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Press Centre (5/2018)

Children in Mali bear heaviest brunt of conflict as security situation worsens

UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta H. Fore calls for more investments in children on first visit to Mali 

"Stop attacks on children"

Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta H. Fore 


770,000 children under five suffering from acute malnutrition in Kasai region of Democratic Republic of the Congo

UNICEF report shows worrying humanitarian situation for children 

On Mother's Day, UNICEF calls for the narrowing of "breastfeeding gaps" between rich and poor worldwide

Despite the benefits of breastfeeding, 1 in 5 babies in high-income countries are not breastfed at all, compared to just 1 in 25 in low- and-middle-income countries

Over 140 million children at greater risk of illness as they miss life-saving vitamin A supplements

UNICEF urges immediate action as vitamin A coverage declines alarmingly, most starkly in West and Central Africa Photography: UNICEF-UN048391-Pirozzi

Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta H. Fore on death of 11 children in Kandahar, Afghanistan

NEW YORK/KABUL, 30 April 2018 – “I condemn, in the strongest possible terms, the attack which reportedly killed 11 children this morning while they were studying at a religious school in Afghanistan’s southern Kandahar province. 

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