UNICEF

UNICEF promotes the rights and wellbeing of every child, in everything we do. Together with our partners, we work in 190 countries and territories to translate that commitment into practical action, focusing special effort on reaching the most vulnerable and excluded children, to the benefit of all children, everywhere.

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Imam Dr. Lamine Diallo speaks to his congregation during his Friday sermon about #Ebola. All of the mosques and churches in Guinea are trained by UNICEF to speak on Ebola prevention measures. 

This has saved the lives of 100 million children. But 17,000 children are still dying each day, mainly from preventable causes. 

The world needs to step up to end preventable child deaths. Find out how we do it in the new #Promise4Children report: http://uni.cf/APR2014

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Narender Nalwade, Driver, UNICEF India (Hyderabad Field Office)

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What does your average working day look like?

I’m at the office by 9:00 a.m and the first thing I do is check the general maintenance of our two UN vehicles. After this, I report to the State Operations Officer (my…

The day-by-day spread of Ebola, made with information from Healthmap.org. Here’s how we’re working to halt the spread of this deadly disease.

The day-by-day spread of Ebola, made with information from Healthmap.org. Here’s how we’re working to halt the spread of this deadly disease.

Books, pencils, playgrounds, crayons – not all children will have access to these things going back to school. But they will be exposed to violence: http://uni.cf/1AbEGqt

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UNICEF Specialists discuss the difficult realities of Ebola with the Guinean Religious Community. These leaders, men and women, will then train their colleagues in their communities.

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UNICEF has produced many new materials to keep getting the word out about Ebola

Violence against children is everywhere. But it is not inevitable. 
Read our unprecedented new report on #ENDviolence and find out why it’s in our hands to stop it: http://uni.cf/endviolence

It’s the most humanitarian aid we’ve ever sent by air in a single month. And we won’t stop - as long as children are in need we will continue to carry out these urgent supply missions.

On our blog, Supply Division Director Shanelle Hall explains what’s going where in August 2014: http://uni.cf/1qKgu9A

Last year, over 700 million underage girls were married - 250 million were under 15. Child marriage is particularly widespread in in Southern Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. Let girls be girls - say no to child marriage! http://uni.cf/1lfFtFA