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Child Rights
New York, Sept 9 (JEN): As children in many parts of the world return to school, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) launched a haunting installation on Sunday that displays 3,758 school backpacks as headstones to illustrate the grave scale of child deaths in conflict in 2018 and call for greater protection of children living in conflict. more
More than half of world’s refugee children ‘do not get an education’, warns UNHCR

New York: Refugee children in their millions are missing out on an education, the UN said on Friday, in an appeal to host countries to back more inclusive policies to prevent them from &l ...

Bangladesh: Six-year-old raped in Jashore

Dhaka: A six-year-old was allegedly raped in Chowgachha upazila of Jashore area of Bangladesh by a youth, media reports said on Saturday.

US needs to launch probe after latest migrant child death in custody: Advocacy Group

Washington (Sputnik): The Trump administration should allow an independent investigation of its immigration detention centers after the most recent death of a migrant child in US custody ...

Millions of Bangladeshi children at risk from climate crisis, warns UNICEF

New York: More than 19 million children in Bangladesh are at risk from devastating floods, cyclones and other environmental disasters linked to climate change, the UN Children’s Fun ...

At most 117 children die in battered camp in northeastern Syria: watchdog

Damascus (Xinhua/UNI) As many as 117 children died in a battered camp in northeastern Syria over the past few months, a war monitor reported Friday.

UN agencies call for action to bolster rights of Europe’s stateless children

New York: United Nations agencies are calling on States and regional organizations across Europe to take urgent action to ensure that thousands of currently stateless children are given t ...

About 1 in 5 children living in areas affected by armed conflict: Study

New York: More children are living in areas affected by armed conflict and war than at any time in more than 20 years, according to a new report published by Save the Children. Stop the W ...

World ‘not yet on track’ to ensure children a better future: UN rights chief

New York, Jan 15 (IBNS): Some Member States have fallen short of offering a better future to children who continue to die prematurely or fall victim to poverty, trafficking and slavery, U ...

Rising human trafficking takes on ‘horrific dimensions’: almost a third of victims are children

New York: A new UN report published on Monday shows that human trafficking is on the rise and taking on “horrific dimensions”, with sexual exploitation of victims the main dri ...