Rights / Gender
Child Rights
New York, Aug 10(Just Earth News): Ongoing conflict and the breakdown of the economy have left more than a half million children in need of humanitarian aid in Libya, according to the United Nations children's agency. more
'Don't turn a blind eye' to dire situation of children in DR Congo's Kasai region – UNICEF

New York, Aug 7(Just Earth News): The world must not turn a blind eye to the dire situation of children and families in the Grand Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), ...

DRC's Kasai region one of world's 'largest displacement crises' for children – UNICEF

New York, Aug 1(Just Earth News): Waves of violent conflict in the Greater Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have forced more than one million people, including hund ...

Majority of children fleeing to Europe just want to get away, UNICEF reports

New York, July 25(Just Earth News): Facing violence and trauma in Libya and other countries, thousands of children decided to flee by themselves, seeking to get away but not necessarily aimi ...

Children increasingly targeted for murder, rape in Central African Republic – UNICEF

New York, July 18(Just Earth News): Renewed fighting in the Central African Republic (CAR) is increasingly targeting children, while there are concerns that the humanitarian needs in the cou ...

YouTube star Lilly Singh named UNICEF goodwill envoy

New York, July 15(Just Earth News): The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has appointed Indian-origin Canadian YouTube star and actress Lilly Singh as its newest Goodwill Ambassador.

UN-backed roadmap shows how to improve situation of separated refugee children in Europe

New York, July 10(Just Earth News): United Nations agencies on Monday issued a set of recommendations for action to improve the situation of refugee and migrant children arriving and staying ...

Five years into South Sudan's independence, children denied childhoods – UNICEF

New York, July 8(Just Earth News): As South Sudan enters its sixth year of independence, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is calling the situation in the country “a catastrophe ...

DR Congo’s economy loses over $1 billion to child undernutrition, finds UN-backed study

New York, July 8(Just Earth News): The economy of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is losing as much as 4.5 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP) to the effects of child undernu ...

Funding shortfall threatens education for children in conflict, disaster zones – UNICEF

New York, July 7(Just Earth News): Some 9.2 million children living in emergency countries will miss out on schooling unless the international community contributes an additional $820 millio ...