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International Women’s Day Film Festival

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day on 8th March 2011, Good Screenings and Bond (GCAP UK) are working together on a Global Film Festival.

Video - Harry's hitch hiking adventure!

Could you do a 1,200 mile round trip without spending a penny?

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ActionAid UK | Bollocks to Poverty

Health campaigns saving children in Pakistan's Swat Valley

The Swat Valley in Pakistan is reeling from a double disaster--the affects of last year's conflict followed by recent historic flooding. The impact on the health and nutritional status of children and women has been severe. UNICEF is conducting "Mother and Child Days" and other health and vaccination campaigns that deliver low-cost, high-impact interventions for the most vulnerable children in the region.

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UNICEF USA News

Funding gap threatens scheduled measles campaign in Madagascar

A scheduled vaccination drive to immunize 3 million children in Madagascar is in jeopardy after the government withdrew financing because of budgetary constraints.The U.S. Fund for UNICEF is appealing to donors to help fill a funding gap to ensure that recent outbreaks of measles in Eastern Africa do not spread.

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UNICEF USA News

A focus on equity for UNICEF's work in Nepal

Despite robust economic growth, South Asia is a region of widening gaps between rich and poor. In Nepal, this disparity has been brought into even sharper relief by a rise in the number of millionaires, while the majority of the population still lives on under $1.25 a day. It is gaps like these that UNICEF is addressing as it works to provide health, education and basic rights for every child.

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UNICEF USA News