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We this photo of Mums and babies at a #breastfeeding celebration in #Ethiopia. #ForEveryChild, a healthy.View Tweet
The Taliauli children from 'Eua, #Tonga, standing in front of a tree knocked over by #CycloneGita. Getting kids back into education is key. Unicef is there to help ChildView Tweet
The world has failed the #children of #Syria many times. The world cannot keep failing Syria's children.View Tweet