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Inside a bomb shelter in the Petrovskyi neighborhood in Donetzk.

Over 1,000 children in bomb shelters in Ukraine urgently need help: UNICEF

GENEVA/KYIV/NEW YORK, 27 January 2015 – Over 1,000 children are forced to seek refuge in underground bomb shelters in Donetsk city due to ongoing violence in eastern Ukraine, UNICEF said today.

Over 1,000 children in bomb shelters in Ukraine urgently need help: UNICEF

Poorest students receive up to 18 times less public education resources than the wealthiest, says UNICEF

Shakira and Gerard Piqué host World Baby Shower to support UNICEF’s work for children

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Ukraine

Colored pencils, drawing albums, books and games – basic but so necessary items for children.

Put children at heart of global agenda, UNICEF challenges Davos

UNICEF Ukraine and participants of TV show “The Voice Kids” invite everyone to take part in the worldwide flash mob #IMAGINE

Conflict in Ukraine leaves almost 150 schools closed: UNICEF

With 15 million children caught up in major conflicts, UNICEF declares 2014 a devastating year for children

UNICEF Ukraine calls to join #IMAGINE global campaign and make your recording of John Lennon song to Imagine a better world for children

In Ukraine 10,000 cases of children’s HIV infections were averted since 2001

Launch of UNICEF report in Ukraine: Reimagine the future to innovate for every child

Raise your voice with UNICEF and Imagine a better world for children

On World Toilet Day UNICEF reminds that personal hygiene in emergencies is key to prevent diseases

Governments in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia commit to ending violence against all children

A State’s Responsibility: It is time for greater accountability in protecting children from neglect, abuse, violence and exploitation

Statement on the protection of children during the armed conflict in Eastern Ukraine

Children in Ukraine: Sweden supports UNICEF emergency response

UNICEF statement on deaths of children in Donetsk, Ukraine

Only one third of Ukrainian mothers know about the risk of paralysis from polio – Ministry of Health of Ukraine and UNICEF

EU and UNICEF join efforts to help children and families affected by crisis in Ukraine

Twice as many Ukrainian mothers support vaccination, compared to previous years, but only 60% of them vaccinate their children

David Morley of UNICEF Canada visits Ukraine

Nearly one in four adolescent girls experience physical violence

UNICEF and Unilever help children in Ukraine

Mother of two children from Donetsk: It is necessary to build a new life. And we are going forward.

Support vulnerable families to reduce reliance on institutional care: UNICEF

Celebration of football for children from Eastern Ukraine

UNICEF: No child should ever suffer the consequences of the armed conflict

Giovanna Barberis appointed as new UNICEF Representative in Ukraine

The Crisis Coordination Forum Focused on Children’s Rights to Education in the Regions Affected by Armed Conflict in Eastern Ukraine took place in Kyiv

Children affected by crisis in Ukraine tell their stories in one-minute videos

UNICEF Ukraine issues a warning against fraudulent attempts to use its name and brand to sell health insurance

Japanese government provides humanitarian aid for internally displaced people in Ukraine

UN family meets with Ukrainian authorities to discuss humanitarian needs

Violence in Eastern Ukraine taking a heavy toll on children: UNICEF Assessment

ING Bank and UNICEF Ukraine have joined “ING Run for UNICEF” for the benefits of children of Ukraine

UNICEF supports internally displaced children

UNICEF calls on football fans to take the protection of children into their own hands

UNICEF raises alarm about children caught up in Ukraine violence

Third UNICEF Football Cup took place in Kyiv on the eve of International Children’s Day

Ukrpochta and UNICEF presented a stamp and an envelope with children's drawings

Only 28 per cent of young people in Ukraine correctly identify modes of HIV transmission, UNICEF report

Celebration of Day of Japan in Ukraine together with UNICEF

Children swept up in violence in Ukraine, says UNICEF

Escaping Reality

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General

Ukraine: a polio outbreak waiting to happen, say UNICEF and WHO

Youth can shape priorities in the post-2015 development agenda

UNICEF statement on the impact of the violence in Ukraine

How to talk with children about violence

#data4children: UNICEF launches new MICS report in Ukraine

UNICEF: More children than ever growing up healthy, educated and protected, but too many falling between the cracks

The Secretary-General spoke today with the President of Ukraine

New Youth-friendly clinic in Mykolaiv invites teens and youth

Youth Filmmaking: Nastya, 18 y.o, from Ukraine won OneMinJr award

More than 850,000 infants saved from HIV since 2005, but alarming trends seen among adolescents

UNICEF launched a football pitch for vulnerable children in Odessa

An adventure in the world of cartoons

Ukrainian Post and UNICEF awarded the winners of contest “Draw Your Rights!”

On Universal Children’s Day, put hidden violence and abuse in the spotlight, says UNICEF

Leo Messi’s son turns one and celebrates with UNICEF

UNICEF calls Ukrainian government for urgent measures to prevent polio outbreak

UNICEF warns about the risk of the outbreak of infection diseases in Ukraine

On International Day of the Girl Child, innovation key to more girls in school and learning

Some 35 million more children under five at risk if child mortality goal not met

Sofia, Vika, Mariyka, Misha…and other children enjoying the modern European theatres

Football stars help vulnerable children to believe in themselves

A million refugee children mark shameful milestone in Syria crisis

Football helps the rehabilitation of vulnerable children and draws society`s attention to their rights.

Everyone can be a champion: Basketball gives equal opportunities both for sportsmen and vulnerable children

Breastfeeding is the cheapest and most effective life-saver in history – UNICEF

Help us make violence against children disappear, says UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Liam Neeson. End Violence Against Children new UNICEF initiative

UNICEF to become a partner of European Basketball Championship Men 2013

UNICEF’s story in 2012: unrelenting efforts for world’s most vulnerable children

The Lancet: Ukraine at risk of polio outbreak

EU and UNICEF: Fewer children behind bars, greater reforms needed

NOC of Ukraine and UNICEF will join the efforts to help children

Children in conflict with the law become victims of violence in Ukraine

«ОКеshkin Jazz»: improvisation for the benefits of children

UNICEF and FFU made children’s football dreams come true

Life without limits for every child!

See the child – before the disability, UNICEF says

UNICEF Cup has found its owner: Kyiv is celebrating victory

TSN will make series of investigations about rights of children in cooperation with UNICEF

LIVE: Internet broadcast of UNICEF Cup - 14:00 (GMT+2), 20 May. Tune in and support children!

A new communication project for promotion reproductive, mother and child health launched in Ukraine

Anthony Lake: First thousands days last eternity

UNICEF and National Olympic Committee of Ukraine agree on cooperation

Brightening the reality: street art at the social rehabilitation school in Kharkiv

Thoughts about freedom: Young inmates make movies

Children dying daily because of unsafe water supplies and poor sanitation and hygiene, UNICEF says

Ukrainian Red Card campaign by UNICEF received the Communication Award from Salma Hayek Pinault

UNICEF Ukraine appeals to youth and parents via Vkontakte social network

US$1.4 billion needed now for children in humanitarian crisis says UNICEF

UNICEF urges Ukraine to ratify the Hague Convention

UNICEF with partners celebrated its 15th anniversary in Ukraine

UNICEF calls for developing advanced services for children with special needs in Ukraine

On World AIDS Day: More pregnant women and children must get treatment, says UNICEF

Vinnytsya city and UNICEF host the first national Child Friendly City Forum

Children’s Smiles are the Best Screenshots of Life

Ukraine joins East European and Central Asian governments to share experience on elimination of residential care for young children

20 November - World Children’s Day

Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV: the first success stories

Every child needs a family: UNICEF launches a public campaign to promote family care in Ukraine

Government of Ukraine and UNICEF sign new five-year Country Programme Action Plan

International Day of the Girl is observed today

One-minute masterpieces created by children

UNICEF supports removing “secrecy” of children’s adoption in Ukraine

InterContinental Kiev launches partnership with UNICEF

UNICEF supports Pavlov Festival to promote rights of children with disabilities

More than 100 countries, including Ukraine, pledge to prioritize child survival

UNICEF helps young women of Zaporizhzhya

UNICEF regrets loss of babies in Luhansk, urges to improve system of child protection

New UN report on street children

Make Breastfeeding easier for mothers, says UNICEF

UNICEF gives special award at Odessa International Film Festival

Enjoy your life. Stay safe: 25 000 young Ukrainians supported UNICEF and ANTIAIDS Foundation campaign

"We are, we are here and together we are strong" – For the first time representatives of the Ukrainian authorities met c HIV-positive adolescents

New obstacles to teen’s healthy lifestyle

UNICEF hosted Football Cup for vulnerable children

EURO 2012: Football player Sergio Ramos addresses Ukrainian fans

Pupils publicly expressed their opinion during the debate about Children's Rights for Education with Ombudsman for Children under the President of Ukraine

Kyiv to become child-friendly city

UNICEF supports the tournament "Football star of the future" in Ternopil

Wipe Out Polio, Now

Tell children about safety in internet

Children’s rights are human rights. UNICEF calls the Government to give higher priority to children

When children are happy – the whole world is happy. Charity auction aiming to raise funds for children of Aspern

Cities are failing children, UNICEF warns

UNICEF welcomes the opening of the Perinatal Centre in Kirovograd

New Regional Director for UNICEF in Central and Eastern Europe and CIS countries is appointed

UNICEF calls for improving of the life’s quality and care support for HIV-positive children in Ukraine

UNICEF calls for increased effectiveness in working with most-at-risk adolescents in Ukraine

Children safety in the Internet. UNICEF launches studies on youth online behavior, safety in Ukraine, Russia and Turkey

Red Card information campaign for Euro 2012, featuring Andriy Shevchenko, Ani Lorak, Vasyl Virastyuk and Gaitana, has started

Opening of the photo exhibition "Every face has a story..."

International seminar of the Monitor Torture and Ill-treatment of Children in Jail

Football united our hearts to help children

12,000 fewer children perish daily in 2010 than in 1990 – UNICEF, WHO

Tennis ace Serena Williams appointed UNICEF’s newest Goodwill Ambassador

Future under threat: Ukrainian school-aged children neglect their health

One day from the life of refugees

UNICEF welcomes strengthening of the Ombudsman system for children in Ukraine

Ukrainian children support children in Japan

UNICEF plans massive scale up to respond to crises in Horn of Africa

UNICEF, OHCHR Launch Campaign to Protect Children, Prevent Harmful and Unnecessary Institutionalization

Children need our love, care, attention, understanding and protection every day

In the Birthplace of the Olympics, Special Olympics and UNICEF Join Efforts to Fight Marginalization of Children with Disabilities

2500 Young people newly infected with HIV every day, according to Opportunity in Crisis

Vaccinate every child, says UNICEF, as donors map out new immunization programmes

Holistic Strategies Needed to Combat Violence against Children in Europe

Barcelona and UNICEF extend their agreement

Euro 2012 outreach project “Let’s Do It Together” was launched in Kyiv on International Day of Families

25 Anniversary of Chernobyl Nuclear Accident. Safety of the Future. Photo exhibition

25 years on, children in Chernobyl affected areas still need our care and attention

Children’s Rights are at the heart of ‘Business’

Easter and iodized salt: What is in common?

UN Experts: Socio-economic recovery of Chernobyl-affected areas requires regular governmental interventions

European Union and UNICEF help to protect the rights of the vulnerable children

UN Secretary-General outlines new recommendations to reach 2015 goals for AIDS response

Christopher Kennedy Lawford is a new Goodwill Ambassador of UNDOC

UNICEF’s responsible fatherhood inspires fashion designers

Ukraine needs intellectual boost. VIRNO. Parliament, doctors and business speak together

UNICEF strongly urges protection of all children during unrest in the Middle East and North Africa

UNICEF gives a voice to youth

Child Rights Situation in Ukraine: still many issues to be addressed. Ukrainian children need more attention from the State

Reducing the level of mother to child HIV transmission. New studying programme for future medics

Earthquake anniversary highlights need for basic systems to benefit Haiti’s children

Influenza: prevention is easier than treatment

Celebrating the Week of Children’s Rights Protection

Children and AIDS: Fifth Stocktaking Report 2010

European Union holds camps for children under the slogan: “You have to be respected. Whoever you are”

The launch of the photo exhibition "Portraits. Self portraits"

Ukrainian filmmakers discuss the rights of children

European Youth Dialogue 2010. What do young people worry about today?

UNICEF: Got Sick? Stay Home!

Scientists Initiate Mandatory Salt Iodization in Ukraine

HIV-positive children will receive family upbringing

Presentation of the “Draw yourself” project by famous French photographer Gilles Port aimed at promoting children’s rights in Ukraine

UNICEF Ukraine hosts Spanish media

UNICEF: Movies tell about children’s rights

UK Parliamentarian Russell Brown visited Ukraine

Ukraine can prevent an intellectual catastrophe with the help of salt

Socially active people and business are capable to save the nation's intellect

Ukraine provides HIV treatment for more that 80% HIV-positive children

Right in Principle, Right in Practice

New UNICEF study shows MDGs for children can be reached faster with focus on most disadvantaged

UNICEF Representative Yukie Mokuo visits Volyn’

UNICEF: Young of Central Asia and Eastern Europe Suffering Blame and Banishment

Ministry of Health of Ukraine, UNICEF and advertising agencies united to protect children from infectious diseases

Andriy Haidamashko: "Foster families are equally advantageous both for the child and the state"

UNICEF Regional Director calls Ukraine to invest more in children

UNICEF regrets that Ukraine did not use perfectly good life-saving measles rubella vaccines

UNICEF Regional Director visits Ukraine

Young Ukrainians speak out on HIV and AIDS

Ministry of Health of Ukraine and UNICEF launched an information campaign on protection against infectious diseases

International Children’s Day Observance in Ukraine

Adolescents living or working on the streets in Ukraine

New resource on MARA and HIV

Anthony Lake begins his tenure as UNICEF's Executive Director

UNICEF supports good parenting practices in Ukraine. Good Parenting – Healthy & Happy Child

Prominent French human rights advocate Robert Badinter calls for protection of juveniles’ rights in Ukraine

Prominent French human rights advocate Badinter to visit Ukraine

Christopher Kennedy Lawford visits Ukraine to advocate for Hep C prevention and treatment

US national spokesperson for Hepatitis C Kennedy Lawford to visit Ukraine

British Airways staff visit Ukraine to see how their support is helping children living in institutions

Sexual Exploitation of Children: What is the Situation in Ukraine?

Haiti earthquake - UNICEF relief actions

Earthquake in Haiti –children need your help now!

UNICEF and MTV present youth drama «Embrace me» on the World AIDS Day

UNICEF’s State of The World’s Children report commemorates CRC@20

Famous Ukrainian performers will sing about child rights

UNICEF acknowledges achievements in children’s rights protection in Ukraine

CRC@20: Ministry of Justice and UNICEF to promote child rights in Ukraine

UN supports vaccination of staff and their families against seasonal influenza

UNICEF and MTV: Lights! Camera! Action!

UNICEF promotes dissemination of international experience on immunoprevention in Ukraine

WHO/UNICEF launched new action plan against pneumonia, the leading killer of children

The number of new influenza A(H1N1) cases can be decreased - UNICEF

Every child has the right - joint project of UNICEF and Profil magazine

Every child has the right to good quality health care

Every child has the right to legal protection

Every child has a right to a family

Every child has a right to the development

CRC - Ukrainian profile

Final media forum “Child’s destiny through a journalist’s eye” took place in Odessa

UNICEF street children team wins a football tournament in Ternopil

Global health experts report childhood vaccines at all-time high, but access not yet equitable

UNICEF supported Ukrainian health experts to learn best international practices in immunoprevention

Orlando Bloom named UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador

CRC@20: Documentaries about child rights – special focus of the travelling Film Festival in Ukraine

Yukie Mokuo: Investments to children is key to the successful national development of Ukraine

UNICEF Announces Nominees for the 2009 International Children’s Day of Broadcasting (ICDB) Awards

UNICEF and EU launch project aimed to support children in difficult life circumstances

UNICEF urges the Government of Ukraine to ratify the Hague Convention

UNICEF supports International Child Neurology Conference and its resolution on supporting the Immunization in Ukraine

UNICEF Goodwill ambassador singer Sissel Kyrkjebo visited UNICEF projects in Ukraine

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Norwegian singer Sissel Kyrkjebo is visiting Ukraine to fundraise for children

OneMinutesJr workshop in Donetsk - Day 5

OneMinutesJr workshop in Donetsk - Day 4

OneMinutesJr workshop in Donetsk - Day 3

OneMinutesJr workshop in Donetsk - Day 2

OneMinutesJr workshop in Donetsk

New UNICEF Representative is appointed to Ukraine

UNICEF research reveals that most at risk adolescents need immediate access to HIV-prevention services and social support

World Day Against Child Labour Marks the Need to Tackle the Worst Forms of Exploitation

Swedish experts call the Ukrainian Parliamentarians to establish crossfaction group for child rights

The Media and Children’s Rights Manual is Launched in Ukraine

Parents and guardians in the Kherson oblast learn how to rear HIV-positive children with UNICEF support

Ukraine and UNICEF sign plan of action for 2009

First Family Center opens in Ivano-Frankivsk region

UNICEF supports flood-affected families in Ukraine

Sustainable development of Chornobyl affected areas – UN’s goal for today

UNICEF reports increasing alcohol consumption and availability of drugs among young Ukrainians

New clinic for youth open in Kharkiv

Roma Children in Ukraine: Photo Essay

Vaccine scare threatens health in Ukraine

Parliament photo exhibition to promote establishment of Ombudsman for Children in Ukraine

Call for applications: UNICEF video workshop for teenagers

Men leaders unite against violence in Ukraine

International Children’s Day of Broadcasting is celebrated in Ukraine

Red Card to Child Neglect: football to Protect Child Rights in Ukraine

State of the World’s Children Report 2009: Each year nearly 4 million newborns die within the first 28 days of life

Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Ann M. Veneman regarding the humanitarian situation in Gaza

UNICEF says schools must be made safe for children

Injuries kill 830'000 children every year. WHO and UNICEF launched the World report on child injury prevention

Early HIV Testing and Treatment Can Save Newborn Lives, New U.N. Report Released on World AIDS Day States

Fighting sexual exploitation of children: World Congress III takes place in Brazil

UNICEF conducts assessment mission to flood affected areas of Western Ukraine

Advocating to establishment of Ombudsman for Children in Ukraine

School-aged children in Ukraine use alcohol and drugs and begin sexual life at an increasingly young age

The United Nations Children’s Fund launches the Facts for Life special edition, a publication providing life saving information for people in Chernobyl affected areas

School children help to stop Avian Influenza spread in Ukraine

Surveys reveal solid progress on child survival. Child deaths fall below 10 million for first time


Ani Lorak joins UNICEF in campaign to protect children from avian influenza.

British Airways Passengers raise £900,000 through Change for Good

Ministry of Health and UNICEF Launches New Training Programme to Support HIV Positive Children





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Twenty years after the Chernobyl accident iodine deficiency continues to undermine children's health.

Children: The Missing Face of AIDS

Ruslana became the first ever UNICEF National Ambassador in Ukraine


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