Rights / Gender
Child Rights
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. more
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 ...

Pakistani ministers seeks international cooperation to reduce child sexual abuse

Islamabad:  Pakistani Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari has called for more cooperation internationally to reduce crimes related to child sexual abuse.  

Children suffering ‘atrocities’ as number of countries in conflict hits new peak: UNICEF

New York:  The world “has failed” to sufficiently protect children caught up in conflict and millions more are at risk of harm, the United Nations Children’s Fund ( ...

British Home Secretary Sajid Javid says ignoring the Pakistani origin of UK pedophiles will encourage extremists

London: In a candid remark, British home secretary Sajid Javid has said ignoring the ethnicity of pedophiles in the UK, most of whom he said are of Pakistani origin, will only encourage e ...

Iraq: Over 150,000 children endangered by ‘freezing’ temperatures, warns UNICEF

New York: The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has ramped up efforts to provide warm clothes and life-saving supplies to more than 150,000 displaced children across northern ...

Suffering of thousands of war-affected Syrian children ‘unprecedented and unacceptable’

New York,Well over 7,000 child casualties in Syria’s brutal armed conflict have been verified over the last five years, but this is just “the tip of the iceberg,” the Un ...