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New York: The current humanitarian crisis stemming from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is having “a disproportionate impact” on persons with disabilities, especially children in institutions there, four UN-appointed independent human rights experts said on Thursday. more
DR Congo: China-backed cobalt mines exploiting 40,000 child workers

Kinshasa, DR Congo: China is trying to exploit children in DR Congo by forcing them to work under hazardous conditions to mine the cobalt that powers electronic devices and electric cars, ...

More than 70 grave violations against children caught up in war, being recorded daily: UNICEF

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 Middl ...

222 million crisis-hit children currently require educational support

New York: A shocking new UN report released on Tuesday indicates that the number of crisis-impacted school-aged children requiring educational support has grown from an estimated 75 milli ...

A record 37 million children displaced worldwide: UNICEF

New York: Conflict, violence and other crises left a record 36.5 million children displaced from their homes by the end of last year, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) estimates &ndas ...

Horn of Africa braces for ‘explosion of child deaths’ as hunger crisis deepens

New York: An “explosion of child deaths” is likely and imminent in the Horn of Africa unless the international community takes immediate action to prevent a new hunger disaste ...

Ukraine: At least two children killed in war every day, says UNICEF

New York: In Ukraine, nearly 100 days since the Russian invasion, at least two children have been killed every day with many more injured, UN humanitarians said on Wednesday, the Internat ...

Scale-up action to combat child malnutrition in Africa’s Sahel

New York: An estimated 6.3 million children under five, in six countries in Africa’s Sahel region, will suffer from wasting this year, UN agencies and their partners warned in a pub ...

Deeply regret that girls’ education above 6th grade remains suspended in Afghanistan: Antonio Guterres

New York: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has regretted that girls’ education above sixth grade still remains suspended in Taliban ruled Afghanistan.

One month of war leaves more than half of Ukraine’s children displaced

New York: A month since Russia invaded Ukraine, 4.3 million children – more than half of the country’s estimated 7.5 million child population – have been displaced, the ...