Rapid urbanization in Asia lands more children in slums

Child migration is one of the biggest challenges that Asian countries face. That's according to the newly released report by UNICEF on state of children living in urban areas worldwide.

With Asian economies developing at a rapid pace, and cities exploding, children are on the move either alone or with their parents.

These children often fall through the cracks and are excluded from basic services, UNICEF's spokesperson Peter Smerdon told Jocelyne Sambira.

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