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Girls walk arm-in-arm outside Likoli, a UNICEF-supported primary school in the village of Zakpota, in central Benin. UNICEF provides Likoli and surrounding schools with supplies, classroom furniture, and training for teachers. One girl carries a UNICEF-supplied slate. Their book bags bear the UNICEF logo. © UNICEF/NYHQ2006-2866/Julie Pudlowski www.unicef.org
In Togo, a woman plays with her baby in their home in Adidome Village, outside Lomé, the capital. They are beneath a mosquito net provided by UNICEF. © UNICEF/NYHQ2004-1418/Giacomo Pirozzi - www.unicef.org/...
Child labour in Bolivia - Part 4 - German studies in a schoolhouse in San Juan del Carmen. The village has no electricity, but there are now four schools with full-time teachers, and villagers live in their own homes, instead of in transient camps. Bolivia, 2011: © UNICEF/NYHQ2011-1456/Friedman-Rudovsky
Ponduck (age 9) has lived her entire life in the Kakuma refugee camp, in Turkana District in Kenya. Her South Sudanese parents arrived there before her birth. She awaits a distribution of porridge outside the camp’s UNICEF-supported primary school. Increased regional instability and the ongoing Horn of Africa drought crisis have significantly increased student enrolment in the camp. © UNICEF/Shehzad Noorani To see more: www.unicef.org/...
"American Students and Teachers Deserve Better" - Finland's classes are very small...they have a much lower child poverty rate, and do not have the variability in children's educational backgrounds or special education diversity of American classrooms...and they are APPALLED by how American administrators treat their teachers! VERY Interesting, but not at all surprising. . .
Girls smile in an outdoor classroom at the UNICEF-supported Gua Community Girls’ School in Sudan. UNICEF is providing schools with textbooks, exercise books, blackboards and other essential supplies in Sudan. Since 2002, UNICEF has helped establish over 200 community girls’ schools to deliver basic education to provide a protective environment for girls and to ensure that they are academically prepared to further their education. - © UNICEF/Georgina Cranston - www.unicef.org/...
A self-educated social activist, Marcus Garvey left his birthplace of St. Ann's Bay, Jamaica, to promote Black separatism in America. While in the U.S., he founded several black-owned businesses before being deported back to Jamaica for fraud. From Jamaica he continued to work for black repatriation to Africa. (Getty Images)~I often wonder what type of woman I'd be had my ancestors followed Garvey~
Children attend class at a UNICEF-supported tent school, in a camp for people displaced the country’s worst flooding in decades. UNICEF is also providing medical care, immunizations, hygiene kits, safe drinking water, sanitation services and shelter in flood-affected areas. Still, some 17 million people – 8.6 million of whom are children – remain threatened by malnutrition and waterborne diseases - Pakistan, 2010 ©UNICEF/Marta Ramoneda
UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Mia Farrow holds a small child while watching a dance performance at a transit and orientation centre for girls who have survived sexual violence and other abuse in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. The UNICEF-supported centre, run by the Congolese NGO BVES, provides shelter, health and psychosocial services, and education and vocational skills training. Children of the girls are also supported. © UNICEF/Olivier Asselin www.unicef.org