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#Throwback to the 1950 in #Guatemala! @UNICEF supported many child-feeding programmes in Latin Amercia to enable them to grow! #ForEveryChild, #food https://t.co/HuIHTmWiXFView Tweet
What happens when a country bans the spanking of children? Although spanking is supposed to teach a lesson, children who were spanked were neither more compliant nor better behaved. Still not convinced? Read the report. https://t.co/RjRJDmZII1 https://t.co/Hj7Z9K2XgAView Tweet
Much has changed for #NewZealand parents over the last 40 years, but it hasn’t changed quickly. Not only do #Kiwiparents now have support, but they also have the option of returning to work protected by #legislation. Go on, have a read. 😄 https://t.co/AruoiQ1Pce https://t.co/HPHa1kZTCoView Tweet
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