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UNICEF Alerts on Critical Conditions of Children and Women

Geneva (ABC Live):UNICEF : For children and women in the Central African Republic, 2017 has been a very difficult year and sadly, the situation is not expected to improve in the coming months, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said Tuesday. “2017 has seen a dramatic increase in violence. The previously unstable regions, such as the center and the north …

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UNICEF Issues Diarrheal Diseases Alerts for Syria

New York (ABC Live): 6 January 2017 – Following two weeks with no access to running water for millions of people in and around Damascus due to ongoing fighting near the Syrian capital, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) today raised the alarm over a potential increase in diarrheal diseases among children. While private distributors are providing water, Christophe Boulierac, …

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UN Releases New Guidelines for Child Online Protection

New Delhi(ABC Live):  Guidelines for Child Online Protection: United Nations agencies, together with partners of the Child Online Protection Initiative, today released new guidelines to “provide the most accessible online tools for teens as well as to enable them to seek help and advice when they need it.” “These guidelines, prepared in partnership with the Child Online Protection initiative, respond …

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UNICEF Submits Its Report on Children, Not Soldiers Campaign to UNSC

8 September 2014 New Delhi(ABC Live): Children, Not Soldiers Campaign: The multiplication of crises affecting children since the beginning of 2014 is creating unprecedented challenges that overshadow progress to date to protect them from the impact of war, a senior United Nations official told the Security Council today. The Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict, Leila Zerrougui, said …

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India Aims to Achieve National Vision of Universal Civil Registration by 2020

New Delhi (ABC Live):A National Workshop of Chief Registrars of Births and Deaths was held New Delhi today. The workshop, which was organized by the Office of Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India (ORGI), Ministry of Home Affairs, was addressed by Shri Anil Goswami, Union Home Secretary. In his address, the Home Secretary called upon all stake holders to achieve …

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UN Organizes Universal Children’s Day on 20th November

New York (ABC Live):20 November 2013 – Drawing a direct link between violence against children and poverty, United Nations officials marked Universal Children’s Day with a call to make child protection a priority in the global development agenda for the decades to come. “Violence against children does more than harm individual children, it undermines the fabric of society, affecting productivity, well-being, and …

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