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New York : A new UN report finds that some 19 million children were displaced within their own countries due to conflict and violence in 2019, more than in any other year, making them among the most vulnerable to the global spread of COVID-19. more
‘Don’t forget Madagascar’s children’, UN appeals for long-term help as emergency worsens

New York : Since 2012, the plight of children in Madagascar has not improved and is in many cases getting worse, UN humanitarians said on Tuesday.

Political solution ‘long overdue’ to protect the children of eastern Ukraine

New York: Nearly half a million children in eastern Ukraine continue to face “grave risks” to their physical health and psychological well-being, the UN Children’s Fund ...

Countries urged to make ‘digital world’ safer for children

New York: Rising Internet connectivity has the potential to transform children’s lives for the better, but also makes them vulnerable to sexual abuse, online harassment and bullying ...

UNICEF backpacks used as a haunting symbol to call for greater protection of children living in conflict

New York, Sept 9 (JEN): As children in many parts of the world return to school, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) launched a haunting installation on Sunday that displays ...

In Afghanistan, attacks against schools have tripled in one year

New York, May 29 (JEN): The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday that much greater protection for educational facilities was needed across Afghanistan where attacks against sc ...

Children suffering ‘atrocities’ as number of countries in conflict hits new peak: UNICEF

New York:  The world “has failed” to sufficiently protect children caught up in conflict and millions more are at risk of harm, the United Nations Children’s Fund ( ...

Iraq: Over 150,000 children endangered by ‘freezing’ temperatures, warns UNICEF

New York: The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has ramped up efforts to provide warm clothes and life-saving supplies to more than 150,000 displaced children across northern ...

Armed groups threaten every child in Central African Republic, UNICEF warns

New York, Nov 30 (IBNS): A new study released by the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, shows that the deteriorating crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR), five years into the lates ...

Conflict and inequality shape children’s lives in Iraq; UNICEF urges ‘right policies’ for protection

New York,Conflict and inequality remain the defining features of children being raised in Iraq today, according to the first comprehensive survey conducted by the United Nations Children& ...