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IKEA Donates $81 Million to Children in India and UNICEF

Five million infants and five million mothers in India will receive better access to health, nutrition, water and sanitation service thanks to an $80...
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More Girls Educated in Niger, Thanks to IKEA Toy Drive for UNICEF (Video)

UNICEF is helping to build child-friendly schools in Niger, where school attendance rates are among the lowest in the world and just 31% of...
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Haitian Girl Back in Dad’s Arms, Thanks to New UNICEF Effort to Reunite Families

95 percent of children separated from their parents in an earthquakes or other disaster can be reunited with a loved one who is able...
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UNICEF Airlifts Schools to Children in Haiti

Two boys walk over the steep hillsides of Haiti, the first time in a month they've been able to go to school. It...
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UNICEF Funding 20 Million Mosquito Nets for Anti-Malaria Effort

UNICEF has allocated more than $8 million in new funds to distribute insecticide-treated mosquito nets in eight countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Ray Chambers,...
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UNICEF Opens 200th School in Indonesia

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has opened its 200th school in Indonesia's Aceh-Nias region, which was devastated by the December 2004 tsunami. As...
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UNICEF Provides Educational Supplies for Children in Gaza

With the return of hundreds of thousands of children to school in Gaza, UNICEF is providing essential educational equipment and materials to re-establish learning...
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Unicef: Child Mortality Down 27 percent Since 1990

Child mortality rates have dropped 28% worldwide since 1990, UNICEF reported Friday. Death rates of children aged five and under have even dropped by...

David Duchovny Supports Unicef in Myanmar (Video)

David Duchovny urges support for the million at risk in Myanmar after the cyclone that killed tens of thousands. He says the UN children's...

UNICEF Launches $150M Recovery Plan Restoring Schools, Clinics Lost in Pakistan Quake

UNICEF will construct 500 permanent schools and some 70 permanent rural health centres in northern Pakistan, the UN Children's Fund said on Wednesday, where...

Good News in History, March 23

25 years ago today, Wayne Gretzky broke one of hockey’s greatest records—most all-time goals for a player. He overtook his role model, Gordie Howe,...
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Why Smiling Is Good for You – and Five Photos That Guarantee Grins on World Happiness Day

Never underestimate the power and impact of one simple facial gesture: your smile–the movement can create happy feelings—even when you're not feeling happy.

What if Your Homework Included Comic Books? NFL All-Pro Pushes to Make Education Fun

Ovie Mughelli had an impressive career in the NFL, playing as an All-Pro fullback for the Baltimore Ravens and the Atlanta Falcons. He is now...

Good News in History, December 11

35 years ago today, Catholic John Paul II made a “historic religious breakthrough” when he became the first pope to speak at a Lutheran...

Good News in History, August 1

On this day 145 years ago, the first cable streetcar in San Francisco was tested on Clay Street hill. Instigated by Andrew Hallidie, the...

Child Labor Rates Cut By Almost Half, Millions More Children Get a Childhood

Yet another positive trend has emerged from around the world: since child labor rates have plummeted by almost half since the turn of the...

In Viral Video Puerto Rican Pup Lends a Paw to Help Clean Up

Even dogs are getting involved in the tremendous clean up effort underway in Puerto Rico, as seen in this sweet video...

Clooney’s Foundation to Open 7 Schools for 3,000 Syrian Refugee Children

George and Amal Clooney are making sure that despite the overwhelming obstacles faced by Syrian refugee children overseas, they will have the opportunity to...

Tribute to Sir Roger Moore, the Third James Bond (1927-2017)

Sir Roger Moore, the English gentleman responsible for the devastatingly handsome third incarnation of the James Bond movie series, has just passed away at the...

Boy Wearing Plastic Bag Jersey Finally Meets His Hero in Person (WATCH)

This 6-year-old boy became famous for wearing a plastic jersey with Lionel Messi's name written on it – then on Tuesday, he got to meet his hero in person.