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Permanent and sustainable solution is key for refugees on Manus Island - UNICEF Australia

UNICEF Australia urges Minister Dutton to seriously consider resettlement options in credible third countries that are equipped to respond to the complex needs of refugees and their...

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Hundreds of children recruited by armed groups in South Sudan, as violations against women and children increase - UNICEF

More than 650 children have been recruited into armed groups in South Sudan since the beginning of this year, UNICEF said today. Fearful that renewed conflict could put tens of...

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Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake on the situation of children in Aleppo, Syria

“What human being can see the stunned suffering of Omran Dagneesh, the small boy rescued from a destroyed building in Aleppo, Syria, and not feel an overwhelming sense of empathy? “...

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Three Syrian children drown when boat sinks off Libyan coast

Three Syrian children drowned along with three adults when a wooden boat trying to carry war refugees to Europe capsized off the coast of Libya, a humanitarian rescue group said on...

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Over 20 children abducted in Jonglei state: official

 21 school going children were abducted in South Sudan’s Jonglei state by suspected Murle tribesmen since the year began, an official said. The state education minister, while...

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Child labour a growing problem in war-torn Iraq

More than 575,000 Iraqi children are estimated to be at work instead of school, double the number from 1990. "I have friends," eight-year-old Abdul Karim says from his soft-drink...

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Whether Islamic State or Boko Haram, children in conflict zones are easy prey for extremists

A 12-year-old child is believed to be behind the deadly attack at a Kurdish wedding party in Turkey that killed at least 51 people. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held Islamic State...

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Israel’s mysterious baby-stealing scandal extends to Holocaust survivors

Holocaust survivors are among those victimized by Israel’s growing baby-stealing scandal, a shocking new investigation by Haaretz has found.

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Top Russian mufti who said FGM ‘reduces perversions’ tells RT his statement was ‘joke’ gone wrong

One of Russia’s most senior Islamic scholars says his statement that Muslim women should undergo genital mutilation to “decrease the amount of sin in the world” was taken too...

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Family sues school after 12-yo forced into terrorist ‘ISIS’ confession

A bullying incident at a Long Island school turned into a violation of civil rights when the principal forced the victim, a 12-year-old Muslim boy, to sign a false confession that...

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Israel to destroy Palestinian school in West Bank, UN demands halt to demolitions

The Israeli authorities have ordered a Palestinian school east of Jerusalem to be demolished as they say it was built without permission, despite coming under pressure from the EU...

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Over half of British parents are letting their kids drink booze at home – study

Half of British parents with children under the age of 14 allow them to drink alcohol at home, according to a new study. One-quarter of those said they see nothing wrong with...

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12-14yo child behind suicide bombing that killed 51 at Turkey wedding – Erdogan

The death toll from a suspected suicide bombing at a wedding in the south east of Turkey has risen to 51 people, according to the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. He said the...

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Many children's heart health not up to standards

Babies are generally born with healthy hearts that should be cared for during childhood to ensure good health later in life, according to the American Heart Association. Yet many U....

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Two children per hour seen at U.S. ERs for stroller, carrier injuries

About 361,00 children were seen in U.S. emergency departments between 1990 and 2010 for injuries sustained while riding in a stroller or carrier, according to a new study.

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