Rights / Gender
Child Rights
New York, Mar 28 (Just Earth News): Fewer children have been recruited to fight in parts of Sudan, but they are still killed and injured, and victims of sexual violence in the country, according to a new report by the United Nations Secretary-General. more
Children paying the heaviest price as conflict in Yemen enters third year - UN

New York, Mar 27 (Just Earth News): As the escalation of the conflict in Yemen enters its third year this week, the top United Nations humanitarian official has called on the parties to the ...

Child rights must be at the centre of Syria peace talks - UNICEF

New York, Mar 24 (Just Earth News): Those participating the intra-Syrian peace talks in Geneva must put the rights of children at the centre of all their deliberations as children throughout ...

Iraq a country of hope amid debris of war, says UNICEF chief wrapping up visit

New York, Mar 24 (Just Earth News): Children have the power to bring Iraq out of conflicts and into a peaceful future, the Executive Director of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) h ...

UN envoy and Pope Francis meet on enhancing cooperation to protect children from violence

New York, Mar 24 (Just Earth News): The United Nations envoy advocating an end to violence against children has met with His Holiness Pope Francis to discuss greater cooperation on protectin ...

'Nothing can grow without water,' warns UNICEF, as 600 million children could face extreme shortages

New York, Mar 23 (Just Earth News): Warning that as many as 600 million children - one in four worldwide - will be living in areas with extremely scare water by 2040, the United Nations chil ...

Toll on refugee and migrant children continues to mount one year after EU-Turkey deal - UNICEF

New York, Mar 18 (Just Earth News): The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) warned on Friday that one year after the Balkan border closures and the European Union-Turkey Statement, which ...

EU-UN cash transfer plan for education aims to reach 230,000 refugee children in Turkey

New York, Mar 18 (Just Earth News): The European Union and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) have launched a large-scale cash transfer project to increase the number of refugee chi ...

'Unprecedented suffering' for Syrian children in 2016 – UNICEF

New York, Mar 13 (Just Earth News): The suffering of children in war-torn Syria “hit rock bottom” in 2016 with the highest number of grave violations against them since verific ...

UN agency spotlights role of Governments in preventing child exploitation in tourism

New York, Mar 11 (Just Earth News): The United Nations-backed meeting on tourism has spotlighted the leading role of Governments in preventing all forms of child exploitation in the leisure ...