Opinion

The dangers of the new child marriage law in Bangladesh

This law has unimaginable impact and has the ability to change the future of millions of girls in our country.

Soumya Guha

by Soumya Guha

Soumya Guha

Opinion

Stop recruiting child soldiers in Iraq

Child recruitment is losing hearts and minds, and it is costing boys and girls dearly.

Zama Coursen-Neff

by Zama Coursen-Neff

Zama Coursen-Neff

Opinion

Time to speak out against the abuse in English football

When abuse can't be spoken, it speaks in another language.

Richard Seymour

by Richard Seymour

Richard Seymour

101 East

China's Left-Behind Generation

Millions of China's children are growing up without their parents. We look at the struggles of a generation left behind.

Human Rights

Turkey withdraws child sex assault bill

Turkish Prime Minister Yildirim confirms withdrawal, saying "broad consensus" was needed.

Turkey: Controversial bill on sexual assault withdrawn

Human Rights

Turkey: Bill to quash child sex convictions protested

Thousands march against the bill seeking to overturn men's convictions for child sex assaults if they marry victims.

Turkey: Bill to quash child sex convictions protested

India

Two billion children breathing toxic air, says UNICEF

In new report, UN agency says 600,000 children under the age five die each year of diseases linked to air pollution.

UNICEF: Two billion children breathing toxic air

Human Rights

Animation: What is Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)?

FGM, or cutting, is the partial or total removal of the external female genitalia. Watch the explainer animation.

Animation: What is Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)?

Human Rights

Educating girls in South Sudan

Meet the girls who must overcome conflict, hunger, stigma and sexual abuse just to go to school.

Educating girls in South Sudan

Poverty & Development

India: The children left behind by an ancient custom

How a centuries-old custom that allows men to pay to live with women is resulting in children being abandoned.

India: The children left behind by an ancient custom

Africa

Kinshasa's street children tell their stories on radio

Street children in the DR Congo capital make their voices heard through a stigma-busting community radio initiative.

Kinshasa's street children tell their stories on radio

Egypt

Egypt 'investigated' Giulio Regeni before his murder

Egyptian police investigated Italian PhD student Giulio Regeni before his brutal murder, according to prosecutors.

Egypt 'investigated' Giulio Regeni before his murder

Human Rights

Rights group: Nepal failing to stop child marriage

In a new report, Human Rights Watch criticised the government for failing to follow through with promises of reform.

Rights group: Nepal failing to stop child marriage

Human Rights

Europe: 75 arrests in major probe of online child abuse

Operation results in 207 criminal cases against suspected web distributors of child sexual abuse images in 28 countries.

Europol uncover major online child abuse network

Human Rights

Unaccompanied minors risk all to reach US

New UNICEF report indicates most of the unaccompanied minors apprehended do not have access to legal representation.

Unaccompanied minors risk all to reach US