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Laughing boys in Indonesia | Photo © UNICEF/HQ05-0316/Josh Estey

February 4, 2014

UNICEF Establishes Temporary Classrooms for Children in Central African Republic

More than 20,000 children in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR), will start classes in temporary learning spaces after violence forced them to flee their homes and closed down their schools.

January 30, 2014

IKEA Soft Toys For Education Campaign Raises $13.6 million for UNICEF and Save the Children Programs in Africa, Central and Eastern Europe, and Asia

IKEA customers and co-workers have partnered with the IKEA Foundation on a $13.6 million (€10.1 million) gift for UNICEF and Save the Children projects to help realize every child's right to a quality education.

January 30, 2014

New UNICEF Data Reveals Vast Progress Made for Children, but Disparities Persist

Declaring that 'every child counts', UNICEF today urged greater effort and innovation to identify and address the gaps that prevent the most disadvantaged of the world's 2.2 billion children from enjoying their rights.

January 29, 2014

Sudan Launches New Data on Child Malnutrition; UNICEF Calls for Mass Effort to Support the Fight Against Malnutrition

For the first time in Sudan, the Simple Spatial Survey Methodology (S3M) has been used to collect data on child malnutrition, showing the difference in performance of health and nutrition services right down to locality level in each of Sudan’s 18 states.

January 29, 2014

UNICEF Ambassador Angie Harmon Visits Nicaragua

Actress and UNICEF Ambassador Angie Harmon just returned from a visit to Nicaragua, where she traveled to bring attention to the horrors of child trafficking within the Central American country and across the globe. During her trip Harmon witnessed UNICEF programs to protect children from violence, exploitation and abuse and spoke with adolescent girls and boys about their experiences.

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