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New York: The relentless conflict in Yemen has pushed a nation already on the brink “deep into the abyss,” said the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) chief on Tuesday, after returning from a four-day visit to the war-torn country. more
Rise in number of children killed, maimed and recruited in conflict: UN report

New York: More than 10,000 children were killed or maimed in conflict last year while more than 8,000 youngsters were recruited or used as combatants, the United Nations reported on Wedne ...

Over 1,200 Canadian children abused by school staff in 20 years: Study

Toronto: The Canadian Centre for Child Protection (Canadian Centre) has released the most comprehensive study of child sexual abuse by school personnel ever done in Canada.

Assault on key Yemeni port would endanger 300,000 children and ‘choke off’ aid for millions more: UNICEF chief

New York: Any attack on the key Yemeni port of Hodeida would deepen one of the world’s worst malnutrition crises and put the lives of an estimated 300,000 children at risk, said the ...

Millions of young lives ‘at risk’ says UN labour chief, calling for an end to child labour

New York, June 13: No child under the age of 18 should be toiling in mines, fields, factories and homes, carrying heavy loads or working long hours, the head of the UN labour agency said ...

Children bear the brunt as violence escalates in Gaza - UNICEF

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 al ...

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 ...