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By Mariel Alison L. Aguinaldo The Department of Education (DepEd), in partnership with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), is drafting a supplemental policy to...
ZURICH — The World Health Organization (WHO) said children aged 12 and over should wear masks to help tackle the COVID-19 pandemic under the same conditions as adults, while children between six and 11 should wear them on a risk-based approach.
Kuala Lumpur-based digital entertainment company WebTVAsia and YouTube will be holding a four-hour livestream concert on May 27 titled ONE LOVE ASIA featuring top artists from the region for the benefit of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Asia to help its “efforts in preventing the pandemic from becoming a lasting crisis for vulnerable children,” a statement read.
As the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) continues to keep families at home, parents and children get to spend more time with each other. This...
IN JANUARY 2019, the Philippines passed a law giving special protection to children in armed conflict situations, considered a landmark legislation for a country that continues to grapple with communist insurgency and violent extremism.
Plan International PH launches youth-peer education module on preventing sexual exploitation.
THE LIFE of actress Audrey Hepburn wasn’t as perfect as her movies would suggest. Growing up as the daughter of a divorced and impoverished Dutch noble, Ms. Hepburn lived through the ravages of the Second World War, facing a fate of near-starvation during the Dutch famine of 1944. During the latter part of her life and her career as a successful actress, Ms. Hepburn joined UNICEF (the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund) in the 1980s as a Goodwill Ambassador. According to the UNICEF website, Ms. Hepburn had said on her appointment, “I can testify to what UNICEF means to children, because I was among those who received food and medical relief right after World War II. She continues, “I have a long-lasting gratitude and trust for what UNICEF does.” She was also known to have said, “There is a moral obligation that those who have should give to those who don’t.”
THE United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) have flagged the impact of inflation on malnutrition among children in the country.