Tag Archives: Unicef

Shocker: UN Peacekeepers Turn Predators, Trade Food for Child Sex in CAR

In a shocking and bizarre development, some UN peacekeepers stationed in the Central African Republic were allegedly trading food to children in return for oral sex gratification by the hungry kids, said Sunday Express quoting a report that was hushed up by the French peacekeepers. The allegations “passed from desk to desk, inbox to inbox, across multiple UN offices, with ...

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Refugees have to be dealt with as human beings, stresses senior UN official

Refugees have to be dealt with as human beings, and the broader migrant community, including economic migrants, cannot be dismissed “with a wave of the hand,” the top United Nations official dealing with migration said on Wednesday. Peter Sutherland, the Special Representative for International Migration, told a press conference in Geneva: "The obligation and responsibility to refugees and persons in ...

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Donations Pour in for Nepal Quake Victims

Besides launching its latest post-quake app “Safety Check”, Facebook has rolled out another “Donate” button for charity towards helping the victims of Saturday Nepal earthquake that killed 4500 so far and the number is still rising. The right on top button is visible besides the Login button enables one to simply donate or learn more info about the NGO the ...

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UNICEF: 1.1 Million HIV Infections in Children Prevented Between 2005-2013

Ahead of World AIDS Day, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) stated that an estimated 1.1 million human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections among children under the age of 15 have been prevented between 2005 and 2013. According to data released by the UNICEF on Friday, new HIV infections among children have declined by about 40 percent between 2009 and 2013, ...

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