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Stop attacks on schools in Syria: UNICEF

Listen / A mother watches as three of her children head off to school in Syria. Photo: UNHCR/F. Al-Khateeb

Attacks on schools, hospitals and other civilian infrastructure in Syria must stop, the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) has said. The agency repeated its appeal to warring parties in the country  following the deaths of at least four children when their kindergarten was  hit on Sunday. The agency said many other children were injured in the attack, [...]

6 Nov 2016 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

"I have always lived in fear", young Sri Lanka activist says

Listen / Thevuni Kotigala. Photo: UN Women

The trauma of war still lingers with Sri Lankans whether they have been affected directly or not, an activist from the country told a meeting at the UN. The Indian Ocean island nation is recovering from a 25 year old conflict that pitted government forces against the so-called Tamil Tigers ended in 2009 The society [...]

6 Nov 2016 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

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