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Latest news, breaking stories and broadcast quality content from UNICEF's media team at our headquarters in New York. Email us at press@unicef.org

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These children have just fled violence in northeast Syria. They are tired, scared and confused. We urge all partie… https://t.co/FKtpCtwpw0
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10/13
2019
“When girls play, when girls go to school, when girls are not deprived of their childhood because of marriage, the… https://t.co/l14uH7bxeM"Children and families in Burkina Faso desperately need more protection and assistance," @RelanoMeritxell updates o… https://t.co/A0znzI2ANyAs violence escalates in northeast Syria, many children are at imminent risk of injury, death and displacement.… https://t.co/hXXm7PtmXf
10/11
2019
UNICEF is deeply concerned about the impact that the violence at the Gaza fence demonstrations has on children. Sin… https://t.co/WyzfSSYshU
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaStigma and taboo often prevents communities talking openly about mental health problems. #WorldMentalHealthDay is a… https://t.co/aSbmhKrppD
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaMore than 4,000 people have died from a measles outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo this year, UNICEF, the… https://t.co/UHouNceSe2
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaThe military escalation in Syria could have dramatic consequences on the ability to provide aid. Read the full repo… https://t.co/7kpuzFOmINNext time you see a sidewalk Santa... asking for donations, ask him if he takes #bitcoin. If he looks at you funny,… https://t.co/qQrUIk72Ww
10/10
2019
"UNICEF is greatly concerned by the latest developments in northeast Syria. I urge all parties to protect children… https://t.co/gvMvrQSYOi#Measles deaths in DRC top 4,000 in a massive outbreak that has led to more than 200,000 cases since January. Child… https://t.co/ByKCUHBAsk
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaA new report reveals widespread abuse of women during childbirth https://t.co/h48xu1iSgK https://t.co/40xLmoRW7d
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaAs measles deaths in the Democratic Republic of the Congo top 4,000, @UNICEFDRC rushes medical kits to health cente… https://t.co/bmFLZ6wfwCUNICEF's new #Cryptocurrency Fund is the latest in a series of efforts ... which have the potential to transform ch… https://t.co/q2hT4GihebUNICEF can now receive, hold and disburse donations of #ether and #bitcoin, through its new #Cryptocurrency Fund wh… https://t.co/hFFg5YRsyW
10/9
2019
"Why not try to talk to these young kids[...]find out why they ended up in bad company in the first place? Once you… https://t.co/bhtA0KOUymI am greatly saddened by the reports of the death of four children and the injuring of another two from the same fa… https://t.co/bdeiiGHMa5
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10/8
2019
Thread: Sex for Grades - university lecturers harassing female students, pressuring them for sex in return for gra… https://t.co/hPwRAI57x5
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaAs cholera continues to spread, @UNICEFSudan charters 1.6 million doses of vaccines to Sudan https://t.co/fOHpn3kw8XIn this incredible investigation, @BBCAfrica's @kikimordi uncovers the horrifying world of 'sex for grades'.… https://t.co/9JPZbz4htx
10/7
2019
TIME's @TaraLaw27 explores six places where people are feeling the devastating effects impact of the climate crisis https://t.co/6p9IkbjPsV"The gates are slamming shut to refugees from Syria's brutal war" @kfahim @Zakaria_m_z @emanuelesatolli share the s… https://t.co/h03hZbaJ60
10/6
2019
On World Teachers’ Day, let us take a moment to celebrate teachers like Lilibeth who are giving children, living in… https://t.co/hF2bRKvXMU
Retweeted by UNICEF Media"After years of disturbing attacks in the district, Kasur has become a byword for the rape and killings of children… https://t.co/gyF3SByty3An investigation by @BBCNawal for @BBCWorld uncovers a horrifying secret world of sexual exploitation of children a… https://t.co/Apa4Y4VOHv
10/5
2019
"Survivors have become a crucial element in gaining the community trust and acceptance required to defeat this epid… https://t.co/7MRkbqwK86Girls as young as 12 are being pimped by Iraqi Muslim Shia clerics through “pleasure marriages” A @BBCArabic inves… https://t.co/F3uczlVLkh
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaAs the overwhelming body of evidence on the damaging impact of air pollution on children’s health continues to grow… https://t.co/0slf1k8xpM
Retweeted by UNICEF Media”World losing area of forest the size of the UK each year.” We should of course be planting as many trees as possi… https://t.co/K0VLzXGXMO
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10/4
2019
The Nigerian army released 25 children on Thursday after clearing them of suspected ties with armed Islamist groups… https://t.co/rRUyy0Mlse
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10/3
2019
“While the protection and well-being of children can only be reached through long-term peace, we must seize all ava… https://t.co/AJKtcEaGCQA great piece from @melissasuzanneh for @BBC_Future on why talking to babies might be the most worthwhile conversat… https://t.co/DtD7E4AN99
10/2
2019
.@GretaThunberg was not the first and she will not be the last. For 30 years, the Convention on the Rights of the… https://t.co/8cfTwwYVRd
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10/1
2019
Every day of last year, more than 35,000 people were forced to flee their homes - that's one every two seconds.… https://t.co/TYBJVtNYNUEbola response in the Democratic Republic of Congo – in pictures @martineperret https://t.co/s19u14TOmbA beautiful example of how to make the #EarlyMomentsMatter. These kind of interactions supercharge brain developmen… https://t.co/n19zOHiJvR
9/30
2019
Air pollution caused by forest fires in Indonesia is putting 10 million children, says Unicef. https://t.co/mpP0Z2fO11
Retweeted by UNICEF Media123,000 children affected by flooding in Niger - @UNICEFNiger https://t.co/aCjnArlvKv‘’When I was young, I witnessed my brother die of malaria. At the time I felt sad and believed I could one day stop… https://t.co/JjRxjBtGWi
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaDear #BTSArmy, Thank you for showing the power of kindness. Together, we can #ENDviolence. @bts_twt #BTSLoveMyself
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9/27
2019
UNICEF and the Islamic Development Bank launch first global Muslim philanthropy fund for children https://t.co/XmN3qU6v6mCreepy DMs, doxing, hacked accounts, and death threats - some of the many abuses young climate leaders face online.… https://t.co/iWFyhmwh2u“How is it possible the most intellectual being that ever walked the planet is destroying its only home?" Jane Good… https://t.co/xRo4z9x6aS
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaStudy: short-term exposure to high ambient air pollution corresponded with a rise in visits to the children's psych… https://t.co/tJSUs5WFu7More than 800,000 children are to be targeted for vaccination in the Democratic Republic of Congo, after a measles… https://t.co/4HohDBkeN3“Every year, millions of children are breathing toxic air that threatens their health and causes them to miss schoo… https://t.co/wqnvavshoDYEMEN: Two million children out of school. Education for 3.7 million more children is at risk. Teacher salaries hav… https://t.co/XmVqHWztZe
9/26
2019
The Ethiopian woman who sat her exams 30 minutes after giving birth has passed with a mark of 75%! 💪 💪 💪… https://t.co/vRU61tLCPd
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaAs school year starts in Yemen, 2 million children are out of school and another 3.7 million are at risk of droppin… https://t.co/GV7av5L6Vs
9/25
2019
Alexandria Carl Catarina Chiara Greta Ellen-Anne Iris Raina Raslen Deborah Ayakha Ridhima Carlos Litokne David Rant… https://t.co/J3SJBKxQPl
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaWild forest and peatland fires across Kalimantan and Sumatra in Indonesia are putting nearly 10 million children at… https://t.co/iyScWwHUWe16 children – including @GretaThunberg & @AlexandriaV2005 – filed a landmark complaint on the climate crisis to the… https://t.co/utWOVBX2aB
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaToday, 16 children – including @GretaThunberg & @AlexandriaV2005 – file a landmark complaint on the climate crisis… https://t.co/f9IehCYNoK
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9/24
2019
This is how child mortality was almost cut in half over the past twenty years. #EveryChildALIVE https://t.co/AxgelW7PbR
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaWe are proud to see @Gavi win the ⁦@LaskerFDN⁩ award for providing children with vaccines around the globe. Togethe… https://t.co/j7Z11IHtaTMother or baby die in childbirth every 11 seconds – U.N. ⁦@UNICEFmedia⁩ https://t.co/jWEzghD2et
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaOur collective #VaccinesWork as an Alliance has prevented more than 13 million deaths in some of the world’s poores… https://t.co/2qQNEPcZ0j
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9/22
2019
29 million babies born into conflict in 2018, accounting for 1 in 5 births globally last year #EarlyMomentsMatter https://t.co/V51sKGxmHT
9/20
2019
"Four years after Germany took in over one million migrants, integration is quietly working, one village at a time,… https://t.co/56G7NmC6RfA powerful film with a critical message: PROTECT. 🌲 RESTORE. 🌲 FUND. 🌲 featuring @GretaThunberg and @GeorgeMonbiothttps://t.co/czQW64nJ3bIn Sub-Saharan Africa, for example, 1 in 13 children die before their fifth birthday - 16 times higher than in high… https://t.co/cKVagO7aiEAmong babies and pregnant mothers, a death every 11 seconds, says U.N. - article on our latest child mortality esti… https://t.co/rxFseiXx8KIn 2018, 5.3 million children under five years died, with almost half of them in the first month of life. ⁦⁦⁦⁦… https://t.co/0p9VlPV1OPSince 2000, child deaths reduced by nearly 1/2 & maternal deaths by more than a 1/3, mostly due to improved access… https://t.co/A7nMMH6TRN#BreakingNews More women and their children are surviving today than ever before, BUT somewhere in the world, ever… https://t.co/F61U5E5GGx
9/19
2019
Love is powerful. @UNICEF and @BTS_twt partnered on #FriendshipDay to #ENDviolence. Check out how the conversation… https://t.co/Ne3GnuomnO
Retweeted by UNICEF Media14% of girls in #Indonesia are married before the age of 18. Read this story in @CNN by @AmyWoodyatt on a new law t… https://t.co/ObJYk4MN6hUNICEF media opportunities prior to and during the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly #UNGA https://t.co/9tnOxUeohUConflicts, worsening climate crisis, rising level of mental illness among young people, and online misinformation m… https://t.co/O7zIy1n7tq
9/18
2019
"If the climate crisis has taught us anything, it’s that it’s up to us to choose the future we want. I know what I’… https://t.co/7KX08b75fk
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaThis is how a UNICEF-supported project is helping break the silence about menstruation in Pakistan.… https://t.co/WJhKWOLiRI
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaIndonesia raised the minimum marriage age for women from 16 to 19 to help cut child marriage. 1 in 4 girls there ar… https://t.co/ZDOqfsU3Hc
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaWhile studies have long focused on bullying’s impact on the body and nervous system, research suggests it may affec… https://t.co/1cl30LSghr
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9/17
2019
Nearly 4,000 backpacks were set up outside the UN to represent the number of children killed in conflict zones last… https://t.co/aDyglmiFzp
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaChild Immigration Detention is Not Only Wrong, It Is Ineffective https://t.co/ZPCA12sjIN
9/16
2019
“We saw dead bodies all around and it was scary.” 13-year-old Britney is one of over 18,000 children now in urgent… https://t.co/JgWVFfQ5cb
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9/14
2019
“Let’s not wait any longer. Let’s do it now.” @GretaThunberg on the importance of standing together, supporting ea… https://t.co/rYruNZu3Z8
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaUN warns two million people in Somalia at risk of starvation https://t.co/WXEhiyB1Oo
Retweeted by UNICEF Media“My trainer told me never say ‘I cannot’. When you are in a bad situation, you say ‘I can’.” Says Morteza, one of t… https://t.co/CuvvY2ZgLa
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9/13
2019
Australia's Victoria state will provide schools with free tampons and pads, the first part of the country to do so.… https://t.co/mi10XScu5c
Retweeted by UNICEF Media"Bullies have received a megaphone," said @UNICEF's @1james_elder in this @FullViewSABC interview on the scale of c… https://t.co/tGixWF0BZf @unicefchief @UN Once the installation is taken down, the backpacks will continue on their journey to support child… https://t.co/aWqOiId4eC
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9/12
2019
These powerful visual stories highlight the most pressing challenges faced by children across the world. They are p… https://t.co/1GrF50BabI
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaUNICEF and @WorldPressPhoto Foundation launch joint exhibition showcasing the challenges faced by #ChildrenUprooted https://t.co/sY1JC25z0Q3,758 backpacks, each representing loss of a young life to conflict. UNICEF installation to show devastating scale… https://t.co/0f5qHrGlcM
Retweeted by UNICEF Media“How many of you make more money now that you are able to drop your children off in a safe place?” Everyone raises… https://t.co/e6WpmRltB83,758 children were killed by conflict in 2018. UNICEF placed 3,758 backpacks at the UN headquarters to represent… https://t.co/aDU9ZWKSLQ
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9/11
2019
What if we started every day like this? #TuesdayThoughts https://t.co/F4o5NGU3nM
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaThe installation featuring 3,758 backpacks in rows reminiscent of a graveyard to represent the number of child deat… https://t.co/5fZb2NY3lz"My Dad showed me some videos of Messi, @10Ronaldinho, @IAmOkocha and I just started practising." Chinonso Eche is… https://t.co/zBot3YoGCY
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaPoignant installation from @UNICEF on #UNHQ lawn: 3,758 school backpacks laid out like a cemetery to represent the… https://t.co/JDYeJolHWQ
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9/10
2019
Chilling @UNICEF exhibit outside of the United Nations. I have seen so many hopeful children proudly carrying these… https://t.co/ntv3Ty0OzM
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaThe toll of 2018 https://t.co/B6WQ7UuYfv
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaUNICEF lays backpacks #ForEveryChild killed in conflict @AP @nytimes https://t.co/0SkonJ4KB0A striking image: 3758 backpacks on the North Lawn at UNHQ, representing the number of children killed in conflict… https://t.co/uCKCUrsBYv
Retweeted by UNICEF MediaBefore #UNGA kicks off in 2 weeks, @UNICEF launched an installation on Sunday in the @UN garden in New York, to sen… https://t.co/CCz9yeQ7wY
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9/9
2019
Humanitarian plane with 1.5 tons of UNICEF supplies lands in hurricane-hit Bahamas https://t.co/wfbQof0Hgf3,758 school backpacks laid at the #UNGA show the scale of child deaths in conflict. Each one represents the sensel… https://t.co/IznUxJ0ZcF
Retweeted by UNICEF Media3,758 school backpacks laid at the United Nations show the grave scale of child deaths in conflict in 2018… https://t.co/5covCxbw7c
9/8
2019
🇧🇸 #HurricaneDorian response: @UNICEF team is in #Bahamas ready to work alongside Government, @cdemacu and @UNOCHAhttps://t.co/nWGvW0Qu80
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9/6
2019

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