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UNICEF HK appointed 63 secondary students as UNICEF Young Envoys today to promote children’s rights

HONG KONG, 21 August 2015 — 63 secondary school students, who have received nine months of intensive training and shown their determination to promote children’s rights, were appointed as UNICEF Young Envoys today by the Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF HK). Sixty-threeUNICEF Young Envoys from 58 secondary schools have received a 9-month intensive training […]

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UNICEF HK joins hands with Government to help mothers sustain breastfeedingCampaign calls for breastfeeding facilities at workplaceMore than 30 organizations have pledged support to ‘Say Yes to Breastfeeding’

Hong Kong, 4 August 2015 – The Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF HK), the Food and Health Bureau and Department of Health unveiled initiatives to help mothers in Hong Kong sustain breastfeeding through a campaign entitled ‘Say Yes to Breastfeeding’ at the World Breastfeeding Week celebration today. The parties call for support for breastfeeding mothers in the community, with initial focus on the workplace.

Better workplace policies needed for breastfeeding

Global News 00:44

© UNICEF/MEXA2015-00085/Quintos NEW YORK/GENEVA/HONG KONG, 1 August, 2015 – Every year, the global community sets aside a week to draw attention to the vital importance of breastfeeding, not only in the lives of the most disadvantaged children but also in the strength of societies. The theme of this year’s World Breastfeeding Week, Breastfeeding and Work […]