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Chinese girl who learned to dance with no legs becomes national inspiration

An 11-year-old girl, who lost both of her legs in a devastating accident, has become a viral sensation for her graceful dance routines. In October 2010, Jiang Zhangziyi, or Ziyi as...

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Pokemon Go game could leave youngsters vulnerable to pedophiles & crime

A globally popular new Pokemon game soon to be released in Britain may leave young people open to being attacked, robbed, hospitalized or lured by pedophiles, according to warnings...

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UNICEF statement on violence in South Sudan

 UNICEF is deeply alarmed by the renewed violence in South Sudan and calls on all parties to respect humanitarian principles and provide unrestricted access to civilians in need. 

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Global leaders and youth advocates launch new partnership and fund to end violence against children everywhere

Today at the United Nations children joined world leaders to launch a new partnership and fund to make ending violence a public priority and a collective responsibility. End...

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23 states sue Obama administration over transgender bathroom rules

Ten more states are suing the Obama administration over rules requiring public schools to allow transgender students to use restrooms conforming to their gender identity, and not...

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UK not keeping pledge to take child refugees

Child refugees promised sanctuary in the UK are still risking their lives hiding in lorries, a Labour peer who escaped Nazi Germany has warned. Lord Dubs, who came to Britain on the...

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UNICEF and UNRWA condemn bombing of child friendly space in Khan Eishieh Camp in Syria

The latest attack on Khan Eishieh Refugee Camp, home to Palestinian refugees and internally displaced Syrians, is the latest example in the Syria conflict of the inhumane disregard...

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El Niño is over but its impact on children is set to worsen as disease, malnutrition continue to spread

The 2015-2016 El Niño has ended but its devastating impact on children is worsening, as hunger, malnutrition and disease continue to increase following the severe droughts and...

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U.N. food agency says faces $610 million shortfall for southern Africa drought relief

The United Nations' food agency said on Thursday it needed $730 million over the next 12 months for relief in seven southern African countries hit hard by a blistering drought and...

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Maryland ex-teacher aide indicted on 270 child sex charges

A former Maryland teaching assistant has been indicted on 270 child sex charges that include filming videos of students at an elementary school, state prosecutors said on Wednesday.

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Children face 'staggeringly high' hunger in conflict-hit Central African Republic

Clinging to her toy dog, 18-month-old Clemence Mokbem stares ahead as nurses rush past to tend to crying babies in the hot, overcrowded intensive care ward in a Bangui hospital. The...

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Child marriage to HIV, hardships facing children in West and Central Africa

 Although millions of children worldwide have been lifted out of poverty, progress has been uneven, with children in sub-Saharan Africa facing the highest levels of mortality, poor...

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Tanzania launches crackdown on child marriage with 30-year jail terms

Tanzanian men who marry schoolgirls or get them pregnant now face 30 years in prison as the government takes tougher measures to tackle child marriage and teenage pregnancy.

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Madonna moved to tears by case of child rape in Kenya

Pop star Madonna was reduced to tears during a trip to Kenya as she listened to a man describe how his five-year-old daughter had been recently raped by a neighbor in Nairobi's...

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RPT-New partnership aims to clamp down on use of bitcoin for child porn

London-based bitcoin start-up Elliptic and the Internet Watch Foundation, a charity that monitors online child sex abuse, will cooperate to clamp down on the use of bitcoin in...

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