Rights / Gender
Child Rights
New York: Highlighting the devastating impact of the humanitarian crisis and increasing violence on Gaza's children, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has called on all parties with influence on the ground to prioritize their protection. more
UNICEF scales up psychosocial support for Papua New Guinea’s children after devastating quakes

New York: Children are suffering significant trauma and stress one month after a series of major earthquakes hit Papua New Guinea, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said o ...

Children's education latest victim of Yemen conflict – UNICEF

New York: Yemen’s education system has been devastated by the country’s brutal conflict, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday, reporting that at l ...

Lifesaving UNICEF supplies reach Papua New Guinea to help children and families hardest hit by earthquakes

Sydney: UNICEF has this week delivered 23 metric tons of relief supplies to Papua New Guinea, including tents and tarpaulins, water purification tablets, hygiene kits, blankets and learni ...

Syria conflict: 2017 deadliest year for children, UN aid official reports

New York: More than 900 children in Syria were killed last year, making 2017 the deadliest year for children in the country’s ongoing conflict, a senior United Nations official told ...

Choose a husband with consent – not coercion

New York: Millions of children around the world are married off before they are ready, often against their will.

Child marriage numbers drop, but still ‘a long way to go’ to end practice – UNICEF

New York: Although the prevalence of child marriage is decreasing worldwide, action will need to be stepped up to achieve the global target of ending the practice by 2030, the United Nati ...

25 million child marriages prevented in last decade due to accelerated progress, according to new UNICEF estimates

New York/New Delhi: The prevalence of child marriage is decreasing globally with several countries seeing significant reductions in recent years, UNICEF said on Tuesday.

Urgent need to step-up protection of children in crises – UN rights wing

New York: Children in crisis situations face a raft of challenges – from family separation and forced recruitment to sexual exploitation and abject poverty – the deputy United ...

Despite decades-long effort, one-in-five children worldwide out of school – UN cultural agency

New York: Updated data reveals that some 263 million – one-in-five – children, adolescents and youth worldwide are out school, a figure that has barely changed over the past f ...