Rights
New York: A “staggering” average of 71 verified grave violations a day, are committed against children by parties to conflict in more than 30 settings across Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and Latin America. more
UNICEF: Grim start to new year as 2 children are killed, 5 injured, in Syria

New York: Warring parties should never attack children or the services they rely on, a senior official with the UN children’s agency, UNICEF, said on Tuesday, following recent viole ...

Millions missing out on remote learning during emergencies: UNICEF

New York: At least 200 million boys and girls, live in 31 countries which do not have the resources to deal with remote learning during any future emergency school closures, the UN Childr ...

UNICEF stresses Afghan girls must not be excluded from school

New York: The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Friday welcomed the news that secondary schools are due to reopen in Afghanistan on Saturday, after months of closure due to COVID-19, b ...

Afghan children ‘at greater risk than ever’, top UNICEF official warns

New Yok: With the needs of Afghan children greater than ever before, the world “cannot abandon them now”, a senior official with the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on ...

One billion children at ‘extremely high risk’ of the impacts of the climate crisis: UNICEF

New York: Young people living in the Central African Republic, Chad, Nigeria, Guinea, and Guinea-Bissau are the most at risk of the impacts of climate change, threatening their health, ed ...

COVID-19: Education replaced by shuttered schools, violence, teenage pregnancy

New York: A culture of “safety, friends and food” at school has been replaced by “anxiety, violence, and teenage pregnancy”, with remote learning out of reach for ...

South Sudan: UNICEF warns of ‘desperation and hopelessness’ for children 10 years after independence

New York: Ten years after South Sudan achieved independence, more children there are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance than ever before, the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, said ...

UNICEF expresses deep concern over death and injury of children due to landmine and grenade explosions in Pakistan

Peshawar: UNICEF has expressed deep concern over the death of three children, age 10 to 16, who were reported killed in the detonation of a landmine in South Waziristan, on ...

UNICEF says 34 Palestinian, 2 Israeli children killed in past four days

Washington/Sputnik: Thirty-four children in the Gaza Strip and two children in Israel have been killed in clashes between Israelis and Palestinians, the United Nations Children’s Fu ...