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UNICEF: Six months after fighting reaches capital, no end to horror for children in Central African Republic violence: UNICEF

By at June 13, 2014 | 6:20 pm

(UNICEF) Six months since intense fighting reached Central African Republic’s capital, Bangui, scores of children have been killed, hundreds have been maimed and thousands have been displaced. “The violence in Central African Republic is gut-wrenching in its brutality and viciousness and children have not been spared,” said UNICEF Representative in Central more...

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ALERTNET: Central African Republic Crisis leaves 1 Million Children Out of School

By at April 24, 2013 | 10:24 am

ALERTNET: Central African Republic Crisis leaves 1 Million Children Out of School

(AlertNet / Reuters) LONDON - More than 1 million children in Central African Republic are not attending school because of the violent coup in March and chronic poverty, the U.N. Children's Fund (UNICEF) has said. At least half the country’s schools are still closed, one month after the Seleka rebel coalition marched to the capital Bangui and seized power, the more...

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