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‘We must all do more’ to protect children in armed conflict: UN chief

New York : On the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers, UN Secretary-General António Guterres emphasized the need to integrate child protection into peace processes ...

Teenage girls' education, ‘an indispensable foundation’ for achieving development goals: Guterres

New York : Promoting education for adolescent girls is an “indispensable foundation for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals”,  Secretary-General António Gu ...

‘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.

Victim-centred laws ‘paramount’ to combat online sexual abuse against children

New York : Comprehensive national strategies are urgently needed to prevent child sexual abuse online and other Internet issues for children, independent UN human rights experts said on T ...

Central African Republic: One year after peace deal, a ‘long, steep’ road ahead to ensure child rights protections

New York : A year since the signing of a peace deal between the Government of the Central African Republic (CAR) and 14 armed groups, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reported on Thu ...

Libya: ‘Dire and untenable’ situation for tens of thousands of children in unrelenting conflict

New York : The world should not accept the “dire and untenable” situation facing children in wartorn Libya the head of the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, said on Friday.

Syrian conflict has ‘erased’ children’s dreams: new UN report

New York : Nearly nine years of conflict in Syria have robbed boys and girls of their childhood and subjected them to “unabated violations of their rights”, including being ki ...

Nine children killed or maimed in Afghanistan every day: UN Children’s Fund

New York: An average of nine children have been killed or maimed every day in Afghanistan so far this year, according to a new report from the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, which desc ...

Rise in Caribbean children displaced by storms shows climate crisis is a child rights issue: UNICEF

New York: The number of Caribbean children displaced by storms has risen approximately six-fold in the past five years, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reveals in a new report relea ...