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UNICEF: Specialised agency of United Nations
UNICEF, also United Nations Children’s Fund, is a United Nations agency responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children worldwide. The agency is among the most widespread and recognizable social welfare organizations in the world, with a presence in 192 countries and territories. UNICEF's activities include providing immunizations and disease prevention, administering treatment for children and mothers with HIV, enhancing childhood and maternal nutrition, improving sanitation, promoting education, and providing emergency relief in response to disasters.


'Shocking instances of human rights abuses': UNICEF official on crimes in Ethiopia [Video]

'Shocking instances of human rights abuses': UNICEF official on crimes in Ethiopia

UNICEF spokesman James Elder speaks to CNN’s Becky Anderson about the human rights abuses in Tigray, Ethiopia.

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WhatsApp rolls out stickers to spread COVID-19 vaccine awareness [Video]

WhatsApp rolls out stickers to spread COVID-19 vaccine awareness

WhatsApp has rolled out a new sticker pack named 'Vaccines for All' as a piece of the organisation's endeavours towards spreading mindfulness about the COVID-19 vaccine. As per Mashable, these stickers..

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African rappers uplift communities through local dialect [Video]

African rappers uplift communities through local dialect

In Côte d’Ivoire, rapper Nash has made a name for herself on stage and off through her work with UNICEF. In Mauritius, Creole singer Lionkklash is helping his community through slam.

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Ivorian rapper doubles as a UNICEF ambassador [Video]

Ivorian rapper doubles as a UNICEF ambassador

In Côte d’Ivoire, rapper Nash is known for her beats. But she’s also known for her work in improving the lives of children in the country.

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UP managed to control Encephalitis by 75%: CM Yogi [Video]

UP managed to control Encephalitis by 75%: CM Yogi

Uttar Pradesh managed to control Encephalitis disease by 75 percent and fatality rate by 95 percent, informed Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath during the campaign launch in Varanasi. "In 2017, we started..

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UNICEF representative: This is horrific for a whole generation of children [Video]

UNICEF representative: This is horrific for a whole generation of children

Gunmen abducted hundreds of schoolgirls and killed one police officer during a raid on a state-run school in Zamfara State, north-west Nigeria, a government official told CNN. About 500 students are..

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Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom Welcome Baby Girl Daisy Dove

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School closure has affected 27 crore kids in India: UNICEF

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U.S. returns migrant children despite risks worsened by coronavirus: UNICEF

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UNICEF sends six tonnes of masks and other gear to help fight China virus

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