Child Rights
Ukrainian children are showing signs of widespread learning loss as Russia’s invasion preceded by the COVID-19 pandemic have left them facing a fourth year of education setbacks, a senior UN children’s agency official said on Tuesday. more
UNICEF says millions of children in Pakistan still need urgent support even a year after deadly flood

One year after historic floods devastated Pakistan and a national state of emergency was declared, millions of children continue to need humanitarian assistance and access to essential se ...

Sudan: Child deaths rise, concern intensifies for refugees after 100 days of battle

New York: After 100 days of fighting in Sudan, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reported on Monday that at least 435 children have been killed and more than 2,000 injured.

World ‘wilfully ignoring’ child deaths during dangerous Mediterranean Sea crossings

New York: During the first half of the year, 289 boys and girls died while crossing the Mediterranean Sea to reach Europe, or double the number compared to the same period in 2022, the UN ...

Pakistan: Man arrested in Pakistan for assaulting Afghan child

A Pakistani man has been arrested in Kohat region for assaulting an Afghan child, media reports said.

New guidance to protect children from ‘aggressive’ food marketing

The World Health Organization (WHO) released on Monday fresh guidance on shaping policies to best protect children from the harmful impact of food marketing.

Afghanistan remains one of the worst places in world for children's rights: Survey

Child's advocacy group  KidsRights Foundation has said in its report that Afghanistan, the country currently ruled by Taliban, remains one of the worst countries in the world to ...

Pakistan: 8-year-old Afghan girl raped in Islamabad

Islamabad: A minor Afghan girl was allegedly raped in Pakistan's Islamabad city in broad daylight.

Unprecedented joint call to shield children on the move from violence

New York: The UN’s top advocate on ending violence against children, joined UN agencies on Wednesday in highlighting the urgent need to protect the rights of young people on the mov ...

Malawi: Over 500,000 children at risk of malnutrition, UNICEF warns

New York: The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is seeking nearly $88 million to assist 6.5 million people in Malawi, including at least 573,000 boys and girls who are at risk of malnutri ...