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

28 May 2015

UNICEF said today it is extremely concerned by evidence of the continued presence of children amidst violent confrontations in Burundi. This situation has led to the death of yet another child in a shooting Monday and the injury of a child struck by a bullet yesterday. "UNICEF reminds all parties... 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

8 May 2015

Nepal Earthquake: Education for nearly 1 million children in jeopardy - UNICEF

At least 950,000 children in Nepal will not be able to return to school, unless urgent action is taken... Read article

6 May 2015

Armed groups in Central African Republic agree to release thousands of children

Leaders of armed groups in the Central African Republic agreed today to release all children associated... Read article


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