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"Tiny Stories": Writers Unite for Children's Rights

Over 200 prominent writers including novelists, playwrights and poets, have joined a global literary campaign this week, penning ‘tiny stories’ of around seven lines each to highlight Universal Children’s Day and the injustice so many of the world’s poorest and most disadvantaged children still face.  The short story series kicks off UNICEF’s commemoration of its 70th year working to bring help and hope to every child. 

Read stories about the world renowned writers envision for children.

School kits enable children to continue education in Liberia

“The sea is…..” says a teacher at the Bo-Water-Side Community School in Bo, Liberia, pausing dramatically halfway through a sentence, as close to thirty students in the year-one classroom wait eagerly for him to choose who answers this question.

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Changing young Liberia through innovation




In Liberia, where over 50 percent of the country’s population doesn’t have access to print and electronic media, the mobile phone is key to communications, and much faster transmitting information to remote counties.This is why UNICEF helped launch a free text-message-based platform that helps youth share information on what affects them and their communities through SMS. 


Post-Ebola Healing in Liberia




Nutrition support is key to reducing child deaths in Liberia



Read the story of Darius Flomo - a little boy suffering from Severe Acute Malnutrition. Proper nutrition gives children a healthy start in life, however under nutrition remains a health challenge in Liberia. UNICEF is committed to improving access to acute malnutrition treatment services for children across the country


UNICEF supporting malnutrition screening and treatment



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