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Maharashtra government-UNICEF consultation on seasonal migration for children

Henriette Ahrens, deputy director Programmes United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) India Country Office said, “Migration is a fundamental right of every citizen and a means to achieve financial security for lakhs of families.”

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Watching refugee crises through the eyes of children

Three-quarters of all children fleeing to Europe are victims of exploitation and human trafficking, says UNICEF. But it’s not enough to offer better protection to these vulnerable people. Instead, the focus must be on eliminating the reasons that push them to flee in the first place, says Alexander Freund.

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Flooding in India, Nepal, Bangladesh affecting 16 million children: UNICEF

“Children have lost their homes, schools and even friends and loved ones. There is a danger the worst could still be to come as rains continue and flood waters move south” said Jean Gough, UNICEF Regional Director for South Asia, said.

Inadequate breastfeeding may drain Indian economy of $14 billion: UN report

“By failing to invest in breastfeeding, we are failing mothers and their babies – and paying a double price: in lost lives and in lost opportunity,” said UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake.

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Over half of migrants uprooted from West and Central Africa are children: U.N.

Lack of economic opportunities, wars and climate change have forced over 12 million people in West and Central Africa to migrate, UNICEF said in its report. Climate change is already a harsh reality in many parts of Africa, food production, forced farmers to abandon their land.

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UN report: 1 in five children in developed world in relative poverty

Germany and the Nordic countries topped the list while Romania, Bulgaria and Chile came in at the bottom, with New Zealand and the US in 34th and 37th place respectively.

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ISIS using 100,000 minors as human shields in Mosul: UNICEF

To spare the lives of innocent children and other civilians still trapped under the yoke of IS, UNICEF has called on all involved in the battle to spare hospitals and other civilian infrastructure.

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Children in conflict-hit parts of Myanmar risk getting left behind – United Nations

A draft law, which among other things seeks to ban violence against children is expected to be submitted to parliament later this year.

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Cholera death toll mounts to 209 in Yemen: UNICEF

UNICEF’s Yemen mission said that there had been an “alarming increase” in cholera-related deaths.

UNICEF bats for better health reporting in India

To sensitize media students with public health reporting skills, Unicef India, in partnership with Oxford University, held a three-month long awareness and skill development programme in Delhi for the first time in India

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No place for children: Videos that you have to see of Syrian children talking about the war

Here are few videos that you must see highlighting the voices and stories of Syrian war through the eye of children.

One in nine children globally live in conflict zones: UNICEF

UNICEF said it would need a full $2.8 billion (2.6 billion euros) in 2016 to help millions of children in humanitarian emergencies around the world.

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690 million children at risk from climate change: UNICEF

An additional 160 million kids are growing up in areas suffering severe droughts, mostly in Africa, UNICEF said in the report titled “Unless We Act Now.”

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16,000 children under age of five die every day: UNICEF

Nearly half of the infant deaths are tied to malnutrition, and 45 per cent occur during the first 28 days of life.

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Maternal tetanus elimination in India will save lives: UN

The elimination of MNT as a public health problem means that the annual rate is less than 1 per 1000 live births.