The good news: the number of child labourers has fallen by a third since 2000. The bad news: 168 million boys and girls are still losing their childhoods by being forced to toil all day in adult jobs - AND, over half of them are in hazardous work. #notochildlabour! Video: youtu.be/VbkAoppuUwc Info: www.unicef.org/...
Trang, 11, lives in Vietnam. In some rural areas of the country, children are discouraged from attending school because their classrooms are too far away. With support from her sponsor, #FormulaRenault driver, Pete Olson, she is able to attend school regularly. #Vietnam #PeteOlson #Sponsorship
Girls’ education is the single most powerful investment for development. It fights poverty, inequality, and discrimination. And, the children born to educated women are healthier and survive at better rates. The more girls we can get in school, the better the results! We’re talking about new ways to do this on #dayofthegirl, 11 October at 9am EST. Join us! uni.cf/GIRLRSVP
Audrey Hepburn spent many years in Africa helping the helpless. Yet all the pictures on Pinterest show her as a fashion icon. Fashion passes in a wink, compassion lasts forever.
A school wall is decorated with children’s handprints in the town of Bazzama, Cameroon. The school serves local children and refugees from the Central African Republic (CAR). Over 100,000 refugees and asylum-seekers from 30 countries are living in Cameroon, including 80,000 who have fled insecurity and recurrent armed conflict in CAR. The influx is overwhelming services in host communities, including safe drinking water, schools and healthcare resources - 2009 ©UNICEF/Olivier Asselin