Media and Communications team - UNICEF Ireland



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UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, to build a better world for everyone.

If you are a journalist looking for more information on issues affecting children around the world, get in touch with our Media and Communications Manager Danny Smits, through the channels below:

End Child Soldiers by 2016 .

UN Special Representative for Children and Armed conflict and UNICEF unveil ?Children, not Soldiers? campaign

New report exposes violence against children

The largest-ever compilation of data on violence against children shows the staggering extent of physical, sexual and emotional abuse — and reveals the attitudes that perpetuate and justify violence, keeping it ?hidden in plain sight? in every country and community in the world.

40 child deaths reported in Iraq

According to official reports received by UNICEF, these children from the Yazidi minority died as a direct consequence of violence, displacement and dehydration over the past two days.

Goodwill Ambassador Mia Farrow in Central African Republic

Mia Farrow, actor, activist and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador since September 2000, has returned to the Central African Republic from 1-5 July 2014 for her fourth visit to witness and report on the devastating impact of the conflict on women and children.

UNICEF statement on violence against children in Jerusalem and the West Bank

?The justified outrage at the killing of a Palestinian teenager in Jerusalem today, and that seen at the funerals yesterday of three young Israelis murdered in the West Bank, are a reminder that we must never become accustomed to such attacks against children, anywhere, in any way, and at any time.