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Aida Girma
Official handle of the Country Representative for UNICEF in Pakistan (office-managed). Personal tweets marked '-AG'. RTs/Likes not endorsement.
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Aida Girma Oct 21
The parliamentary consultations on child rights, which is supporting across Pakistan with , present an opportunity to take stock of the progress made since Pk ratified the CRC; identify gaps in legislation; & renew commitments to protect children’s rights.
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UNICEF Pakistan Oct 21
How do you say friend in your language? , friendship. Via
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UNICEF Pakistan Oct 19
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UNICEF Pakistan Oct 18
Replying to @MNHS_PK
"The media needs to highlight the fact that there is no substitute to breastfeeding. Bottled or formula milk usage should be strictly discouraged,"- Kanwal Shauzab, Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform.
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UNICEF Pakistan Oct 18
Replying to @MNHS_PK @roghani2004
"There is no shame in breastfeeding. It is necessary for all offices to have a breastfeeding corner for mothers, in order to promote this practice," - Senator Dr Meher Taj Roghani
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UNICEF Pakistan Oct 17
Watch the media dialogue on "Importance of Breastfeeding" live from Islamabad here:
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Henrietta H. Fore Oct 17
Every child has the right to an adequate standard of living. Social protection is vital to ensuring this right, but two thirds of all children are not covered. and partners are working to close the gap and stop the lifelong harms of poverty.
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Aida Girma Oct 17
I really enjoyed seeing the beautiful drawings which children did during a contest in Lahore yesterday. This was part of a series of events which is organising to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child across Pakistan.
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UNICEF Pakistan Oct 17
Together with children, into the world of art and imagination! 🎨🌈 To celebrate , is organising drawing contests for children between 8-15 yrs of age, in Lahore, Karachi, Quetta & Peshawar. Join us as we go across these cities & meet young artists! 💫💙
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Aida Girma Oct 16
Today I had the privilege of meeting bright adolescent girls in Lahore as we participated in an event organised by the Children Advocacy Network to mark . We all need to invest more in girls to help them achieve their full potential!
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UNICEF Pakistan Oct 15
"I call upon families, community leaders, institutions and policymakers to ensure that handwashing facilities are made available, affordable and accessible to everyone," says in an Op-Ed published in .
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UNICEF Pakistan Oct 13
"The 30th anniversary of has provided us with an opportunity to review the state of child rights in the country. The aim of this consultation is to review the progress made in legislation regarding children and discuss ways to address the challenges," said .
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UNICEF Pakistan Oct 14
Replying to @UNICEF @UNICEFPakRep
Since 2018, has supported an integrated approach to service delivery in the areas of Peshawar & Karachi where a high risk of exists — such as Peshawar’s Shaheen Muslim Town, which Aida Girma visited last week.
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UNICEF Pakistan Oct 14
Last week Aida Girma visited Shaheen Muslim Town in to see first-hand how -supported interventions help accelerate children and families’ access to clean water, sanitation & hygiene basic services.
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UNICEF Pakistan Oct 13
Colleagues John Agbor & Denis Chimenya join the movement at F-9 Park in Islamabad. Go to the park and get the sticker to support a polio-free Pakistan! (Gate opposite F-10 Markaz until 17h30)
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Aida Girma Oct 13
I’m proud to join ! The sticker shows our collective commitment to eradicate polio in Pakistan.
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UNICEF Pakistan Oct 13
Today Aida Girma drove to F-9 Park in Islamabad and pasted the sticker on her car to show her commitment to eradicate polio. You can do the same all day to join the movement!
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Babar Atta Oct 13
Welcoming Country Director at F9 Park Islamabad for One Vision sticker pasting on her car.
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Everyday Pakistan Oct 11
“I love mathematics because it is challenging”, says 12 year old Amjad Bahadur as he smiles after solving a mathematics problem in class. Amjad is a student at a UNICEF Supported ALP Centre in Balochistan and enjoys mathematics. Photo by
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Aida Girma Oct 12
It is high time Pakistan invest more in girls. Investing in girls means investing in a better future that is equal for all – for girls, their families and their communities. Girls need us to stand with them to achieve their full potential.
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