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Shakira hosts virtual baby shower for charity (video)

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Colombian sex symbol and pop singer Shakira, who is 9 months pregnant with her first child, hosted an online baby shower on Jan. 15, asking fans to donate their gifts to UNICEF. Shakira, who has been given an honorary title by UNICEF of Goodwill Ambassador, posted an invitation on You Tube and Twitter, asking fans to […]

EU and UNICEF launch project to protect children in South East Europe

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BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) — The European Union (EU) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Thursday launched a joint project aimed at protecting children in South East Europe. The $2.39 million (€1.65 million) joint initiative will strengthen public services aimed at identifying, monitoring and addressing violence against children in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia […]

An investigation into Gadhafi forces taking aim at children in Libya

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UNICEF is currently investigating reports that children have become the target of snipers the town of Misrata, Libya. The city is currently under the occupation of Libyan rebels but Gadhafi’s forces continue to battle the city in effort to take it back. The cities residents are quickly running out of food and water and have […]

UNICEF collaborating with Islamic charity linked to terrorists

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Reports are stating that United Nations children’s charity, UNICEF, has partnered with the International Islamic Relief Organization, an Islamic charity with known ties to the Taliban and Al Qaeda. According to UNICEF, it will be teaming with the charity’s domestic Saudi branch to “promote children’s rights, health, equality and education,” in the oil-rich kingdom — […]

Child Mortality at Record Low; Further Drop Seen

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For the first time since record keeping began in 1960, the number of deaths of young children around the world has fallen below 10 million a year, according to figures from the United Nations Children’s Fund being released today. This public health triumph has arisen, Unicef officials said, partly from campaigns against measles, malaria and […]