That’s my toilet!

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Source: <> Gajanan Narahari Hemane, 6, poses outside his residential toilet in Chandrapur District, Nagpur. Did you know that the economic gains from investing in sanitation and water are estimated to be $170bn per year? Learn more by playing the World Wash Up game: http://goo.gl/VO9f8 ©UNICEF/2012/Dhiraj Singh


That’s my toilet!

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Source: <> Savina, 4, washes her hands alongside her 7-year-old sister Dinda in Bali, Indonesia. Handwashing with soap can prevent diseases that kill millions of children every year. The crucial times for doing it are after going to the toilet and before making, eating or touching food. Find out more by playing the World Wash Upgame: © UNICEF/2012/Anne-Cecile Esteve & Josh Estey


¡Este es mi inodoro! Parte II

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Fuente: <> Savina, de 4 años, se lava las manos junto a su hermana Dinda, de 7 años, en Bali, Indonesia. El lavado de manos con jabón puede evitar enfermedades que matan a millones de niños cada año. Los momentos cruciales para hacerlo es después de ir al baño y antes de cocinar, comer o tocar alimentos. ¡Aprende más jugando a nuestro juego: El Mundo se Lava


¡Este es mi inodoro!

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Fuente: <> En el periodo previo al Día Mundial del Inodoro, que se celebra el 19 de noviembre, vamos a estar compartiendo fotos de niños y sus inodoros. En la foto, Saurabh, de 14 años, Dilip, de 11 años, y Amanshu, de 12 años, están orgullosos de su inodoro en Ratanpur, Madhya Pradesh, India. Y así debe ser. Los inodoros limpios y seguros reducen considerablemente el riesgo de contraer enfermedades como la diarrea, que mata a 2.000 niños menores de 5 años todos los días. ¡Ap...


Ce sont mes toilettes !

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Source: <> À l'approche de la Journée mondiale des toilettes, le 19 novembre, nous partagerons des photos d'enfants et de leurs toilettes. En photo, Saurabh, 14 ans, Dilip, 11 ans, et Amanshu, 12 ans, sont fiers de leurs toilettes à Ratanpur, Madhya Pradesh, en Inde. Et ils ont raison de l'être. Des toilettes propres et salubres réduisent de façon spectaculaire le risque de maladies comme la diarrhée, qui tue chaque jour 2 000 enfants de moins de 5 ans. Pour en savoir plus, jouez...


That’s my toilet!

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Source: <> In the run up to World Toilet Day on November 19, we’ll be sharing pictures of children and their toilets. Pictured, Saurabh, 14, Dilip, 11, and Amanshu, 12, are proud of their toilet in Ratanpur, Madhya Pradesh, India. And so they should be. Clean and safe toilets dramatically reduce the risk of diseases like diarrhoea, which kills 2,000 children under 5 every day. Find out more by playing the World Wash Up game: http://uni.cf/PLDpkf © UNICEF/2012/Vicky Roy


Celebrate World Toilet 2012 with Voices of Youth!

Posted November 12, 2012 Avatar Etienne

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Make a video reflecting the theme of children with disabilities, whether your own personal experience or in the world at large. Videos must be one minute in length and will be judged by professionals and youth from around the world. The winning video will be featured in the State of the World’s Children campaign. Read more details about the contest and the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities at bit.ly/1minVideoContest Deadline is 15 December 2012. Questions: unicef.youthvide...


South Sudan Youth Baseline study completed

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A recently concluded youth baseline study in the Eastern Equatoria, Jonglei and Upper Nile states of the republic of South Sudan show that many South Sudanese youth still have their rights unfulfilled, experience violence and wish to contribute towards the development of their country South Sudan. The baseline study was part of a youth initiative funded by Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) in partnership with the government of South Sudan and UNICEF. The initiative dubbed Youth...


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