fit for children
10 December 2007: 'Progress for Children' in 2007 reports on progress towards achieving A World Fit for Children targets.
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Bangladesh cyclone: Two stories
23 November 2007: Two 9-year-old girls in the hard-hit Barisal District work to ensure their families’ recovery.
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South Asia's maternal health crisis
17 October 2007: Maternal health reflects the social status of women and is vital to meeting the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
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'Go to School' in Southern Sudan: Suku’s story
15 August 2007: The government’s 'Go to School' initiative has increased enrolment to over 850,000, with over one-third of all students being girls.
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Lebanon, one year later
12 July 2007: One year after the war between Hezbollah and Israel, instability and insecurity continue to impede children’s recovery.
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Children and AIDS: A call to action
17 April 2007: In 2007, 25 years into the epidemic, children are still largely missing from the global HIV/AIDS agenda.
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Nigeria wages campaign against polio
23 March 2007: In March 2007, Nigeria launched the latest in a series of polio immunization campaigns.
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The life cycle of girls: Womanhood
9 March 2007: Part IV of IV: Despite advances, gender violence and discrimination is still on the rise.
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The life cycle of girls: Adolescence
9 March 2007: Part III of IV: Adolescence, the passage between childhood and womanhood, is a time of particular vulnerability to exploitation.
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The life cycle of girls: Primary school years
6 March 2007: Part II of IV: Education is essential for the elimination of discrimination and violence against girls and women.
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The life cycle of girls: Early childhood
6 March 2007: Part I of IV: Despite significant gains, girls and women continue to face unique challenges and threats throughout their life cycle.
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The Krishnamurthy sisters
2 February 2007: The Krishnamurthy sisters are still recovering from the death of their mother in the 26 December 2004 tsunami.
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Drug abuse in Maldives
12 January 2007: Illicit drug use among adolescents in Maldives increased dramatically since the 26 December 2004 tsunami.
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Children: Two years after the tsunami
26 December 2006: Two years after the tsunami, much has been rebuilt, but children's recovery from the trauma is far from complete.
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Child’s view: Tsunami recovery continues
18 December 2006: Journalists and photographers organized the InSIGHT Out! workshop series to share their skills with 65 children in Thailand’s worst-affected region.
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The Double Dividend of Gender Equality
11 December 2006: The State of the World’s Children 2007 focuses on the gains for both women and children of gender equality.
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UNICEF at 60: Children and the MDGs 2000-06
4 December 2006: Part V of V: Children are at the heart of the United Nations’ eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
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UNICEF at 60: Recognizing child rights 1990-99
27 November 2006: Part IV of V: The Convention on the Rights of the Child becomes international law, establishing State obligations to children.
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UNICEF at 60: Child survival 1980-89
20 November 2006: Part III of V: UNICEF launches the ‘Child Survival Revolution’ with low-cost health interventions that save millions of lives.
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UNICEF at 60: The development decades 1960-79
13 November 2006: Part II of V: UNICEF joins the UN-led partnership to jumpstart global development.
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UNICEF at 60: An agency for children 1946-59
6 November 2006: I of V: On 11 December 1946, the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund – UNICEF – is created.
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Child’s view – My life after the earthquake
4 October 2006: The EYE SEE II project features photographs by 160 Pakistani children affected by the 2005 devastating earthquake.
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The EYE SEE II photography workshops
4 October 2006: The workshops for Pakistani children affected by the 2005 earthquake introduced them to basic photography skills to document their lives.
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Progress for Children: Water and Sanitation
27 September 2006: All children have a right to safe water and basic sanitation – and to the health they sustain.
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MDG4: Reducing child mortality
15 September 2006: Millennium Development Goal 4 aims, by 2015, to reduce by two-thirds the mortality rate among children under five.
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Child-friendly schools in Pakistan
31 August 2006: 'Child-friendly’ schools offer free, quality education in safe environments that promote gender equity and diversity.
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Polio immunization in Namibia
31 July 2006: Namibia completed the second round of a campaign to immunize all of its 1.8 million people in response to a polio outbreak.
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Child’s view: Excluded and invisible in Iran
26 July 2006: In late 2005 in Iran, 125 children, including Afghan and Iraqi refugees, took part in a UNICEF-supported photography competition.


Quake recovery continues in Indonesia
13 July 2006: UNICEF continues to support Government recovery efforts more than a month after the 27 May earthquake.
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Southern Sudan goes to school
30 June 2006: After decades of war, Southern Sudan’s new government has launched an ambitious ‘Go To School’ campaign.
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Medina wants to fly
8 June 2006: Before Medina Humed Ahmed started school, she was silent on the subject of her future. Now, she says, she wants to learn to fly.
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Child's view: My life at Amar Jyoti
18 May 2006: In early 2006, several students at Amar Jyoti School in New Delhi, India, participated in a UNICEF photography workshop.
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Progress for Children 2006: Nutrition
2 May 2006: Good nutrition is the cornerstone of health – and vital to achieving the Millennium Development Goals.
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Bangladesh immunizes 35 million against measles
18 April 2006: Bangladesh reports that 99 per cent of children under 10 were vaccinated against measles in a major immunization campaign.
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Children and water
17 March 2006: Lack of safe water is a public health emergency for children and their families.
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Drought in southern Somalia
9 February 2006: Children in Somalia have already survived war, hunger, floods and forced dislocation.
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Drought in northern Kenya
7 February 2006: More than 8 million people face starvation and disease in drought-stricken East Africa and the Horn.
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The rights of the child - II of II
21 December 2005: Since its adoption, countries have created national laws to help implement The Convention on the Rights of the Child.
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Excluded & invisible
14 December 2005: The State of the World’s Children 2006 focuses on the millions for whom global commitments remain unfulfilled.
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The rights of the child - I of II
20 November 2005: The Convention on the Rights of the Child celebrates childhood and codifies in international law the rights due every child.
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The missing face of AIDS
24 October 2005: The five-year Global Campaign on Children and AIDS places children and their needs at the top of the AIDS agenda.
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Progress for Children: Immunization saves lives
29 September 2005: Recapturing lost momentum is vital if reducing under-five mortality by two-thirds by 2015 – MDG 4 – is to be achieved.
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Children of the Islamic world
20 September 2005: The OIC, ISESCO and UNICEF call for a greater investment in the children of the Islamic world.
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Southern Sudan: Changing the odds for girls
8 September 2005: Since 2002, over 250 Community Girls’ Schools were created to offer accelerated basic studies for girls.
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Child's view: Children - the most precious thing
26 August 2005: One year after the armed takeover of School No. 1, Beslan children express their continuing pain and sorrow through photos.
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Tsunami recovery: Sufrisa's story
29 June 2005: Nine-year-old Sufrisa survived the December 2004 tsunami that devastated Indonesia’s Aceh Province. This is her story.
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Tsunami trauma recovery continues
22 June 2005: Six months later, children and their families continue to recover from the loss of loved ones and the destruction of their worlds.
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Water & sanitation in Darfur's camps
10 June 2005: UNICEF helps to provide safe water and sanitation facilities, as well as hygiene education, for camp residents.
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Health & nutrition in Darfur's camps
9 June 2005: UNICEF supports health & nutrition services for children and women in camps hosting some 1.8 million people.
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Childhoods lost to HIV/AIDS
27 Apr. 2005: In sub-Saharan Africa, AIDS has killed one or both parents of more than 12 million children under 15 years.
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Ethiopia's campaign against polio
20 Apr. 2005: National Immunization Days (NIDs) against polio targeted 14.7 million children under the age of five.
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Progress for Children: Education & gender parity
15 Apr. 2005: Progress for Children reports that eliminating gender disparities is key to achieving universal primary education.
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Nias children recover from earthquake
12 Apr. 2005: The 28 March 2005 earthquake off Indonesia’s western Sumatra Island follows the devastating December 2004 tsunami.
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90 days after: UNICEF response to the tsunami
23 Mar. 2005: Ninety days after the tsunami, UNICEF merges child-focused relief with long-term rehabilitation.
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AFRICA LIVE anti-malaria concert
21 Mar. 2005: "Africa Live: Roll Back Malaria Concert" in Dakar, Senegal, supports a global reduction in malaria deaths.
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Maldives children's tsunami drawings
16 Mar. 2005: Through art, children express their fears and sorrows caused by the December 2004 tsunami.
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Daily life & education in Darfur's camps
7 Mar. 2005: UNICEF helps to provide shelter, education, special protection and other basic services to Darfur's displaced people.
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Beijing+10: Continuing sexual violence in war
28 Feb. 2005: After conflicts end, violence against women and girls can persist for decades.
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Aceh: First days after the tsunami
16 Feb. 2005: Recovery begins in Indonesia’s Aceh Province, the area which bore the brunt of the tsunami disaster.
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Accelerating girls’ education in South Asia
10 February 2005: Universal primary education and gender parity are part of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals.
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Recreation kits for tsunami-affected children
4 February 2005: After securing basic shelter, food and medical care, a return to school and play are key to psychosocial recovery from trauma.
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Child's view - The sea that frightened me
25 Jan. 2005: Children in two of the most-affected districts in southern Thailand photographed their communities’ efforts to rebuild.
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UNICEF aids tsunami-affected in India
19 Jan. 2005: UNICEF visited 225 camps to distribute supplies and demonstrate good hygiene and sanitation practises.
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