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Press Centre (2/2015)

"One child is in preschool education with TL 25 once a month" campaign in 5 questions

“One child is in preschool education with TL 25 once a month” campaign in 5 questions:  Interview with Funda Kocabıyık, MoNE Director General of Basic Education getting the highest number of likes in #UNICEFPromise campaign.  

More brutal and intense conflicts leave children increasingly at risk of recruitment

NEW YORK, 12 February 2015 – Children are increasingly vulnerable to recruitment and use by armed groups as conflicts around the world become more brutal, intense and widespread, UNICEF and the UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict said today to mark the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers.

Reviewing Child-Friendly Cities in Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey, February 2015 – “In my opinion, fixing problems in schools must be the first priority. I’m really upset that we have very few playgrounds and children have to play on the streets” says 12-year-old Hazal as she lists the problems in her city. She believes that the solution is to raise awareness on children’s rights and child-friendly cities among the residents of her district, and says the families need to be trained on these subjects. 

UNICEF and David Beckham launch '7'- a new fund for children in danger across globe

Global icon marks 10 years as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador with new drive to put children first


As the Ombudsman Institution presents its results to the media, UNICEF calls for children's enhanced access to justice

Ankara, 4 February 2015 – The “KDK Child” website developed by the Ombudsman Institution and UNICEF helps children protect their rights and take remedial action against administrative bodies or authorities (school, hospital, family doctor, dorm, governorship, district governorship, police station, municipality etc.) alleged to have violated their rights.

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