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Putting Kids Around the Globe First: Johnson & Johnson Announces a $10 Million Pledge to UNICEF

It's one of the company's largest commitments to date, and it aims to help support the crucial work being done by frontline health workers to help more children grow up healthy.
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If there's one universal truth about kids, it may be this: They want to grow up as quickly as possible. And for over 100 years, Johnson & Johnson has been working to help them grow up as healthy as possible, too.

Educating a Generation of Syrian Children

A powerful partnership with HP, the Clooney Foundation for Justice, UNICEF, and Google.org is finding ways to ignite learning and inspire kids who fled Lebanon
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Every day begins the same for Marah, a 12-year-old girl living in Beirut. “At 8 o'clock, I have my breakfast. I spend some time with my family, while they are having their coffee. Then I prepare myself for school and I prepare my bag,” she says.

It’s a daily schedule typical by school children the world over, and yet to Marah it feels more like a privilege.

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A New Plan Will Bring Toilets to 250 Million People Who Need Them

UNICEF is teaming up with the sanitation company LIXIL to get safe, affordable toilets installed in rural communities across Ethiopia, Kenya, and Tanzania to improve health and education outcomes.
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BY EILLIE ANZILOTTI

As things currently stand, progress on the Sustainable Development Goals—17 benchmarks, ranging from reducing inequality to achieving zero hunger—is uninspiring. Most countries have made few, if any, substantial improvements across the categories.

VIDEO: UNICEF and LIXIL to “Make a Splash” and Help Bring Sanitation to Children Around the World

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UNICEF, the world’s leading children’s organization, and LIXIL, a maker of pioneering water and housing products, are coming together in a new partnership to help vulnerable children gain access to safe and clean toilets.

The partnership, named “Make a Splash! Toilets for All”, will leverage the two organizations’ complementary strengths to support progress towards the Sustainable Development Goal of achieving access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene for all, and end open defecation by 2030.

UNICEF and LIXIL to “Make a Splash” and Help Bring Sanitation to Children Around the World

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Tokyo, July 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ – UNICEF, the world’s leading children’s organization, and LIXIL, a maker of pioneering water and housing products, are coming together in a new partnership to help vulnerable children gain access to safe and clean toilets.

The partnership, named “Make a Splash! Toilets for All”, will leverage the two organizations’ complementary strengths to support progress towards the Sustainable Development Goal of achieving access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene for all, and end open defecation by 2030.

Getting Syrian Students Back to School through Tech-Enabled Learning

by Michele Malejki, Global Head of Strategic Programs for Sustainability and Social Innovation at HP
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The numbers are staggering: More than 65 million people around the world have been forcibly displaced. Only a small number of refugees—less than 1 percent of 17.5 million in 2016—will ever be resettled. In Syria alone, more than 5 million people have fled their war-torn country since 2011, 1 million of whom have settled in Lebanon.

Reflections on World Refugee Day: Lessons from Lebanon

With a long-term commitment and fiercely dedicated local partners, HP is providing technology-enabled learning in conflict regions, one classroom at a time.
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by Michele Malejki, Global Head of Strategic Programs, Sustainability & Social Innovation, HP Inc.

UNICEF Honors Kimberly-Clark With 2018 Children First Award

Award recognizes Kimberly-Clark's long-time partnership with UNICEF to improve the lives of children around the world
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DALLAS, March 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ – UNICEF USA has recognized Kimberly-Clark with the 2018 Children First Award for its ongoing efforts to raise awareness and funding for the global aid organization, and its collaboration with UNICEF on innovative projects to improve children’s health and wellbeing.

Nickelodeon Helps Break Bread and Boundaries for Child Refugees

by Michael Valentino
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Twenty people are forcibly displaced every minute as a result of conflict or persecution. This adds up to 65.6 million people around the world, 22.5 million of whom are refugees – a person forced from their country to escape war, persecution, or a natural disaster. Unfortunately, these stateless wanderers are not always met with open arms. Many are denied a nationality and access to basic rights when the countries they flee to struggle to cope with the influx.

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