Daily Archives: 15 March 2016

“What I would most like is to leave this job and go back to school.” 15 year old Mohammed, of Syria, in Iraq

From UNICEF Iraq  Though he’s only 15 years old, school is a distant memory for Mohammed. He and his five siblings haven’t been in a classroom since they fled Kobani, Syria, three years ago and came to the Kurdistan region of Iraq. To help support his family, Mohammed now works full-time in an industrial area

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Lions Health and UNICEF launch global competition aimed at young creatives and marketers

From Lions Health and UNICEF   Lions Health, the Festival and Awards that celebrates life-changing creativity in healthcare communications, and UNICEF launch the 2016 Young Lions Health Award. The competition, now in its second year, challenges young creatives and marketers to develop an integrated marketing toolkit that will raise awareness among caregivers about the importance

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Education and reproductive health for girls key to sustainable development

From UN News   Investing in adolescent girls – especially in their education and reproductive health and rights – will ensure sustainable development for all, according to United Nations officials, government representative, experts, and young women who gathered today at an event at UN Headquarters. According to the UN Population Fund (UNFPA), there are currently 600

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