August 5, 2013
The situation of women and children in the Syrian city of Homs is rapidly deteriorating, with some 400,000 civilians now displaced in the district of Al Waer, living in partially constructed buildings, schools and other public buildings.
August 1, 2013
Breastfeeding is the most effective and inexpensive way of saving a child’s life, said UNICEF on World Breastfeeding Week, which begins today. Still, less than half of all children under six months currently benefit from exclusive breastfeeding.
July 31, 2013
Con mucha frecuencia, la violencia contra los niños no se ve, no se escucha y no se denuncia, dijo hoy UNICEF al presentar una iniciativa que insta a los ciudadanos, a los legisladores y a los gobiernos a hablar con más fuerza para combatir la violencia contra los niños.
July 31, 2013
UNICEF Ambassador Liam Neeson and Univision News Anchors Jorge Ramos and María Elena Salinas film PSAs to support new initiative. Violence against children is all too often unseen, unheard and underreported, said UNICEF today, announcing an initiative that urges citizens, lawmakers and governments to speak out more forcefully to protect children.
July 30, 2013
UNICEF Ambassador and National Basketball Association (NBA) star Pau Gasol, returned today to Barcelona, Spain following a visit with Syrian refugees in Iraq. More than 1.7 million people – of which around 50 percent are children – have fled the armed conflict in Syria into neighboring countries, including more than 160,000 in Iraq.