Unicef UK ( @unicef_uk ) Twitter Profile

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Unicef UK

Right now, children are in danger. We will do whatever it takes until every child is safe.

Joined on 16 November, 2007

https://unicef.uk/generationcovidtw

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We're working to ensure #Covid19 doesn't define the futures of the 113 million babies born into the pandemic this year.

Protect Generation Covid 👇

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"The light at the end of the tunnel needs to shine for all."

New statement from @unicefchief calling for equality in #Covid19 #vaccine distribution as the pandemic begins to enter a new phase.

Read more:

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Quoted @UNICEF

Young people are reimagining our world for the better.

15-year-old inventor @gitanjaliarao has been named @TIME’s first-ever Kid of the Year for her amazing work in science and technology.

Congratulations, Gitanjali!

So inspiring 👏🙌💙

15-year-old Gitanjali, has been working to tackle issues ranging from contaminated drinking water to cyberbullying. She has been named as @TIME's first-ever Kid of the Year for her incredible use of science and technology.

Congratulations @gitanjaliarao!

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Replying to @UNICEF: “The world cannot stand by as Yemen slips into famine and millions of vulnerable children and families go hungry. " @unicefchie

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“The world cannot stand by as Yemen slips into famine and millions of vulnerable children and families go hungry. " @unicefchief

We have prevented famine in #Yemen before. With support and access, we can do it again.

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Quoted @Unicefuk_media

UNICEF’s launches largest-ever emergency appeal to reach children who have been hit by crisis after crisis #GenerationCovid

Today, @UNICEF launches the largest-ever emergency appeal to reach more than 190 million children impacted by humanitarian crises and the coronavirus pandemic.

#GenerationCovid

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A big thank you to our Youth Advisory Board for their #IDPD2020 takeover today! 👏💙📣

Every child has the right to play, learn and access healthcare and education in a safe, supportive and stigma-free environment.

#ForEveryChild: Inclusion 💙

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Every child has a right to inclusion, education, health & happiness regardless of their ability.

Today we amplified blogs on disability written by young people. We hope you've been inspired and learnt something new! #IDPD2020

We're signing off now!

~ Youth Advisory Board

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As a disabled person, I’m not ready for lockdown to end" Award winning blogger @chloeltear writes about the return to a 'new normal' after lockdown, as a person with a disability. Please read her powerful blog



~ Youth Advisory Board :) #IDPD2020

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As we build back from #Covid19 we need to ensure we are as accessible as possible. Read and share Emily’s blog for @scope about the barriers of socialising for people with disabilities.

~ Youth Advisory Board #IDPD2020 #ThisAbility

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"Don’t be “scared” of us, step out of your comfort zone and ask us questions about our conditions but also our interests, try to see the person before the disability.’

Please read Maria’s story 👇



#IDPD2020 #ThisAbility

~ Youth Advisory Board :)

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The theme for #IDPD2020 is to build towards a disability-inclusive, accessible, and sustainable post a #Covid19 world. We want to build back better, so that we all go back to a world that is better off than it was before coronavirus.

~ Youth Advisory Board :)

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Hi! We’re the Unicef UK Youth Advisory Board. We’re tweeting from the account today to highlight International Day of Persons with Disabilitie and promote the voices of young people with disabilities. Stay tuned for some incredible stories! #IDPD2020

~ Youth Advisory Board :)

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What an original fundraising idea in aid of some fantastic charities this season👏💙

Thank you Jackson family @flackhackjack @SonofJack10 for choosing to support us alongside such a brilliant bunch @nsppc @savechildrenuk @GOSHCharity to name a few! 💙

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Replying to @Unicefuk_media: “The killing of children is appalling. Children should be protected at all times." - UNICEF Statement as 11 children ar…

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“The killing of children is appalling. Children should be protected at all times." - UNICEF Statement as 11 children are killed in #Yemen over past 3 days.

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Nah Nah helps her sister with her homework.

During #covid19 closures, their school in Cambodia has been loaning tablets to those in need and supporting families struggling to afford internet.

We must bridge the digital divide to ensure quality education for #GenerationCovid

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Replying to @unicefchief: Hundreds of thousands of children continue to suffer the ravages of the HIV epidemic.

This #WorldAIDSDay, @UNICEF calls o…

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Replying to @Unicefuk_media: "Funding COVAX then cutting aid is like driving a car without wheels; how can we expect these vaccines to be rolled out…

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Quoted @OpinionYP

Today's @yorkshirepost letters: How cut to #foreignaid will put lives of children at risk, warns Unicef director

@JayMitchinson @IanDayPix @ChrisBurn_Post @UNICEF @jo_rea #RishiSunak #overseasaid

"Funding COVAX then cutting aid is like driving a car without wheels; how can we expect these vaccines to be rolled out without the UK Aid funded health workers who administer them?" - read @jo_rea's response to an op-ed on UK aid cuts. #GenerationCovid

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Hundreds of thousands of children continue to suffer the ravages of the HIV epidemic.

This #WorldAIDSDay, @UNICEF calls on all governments to protect, sustain & accelerate progress in fighting childhood HIV by maintaining essential health services & strengthening health systems.

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Replying to @Unicefuk_media: “UNICEF is concerned that within this joint declaration from the UK and French governments, no commitment has been made…

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“UNICEF is concerned that within this joint declaration from the UK and French governments, no commitment has been made to allow children to safely reunite with family in the UK" - Full statement here:

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"Young people like me need mental health support to survive the pandemic and thrive beyond it"

An incredibly important piece by Niamh from our Youth Advisory Board in @IndyVoices last week.

Read 👉

#GenerationCovid

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This year, around 113 million children will have been born into the pandemic.

Love will not be enough to protect them from #covid19. But, together, we can ensure it doesn’t define their futures.

Join us and protect #GenerationCovid 👇

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