South Sudan's children are facing a raft of daily horrors and deprivations and urgently require a peaceful, protective environment, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said, warning that “anything less, places children and women at even greater risk of grave violations and abuse.”
What does the child who can’t say goodbye to a parent without breaking down have in common with the child who is cripplingly terrified of dogs and the one who gets a bad stomach ache reliably on Monday morning?
For the first time in the history of the the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) — which has provided healthcare to millions of Americans and helped to drastically reduce the uninsured rate of children since its implementation in 1997 — states may run out of funding.
Websites and apps will be subject to a tough new code of practice in the UK to protect children’s privacy online following a cross-party campaign in the House of Lords to prevent young people’s internet activity being monitored.
Three people have died of suspected diphtheria in conflict-hit Yemen, doctors said Wednesday, as a New-York based relief group urged an end to the continuing blockade that serves as a "collective punishment" of Yemenis and risks driving 500 children into malnutrition every week.
Around 180 million children are more likely to live in extreme poverty, be out of school or suffer a violent death than their parents, according to UNICEF. The World Children's Day report suggested things could get worse.