Immigration

US border agency acting head resigns amid child detentions outcry

John Sanders's departure follows an uproar over reports of migrant children being held in filthy conditions.

US border agency acting head resigns amid child detentions outcry

Human Rights

US to begin roundup of undocumented migrants on Sunday: report

Washington Post reports US immigration authorities will target up to 2,000 families in major US cities.

US to begin roundup of undocumented migrants on Sunday: report

Child rights

Lawyers: Migrant children held in bad conditions at Texas border

According to lawyers, children are fed uncooked frozen food, go weeks without bathing at El Paso detention facility.

Lawyers: Migrant children held in bad conditions at Texas border

United States

Pompeo keeps Saudis off child soldier recruiters list: report

Pompeo dismisses his experts' findings that Saudi-led coalition has used underage fighters in Yemen, Reuters reports.

Refugees

From child bride to domestic abuse survivor to refugee

Laila* was married off at 13 and abused by her husband in Pakistan. If the UK deports her, she fears he will kill her.

From child bride to domestic abuse survivor to refugee

Special series

World Day Against Child Labour: Five must-watch documentaries

Child field workers in the US, Haiti's 'restaveks', and miners in Bolivia; our picks for World Day Against Child Labour.

World Day Against Child Labour: Five must-watch documentaries

Poverty & Development

The revolutionary school tackling child labour in India

In a country where more than 10 million children are exploited as 'workers', a school in Assam is paying kids to study.

World Day Against Child Labour: 'We want to make a bigger impact'

Opinion

Saudi Arabia and the UAE belong on the UN 'list of shame'

The UN should not succumb to pressure not to hold accountable the two countries for victimising Yemeni children.

Allan Rock

by Allan Rock

Allan Rock

Podcast

The fate of children who cross the US-Mexico border alone

As the US and Mexico wrangle over immigration, the number of unaccompanied minors from Central America seeking asylum grows.

 The fate of children who cross the US-Mexico border alone

Human Rights

US House votes to protect 'Dreamer' immigrants

Vote to give a path to citizenship to more than two million undocumented migrants comes amid White House veto threat.

US House votes to protect 'Dreamer' immigrants

Genocide

Canadian inquiry calls deaths of indigenous women 'genocide'

Canadian government inquiry finds the deaths of more than 1,000 indigenous women and girls was a national genocide.

Africa

Speaking up against sexual violence, domestic abuse in Ethiopia

Laws have changed and crimes are increasingly reported but survivors, activists and politicians say stigma remains.

Speaking up against sexual violence, domestic abuse in Ethiopia

Abortion

Denied abortions, Latin American child rape survivors petition UN

Groups on behalf of young rape survivors from Ecuador, Guatemala, Nicaragua call on region to provide abortion access.

Denied abortions, Latin American child rape survivors petition UN

Asia Pacific

Japanese man arrested for using stun gun to discipline children

Kitakyushu city resident admitted to using a stun gun on his two daughters, aged 17 and 13, and 11-year-old son.

Japanese man arrested for using stun gun to discipline children

Child rights

A quarter of world's children robbed of their childhood: Report

About 690 million children denied happy childhood due to early marriage and exclusion from education, charity says.

A quarter of world's children robbed of their childhood: Report