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With the launch of a new Cryptocurrency fund, UNICEF now accepts donations in bitcoin, ether
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With the launch of a new Cryptocurrency fund, UNICEF now accepts donations in bitcoin, ether

The UN Children’s Fund is now the first UN organization to hold and make transactions in cryptocurrency.

UN says nearly half of Afghanistan's children out of school due to worsening security, poverty and sex discrimination
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UN says nearly half of Afghanistan's children out of school due to worsening security, poverty and sex discrimination

Nearly half of Afghanistan's children are not attending school because of worsening security, poverty and sex discrimination, according to a new UN report Sunday

Unicef estimates show 3,86,000 babies born on New Year's Day; India led with 69,000 births
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Unicef estimates show 3,86,000 babies born on New Year's Day; India led with 69,000 births

The United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) has estimated that nearly 3,86,000 babies were born on New Year's Day, with India heading the list with 69,070.

Madhya Pradesh's dismal child health indicators can improve with better sanitation, focus on maternal care
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Madhya Pradesh's dismal child health indicators can improve with better sanitation, focus on maternal care

Women's empowerment, better sanitation, and improvement in maternal health could improve the nutritional status of children in Madhya Pradesh.

Unicef calls for increased involvement in keeping children safe from the ills of the internet
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Unicef calls for increased involvement in keeping children safe from the ills of the internet

The report also examines how the internet increases children's vulnerability to risks and harms, including by misusing their private information etc.

Rohingya crisis: Nearly 3,40,000 refugee children in Bangladesh living dire state, says UNICEF
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Rohingya crisis: Nearly 3,40,000 refugee children in Bangladesh living dire state, says UNICEF

Nearly 340,000 Rohingya children are living in squalid conditions in Bangladesh camps where they lack enough food, clean water and health care, said UNICEF.

Bangladesh begins rubella, polio vaccination for 1.5 lakh Rohingya refugee children
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Bangladesh begins rubella, polio vaccination for 1.5 lakh Rohingya refugee children

A rubella and polio vaccination campaign for 1.5 lakh children of Rohingya refugees started in Bangladesh on Saturday

Nepal elected as UNICEF's executive board term member for the next two years
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Nepal elected as UNICEF's executive board term member for the next two years

Nepal has been elected to the UNICEF Executive Board, representing the group of Asia-Pacific countries for the term 2016-2018.

Malala's open letter to girls kidnapped by Boko Haram: Leaders haven't done enough for you
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Malala's open letter to girls kidnapped by Boko Haram: Leaders haven't done enough for you

Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai on Monday criticised Nigerian and world leaders for failing to help free 219 schoolgirls kidnapped a year ago by Boko Haram militants.