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"Men don’t believe that a woman can repair a vehicle." Meet Christine Wambulwa, the only female mechanic in Kakuma Town, Kenya, & the sole breadwinner of her family. She dreams of opening her own garage & training more women & girls. via @UN_Women 

It may not always make the headlines -- but the UN works all over the 🌎 to prevent conflict & keep peace & stability. Ahead of Thursday's #UNDay , see how else the UN makes a difference in the lives of everyone, everywhere:

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Exposure to air pollution during pregnancy can cause: - respiratory disease - childhood cancer - asthma A healthy adulthood begins with a healthy childhood. via @WHO 

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Syria: Amidst ongoing conflict, @UNICEF  & partners provide nearly 50,000 liters of safe water to communities in the northeast of the country every day. Get update on humanitarian situation:

Somalia: More than 2.6 million displaced people are in dire need of humanitarian aid due to food shortages, drought & floods. @UNmigration  & partners are providing food, water, shelter & more.

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"Harnessing the energies, skills & resources of all parts of our societies to address global challenges & achieve the #GlobalGoals  means enabling women to have a voice & an active role." - @AminaJMohammed  in Ethiopia, meeting with women #ServingForPeace .

For 20 years, @UNPeacekeeping  has been guided by the Protection of Civilians mandate. UN Peacekeepers have responded to, prevented & deterred threats of violence against civilians, which has helped save countless lives around the world. #ServingforPeace 

Yemen: For only the second time in over a year, @WFP  has been able to reach families in Durayhimi City to provide them with vital humanitarian aid, including 3 month food supply, water, medicine, nutritional supplements & hygiene kits.

Millions of older people with disabilities are facing discrimination & being left behind, says @UNHumanRights  expert. Countries must take action to offer more support & counter social misperceptions. #StandUp4HumanRights 

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At #Youth2030  launch w/ , supporters called on all young people to speak up for their future: via #UNGA 

News: we'll be covering Monday's visit of & for the special event w/ & over #Youth2030at  our new channel. 👀 #UNGA 

A kind message 💬 A smile 😀 A like 👍 This #SaferInternetDay , take the time to be kind online and make a big difference to someone’s day. #ENDviolence  online.

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Being kind is a powerful way to make our schools and communities safer. @BTS_twt  is helping @UNICEF  spread kindness to #EndViolence  in schools.

In September, supporters helped launch the strategy, cal #Youth2030ing  on young people to speak up for their future. Details from : #ThisHappened 

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"The eyes of all future generations are upon you. And if you choose to fail us, I say we will never forgive you." -- @GretaThunberg  at UN #ClimateAction  Summit.

"We are deeply concerned that the latest restrictions in Indian-Administered Kashmir will exacerbate the human rights situation in the region" -- @UNHumanRights  spokesperson

Climate change is undeniable Climate action is unstoppable Climate solutions provide opportunities that are unmatchable. -

Our #Youth2030  message to young people: "Join us. Sign up. Volunteer. Vote. Be part of the solution. We need you as partners and leaders." – to , supporters & + youth at on Monday. #UNGA 

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