UNICEF

UNICEF centres are havens for Rohingya child refugees

There are hundreds of thousands of Rohingya child refugees in Bangladesh who arrived mentally and physically traumatised. Now, they are receiving much-needed psychological therapy in safe spaces where they can enjoy their childhood.

Humanitarian crises

Attack on UN convoy highlights aid delivery challenges

Rights and aid groups say the caution that follows a major attack can have devastating impact on civilian populations.

Attack on UN convoy highlights aid delivery challenges

Human Rights

US court denies appeal 28 mothers and their children

Granting them fewer rights than Guantanamo detainees, the court ordered the Latin American families to be sent back.

US court denies appeal 28 mothers and their children

Humanitarian crises

Nearly 500,000 children 'at risk' due to Boko Haram war

At least 49,000 in Nigeria's Borno state will die of malnutrition this year if they do not receive help, UNICEF warns.

UN: 475,000 children at risk in Lake Chad area

Inside Story

How to save the world's children?

UNICEF says more than 200 million children will die or live in poverty within the next 15 years if they do not get help.

War & Conflict

Education of nearly 75 million children in danger: UN

UNICEF says a quarter of the world's school-age children live in crisis areas and they need more support.

Education of nearly 75 million children in danger: UN

Aids

UN: Number of teens dying of AIDS tripled over 15 years

AIDS is leading cause of death of African children and second most common killer of adolescents globally, UNICEF says.

UN: Number of teens dying of AIDS tripled over 15 years

Middle East

Children bearing brunt of war in Yemen, UNICEF says

Nearly 400 children killed and 377 children recruited as child soldiers since the Saudi-led bombing began in March.

Humanitarian crises

UN delivers aid to displaced Yarmouk residents in Syria

Three trucks with baby diaper kits and kits of clothes for children among items delivered, say UN officials.

UN delivers aid to displaced Yarmouk residents in Syria

Human Rights

UN calls for end to violence against women

UN wants to end gender violence as 35 percent of women and girls globally experience physical and or sexual violence.

UN calls for end to violence against women

Politics

Abducted UNICEF aid worker released in Yemen

Children's charity says water engineer James Massaquoi, kidnapped by unknown gunmen late last year, is safe and healthy.

Abducted UNICEF aid worker released in Yemen

Health

UN raises alert over neglected Ebola orphans

Ebola outbreak has left at least 3,700 children in the hands of relatives who are too frightened to take care of them.

UN raises alert over neglected Ebola orphans

Human Rights

UNICEF: Child marriages rampant in South Asia

New report reveals that 46 percent of girls in the region marry before 18, while 18 percent marry before 15.

UNICEF: Child marriages rampant in South Asia

Humanitarian crises

Domestic violence 'kills more than civil war'

Report to UN suggests more die violently at home than on battlefield, leading to trillions of lost economic activity.

Domestic violence 'kills more than civil war'