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Child labour has increased worldwide for the first time in 20 years

Today, June 12, is International Day Against Child Labor, and the UN warns that the coronavirus crisis threatens to push…

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Africa

Ghana is the first country to receive free vaccines via Covax mechanism

Ghana becomes the first country to receive corona vaccines funded by the UN mechanism Covax. COVAX was set up to…

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Global

600 million children in South Asia at risk of poverty due to corona crisis

The corona pandemic is endangering decades of health, education, and other progress for children in South Asia. This is reported…

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Global

UNICEF warns Coronavirus forces millions of children into child labor

Millions of children are at risk of ending up in child labor because of the corona crisis. This would lead…

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Africa

Neonatal mortality: Africa ranks highest in UNICEF index

A report released by the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) indicates that despite a high global neonatal mortality…

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Africa

Unicef calls for support for child victims of violence in Sahel

UNICEF estimates that nearly five million children in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger will need humanitarian aid this year due…

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Tips

UN predicts 392,000 births worldwide on January 1, 2020

The United Nations estimates that on the first day of 2020, 392,000 children will be born worldwide. Although life expectancy…

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Health

A first: baby gets vaccination by drone

A baby in the Vanuatu Islands in Oceania may call itself the first person on earth to receive a vaccination…

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Global

2 out of 3 European children are positive about migrants

68 percent of children and adolescents are hospitable and curious about people of other nationalities living in their country. This…

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Africa

UNICEF: In the Sub-Sahara, 1 in 13 children died before their fifth birthday

In 2017, an estimated 6.3 million children under the age of 15 died, mostly from avoidable causes, in the case…

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