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'My work for Unicef has taught me about the inhumanity of man'

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CHILDREN & WAR: THE CHECHEN FILE

During the 1994-96 conflict, Red Cross workers found that children had been systematically executed - each shot through the temple. According to Unicef, 2,000 children were killed during the conflict - 40 per cent of civilian casualties - and 2,500 were orphaned.

Susan Sarandon takes on Unicef role

SUSAN SARANDON, the socially conscious film actress, has been appointed a special representative of the United Nations Children's Fund.

Christmas Appeal: Wars wipe out health gains of the century

ALL THE public health advances of the past century that have improved the lives of children are being wiped out in the developing world by Aids and war, according to a new report.

Gates' timely donation of $26m to Unicef

WHAT DO you do if you are the world's richest man and your government is attacking you in court, depicting you as a bully and a menace? You do something very, very nice. Something involving children would probably work - such as making an absolutely enormous donation to Unicef.

Children pay price for Iraq blockade

CHILD MORTALITY in most of Iraq has more than doubled in the nine years since United Nations sanctions were imposed, a leading UN agency said yesterday.

Child `sex slaves' freed by rebels

THE SIERRA Leone hostage crisis in which five British officers were held captive ended last night with the release of up to 200 women and child prisoners, many of whom had to act as soldiers and sex slaves for Sierra Leonean rebels.

The worst place to be a child

Angola will pay dearly in the future for leaving its young people destitute, writes Peter Moszynski

Poverty hits one child in three

MORE THAN four million children in Britain are living in poverty, according to new research that highlights the task the Prime Minister has set himself with his pledge to end such hardship within a generation.
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