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By Guest Author On Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
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3 Ways to Use Monero For Good

Users of Monero (XMR) understand that the cryptocurrency can be used just like cash. It can even be stored in a private Monero GUI wallet until it’s needed. And just like you might donate cash anonymously More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 20th, 2016
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UNICEF obtains pentavalent vaccine at lowest-ever price

Breakthrough prices have been achieved with six vaccine suppliers who offered to price pentavalent vaccine at an 84 cents a dose average – half the price that the UN children’s agency currently pays. In the More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
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Boko Haram kidnapping victims rejected by society after escape or rescue

Girls and women kidnapped by Nigeria’s insurgent group, Jamāʻat Ahl as-Sunnah lid-daʻwa wal-Jihād (JAS), commonly known as Boko Haram, face mistrust and persecution upon their return to society – according More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, November 28th, 2015
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UN warns of doubling of child brides in Africa by 2050

If current levels persist, the total number of child brides in Africa will rise from 125 million to 310 million by 2050, according to a UNICEF report released at the African Union Girls Summit in Lusaka, Zambia, More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, October 29th, 2013
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Syria: Major polio vaccination campaign under way

With the confirmation testing pending on some 22 “suspected” cases of polio in war-torn Syria, UNICEF has joined the World Health Organisation and other partners in mounting a large-scale immunization More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, September 14th, 2013
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UNICEF: Deaths in children under five cut in half, 45% linked to undernutrition

The number of deaths in children under-five years of age has dropped nearly in half, according to new data released by multiple United Nations agencies Friday. In 2012, approximately 6.6 million children worldwide More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, July 25th, 2013
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Egypt, Muslim Brotherhood highlighted in UNICEF report on female genital mutilation

UNICEF, the United Nations Children’s Fund, has issued a new report on FGM/C, female genital mutilation/cutting, that raises troubling questions about the practice and the American response to it, particularly More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, June 6th, 2013
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Lucy Liu visits Syrian refugee children in Lebanon settlement: ‘This is a children’s crisis and it’s only getting worse’

“Elementary” star and UNICEF ambassador, Lucy Liu, accompanied by UNICEF staff, visited makeshift settlements in the Bekaa region of Lebanon to see first-hand the dire situation for Syrian children and More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, May 6th, 2013
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Lenny Kravitz teams up with UNICEF to do PSA on vaccine-preventable diseases

Multiple Grammy Award winning singer, songwriter and guitarist, Lenny Kravitz, has partnered with UNICEF to create a new series of Public Service Announcements (PSA) to to urge people to join UNICEF to bring about More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, December 21st, 2012
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Killings of polio workers condemned by international agencies, Pakistan polio immunization program continues

Photo/Fast Track via wikimedia commons Pakistan is one of three remaining polio endemic countries on the planet, so it was disastrous blow when suspected militants attacked polio vaccination workers, killing More...


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