23 million children missed routine vaccinations last year: Report

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a major backsliding in childhood vaccinations, with 23 million children worldwide…

3 in 10 people worldwide could not wash their hands with water at home during pandemic: Report

Latest data from the World Health Organization (WHO) and UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reveals that three…

Child labour figure rises to 160 million, as COVID-19 puts many more at risk

For the first time in two decades, the number of children being put to work has risen…

India’s new COVID-19 wave is spreading like ‘wildfire’, warns UNICEF

A new wave of COVID-19 infections is spreading like “wildfire” across India, leaving many youngsters destitute,…

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…

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…

Millions of children at risk of polio, measles epidemics

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