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Kyrgyz Government in collaboration with UNICEF starts information campaign on violence against children

2 hours ago From eng.24.kg  View Original Article

Bishkek, KYRGYZSTAN - The Kyrgyz Government in collaboration with UNICEF starts awareness campaign on violence and abuse against children. This is reported in the Cabinet.

According to the data, the campaign is a response to increasing cases of violence aga ...

UNICEF secures release of 3,000 children from armed group, South Sudan

2 hours ago From unicef.org.au  View Original Article

Sydney, AUSTRALIA - UNICEF and partners have secured release of 3,000 children from the South Sudan Democratic Army Cobra Faction: one of the largest ever releases of children in combat roles.

UNICEF said the first group of 280 children were released t ...

Tears, chants as rebel child soldiers are freed in South Sudan

2 hours ago From reuters.com  View Original Article

New York, NEW YORK - The teenage rebel soldiers watched as their comrades handed over their assault rifles and stripped off their oversized khaki uniforms with the red, black and green South Sudan flag emblazoned on the right shoulder.

Almost 150 boys, age ...

Falmouth health store helps fund foodbank

4 hours ago From falmouthpacket.co.uk  View Original Article

Falmouth, U K - Money raised by the Natural Store in Falmouth through its Christmas raffle has been donated to Penryn and Falmouth Foodbank

The first prize, of a large hamper worth £80, was won by a local resident who wished to remain anonymous, and t ...

WHO pledges reforms after botched Ebola response

21 hours ago From thehill.com  View Original Article

Washington, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - The head of the World Health Organization unveiled major organizational reforms Sunday after acknowledging that the agency failed to adequately respond to the Ebola epidemic.

“The world, including WHO, was too slow to see what was unfo ...

RL Grime & UNICEF aim to #ENDChildMarriageNow

21 hours ago From runthetrap.com  View Original Article

Northbrook, ILLINOIS - Every year, over 14 million young girls are often forced into marriages with much older men. As a result of marrying at such a young age, these girls are “not only denied a childhood but often socially isolated and subjected to violence, and limited ...

Sweden pledges more aid after visiting refugees

21 hours ago From dailystar.com.lb  View Original Article

Beirut, LEBANON - Sweden’s Minister for International Development Cooperation Isabella L?vin announced additional assistance for Lebanon following a visit to an informal settlement of around 600 Syrian refugees in the Bekaa Valley.

There, she met with S ...

Baroness Northover announces new humanitarian support for Sudan

21 hours ago From libdems.org.uk  View Original Article

London, U K - Britain is providing extra humanitarian support for millions in need, Liberal Democrat International Minister Baroness Northover has announced during a visit to Khartoum.

With the UN estimating that seven million people will need human ...

EU increases humanitarian aid to Ukraine

21 hours ago From praguepost.com  View Original Article

Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - The European Union is increasing its humanitarian assistance in Ukraine where the latest surge of violence has deepened an already desperate situation. Thousands of people are suffering from the combined impact of the conflict, displacement, extreme ...

PSOne-style console fetches staggering price at Sony-held auction.

21 hours ago From videogamer.com  View Original Article

London, U K - The first ever PS4 Anniversary Edition console sold for a whopping £86,000 at a charity auction in Japan.

The console launched in December sporting a PSOne-style grey paint job, with only 12,300 units ever produced.

Mode ...

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