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Henrietta H. Fore
The official account of Executive Director Henrietta H. Fore. Championing the rights of & young people around the world.
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Henrietta H. Fore 22h
A striking image. A child swims in a pool filled with plastic bottles during an awareness campaign in Bangkok. Researchers estimate that more than 8.3B tonnes of plastic has been produced since the early 1950s. We need to accelerate action to .
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Unicef UK Jun 16
An incredible amount raised at tonight's for Unicef! Your donations will help children all over the world. βš½πŸŒπŸ’™
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Henrietta H. Fore 24h
My ? Children and young people around the world taking a stand and claiming their rights. As we mark the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, let’s empower and support them. , every right.
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UNICEF Africa Jun 16
Happy Day of the African Child! πŸ₯°πŸ₯°πŸ₯° Check out this special film created by our youth reporters from and for .... πŸŽ₯πŸ™ŒπŸΎπŸŽ₯πŸ™ŒπŸΎπŸŽ₯πŸ™ŒπŸΎ
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Henrietta H. Fore Jun 16
Happy ! Being a parent is the most important job in the world. From Bangladesh to South Africa, this is how early childhood development centres are helping parents make
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Henrietta H. Fore Jun 15
.’s partners are on the ground in Syria, working to reach with mobile health clinics, clean water & sanitation supplies. But these are quick fixes that can go only so far in mitigating the humanitarian fallout from such brutal and gratuitous violence.
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Henrietta H. Fore Jun 15
14-year-old Shanta lost her home, her father and her dreams of a better future were shattered. is threatening the lives and futures of 19 million children in Bangladesh. Inaction is not an option.
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Henrietta H. Fore Jun 14
Meet Kiran, a driving force for change. She is determined to tackle child marriage & the stigma around menstruation in her community in India: β€œI don’t understand why girls are considered as burdens to their families. This is not right, it must change."
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Henrietta H. Fore Jun 14
is a reminder that every child and young person has a right to live free from discrimination, no matter who their family is, who they love or how they identify.
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Henrietta H. Fore Jun 14
Replying to @unicefchief
Decades of underdevelopment and years of intense fighting in Yemen have left essential public services, including crucial healthcare for mothers and babies, on the brink of total collapse.
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Henrietta H. Fore Jun 14
Bringing life into the world in Yemen can all too often turn into a tragedy for entire families.
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UNICEF Malaysia Jun 10
Congratulations for this win. is an example of what can be achieved for children in Malaysia through strategic private sector partnerships. UNICEF is proud to have been part of this programme. Find out more here:
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Henrietta H. Fore Jun 13
Stop bombing hospitals. bear no responsibility for the war in Syria, yet they suffer its carnage more than anyone. Parties to the conflict should make every effort to protect children and the infrastructure they depend on.
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Henrietta H. Fore Jun 13
International Development Association (IDA) finance is a lifeline for the most vulnerable children. I am calling on our partners to replenish IDA as it is an important step towards a world in which every child and young person survives and thrives.
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UNICEF Jun 13
Even one Ebola case is one too many. After months of preparedness and prevention efforts, this is what is doing to scale up its response to the latest Ebola outbreak. πŸ‘‡
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Henrietta H. Fore Jun 13
to children in a nutrition clinic drinking milk that helped to supply in El Salvador, back in 1951. Proper nutrition helps give every child the best start in life.
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Henrietta H. Fore Jun 12
Every child has hopes, dreams and potential. Yet, children with disabilities often face daily discrimination and lack of adequate legislation to protect their rights. We must work together to make sure every child is treated with dignity and respect.
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Henrietta H. Fore Jun 12
We need governments to help provide parents with the support they need to create a nurturing environment for their young children. And we need the support and influence of the private sector to make this happen.
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UNESCO Jun 11
would have turned 90 today. On this very same day in 1942, on her 13th birthday, she began her Diary, a symbol of the fight for human dignity. πŸ“”
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United Nations Jun 12
"I want the UN to be fully accessible for one & all. It is very simple: We cannot be a platform for change when persons with disabilities cannot access that platform to speak.” - launching new UN Disability Strategy
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