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Toronto: The Canadian Centre for Child Protection (Canadian Centre) has released the most comprehensive study of child sexual abuse by school personnel ever done in Canada. more
Assault on key Yemeni port would endanger 300,000 children and ‘choke off’ aid for millions more: UNICEF chief

New York: Any attack on the key Yemeni port of Hodeida would deepen one of the world’s worst malnutrition crises and put the lives of an estimated 300,000 children at risk, said the ...

Millions of young lives ‘at risk’ says UN labour chief, calling for an end to child labour

New York, June 13: No child under the age of 18 should be toiling in mines, fields, factories and homes, carrying heavy loads or working long hours, the head of the UN labour agency said ...

Children bear the brunt as violence escalates in Gaza - UNICEF

New York: Highlighting the devastating impact of the humanitarian crisis and increasing violence on Gaza's children, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has called on al ...

UNICEF scales up psychosocial support for Papua New Guinea’s children after devastating quakes

New York: Children are suffering significant trauma and stress one month after a series of major earthquakes hit Papua New Guinea, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said o ...

Children's education latest victim of Yemen conflict – UNICEF

New York: Yemen’s education system has been devastated by the country’s brutal conflict, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday, reporting that at l ...

Lifesaving UNICEF supplies reach Papua New Guinea to help children and families hardest hit by earthquakes

Sydney: UNICEF has this week delivered 23 metric tons of relief supplies to Papua New Guinea, including tents and tarpaulins, water purification tablets, hygiene kits, blankets and learni ...

Syria conflict: 2017 deadliest year for children, UN aid official reports

New York: More than 900 children in Syria were killed last year, making 2017 the deadliest year for children in the country’s ongoing conflict, a senior United Nations official told ...

Choose a husband with consent – not coercion

New York: Millions of children around the world are married off before they are ready, often against their will.

Child marriage numbers drop, but still ‘a long way to go’ to end practice – UNICEF

New York: Although the prevalence of child marriage is decreasing worldwide, action will need to be stepped up to achieve the global target of ending the practice by 2030, the United Nati ...