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.
Millions of children at risk in war-torn Arab country due to big shortfall in humanitarian funding amid coronavirus, UN children's agency says.
Not everyone has access to computers and the internet to continue attending school from home.
Based on UN data, an annual study has measured how children’s rights are respected in 182 countries.
Over 200,000 people have been displaced by COCEDO rebels in last two months, says UN radio.
Children in Yemen are most at risk, suffering and dying from acute malnutrition as they end up internally displaced and unable to continue their studies.
The report found an average of 40 percent children aged five and below in southeast Asia are malnourished, as busy working parents do not have the time, money or awareness to steer clear of food hurting their kids.
The conflict turns 18 Monday, meaning every single Afghan child now has known only war.
The education of a further 3.7 million children at risk as teachers' salaries have not been paid in more than two years, UNICEF warns in a statement.
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III says authorities have confirmed at least one case of polio in a 3-year-old girl in southern Lanao del Sur province.
Data shows 6.2 million children worldwide died in 2018 before their 15th birthday and that more than 290,000 women died due to complications during pregnancy and childbirth in 2017.
WHO and UNICEF blame war, inequality as well as complacency for 20 million children missing immunisation.
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