Child Rights
New York: Children in the Central African Republic (CAR) have suffered a spike in grave violations since the end of 2020, according to a new UN report on the situation in the country, issued on Monday. more
Reimagine justice and end child detentions: UNICEF

New York: More than 45,000 boys and girls were released from detention during the COVID-19 pandemic, proving that child-friendly justice solutions “are more than possible”, ac ...

Yemen: Four children killed or maimed a day, as war grinds on

New York: At least 8 children have reportedly been killed or injured in escalating violence in Yemen in the past five days.

Act now to stamp out child labour by 2025: FAO chief

New York: Effective action and strong leadership are essential to end child labour by 2025, the head of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Tuesday.

Four children killed on their way to school in northwest Syria

New York: Four children – three boys and a girl - were killed on Monday morning while travelling to school in northwest Syria, along with a teacher, the UN Children’s Fund (UN ...

Yemen war reaches ‘shameful milestone’ - 10,000 children now killed or maimed

New York: Another “shameful milestone” has been reached in the conflict in Yemen with 10,000 children killed or maimed since fighting started in March 2015, the UN Children&rs ...

UNICEF Deputy Executive Director Omar Abdi ends trip to Afghanistan and Pakistan, urges greater action to address children’s needs

Kabul: At the end of a four-day visit to Afghanistan and Pakistan, UNICEF Deputy Executive Director Omar Abdi stressed the need for greater action to meet the increasing needs of children ...

Half of Afghanistan’s under-5s expected to suffer acute malnutrition

New York: An estimated 3.2 million Afghan children under five, are expected to suffer from acute malnutrition by the end of the year, UN agencies warned on Tuesday, adding that without im ...

Children ‘indoctrinated’ to fight for insurgents in Mozambique: UNICEF

New York: In northern Mozambique, worrying reports emerged on Tuesday that children as young as five have been shown how to handle weapons and indoctrinated to fight with insurgents.

Teachers are driving force behind ‘global education recovery’ from COVID-19

New York: For the education system to recover from the COVID pandemic, it requires more investment in the well-being, training, professional development and working conditions of the worl ...