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Millions of world’s poorest children left behind despite global progress, new UNICEF report says

23 June 2015

The global community will fail millions of children if it does not focus on the most disadvantaged in its new 15-year development roadmap, UNICEF warned today.   Progress for Children: Beyond Averages, UNICEF’s final report on the child-related Millennium Development Goals, says that,... Read article

2 June 2015

Child maltreatment in Asia-Pacific costs countries US $209 billion each year, says UNICEF

Child abuse and violence is costing countries in East Asia and the Pacific around US $209 billion/year,... Read article

28 May 2015

UNICEF renews call for protection and safety of children amid violence in Burundi

UNICEF said today it is extremely concerned by evidence of the continued presence of children amidst... Read article

22 May 2015

Budget delivers small change but not real change for children

UNICEF NZ says the Budget did not deliver the comprehensive package promised by Government but the small... Read article

21 May 2015

Budget takes small steps for children

Today’s Budget has taken some small steps towards providing relief to the families and children... Read article


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