UNICEF releases the 2014 Children in China: An Atlas of Social Indicators New data highlights how regional disparities and migration impact on children’s rights

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BEIJING/ HONG KONG, 13 January 2015 – With its spectacular economic development, China is scoring well nationally on many social indicators for children and has already achieved many of the Millennium Development Goals. Yet striking geographical disparities, along with the impact of migration, continue to pose challenges to the survival, development and protection of millions […]

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UNICEF HK ‘Little Artists Big Dreams Drawing Competition’ Chow Tai Fook Jewellery and nearly 2,000 little artists raised over HK$290,000 to support maternal and child health services in China deprived areas

Hong Kong, 11 January 2015 – The Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF HK) held the ‘Little Artists Big Dreams Drawing Competition’ this afternoon to raise funds for the 22nd China Children’s Week (CCW). The event attracted nearly 2,000 children to portray their dreams for better world at Victoria Park and raise funds to support […]

Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake on escalating violence against children in northern Nigeria

NEW YORK/ HONG KONG, 11 January 2015 – “These images from Northern Nigeria should be searing the conscience of the world. “Some two thousand innocent children, women and elderly reportedly massacred in Baga. “Young girls sent to die with a bomb strapped to their chests in Maiduguri. “And lest we forget, more than two hundred […]