Rights / Gender
Child Rights
New York, Apr 24 (Just Earth News): To help raise awareness on challenges that children affected and uprooted by conflict face in accessing school, UNICEF has been working with Muzoon Almellehan, a 19-year-old Syrian refugee and education activist. more
Project Raphael: YRP concludes report, arrests 104 trying to buy child sex

Toronto, Apr 22 (JEN): The investigators of the York Regional Police Human Trafficking Team completed Project Raphael, a four-year investigation, with the arrest of 104 men attempting to pur ...

UN expert body urges accountability for attacks against children in crisis-torn Syria

New York, Apr 21(Just Earth News): In the wake of the recent attack on an evacuation convoy near Aleppo, Syria, and the purported use of chemical weapons in southern Idlib, the United Nation ...

'Alarming' rise in use of children in 'suicide' attacks by Boko Haram in Lake Chad region – UNICEF

New York, Apr 12(Just Earth News): The use of children, particularly girls, by the Boko Haram terrorist group in violent attacks in the Lake Chad region has seen an “alarming” surge in 2 ...

Nine in every ten children do not get adequate diet in Jharkhand , Bihar, NFHS data reveals

Ranchi & Patna, Apr 5 (IBNS): Nine out of every ten children within the age-group of 6 – 23 months in Bihar and Jharkhand do not get adequate diet, as the latest National Family Health Sur ...

As famine looms, malnutrition and disease rise sharply among Somali children - UNICEF

New York, Mar 30 (Just Earth News): As the spectre of famine hangs once again over Somalia, early numbers show an increasing number of children suffering from severe acute malnutrition and ...

Children in countries facing famine threatened by lack of water, sanitation - UN agency

New York, Mar 29 (Just Earth News): In African and Middle Eastern countries facing famine, unsafe water is as dangerous for severely malnourished children as lack of food, the United Nations ...

Around 22 million children could soon starve without urgent aid, UNICEF warns

New York, Mar 29 (Just Earth News): Millions of children are on the brink of starvation in the worst humanitarian crisis in decades, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday wa ...

Children suffer grave atrocities in Sudan's conflict - UN reports

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, accor ...

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 ...