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In Celebration of International Women’s Day

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— March 8 is International Women’s Day, and we are marking the occasion with a photo of a young female leader. 16-year-old Tamanna, shown here with her mother, is the chairperson of the Child Forum in the Bhasantek slums of Mirpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Tamanna works to mobilize her peers and her community on issues that plague […]

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Watch Katy Perry Roar!

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— Singer-Songwriter Katy Perry has joined with UNICEF to celebrate the second annual International Day of the Girl Child — a day to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face. UNICEF is marking the day by highlighting the power of innovation to get more girls into school and keep them there. Around the world, […]

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Disney and UNICEF launch P.L.A.Y.

Disney and UNICEF launch P.L.A.Y. Initiative in Bangladesh

— In 1960 Walt Disney had a visionary idea: to create a tribute to the children of the world. That idea came to fruition in 1964 at the World’s Fair as the “It’s a Small World” ride. Proceeds from the ride helped UNICEF save and improve children’s lives. Building upon this legacy, today UNICEF and Disney are bringing the power of play to the world’s most vulnerable children.

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H&M Launches All for Children Collection to Benefit UNICEF

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— On October 18, H&M will launch a special collection of children’s clothes, books and toys to benefit UNICEF. H&M is donating 25% of the sales price of each All for Children Collection item sold to support UNICEF’s projects in Bangladesh, which promote children’s rights to education and protection.
In celebration of the launch, H&M invites you to an afternoon of fun for the whole family at three of their store locations: New York, Los Angeles and Chicago.

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Boats of Bangladesh

— Caryl Stern is the President and CEO of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF. She recently visited Bangladesh with Olivia Harrison and other UNICEF supporters of the George Harrison Fund for UNICEF.

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Caryl Stern’s letter from Bangladesh

George Harrison is beloved here, and traveling with Olivia Harrison is like traveling with a rock star. Our day started at the UNICEF Office. The staff members who are old enough to remember George’s Concert for Bangladesh expressed their gratitude to Olivia – we all cried.

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