Over 20 million children worldwide missed out on measles vaccine annually in past 8 years, creating a pathway to current global outbreaks – UNICEF
An estimated 169 million children missed out on the first dose of the measles vaccine between 2010 and 2017, or 21.1 million children a year on average, UNICEF said today.
Two-thirds of children and youth in Canada feel like they don’t belong
A sense of isolation can lead to mental health issues, teen suicide, trouble with the law, poor school performance and homelessness, warns UNICEF’s One Youth initiative
6,000 children reunited with families after years of separation in South Sudan
Save the Children, UNICEF and partners have successfully reunited 6,000 children with their families after years of separation due to conflict. This is a milestone for the Family Tracing and Reunification (FTR) programme in South Sudan since the first reunification of 420 children in 2014.
Pilot project aims to improve well-being of children and youth in Waterloo Region
Kitchener Waterloo Community Foundation, Overlap Associates and UNICEF Canada partner to launch the Waterloo Region One Youth Fund
More than 3,500 children have been recruited and used by non-state armed groups in north-east Nigeria since 2013
More than 3,500 children, most of whom were aged 13 to 17, were recruited by non-state armed groups between 2013 and 2017 and have been used in the ongoing armed conflict in north-east Nigeria – UNICEF said today ahead of the fifth anniversary of the Chibok abduction.
Canada’s children are lagging in pre-primary education, with nearly half aged 2 to 4 missing out
UNICEF’s first-ever global report dedicated to early childhood education highlights a lack of investment in pre-primary education by the majority of governments worldwide
Blast in Sana’a kills 14 children in school and injures 16, most under the age of nine
More than 400 children killed and seriously injured since beginning of 2019
Venezuela migrant crisis: 1.1 million children across the region will need assistance in 2019, up from nearly half a million today – UNICEF
As a result of the Venezuela migrant crisis, an estimated 1.1 million children – including children uprooted from Venezuela, as well as returnees and those living in host and transit communities – will need protection and access to basic services across Latin America and the Caribbean in 2019, UNICEF said today.
Climate change threatens lives and futures of over 19 million children in Bangladesh
UNICEF report calls for urgent action to keep children safe and mitigate impact on vital services
Only quality education and an end to violence can offer hope and better opportunities for children in Honduras
A child under the age of 18 dies from violence every day in Honduras. For a country not engaged in active warfare, this figure is staggering.