Tag: UNICEF

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How Women in Ethiopia Empower Communities through Nutrition

Health Extension Workers train hundreds of other women in their communities, empowering them to make informed decisions for their families and completely transforming the health

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UNICEF warns more than 9 million Ethiopians deficient of safe water

One in four of the world’s children will be living in areas with extremely limited water resources by 2040 as a result of climate change,

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Hannah Godefa Leading the Fight for Girls’ Rights in Ethiopia

Born in Canada to Ethiopian parents, Hannah Godefa never let age get in the way of her activism. At the age of seven she founded Pencil Mountain, a project

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UNICEF Awards 13 Year Old Somali Refugee that speaks 6 Languages

On the occasion of the International Day of Children’s Rights, UNICEF awarded personalities and... On the occasion of the International Day of Children’s Rights, UNICEF awarded

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UN bodies join forces to meet refugee needs in Ethiopia

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) signed an agreement in the capital Addis Ababa Friday to further strengthen their cooperation

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Ethiopian religious leaders sign a memorandum to address issues affecting children and women

UNICEF and major religious institutions have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Tuesday to address issues affecting children, women and the community at large

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Ethiopia’s Drought Takes Toll on Children

Metahara District, Ethiopia―Ethiopia is dealing with its worst drought in decades. Its crops failed last year, contributing to food shortages affecting at least 10 million

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Ethiopian PM Urges World to Aid his Country

Ethiopia’s prime minister has urged the international community to increase its support towards the ‘Horn of Africa’ state as 10 million people face going hungry.

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Queen Mathilde Visits Ethiopia

Queen Mathilde of the Belgians, Honorary Chairperson of UNICEF Belgium travelled to Ethiopia from 9 to 12 November to witness first hand programmes where UNICEF

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Australian Lawyer Treks Ethiopia’s Simien Mountains In Support Of UNICEF Child Protection

Canberra solicitor Brodie Williams has personally raised more than $8000 for UNICEF’s child justice programs to trek the incredibly challenging Simien Mountains, alongside armed protection

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UN: Cholera Outbreak Kills 29 People In South Sudan As Cases Rise

At least 29 people have died in South Sudan’s latest cholera outbreak, the U.N. children’s agency said Friday. Cholera had sickened 484 people by the end

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South Sudan: Children Raped, Castrated And Thrown Into Fires

“Survivors report that boys have been castrated and left to bleed to death… girls as young as eight have been gang raped and murdered,” UN

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