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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 earlier this week, Border Network for Human Rights Executive Director Fernando Garcia said in a press release on Thursday. more
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 ...

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 ...