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    UNICEF seeks $2.5b for ME children as coronavirus deepens poverty

    Agence France-Presse . Amman | Updated at 10:27pm on December 07, 2020

    The UN children’s agency Monday appealed for $2.5 billion in new funds for 39 million children in the Middle East and North Africa impacted by...

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    COVID-19 school closure affects 42m children in Bangladesh: UNICEF

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:08pm on December 01, 2020

    Around 42 million children have been affected by school closures in Bangladesh during the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, said the United Nations Children’s Fund on Tuesday....

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    UNICEF plans to deliver 2bn COVID-19 vaccine units

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 07:05pm on November 23, 2020

    UNICEF is working with major global airlines and freight providers to step up efforts to deliver close to 2 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines in...

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    UNICEF warns of dire, growing consequences for children

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 06:45pm on November 19, 2020

    UNICEF had warned in a new report of significant and growing consequences for children as the COVID-19 pandemic lurches toward a second year. Released on...

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    GP, UNICEF to train adolescent in digital space

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:59pm on October 31, 2020

    Grameenphone, in collaboration with UNICEF, has extended the scope of online safety projects and introduced training for adolescents who are outside mainstream education. Through UNICEF’s...

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    UNICEF to stockpile 520m syringes by year-end

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:37am on October 20, 2020

    The UN Children’s Fund has begun laying the groundwork for COVID-19 vaccination by purchasing and pre-positioning syringes and other necessary equipment, reports Xinhua. UNICEF will...

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    Bangladesh has highest child marriage prevalence in South Asia

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 07:51pm on October 07, 2020

    Despite significant progress in recent years, Bangladesh has the highest prevalence of child marriage in South Asia and ranks among 10 countries in the world...

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    UNICEF names Mushfiq as new Nat'l Ambassador for children’s rights

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:21pm on October 04, 2020

    Former national cricket team captain Mushfiqur Rahim has been named as UNICEF’s newest National Ambassador in Bangladesh to promote children’s rights throughout the country. ‘Child...

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    Pandemic threatens lives of millions of children: UN

    Agence France-Presse .Paris | Updated at 10:25am on September 09, 2020

    Disruptions to health services due to the pandemic are putting millions of additional lives at risk worldwide, the United Nations said on Wednesday, warning that...

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    Rohingya children bearing brunt of COVID-19 disruptions: UNICEF

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:53am on August 25, 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt life for more than 460,000 Rohingya children living in Cox’s Bazar, said UNICEF on Monday. Education facilities in the camps...