Saturday, June 22, 2024


Ukraine: At least two children killed in war every day

In Ukraine, nearly 100 days since the Russian invasion, at least two children have been killed every day with many more injured, UN humanitarians said

World’s richest countries damaging child health worldwide: UNICEF

Over-consumption in the world’s richest countries is creating unhealthy, dangerous, and toxic conditions for children globally, according to UNICEF.

Texas shooting: UNICEF urges leaders to keep schools safe

Governments must take greater action to ensure school remains a safe place for boys and girls, the head of the UN children’s agency, UNICEF, said on Wednesday, following the latest deadly school shooting in the United States.

One child per second in Ukraine is becoming a refugee of war: UNICEF

Almost one child per second in Ukraine is becoming a refugee of the war, UNICEF said on Tuesday, as the total number of people who have now fled the country since the Russian assaults began, passed three million.

Omicron: School closures must be a measure of last resort

COVID-19 cases are spiking all over the world, but the Executive Director of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Friday that despite the rise of the highly transmissible Omicron variant “nationwide school closures should be avoided whenever possible.”

45,000 children released from prisons during pandemic across globe: Report

More than 45,000 boys and girls were released from detention during the COVID-19 pandemic, proving that child-friendly justice solutions “are more than possible”, according to new data released on Monday by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF).