DAKAR, 19 June 2017 - "It is better to die there than come home and be rejected".

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KINSHASA/DAKAR/GENEVA/NEW YORK, 9 June 2017 - More than 150,000 children are missing out on school as violence and attacks against civilian populations continue in the Greater Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

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BANGUI/DAKAR/NEW YORK, 1 June 2017 – Two planes carrying vital supplies for thousands of families displaced by violence in the Central African Republic were finally able to land earlier today in Bangassou, UNICEF said, after weeks of intensified conflict had blocked the delivery of humanitarian assistance to the southeast.

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8 January 2017 - Sunday marks a 1,000 days since 276 Nigerian girls were abducted from a school in the country's northeast by Boko Haram fighters.

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DAKAR, 25 August 2016 - Years of violence by Boko Haram in Africa’s Lake Chad basin have led to a worsening humanitarian crisis that has displaced 1.4 million children and left at least one million still trapped in hard-to-reach areas, UNICEF said in a report released today.

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MBERA, 10 August 2016 - Mali and Mauritania both have many child brides, but at Mbera refugee camp, education and training offers opportunities to some young people.

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16 February 2016 - Girls and women kidnapped by Nigeria's insurgent group, Jamāʻat Ahl as-Sunnah lid-daʻwa wal-Jihād (JAS), commonly known as Boko Haram, face mistrust and persecution upon their return to society, according to new research by International Alert and UNICEF, released today.

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8 May 2014 - JOINT PRESS RELEASE OSRSG-CAAC/UNICEF.During the first ever Open Session of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU) dedicated to children affected by armed conflict, the UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict and UNICEF highlighted the importance of a strong collaboration between the African Union and the United Nations as vital to end the recruitment of children and better protect them from the impact of conflict.

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