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Meet baby Nahawa, born one week premature and underweight in Bougouni, Mali. She’s being kept warm and nourished through breastfeeding and skin-to-skin contact with her mother. Most newborn deaths in Mali are the result of asphyxia, infections or prematurity. These deaths are largely preventable with the help of quality, affordable health care. Despite progress, mothers and newborn babies face steep challenges. In Koumantou, down the road from where Nahawa lives, there’s only one doctor, trained by UNICEF, to serve the entire population. To save more lives, we’re calling on governments to invest more in maternal and child health. #EveryChildALIVE #HealthForAll
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Jairo hugs his little brother Marvin in the bedroom that they share with their mother. Jairo is being bullied at school. "I'm hit in the back. They stick their foot [out] so I'll stumble and fall," he says. “I have no friends, not even one. Sometimes in the afternoon I go out on my bicycle to relax and forget what they do to me in school. All I do is swallow the pain. I feel a hole in my heart," says Jairo. For millions of students around the world violence is an everyday lesson. Together, we can #ENDviolence in schools. Click on the link in the bio to make your voice heard. © UNICEF/UN0232466/Zehbrauskas



Tag a friend that makes you laugh! 😂
#ForEveryChild, happiness.



All children, boys and girls, have the right to be protected from violence, exploitation and abuse, both in the online and offline world. Thanks @unicefindia. #ENDviolence #StaySafeOnline



Rogeline kisses her one-month-old daughter Kristan at an evacuation centre in the Philippines. Super Typhoon Mangkut made landfall today with gale-force winds and heavy rain. Almost 2.5 million children, and their homes and schools are at risk of flooding and landslides. We are closely monitoring the situation and are ready to support with life-saving supplies. © UNICEF/UN0235931/Maitem



Since the beginning of the recent Ebola outbreak, we have collaborated with community, youth and religious leaders to reach more than 3.3 million people with Ebola prevention and advocacy messages. @unicefrdcongo is on the ground providing handwashing units and teaching children proper hygiene practices among other preventative measures.



These children are sheltering with their families at a UNICEF-supported evacuation centre as 'monster storm', Typhoon Mangkhut approaches Northern Luzon, Philippines. We're concerned for the estimated 2.5 million children potentially affected by the emergency - and stand ready to help. @unicefphils 📸 Jeoffrey Maitem



2-month-old Elrom seems to be very happy with her birth certificate in Accra, the capital of #Ghana.
In addition to being the first legal acknowledgement of a child’s existence, the registration of births helps to prevent child marriage and is fundamental to the realisation of every child’s right to education and healthcare.



More than half a million Rohingya refugee children do not receive a proper education. We’re calling on world leaders to provide urgent funds. #ForEveryChild



#TBT to this little one and his grandmother, who stopped by for a check-up at a UNICEF-supported health centre in Sarawak, Malaysia in 1965.

At the time, we were supplying clinical equipment and supplies for health centres and training schools.
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How many feet can you count? Emoji trophies for everyone who gets the answer right!
These little ones are playing at a UNICEF-supported centre for children affected by flooding in Laos.
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Our goodwill ambassador Lilly Singh @iisuperwomanii met with students affected by violence in South Africa. For millions of students around the 🌎 violence is an everyday lesson. It’s on all of us to stand up and speak out to #ENDviolence in schools. Click on the link in our bio to learn more.