Rights / Gender
Child Rights
New York, Jan 27 (JEN): Amid growing food insecurity and rising malnutrition among children on the back of a protracted economic crisis in Venezuela, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Friday called on all actors for rapid and coordinated assistance efforts to reach those most in need. more
Brutality against children 'cannot be the new normal' stresses UNICEF

New York, Dec 28(Just Earth News):  The scale of attack on children in conflict zones throughout 2017 is “shocking” said the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), ...

UNICEF official calls 2017 ‘horrible’ for children in Yemen

New York, Dec 27(Just Earth News): Children in Yemen could not have a worse year than 2017, according to a senior official from the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

Deadly war weapons endanger lives of over 220,000 children in eastern Ukraine – UNICEF

New York, Dec 21(Just Earth News): Landmines, unexploded ordnance and other explosive remnants of war threaten the lives of over 220,000 children in eastern Ukraine, the United Nations Ch ...

UNICEF says 2017 has been a ‘very difficult year’ for children in Central African Republic

New York, Dec 20(Just Earth News): For children and women in the Central African Republic, 2017 has been a very difficult year and sadly, the situation is not expected to improve in the c ...

Protection, well-being of uprooted children must be central to new global migration compact – UNICEF

New York, Dec 16(Just Earth News): Some 50 million children are on the move worldwide, and if countries follow best practices to ensure their safety and well-being, 2018 could be a landma ...

Children are the face of conflict-fuelled humanitarian tragedy in South Sudan – UNICEF

New York, Dec 15(Just Earth News): South Sudan's children are facing a raft of daily horrors and deprivations and urgently require a peaceful, protective environment, the United Natio ...

UN stepping up support to diphtheria vaccination campaign for Rohingya children in Bangladesh

New York, Dec 13(Just Earth News):  A United Nations-backed campaign to immunize Rohingya children against diphtheria began on Tuesday in Bangladesh, following an outbreak that has r ...

New Year could bring more misery to children in DR Congo’s restive Kasai region, warns UNICEF

New York, Dec 12(Just Earth News): New Year could bring more misery to children in DR Congo’s restive Kasai region, warns UNICEF In the coming year, severe acute malnutrition could ...

Make digital world safer for children, increase online access to benefit most disadvantaged – UNICEF

New York, Dec 11(Just Earth News): Governments and the private sector have not kept up with the game-changing pace of digital technologies, exposing children to new risks and harms &ndash ...