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New York: More than six million boys and girls in Türkiye and Syria are still struggling to cope 100 days after the deadly earthquakes that hit both countries, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reported on Wednesday. more
Tibetan children separated from mothers in Chinese Colonial Boarding Schools, activists protest in NY

Lhasa: Tibetan rights groups National Congress, US-Tibet Committee, Students for Free Tibet (SFT), Chushi Gangdruk NYNJ, and other non-governmental organisations recently participated in ...

Pakistan witnesses rise in sexual crimes against children, ranks third in online child abuse

Islamabad/JEN: Amidst multiple crises, Pakistan has criminally neglected its children which has led to a rise in sexual abuse of children across the country, data published by NGO reveale ...

Child deaths hit ‘tragic milestone’ in Ukraine

New York: Child casualties in Ukraine have hit a “tragic milestone”, the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday, as the UN human rights office (OHCHR) re ...

Governments urged to strengthen child social protection

New York: The number of children worldwide without access to social protection continues to rise, putting them at risk of poverty, hunger and discrimination, the International Labour Orga ...

UNICEF appeals for support for children affected by Türkey earthquakes

New York: A senior official with the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Friday called for greater support for boys and girls affected by the powerful earthquakes in Türkey, which h ...

Dreams in crisis: Children send world leaders postcards from the edge

New York: Dreams thrive, even in crisis, with a new UN-led campaign spotlighting the next generation and their ambitions, urgently scrawled to the world on postcards from some of the most ...

Nigeria: $1.3 billion drive to stop ‘ticking time bomb’ of child malnutrition

New York: The UN launched a $1.3 billion appeal on Thursday to help six million people severely affected by conflict, disease, and disaster in northeast Nigeria.

3 Afghanistan nationals died in Pakistani prisons in recent months: Reports

Kabul: The Afghanistan Consulate in Karachi has said over 1,000 Afghan refugees, including women and children, are currently present in prisons in Pakistan.

High Commissioner reports sharp decline in respect for children’s rights

New York: Children’s rights must remain a priority and their voices should be heard and listened to, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk said on Monday in Geneva. ...