Children in Yemen could not have a worse year than 2017, according to a senior official from the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
A plane charted by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) landed in Sana’a, Yemen, on Thursday, delivering nearly 6 million doses of essential vaccines to protect millions of children at risk of preventable diseases, including the current diphtheria outbreak that has reportedly infected over 300 people and killed 35.
South Sudan's children are facing a raft of daily horrors and deprivations and urgently require a peaceful, protective environment, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said Friday, warning that “anything less, places children and women at even greater risk of grave violations and abuse.”
Make digital world safer for children, increase online access to benefit most disadvantaged – UNICEF
Governments and the private sector have not kept up with the game-changing pace of digital technologies, exposing children to new risks and harms – both on and offline – and leaving millions of the most disadvantaged behind, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said Monday in a new report.
5 December 2017 was a very exciting day for UNIC Jakarta, 2030 Youth Force Indonesia and the 25 finalists of the UN 2017 Youth Empowerment on SDGs project. The finalists pitched their ideas to a diverse audience from the government, corporate sector, philanthropy and NGOs.
Overall economic growth remains disconnected from employment generation, the United Nations International Labour Organization (ILO) has warned, noting that young people continue to suffer from persistent unemployment and lack of quality job opportunities.
‘Don’t let adults off the hook, keep raising your voices;’ Kids ‘take over’ UN for World Children’s Day
It’s official, kids have taken over… at least for today – World Children’s Day – celebrated annually on 20 November, which this year marks the twentieth anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, and also saw young people take over roles in government, media, and even at the United Nations, to raise awareness about issues important to them.
UNICEF urges opportunities for ‘forgotten minority’ as study reveals bleak prospects for 180 million children
Despite global progress, one in 12 children live in countries with prospects more limited than those of their parents, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) reported Monday.
About 300 million, or three-quarters, of the world’s two- to four-year-old children experience either psychological aggression or physical punishment, or both, by their caregivers at home, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said in a report published Tuesday.