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Nearly 2 million children in Sudan malnourished: UNICEF
Nearly 2 million children in Sudan malnourished: UNICEF

Some two million Sudanese children under five suffer from malnutrition every year, UNICEF's representative said on Sunday, urging the international community to boost funding to tackle the problem.

Nearly 2 million children in Sudan malnourished: UNICEF
David Beckham launches UN appeal to protect kids
David Beckham launches UN appeal to protect kids

Football legend, male model and father of four David Beckham went to UN headquarters in New York to call on world leaders to end violence against children.

David Beckham launches UN appeal to protect kids
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86 teens committ suicide in 5 month in Kazakhstan

Prosecutor General’s Office has reported 86 suicide cases among teenagers in Kazakhstan.

86 teens committ suicide in 5 month in Kazakhstan
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Suicidal youth not taken seriously in Kazakhstan: UNICEF

A quarter of Kazakhstani teenagers who committed suicide had talked about it before the actual act with their friends or family.

Suicidal youth not taken seriously in Kazakhstan: UNICEF
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Online care center Friend opens in Kazakhstan to prevent teen suicides

An online support center Friend aimed at decreasing the number of suicides among children and teens in Kazakhstan has opened in Almaty.

Online care center Friend opens in Kazakhstan to prevent teen suicides
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Kazakhstan and Turkey show highest suicide rates among 15-19 y.o. youth

Kazakhstan and Turkey have the highest suicide level among 15 to 19 year olds in the world.

Kazakhstan and Turkey show highest suicide rates among 15-19 y.o. youth
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UNICEF research denies connection between of Unified National Testing and suicide rates among Kazakhstani teens

The UNICEF research of suicide among teens in Kazakhstan refutes negative effect of the Unified National Testing.

UNICEF research denies connection between of Unified National Testing and suicide rates among Kazakhstani teens
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Alarming tendencies and suicidal behaviour among Kazakhstani teens: UNICEF Youth Health Development

A committee on social and cultural development discussed results of their suicide survey among teenagers in Kazakhstan.

Alarming tendencies and suicidal behaviour among Kazakhstani teens: UNICEF Youth Health Development
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Alarming proportions of child and youth suicide in Kazakhstan

Suicide, especially among children and adolescents, is an alarming problem for Kazakhstani officials. Together with UNICEF Kazakh pscyhiatrists conducted a study into the causes of youth suicide, and the prelimitary results may help address the problem.

Alarming proportions of child and youth suicide in Kazakhstan
Quarter of global population will be African by 2050: UNICEF
Quarter of global population will be African by 2050: UNICEF

A quarter of the world's population will be African within 35 years as the continent's birth rates continue to rapidly rise.

Quarter of global population will be African by 2050: UNICEF
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Child's development card introduced in Kazakhstan by UNICEF and Ministry of Health

Kazakhstani Ministry of Health in cooperation with UNICEF introduced an individual child development card.

Child's development card introduced in Kazakhstan by UNICEF and Ministry of Health
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Kazakhstan in Good Country Index

Kazakhstan is ranked 80th in the Good Country Index.

Kazakhstan in Good Country Index
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Tokyo to ban sales of incest comic to minors

The Tokyo government is to ban sales to children of a manga comic that depicts incestuous relationships, an official said Tuesday, the first time expanded rules on sexual content have been invoked.

Tokyo to ban sales of incest comic to minors
50,000 children could die in months in S.Sudan: UNICEF
50,000 children could die in months in S.Sudan: UNICEF

Conflict in South Sudan has triggered a serious risk of famine that will kill up to 50,000 children within months if immediate action is not taken, the UN warned.

50,000 children could die in months in S.Sudan: UNICEF
'Kangaroo care' trumps incubators for Colombian babies
'Kangaroo care' trumps incubators for Colombian babies

At Bogota's San Ignacio hospital, Cesar Algeciras often spends five hours straight in the neonatal intensive care unit, lovingly clutching his premature son to his bare chest.

'Kangaroo care' trumps incubators for Colombian babies
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Tiesto to DJ in support of US foreign aid

Tiesto will headline a one-day electronic music festival near Washington to build support for US aid to end global poverty, organizers said Monday.

Tiesto to DJ in support of US foreign aid
Ebola epidemic spreads to Guinea's capital: UNICEF
Ebola epidemic spreads to Guinea's capital: UNICEF

An Ebola epidemic which has already killed dozens of people in Guinea's southern forests has spread to the capital Conakry, the United Nations Children's Fund said on Sunday.

Ebola epidemic spreads to Guinea's capital: UNICEF
Park proposes new family reunions with N. Korea
Park proposes new family reunions with N. Korea

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Monday proposed fresh reunions of families separated by the Korean War after a previous bid was cancelled by Pyongyang, and promised increased humanitarian aid to the impoverished North.

Park proposes new family reunions with N. Korea
Children beheaded in C.Africa fighting: UNICEF
Children beheaded in C.Africa fighting: UNICEF

At least two children have been beheaded in the fighting which has gripped the Central African Republic, the UN agency for children said Monday, adding "unprecedented" levels of violence were being committed against youngsters.

Children beheaded in C.Africa fighting: UNICEF
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One in three kids have no birth certificate: UN

One in three children worldwide cannot have their existence legally verified with a birth certificate since their birth was not registered, UNICEF warned Wednesday.

One in three kids have no birth certificate: UN