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Thirty million children can't go back to school because of a record number of conflicts and crises. Photo: UNICEF

LEVERAGING INNOVATION KEY TO ADVANCING PROGRESS ON CHILD RIGHTS -- UN AGENCY

Despite progress in advancing child rights over the past 25 years, including a marked reduction in the number of children dying before the age of five and increased access to education and clean water, urgent action is needed to prevent millions of children from missing out on the benefits of innovation, the United Nations Children&#39s Fund (UNICEF) said in a new report. Read more


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