UNICEF Reports at Least 3 Million Children at Risk from Hurricane Beryl in the Caribbean

Posted on 09 July 2024

As the Caribbean grapples with the aftermath of Hurricane Beryl, the first major hurricane of the year, concerns mount over the safety and wellbeing of the region’s most vulnerable inhabitants.…
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UNICEF Reports Alarming Rise in Child Fatalities in Ukraine

Posted on 10 May 2024

As the conflict in Ukraine persists with no end in sight, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has sounded the alarm on a disturbing trend: the number of children falling…
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Latest Data Reveals 1.4 Billion Children Worldwide Lack Basic Social Protection

Posted on 23 February 2024

New data released by the International Labour Organization (ILO), Save the Children, and UNICEF reveals that globally, 1.4 billion children aged 0-15 lack any form of social protection, leaving them vulnerable…
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UN Committee on the Rights of the Child reviews progress and addresses climate change in Samoa workshop

Posted on 23 November 2023

This week, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) has been in Apia, Samoa to review, reflect on and track the progress of their efforts to improve children’s rights…
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Children’s “rights under attack” says UNICEF Executive Director on World Children’s Day

Posted on 23 November 2023

On 20 November, World Children’s Day was celebrated globally, commemorating the UN General Assembly adopting the Rights of the Child in 1959, and the Convention on the Rights of the Child in…
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Climate change and children's exposure to water scarcity

Posted on 21 November 2023

A new UNICEF report reveals that 1 in 3 children worldwide are exposed to severe water scarcity.

The report named The Climate Changed Child has been published in the lead up to the COP28…
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Concerns for skyrocketing children making Mediterranean crossing

Posted on 05 October 2023

Between the beginning of 2023 and now, almost 12,000 unaccompanied children have crossed the Central Mediterranean Sea to Italy, an increase of 60% from within the same period last year. Over 2500…
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Africa's largest school food programme introduced in Kenya

Posted on 29 June 2023

Nairobi County and Food4Education have collaborated on an establishing Africa's largest school food programme in Kenya. 

According to UNICEF, over a quarter of children in Kenya experience stunting due to extreme malnutrition. The…
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