Middle East

Iraqi children being 'tortured' to confess to ISIL link

Human Rights Watch report says teenage boys falsely confessed to joining ISIL while under torture by the authorities.

Children 'still tortured' in Iraq's Kurdish regions: HRW report

Greece

Shocking abuse 'unnoticed' by Greek child protection

Successive governments are structurally unable to organise coherent system of child protection, experts say.

Greece child protection services 'disjointed and inadequate'

US-Mexico border

US orders medical checks after migrant children die in custody

Customs and Border Protection orders checks on every child in its custody after two Guatemalan children die this month.

US orders medical checks after migrant children die in custody

Guatemala

7-year-old Guatemalan girl who died in US custody is laid to rest

Jakelin Caal buried on Christmas Day, more than two weeks after she died in US Border and Protection custody.

7-year-old Guatemalan girl who died in US custody is laid to rest

Latin America

Guatemalan family mourns Jakelin Caal, 7, who died in US custody

Family of seven-year-old Jakelin, who died in Border Patrol custody, calls on Trump to allow her father to stay in US.

Guatemalan family mourns Jakelin Caal, 7, who died in US custody

Asylum Seekers

Murder of Honduran teens highlight dangers for refugees at border

Rights groups say delays in asylum processing puts migrants and refugees, unaccompanied minors, in harm's way.

Murder of Honduran teens highlight dangers for refugees at border

Asia Pacific

Poverty and demand from China fuel illegal Cambodia surrogacy

Commercial surrogacy was banned in 2016, but trade has continued as government discusses formal legislation.

Poverty and demand from China fuel illegal Cambodia surrogacy

Rohingya

Rohingya facing 'lost generation' of children out of school

Ban on formal schooling, poor resources leave children of mostly Muslim minority without basic education, report warns.

Rohingya facing 'lost generation' of children out of school

Human Rights

Will El Salvador's Mozote massacre victims get justice?

Juan Antonio Pereira watched as soldiers gunned down his wife and children. Now, the accused are finally standing trial.

El Mozote massacre: Waiting for justice nearly 40 years later

Human Rights

Rights groups want to end Tanzania's school ban on young mothers

Tanzanian President John Magufuli banned teenage mothers from returning to public schools in a decree.

Abuse

Nepal's children at risk: Sexual abuse in the aid sector

Is the international aid community doing enough to protect children in vulnerable communities?

Human Rights

'Appalling' video shows NY police pulling baby from mother's arms

Outrage over video showing NYPD officers violently yanking toddler from his mother's arms at Brooklyn food stamp office.

'Appalling' video shows NY police pulling baby from mother's arms

101 East

Nepal's Children at Risk

Investigating rising fears that Nepal has become a target for paedophiles acting under the cover of aid work.

US-Mexico border

Heavy rain turns Tijuana asylum seeker camp to mud

Hundreds moved to indoor facility as fears grow migrants and refugees will become sick due to unsanitary conditions.

Heavy rain turns Tijuana asylum seeker camp to mud

Inside Story

Why does Israel continue to jail Palestinian children?

Israel has reportedly detained more than 900 Palestinian children in 2018.