“I want justice. That’s all they kept saying, ‘I want justice,'" said Caryl Stern, president and CEO of UNICEF USA, who recently visited the camps.
By Larisa Epatko
Central American migrant children face intensified violence and poverty when they're deported back to their home countries, according to a new UNICEF report released today.
By Joshua Barajas
In Eastern Ukraine, children still go to school and play, but the intrusion of violence into their everyday lives has made them the vulnerable victims of a war that's about to enter its fourth year. Special correspondent Sebastian Meyer went…
By PBS NewsHour
Intense Syrian government shelling and airstrikes on rebel-held Damascus suburbs killed at least 98 people in what was the deadliest day in the area in three years, a monitoring group and paramedics said Tuesday.
By Bassem Mroue, Associated Press
By Synclaire Cruel
The radical militant group Boko Haram has already used four times as many child suicide bombers in northeast Nigeria this year than it did in 2016, the United Nations Children’s Fund reported Tuesday.
By Larisa Epatko
“At one hospital, we visited children who can barely gather the strength to breathe,” U.N. agency leaders said in a joint statement.
For aid organizations, especially those in conflict zones, remaining politically neutral is crucial for trust. A New York Times investigation found that the conduct of a logistics company could drive suspicion that aid groups in Yemen were somehow acting as…
By Michael D. Regan
More than 300,000 children have been discovered unaccompanied in recent years, up from 66,000 children in 2010 and 2011, according to a UNICEF report.
By Ryan Connelly Holmes
Using satellite imagery, the children’s aid organization determined that 300 million children worldwide breathe air six times more polluted than the World Health Organization’s recommended limit.
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