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.


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.

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.

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.


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.


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.

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.

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.