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69 Child Councilors discuss motions on child-related issues with legislators

Calling for greater child participation in the formulation of education policies; strengthen integrated education practices to support students with special educational needs and improve the learning environment of grassroots children HONG KONG, 22 November 2014 –Today, 69 Child Councilors debated on three motions, including: i) ‘The government should allow greater child participation in the formulation […]

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UNICEF HK Ambassador, world renowned cellist Trey Lee joined the Imagine musical performance at the United Nations General Assembly In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

UNICEF asks public to raise their voices and imagine a better world for children © Getty Images for UNICEF HONG KONG, 20 November 2014 – During a musical event at the United Nations General Assembly on 20 November 2014 morning (New York Time), UNICEF unveiled the #IMAGINE project as part of celebrations for the 25th […]

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Survey reveals 90 per cent of students suffer from study pressure UNICEF HK MAV helps children voice out In celebration of the [email protected] Merry X’MAV Christmas Tree lighted up today to showcase 25 achievements

HONG KONG, 20 November 2014 – Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF HK) today hosts the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child ([email protected]) ‘cum’ Believe In Zero, Make A Video (MAV) Launching Ceremony at Grand Century Place in Mong Kok. At the event, UNICEF Young Envoys announced the survey results on Hong Kong children’s right to play, and one minute videos produced by Hong Kong youths were premiered. The survey and the videos both reveal that youths in Hong Kong are facing various adversities such as heavy study pressure, domestic violence, estranged relationships with family members, bullying and deprivation of free play. UNICEF HK urges adults, parents in particular, to listen more to their children.