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Unicef 'goes dark' in Afghanistan on World Children’s Day

Unicef 'goes dark' in Afghanistan on World Children’s Day

Kabul, Nov 20 (UNI) UNICEF Afghanistan on Saturday closed its digital channels, and went dark to reflect the challenges that Afghan children have been facing, said the UN body's press note adding the United Nations Children Fund will not celebrate the World Children’s Day in the Taliban-captured South-Asian nation this year.

“In solidarity with the children of Afghanistan who are bearing the brunt of a rapidly escalating humanitarian crisis, this year, as UNICEF marks World Children’s Day (WCD) globally, UNICEF Afghanistan will not celebrate,” said UNICEF and on a day when Unicef typically ‘goes blue’ for children, went dark in the one nation.

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