Rights / Gender
Child Rights
New York, Dec 20(Just Earth News): For children and women in the Central African Republic, 2017 has been a very difficult year and sadly, the situation is not expected to improve in the coming months, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said Tuesday. more
Protection, well-being of uprooted children must be central to new global migration compact – UNICEF

New York, Dec 16(Just Earth News): Some 50 million children are on the move worldwide, and if countries follow best practices to ensure their safety and well-being, 2018 could be a landma ...

Children are the face of conflict-fuelled humanitarian tragedy in South Sudan – UNICEF

New York, Dec 15(Just Earth News): South Sudan's children are facing a raft of daily horrors and deprivations and urgently require a peaceful, protective environment, the United Natio ...

UN stepping up support to diphtheria vaccination campaign for Rohingya children in Bangladesh

New York, Dec 13(Just Earth News):  A United Nations-backed campaign to immunize Rohingya children against diphtheria began on Tuesday in Bangladesh, following an outbreak that has r ...

New Year could bring more misery to children in DR Congo’s restive Kasai region, warns UNICEF

New York, Dec 12(Just Earth News): New Year could bring more misery to children in DR Congo’s restive Kasai region, warns UNICEF In the coming year, severe acute malnutrition could ...

Make digital world safer for children, increase online access to benefit most disadvantaged – UNICEF

New York, Dec 11(Just Earth News): Governments and the private sector have not kept up with the game-changing pace of digital technologies, exposing children to new risks and harms &ndash ...

Children not a ‘bargaining chip’ in tug of war between Syrian parties – UN advisor

New York, Dec 8(Just Earth News): The United Nations advisor for Syria said Thursday that obstacles stopping humanitarians from delivering aid and carrying out medical evacuations in besi ...

Iraq: Ambiguity over legal age of marriage could devastate childhoods, warn UN officials

New York, Dec 5(Just Earth News): Voicing concern over proposed amendments to laws governing marriage in Iraq – in particular the ambiguity over the legal age of marriage – se ...

Global blueprints on refugees, safe migration should include protections for children – UNICEF

New York, Nov 30(Just Earth News): The rights, protection and wellbeing of uprooted children should be central commitments of global migration policies, the United Nations Children's ...

‘Don’t let adults off the hook, keep raising your voices;’ Kids ‘take over’ UN for World Children’s Day

New York, Nov 21(Just Earth News): It’s official, kids have taken over… at least for Monday– World Children’s Day – celebrated annually on 20 November, whic ...