The painting by British artist Sacha Jafri holds the Guinness World Record for the largest art canvas and proceeds from its sale are meant to benefit UNICEF, UNESCO, Global Gift Foundation and Dubai Cares.
UN raises alarm over increase in child and maternal mortality in South Asia after a study commissioned by UNICEF suggests “decades of progress on children’s health in South Asia are now being reversed due to Covid-19”.
A report compiled by UNICEF says the last ten years of the Syrian conflict has led to thousands of children’s deaths, and at least 5,700 have been recruited as child soldiers.
UN agencies say 2.3 million small children in war-torn Yemen are estimated to starve this year.
Recent reports show the persistence of child marriage in these countries, enabled by laws and institutions. Why does this remain an issue?
UNICEF expects that 10.4 million children will suffer from acute malnutrition in 2021 due to prolonged conflicts, internal displacement and the coronavirus pandemic.
“It should never have come to this” in one of the world’s richest countries, opposition Labour Party deputy leader Rayner says of UN’s first-ever emergency response in Britain.
Some 2.3 million children in Ethiopia’s Tigray region are unable to receive humanitarian assistance, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund.
More than 300 students are missing after gunmen stormed the Government Science School at Kankara late on Friday and engaged security forces in a fierce gunbattle, forcing hundreds of pupils to flee and hide in surrounding bushes and forest.
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Hundreds of people have been killed and thousands have fled across Ethiopia’s northern border into neighbouring Sudan as fighting between federal troops and local forces continues in Tigray region.
UNICEF says three children among the dead in Beirut blast and at least 31 others hurt seriously. As many as 100,000 children were displaced from their homes, according to Save the Children, with many of them traumatised.
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