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Urgent Action Needed To Tackle Child Labour Caused By Syrian Crisis
2 July 2015The conflict and humanitarian crisis in Syria are pushing an ever increasing number of children into exploitation in the labour market, and much more needs to be done to reverse the trend, according to a new report released by Save the Children and Unicef.
Millions of children in war-torn Yemen at risk of disease and malnutrition
The ongoing conflict in Yemen is having a devastating impact on the country’s health system, and exposing millions of children to the threat of preventable diseases, says Unicef.1 July 2015
Lack of sanitation for 2.4 billion people undermining health improvements
Lack of progress on sanitation threatens to undermine the child survival and health benefits from gains in access to safe drinking water, warn WHO and Unicef in a report tracking access to drinking water and sanitation against the Millennium Development Goals. 30 June 2015
Children at risk from cholera outbreak in South Sudan
Eighteen people, including two children under 5 years of age, have died from cholera in the most recent outbreak to hit South Sudan. 24 June 2015
Millions of world’s poorest children left behind despite global progress
The global community will fail millions of children if it does not focus on the most disadvantaged in its new 15-year development roadmap, Unicef warned today.23 June 2015
Unicef UK and Pearson Announce Innovation Talks
Unicef UK and Pearson are holding a series of high level events over the next year which will bring together experts, thought-leaders and innovators from a range of industries and countries across the world. 22 June 2015
Statement on recent attack on school grounds in Bujumbura, Burundi
"The grenade attack on school grounds in Bujumbura, the capital of Burundi, which resulted in the injury of a 15-year-old boy is a deplorable assault on a place that should always be safe for every child."19 June 2015
Nepal Earthquakes: Unicef speeds up response to prevent child trafficking
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, said Unicef.19 June 2015
Unicef Team to Debut in World’s Longest Race
The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race can today confirm that Unicef, the world’s leading children’s organisation, will have a yacht entry in the tenth edition of the world’s longest ocean race.18 June 2015
Statement by Unicef Executive Director on brutal violence against children in South Sudan
"The violence against children in South Sudan has reached a new level of brutality. The details of the worsening violence against children are unspeakable, but we must speak of them."18 June 2015
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