NEW YORK/ HONG KONG, 26 September 2014 – Looking ahead to the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) on November 20, UNICEF today released new trend data and essays that ask a critical question: “Is the world a better place for children?”
Millions more children at risk as the crisis deepens NEW YORK/ HONG KONG, 24 September 2014 – Over the last year, an additional 770,000 children affected by the Syria crisis benefitted from some form of education and almost 660,000 children received psychological support. “Helping the children of Syria is investing in the future of Syria, […]
Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF HK) and Cathay Pacific Airways today announced that more than HK$13.1 million was donated by passengers to Change for Good inflight fundraising programme, in 2013. Every year, Change for Good donations are channelled into different projects to improve the lives of underprivileged children in more than 150 developing countries worldwide. An approximate of HK$2.34 million of the 2014/15 donations will go to health projects in Cambodia to address the malnutrition issues among children and women in deprived urban areas of the country.
NEW YORK/ HONG KONG, 4 September 2014 – The largest-ever compilation of data on violence against children shows the staggering extent of physical, sexual and emotional abuse — and reveals the attitudes that perpetuate and justify violence, keeping it ‘hidden in plain sight’ in every country and community in the world. “These are uncomfortable facts […]