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UNICEF to set up
UNICEF to set up 'child-friendly spaces' in the Sichuan earthquake zone
BEIJING, China, 11 August 2008 - UNICEF will work with the government of China to set up 30 centres for the long-term psychological recovery of children and families affected by the 12 May earthquake. To that end, intensive training and basic facilities are being provided to local partners and social workers. Read More >
FIFA-UNICEF campaign under way to break down gender barriers in schools
FIFA-UNICEF campaign under way to break down gender barriers in schools
SHANGHAI, China, 13 September, 2007 – Eriko Arakawa, 27, fell in love with football at a very early age. Read More >
Educating young children left behind in China’s poor and remote communities
Educating young children left behind in China’s poor and remote communities
ANSHAN, China, 9 November 2006 – Zheng Qing lives in a remote village in the Cangxi county of China’s Sichuan Province. Her mother left home and her father works as a migrant labourer, so she has been raised by her grandmother. Until she started kindergarten two years ago, she was introverted and unwilling to play with other children. Read More >
Chinese children bid farewell to gender discrimination in child-friendly schools
CHINA, 27 September 2006 – Dad is reading a newspaper and Mum is doing housework – images such as these are no way to illustrate the family relationship in “child-friendly school” textbooks. Read More >
Chalking about a revolution
CHINA, 20 September 2006 - Whenever a newcomer enters the classroom, little Li Shunye would point at the wall. “Look at that!” he says looking at a picture of something that looks a bit like a pink furry fox, only with an over-sized tail.       Read More >

 

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