Children seized from South Sudan school not released yet

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JUBA/ NAIROBI/ HONG KONG, 28 February 2015 – Scores of children seized by armed men from a village in northern South Sudan two weeks ago remain forcibly recruited as child soldiers, despite intensive efforts to locate and free them. One week ago UNICEF reported that 89 children preparing for exams were forcibly recruited as child […]

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Little Artists Big Dreams Drawing Competition 2015 Latest News

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In support of UNICEF HK ‘China Children’s Week 2015 – ­­Little Artists Big Dreams Drawing Competition’ last January, the event’s major sponsor, Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited (CTF) launched a UNICEF HK 925 silver limited edition badge, to raise funds for UNICEF’s Cash Transfer for Deprived Children project in China. CTF is now launching […]

Joint Statement on International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) A call to action for health workers around the world to mobilize against FGM

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Joint statement by UNFPA, UNICEF, the International Confederation of Midwives and the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics   NEW YORK/ HONG KONG, 6 February 2015 – Female genital mutilation (FGM) violates the human rights and undermines the health and well-being of some 3 million girls each year. More than 130 million girls and women […]