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Shakira and the UNICEF Childhood Development

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The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and its Goodwill Ambassador and international pop star Shakira urged global leaders today September 22 2015 to invest heavily in early childhood development in the wake of new science that is creating a revolutionary shift in understanding the lasting effects of deprivation and stress on the developing brains of young children. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, speaking at an event on “Investing in Early Childhood Development as the Foundation for Sustainable Development,” said “too many countries have yet to make early childhood development a priority.” Ban said “we need to invest more, not just in education, [Read More]

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