Join Mia Farrow at Google Plus Hang Out

After her tour of polio-affected Chad and DR Congo

NEW YORK, 16 February 2012 – On February 20th, join Mia Farrow & UNICEF for their Google Plus hangout from Bukavu, Congo.

While in the country, Mia is spending a majority of her time focusing on key areas of UNICEF’s such as polio eradication, ‘child soldiers’, and sexual violence.

Social services in the country have become impaired, affecting many women and children, which then results in further vulnerabilities such as lack of access to education, health care, and safe water.

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