UNICEF claims African women and child migrants are at increasing risk during passage to Europe and after arrival at the hands of smugglers, criminals or the authorities.
They were born on different continents more than three quarters of a century apart but are united by one common thread – escaping war.
Sitting on the floor of a community center courtyard with two dozen teens, global movie star, actor Liam Neeson listened attentively as young Syrian refugees – who may not have known of his fame – sha
Moscow has denied it was responsible for the attack in Idlib.
Russia blocks a French-drafted resolution calling for an end to airstrikes on Aleppo, while its own text fails to gain enough support.
Across the globe there are some 50 million displaced children, according to a new UNICEF report.
In Yemen, more than a million children under five face the risk of acute malnutrition and acute respiratory tract infections according to
Now in its fifth year, the conflict in Syria has become the worst humanitarian crisis since the Second World War, aid agencies report. According to
Since civil war broke out in South Sudan in 2013, thousands of families across the country have been separated. Children found themselves displaced
Rafaële Tavernier, euronews: “Jean-Jacques Simon, head of UNICEF communication in South Asia, now in Kathmandu, we’re hearing about almost one
A militia in South Sudan releases the first of many child soldiers as part of peace deal
UNICEF, the United Nation’s agency for children, says it has been a devastating year” for millions of children caught up in worldwide
Many Syrian and Iraqi children have lived their whole lives in crisis, surrounded by war. Without schools to go to, how can these youngsters can go o
The UN has warned that thousands of children are at risk from the disruption caused to health services by the Ebola epidemic. UNICEF, the United
The United Nations children’s agency Unicef is scrambling to help Ebola orphans. What happens when their parents die? In Liberia, Guinea and Sierra
It was on this day 117 years ago that scientist Sir Ronald Ross made the discovery of how mosquitos transmit malaria parasites to humans. On August
Syrian refugees in the Zaatari camp, like so many others, have fled across the Jordanian border to seek safety. Aid agencies are struggling to meet
The World Health organisation has declared outbreaks of polio in Asia, Africa and the Middle East as an “extraordinary event”. It is calling for an
Local favourite Rachid El Morabity kept his composure to clinch the 29th edition of the Marathon des Sables in Morocco on Saturday. The 2011
As we all know, prevention is better than a cure. So to tackle the problems caused by bad hygiene and sanitation, plus a lack of health awareness
The number of child soldiers in war-ravaged Central African Republic has swelled to around 6,000, says UNICEF. The revelation comes as France and
The vaccine Menomune®, which is designed to prevent invasive meningococcal disease, has been pre-qualified by the World Health Organization
The number of children who have fled the conflict has now topped the one million mark. That according to the United Nations is half the total of
The number of children who have been forced to flee the conflict in Syria has topped the one million mark, according to the United Nations. The
Singer Katy Perry took a trip to Madagascar in support of UNICEF to help draw attention to the problems faced by many residents of the island.
After two years of violence and bloodshed in Syria, countless lives have been lost and many families displaced. Fierce fighting between rebel and
The World Health Organisation and UNICEF have suspended a polio vaccination campaign throughout the whole of Pakistan, after two more workers were
More action at an EU level is desperately needed to prevent the worrying number of children who end up in care, child protection groups say