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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 immediate treatment, at least a million are at risk of dying. more
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 ...

10 children sexually abused daily in Pakistan: Report

Islamabad: A report published recently showed over 10 children were subjected to sexual abuse on an average every day between January and June in Pakistan, media reports said.

Now is the time to push for political resolution in Syria: UN envoy

New York: Following a decade of appalling suffering and losses in Syria, and amid a current period of relative calm, now is the time to push for a political process to end the fighting, U ...

Yemen: Endless suffering of children continues due to war, aid crisis

New York: The Yemen conflict killed or maimed 2,600 children as hostilities intensified in 2019 and 2020; that’s according to a new report of the UN Secretary-General on Children an ...

China enforces compulsory Mandarin Chinese learning for preschool children in Tibet

Beijing: A Chinese Ministry of Education (MoE) decree went into force this month to teach Mandarin Chinese to all preschool children, an extension of Xi Jinping’s belief in catching ...

Millions in Yemen ‘a step away from starvation’

New York: The crisis in Yemen, now in its seventh year of war, continues unabated, with thousands of people displaced and millions “a step away from starvation”, the UN Humani ...

No improvement in young children’s diets over past decade: UNICEF

NewYork: There has been little sign of improvement in the diets of the world’s youngest children over the last ten years, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said ...

US visa rejection leaves Chinese students in tension

Beijing: The Chinese government has said around 500 students have been denied their visa under a policy issued by then-President Donald Trump to block Beijing from obtaining U.S. technolo ...