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# unicef - This year 2022

At least eleven children killed in Myanmar junta attack on village
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

At least eleven children killed in Myanmar junta attack on village

Sep 20th 2022, 9:02 AM 8,405 Views 5 Comments

Myanmar has been ruled by a military junta since a coup triggered mass peaceful protests nationwide.

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 9,484 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.

'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 42,366 Views 5 Comments

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

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 16,958 Views 10 Comments

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

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 9,289 Views 12 Comments

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

# unicef - Last year 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 34,378 Views 47 Comments

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

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 15,843 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 - All time

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 29,163 Views 64 Comments

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

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 16,837 Views 54 Comments

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

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 14,385 Views 6 Comments

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

'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 23,515 Views 15 Comments

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

'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 21,069 Views 20 Comments

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

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 8,421 Views 1 Comment

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

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 30,569 Views 139 Comments

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

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 36,249 Views 64 Comments

There have been five cases since the start of February.

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 51,075 Views 46 Comments

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

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 17,448 Views 59 Comments

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

'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 6,409 Views 13 Comments

And almost three in 10 had been bullied themselves.

'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 8,516 Views 10 Comments

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

'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 23,609 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.

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 14,406 Views 4 Comments

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

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 7,795 Views 16 Comments

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

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 11,198 Views 4 Comments

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

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 5,316 Views 14 Comments

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

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 9,920 Views 11 Comments

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

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 26,668 Views 22 Comments

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

'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 8,351 Views 18 Comments

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

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 7,632 Views 20 Comments

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

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 8,832 Views 8 Comments

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

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 9,338 Views 18 Comments

Harry and Ahmed tell their stories to Unicef.

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 13,879 Views 16 Comments

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

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 11,174 Views 89 Comments

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

'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 13,232 Views 98 Comments

Temperatures in the city hit 40 degrees Celsius today.

"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 19,312 Views 79 Comments

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

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 14,244 Views 131 Comments

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

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 6,564 Views 3 Comments

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

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 19,920 Views 16 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 4,455 Views 1 Comment

Aw.

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 8,699 Views 17 Comments

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

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 17,085 Views 8 Comments

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

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