United Nations Children's Fund

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United Nations Children's Fund

Commonly called UNICEF (formerly United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund). An organization within the United Nations that provides humanitarian and other aid to women and children, especially in the developing world. It provides food, shelter, medicine and other necessary supplies. It is financed by governments and individuals globally. It was established in 1946.
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In compliance with the UNO Charter, United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF) and Wafaqi Mohtasib (Ombudsman) of Pakistan have formulated a comprehensive strategy for addressing the issues regarding childrens rights by setting up a Childrens Complaints Office (CCO) at federal capital Islamabad, provincial offices in all the four provincial capitals as well as in the regional offices.
Also, two employees including a woman of The United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF) and UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) were killed in the blast.
The United Nations Childrens Fund has released a report showing hunger has reached levels not seen for 40 years.
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