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#UNICEF

# unicef - Friday 15 July, 2022

Recent decline in childhood vaccinations reaching crisis point, UN says
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Recent decline in childhood vaccinations reaching crisis point, UN says

Jul 15th 2022, 6:15 AM 9,462 Views 6 Comments

24.7 million children missed their first dose of the measles vaccine, while 3.5 million missed the first vaccine for HPV.

# unicef - Saturday 2 July, 2022

'I've seen people getting killed in front of my eyes'
# Trauma
From The42
# Trauma

'I've seen people getting killed in front of my eyes'

Jul 2nd 2022, 9:36 PM 42,277 Views 5 Comments

Refugees Tareq Altorok and Inza Bamba, who both represented Ireland at the Unity Cup this week, chat to The42.

# unicef - Tuesday 21 June, 2022

Russian journalist raises $100 million in auction for Ukraine by selling Nobel Prize
# UNICEF
# UNICEF

Russian journalist raises $100 million in auction for Ukraine by selling Nobel Prize

Jun 21st 2022, 1:08 PM 16,929 Views 10 Comments

In a speech yesterday he hailed the persistence of journalists as an important check on governments.

# unicef - Sunday 8 May, 2022

Record 9.3 million Syrian children in need of aid, says UN
# Syria
# Syria

Record 9.3 million Syrian children in need of aid, says UN

May 8th 2022, 3:07 PM 9,257 Views 11 Comments

The United Nations has warned that funding to aid victims of the civil war in Syria is dwindling.

# unicef - Thursday 12 August, 2021

Irish people donate over one million vaccines to world's poorest countries
# Get A Vaccine Give A Vaccine
# Get A Vaccine Give A Vaccine

Irish people donate over one million vaccines to world's poorest countries

Aug 12th 2021, 10:10 AM 34,371 Views 47 Comments

“We have been simply blown away by the incredible gratitude and solidarity for others that people in Ireland have shown.”

# unicef - Friday 18 June, 2021

Unicef: Ireland one of the most expensive countries for childcare as half of salary is average cost
# Childcare Costs
# Childcare Costs

Unicef: Ireland one of the most expensive countries for childcare as half of salary is average cost

Jun 18th 2021, 8:11 AM 15,769 Views 27 Comments

Ireland is in line with other rich countries such as Switzerland and New Zealand in the cost to care for two children.

# unicef - Friday 18 December, 2020

Jacob Rees-Mogg accuses Unicef of 'stunt' for campaign to feed UK children
# Feed The World
# Feed The World

Jacob Rees-Mogg accuses Unicef of 'stunt' for campaign to feed UK children

Dec 18th 2020, 8:21 AM 29,153 Views 64 Comments

Unicef said it will supply thousands of breakfast boxes over the two-week Christmas school holidays.

# unicef - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Over a quarter of Irish children and adolescents say they do not have a high satisfaction with life
# Report
# Report

Over a quarter of Irish children and adolescents say they do not have a high satisfaction with life

Sep 3rd 2020, 6:20 AM 16,806 Views 54 Comments

Ireland placed 26th in a ranking of mental health concerns for children and adolescents.

# unicef - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Over 117 million children at risk of missing out on measles vaccine due to pandemic
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Over 117 million children at risk of missing out on measles vaccine due to pandemic

Apr 14th 2020, 10:39 AM 14,374 Views 6 Comments

Vaccination campaigns have been postponed in 24 countries to help prevent further spread of Covid-19.

# unicef - Sunday 12 April, 2020

'I feel as though I am dead but in a living body': The mental health toll of life as a refugee
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

'I feel as though I am dead but in a living body': The mental health toll of life as a refugee

Apr 12th 2020, 9:00 PM 23,495 Views 15 Comments

Syrian refugees in Lebanon have shared their experiences with TheJournal.ie.

# unicef - Thursday 12 March, 2020

'We're showering twice a day': Concerns over 'disastrous' consequences Covid-19 could cause in refugee camps
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

'We're showering twice a day': Concerns over 'disastrous' consequences Covid-19 could cause in refugee camps

Mar 12th 2020, 7:00 AM 21,056 Views 20 Comments

NGOs have warned that self-isolation is virtually impossible in refugee camps and informal settlements.

# unicef - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Over 300 children and teens died every day from AIDS-related causes in 2018
# Aids
# Aids

Over 300 children and teens died every day from AIDS-related causes in 2018

Nov 26th 2019, 9:31 AM 8,409 Views 1 Comment

That’s according to a new Unicef report published today.

# unicef - Thursday 25 April, 2019

Irish measles cases rise over 200% as experts blame increase on misinformation about MMR vaccine
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Irish measles cases rise over 200% as experts blame increase on misinformation about MMR vaccine

Updated Apr 25th 2019, 5:20 PM 30,533 Views 139 Comments

A new report has revealed that global rates of the disease are on the rise.

# unicef - Monday 4 March, 2019

Another measles outbreak confirmed, this time in north Dublin
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

Another measles outbreak confirmed, this time in north Dublin

Mar 4th 2019, 5:56 PM 36,242 Views 64 Comments

There have been five cases since the start of February.

# unicef - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

Babies born in Ireland in 2019 can expect to live until 2101
# 22nd Century
# 22nd Century

Babies born in Ireland in 2019 can expect to live until 2101

Jan 1st 2019, 7:10 AM 51,064 Views 46 Comments

Ireland is one of only 28 countries where 2019 babies will likely live until the 22nd century

# unicef - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Homeless and Traveller children 'falling through gaps' in education system
# Report Card
# Report Card

Homeless and Traveller children 'falling through gaps' in education system

Oct 30th 2018, 6:05 AM 17,392 Views 55 Comments

Ireland is one of the best countries in terms of reducing education inequality, but concerns have been raised about vulnerable children.

# unicef - Thursday 6 September, 2018

'Violence not a lesson any child should learn': Nearly half of Irish teens witness bullying in school
# Pervasive
# Pervasive

'Violence not a lesson any child should learn': Nearly half of Irish teens witness bullying in school

Sep 6th 2018, 6:20 AM 6,391 Views 13 Comments

And almost three in 10 had been bullied themselves.

# unicef - Sunday 29 July, 2018

'Vulnerable to abuse': Children account for almost one-third of trafficking victims
# Crisis
# Crisis

'Vulnerable to abuse': Children account for almost one-third of trafficking victims

Jul 29th 2018, 7:15 PM 8,508 Views 10 Comments

Some boys fail to come forward for help due to gender stereotypes, Unicef has said.

# unicef - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

'The fight is far from over': A teenage girl was infected with HIV every 3 minutes last year
# Epidemic
# Epidemic

'The fight is far from over': A teenage girl was infected with HIV every 3 minutes last year

Jul 25th 2018, 2:45 PM 23,604 Views 10 Comments

Unicef is warning that the HIV/Aids epidemic is far from over and teenage girls are bearing the brunt of the health crisis.

# unicef - Monday 11 June, 2018

Robbie Keane scores, Cantona returns to Old Trafford but England win Soccer Aid on penalties
# For A Good Cause
From The42
# For A Good Cause

Robbie Keane scores, Cantona returns to Old Trafford but England win Soccer Aid on penalties

Jun 11th 2018, 12:04 PM 14,401 Views 4 Comments

Neil from The Inbetweeners bagged the winning spot-kick as £5 million was raised for Unicef last night.

# unicef - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Unicef says 'world is failing newborns' as global baby mortality rates remain 'alarmingly high'
# Newborns
# Newborns

Unicef says 'world is failing newborns' as global baby mortality rates remain 'alarmingly high'

Feb 20th 2018, 6:10 AM 7,788 Views 16 Comments

Ireland has ranked 164th in the global neonatal mortality rate.

# unicef - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Irish project helping to end child marriage in Nepal
# Girls Not Brides
# Girls Not Brides

Irish project helping to end child marriage in Nepal

Dec 31st 2017, 9:30 AM 11,185 Views 4 Comments

10% of girls in Nepal are married by the age of 15 and 37% by the age of 18.

# unicef - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Children suffered a shocking scale of violence in conflict zones in 2017, Unicef warns
# Violence
# Violence

Children suffered a shocking scale of violence in conflict zones in 2017, Unicef warns

Dec 28th 2017, 10:43 AM 5,307 Views 15 Comments

In conflicts around the world, children have become frontline, used as human shields, killed, maimed and recruited to fight.

# unicef - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Yemen is facing the worst cholera outbreak in the world
# Yemen
# Yemen

Yemen is facing the worst cholera outbreak in the world

Jun 25th 2017, 7:59 AM 9,909 Views 11 Comments

One quarter of the people who have died in this outbreak were children.

# unicef - Monday 19 June, 2017

Ireland's teen suicide rate is the fourth highest in the EU
# UNICEF
# UNICEF

Ireland's teen suicide rate is the fourth highest in the EU

Jun 19th 2017, 6:00 AM 26,561 Views 22 Comments

A new report suggests that the self-reporting of mental health issues among teenagers here is worryingly high.

# unicef - Sunday 11 June, 2017

'An industry built on human misery' - in an uncertain world people smugglers are making billions
# Human Trafficking
# Human Trafficking

'An industry built on human misery' - in an uncertain world people smugglers are making billions

Jun 11th 2017, 7:00 AM 8,342 Views 18 Comments

The waves of desperate people slipping across international borders every year has created a massive moneymaking opportunity for unscrupulous human traffickers.

# unicef - Monday 13 March, 2017

Maimed, killed, recruited as executioners - Violence against children in Syria at its worst in 2016
# Syria
# Syria

Maimed, killed, recruited as executioners - Violence against children in Syria at its worst in 2016

Mar 13th 2017, 9:22 AM 7,620 Views 19 Comments

At least 652 children were killed last year – a 20% increase from 2015.

# unicef - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Explainer: Why tens of thousands face starvation in war-torn South Sudan
# Famine
# Famine

Explainer: Why tens of thousands face starvation in war-torn South Sudan

Feb 25th 2017, 2:00 PM 8,821 Views 8 Comments

Famine was declared in the new African country on Monday, which has been embroiled in civil conflict for years.

# unicef - Sunday 5 February, 2017

How different is the story of someone fleeing Syria to that of a World War II refugee?
# UNICEF
# UNICEF

How different is the story of someone fleeing Syria to that of a World War II refugee?

Feb 5th 2017, 9:30 PM 9,326 Views 18 Comments

Harry and Ahmed tell their stories to Unicef.

# unicef - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Modern Slavery: How children in Dhaka are trying to escape from 12-hour workdays
# Child Workers
# Child Workers

Modern Slavery: How children in Dhaka are trying to escape from 12-hour workdays

Dec 27th 2016, 7:15 AM 13,861 Views 16 Comments

Children in Dhaka can be expected to work long hours for little money to help support their families.

# unicef - Friday 7 October, 2016

Girls spend 40% more time doing chores than boys, according to a new UN report
# Housework
# Housework

Girls spend 40% more time doing chores than boys, according to a new UN report

Oct 7th 2016, 8:36 AM 11,148 Views 89 Comments

The UN children’s agency said the difference between the genders amounts to 160 million extra hours a day worldwide.

# unicef - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

'Catastrophic': Up to 2m people without running water for four days in Aleppo
# Five Years Of War
# Five Years Of War

'Catastrophic': Up to 2m people without running water for four days in Aleppo

Aug 9th 2016, 10:01 PM 13,222 Views 99 Comments

Temperatures in the city hit 40 degrees Celsius today.

# unicef - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

"So many people died in the desert. We saw dead bodies, skeletons" - The horror stories of children seeking a new life
# Treacherous Journeys
# Treacherous Journeys

"So many people died in the desert. We saw dead bodies, skeletons" - The horror stories of children seeking a new life

Jun 14th 2016, 7:08 PM 19,298 Views 79 Comments

A new UNICEF report is highlighting the treacherous journeys of the world’s migrant and refugee children.

# unicef - Thursday 14 April, 2016

One-third of Irish children miss out on housing, heating and good meals
# Missing Out
# Missing Out

One-third of Irish children miss out on housing, heating and good meals

Apr 14th 2016, 6:05 AM 14,234 Views 131 Comments

This data comes as part of a Unicef study into material deprivation across OECD countries.

# unicef - Friday 26 February, 2016

Remember the boy with the plastic bag Messi shirt? His hero sent him the real deal to wear instead
# Heartwarming
From The42
# Heartwarming

Remember the boy with the plastic bag Messi shirt? His hero sent him the real deal to wear instead

Feb 26th 2016, 6:05 PM 6,543 Views 3 Comments

Murtaza Ahmadi received signed jerseys from the Argentine star and still hopes to meet him.

# unicef - Thursday 25 February, 2016

The little kid with the plastic Messi jersey has finally gotten the real thing
# Murtaza Ahmadi
# Murtaza Ahmadi

The little kid with the plastic Messi jersey has finally gotten the real thing

Feb 25th 2016, 8:54 PM 19,915 Views 17 Comments

Aw.

The little kid with the plastic Messi jersey has finally gotten the real thing
# Murtaza Ahmadi
From The Daily Edge
# Murtaza Ahmadi

The little kid with the plastic Messi jersey has finally gotten the real thing

Feb 25th 2016, 5:50 PM 4,448 Views 1 Comment

Aw.

# unicef - Friday 27 November, 2015

Number of teenagers dying from AIDS has tripled since 2000
# Worldwide
# Worldwide

Number of teenagers dying from AIDS has tripled since 2000

Nov 27th 2015, 6:58 PM 8,692 Views 17 Comments

The figures from UNICEF show it to be the number two cause of death among teenagers worldwide.

# unicef - Saturday 14 November, 2015

The Beckhams stole the show as large crowd treated to exhibition by footballing legends
# Matchforchildren
From The42
# Matchforchildren

The Beckhams stole the show as large crowd treated to exhibition by footballing legends

Nov 14th 2015, 7:48 PM 17,074 Views 8 Comments

Sir Alex Ferguson’s Great Britain and Ireland prevailed in-front of 75,000 fans at Old Trafford.

# unicef - Friday 23 October, 2015

Beckham and Zidane name star-studded squads for their charity match at Old Trafford
# A-Listers
From The42
# A-Listers

Beckham and Zidane name star-studded squads for their charity match at Old Trafford

Oct 23rd 2015, 9:47 AM 10,589 Views 24 Comments

A British and Irish team take on the Rest of the World in aid of UNICEF next month.

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