Stop ‘widespread violence’ against children in Myanmar, UN officials urge

Senior United Nations officials on Thursday strongly condemned the ongoing violence by Myanmar’s security forces against…

Many countries spending more on debt than education and health

Around one in eight nations spends more on debt than on social services, according to a…

100 million more children fail basic reading skills because of COVID-19

A new study released on Friday by the UN cultural agency, reveals that more than 100 million more…

Millions of children in crisis hotspots ‘on the brink of famine’, warns UNICEF

More than 10 million children in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, northeast Nigeria, the Central…

UN ‘deeply troubled’ by impunity for killing of Palestinian children

UN independent human rights experts, on Thursday, called for an impartial and independent investigation into the…

A child infected with HIV every 100 seconds: new report

Approximately once every minute and 40 seconds, a child or young person under the age of…

Millions of children at risk of polio, measles epidemics

Globally, millions of children are at a heightened risk of polio and measles – dangerous but…