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NEPAL / CHILD TRAFFICKING

United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) said today at least 245 children have been intercepted from being trafficked and unnecessarily or illegally placed in children's care homes since the first earthquake hit Nepal almost two months ago. UNICEF

19 Jun 2015 | Read More »

UN / CHILDREN ARMED CONFLICT

The UN Security Council Thursday passed a resolution condemning violations of international law that result in the abuse,   injury and death of children in areas of armed conflict. UNIFEED UNTV  

18 Jun 2015 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / CHILD SOLDIERS

More than 280 child soldiers returned  who have been returned to their families in Pibor, South Sudan  have started taking part in educational leisure and social activities  to promote good life skills,  the UN Mission in the Republic of south Sudan said Tuesday, UNMISS

28 Apr 2015 | Read More »

UN / JOBS

UN and other international agencies today offered a variety of solutions to the problem of world unemployment, including increasing demand and formalizing "informal" economies. UNIFEED – UNTV  

30 Mar 2015 | Read More »

SOMALIA / RIGHTS OF THE CHILD

Somalia ratified today the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) – an important step towards protecting and promoting the rights of all children in the war-torn nation. The CRC was adopted by the General Assembly on 20 November 1989 and has been ratified by 195 countries, including Somalia. As of today, only two countries [...]

20 Jan 2015 | Read More »

IVORY COAST / CHILD LABOUR

Halima is 10 years old and she is starting her first year of school in the small village of Koffikro in southwest Côte d'Ivoire. She is the oldest student in first grade class because her parents, cocoa farmers, had refused to send her to school until now. UNICEF

1 Jan 2015 | Read More »

UKRAINE / CHILDREN

Since March 2014, over one million people have been displaced by the conflict in Ukraine. UNICEF is responding to the crisis with safe drinking water, hygiene kits, psychological support and more, the agency reported today. (UNICEF)

18 Dec 2014 | Read More »

ILO / SATYARTHI

Kailash Satyarthi has jointly won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize with Malala Yousafzai. Together they have led the global fight for children's right to an education and freedom. Satyarthi has worked closely with the International Labour Organization (ILO) since the start of his campaign. ILO

10 Oct 2014 | Read More »

CENTRAL ASIA / CHILD LABOUR

The International Labour Organization has launched an extensive program that brought governments, trade unions and employers together to fight the worst forms of child labour across Central Asia. ILO

8 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN LAUNCH

Violence against children is universal – so prevalent and deeply ingrained in societies it is often unseen and accepted as the norm – according to new, unprecedented data presented by the United Nations today. At the launch of the report, UNICEF Deputy Executive Director, Geeta Rao Gupta, said that "often violence happens in plain sight. [...]

4 Sep 2014 | Read More »

 

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