Child Rights
Nearly 2,000 children in Ukraine have lost their lives amidst ongoing and escalating war,  the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday, citing UN-verified data. more
Thousands of children killed or maimed by explosive weapons in populated areas: UNICEF

Meaningful action to prevent the use of explosive weapons in populated areas could reduce the number of child casualties in conflicts by nearly half, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) ...

US: Former school teacher pleads guilty of having sex with high schoo boy 20 to 30 times

A former US school teacher in Arkansas has pleaded guilty to having sex with a high school boy 20 to 30 times, police said on Wednesday (January 24, 2024).

Report shows 39 percent children are currently out of school in Pakistan

Data released in the Pakistan Education Statistics Report 2021-22 showed the South Asian country is witnessing an alarming spike in out-of-school children as the figure soared to over 26 ...

‘Ten weeks of hell’ for children in Gaza: UNICEF

Gaza is by far the most dangerous place in the world to be a child and deaths of youngsters from disease will likely surpass those from bombardment in the absence of a ceasefire, the UN C ...

Weather-related disasters displace 43.1 million children in six years, UNICEF reports

Weather-related disasters forcibly displaced a staggering 43.1 million children across 44 countries over the past six years, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Friday.

Five-year-old Kansas girl raped, murdered, key suspect arrested

A five-year-old girl from US city of Kansas was recently raped and murdered at a homeless campsite after she was thrown out of the home by her mother, media reports said.

Mediterranean ‘becoming a cemetery for children and their futures’

More than 11,600 unaccompanied children have crossed the Central Mediterranean to Italy so far this year the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Friday, an increase of 60 per cent c ...

Sudan: Children dying amid healthcare system collapse

In war-torn Sudan, more than 1,200 children under five have died in camps in the space of four months from a combination of measles and malnutrition, UN humanitarians said on Tuesday.

Mali: 200,000 children at risk of starvation, warn UN agencies

A nexus of protracted armed conflict, internal displacement and limited humanitarian access threatens to plunge nearly one million children under the age of five into acute malnutrition b ...