On the 19th of June, more than 20 people from 16 different nations gathered in Petrohan pass, Bulgaria on a Youth Exchange funded by the Erasmus+ program, to discuss current world issues, learn and have and intercultural dialogue. Participants ranged from Argentina to Tajikistan, Lebanon to Italy, India […]
The United Nations’ International Mother Language Day annually celebrates language diversity and variety worldwide on February 21. It also remembers events such as the killing of four students on February 21, 1952, because they campaigned to officially use their mother language, Bengali, in Bangladesh.
In 2012, the UN General Assembly designated February 6th as the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, with the aim to amplify and direct the efforts on the elimination of this practice.
Female genital mutilation (FGM) comprises all procedures that involve altering […]
Up to 90,000 children in central Mozambique urgently need humanitarian assistance in wake of Cyclone Eloise
More than 176,000 people, including 90,000 children, in central Mozambique are likely to need humanitarian assistance in the aftermath of Cyclone Eloise, UNICEF stated. Children living in the affected areas, particularly those who have been displaced, could soon be at risk of contracting waterborne diseases like cholera and […]
The town of Missala sits an hour south of Mali’s rambling capital, Bamako, West Africa. A large portion of the couple of hundred townspeople here stay dependent on agribusiness, and in spite of their closeness to the city, helpless streets, and absence of public vehicles have left them […]
Around the world, attacks on children continue unabated. The number of countries experiencing violent conflict is the highest it has been in the last 30 years. The result is that more than 30 million children have been displaced by conflict. Many of them are being enslaved, trafficked, abused, and […]
COVID-19 has brought a dramatic reduction in essential services and safety for migrant and displaced youngsters in nations across the world
In nations across the world, migrant and displaced youngsters had been largely excluded from countrywide reaction and recovery plans to the COVID-19 pandemic and feature skilled a massive discount in getting right of entry to important services and care, UNICEF announced.
These findings are based […]
UNICEF and Microsoft launch technology to protect vulnerable children and women amid rise in domestic and gender-based violence due to COVID-19
UNICEF and Microsoft Corp. launched a new version of Primero called Primero X — an open-source case management web application that helps social service providers coordinate critical support to vulnerable children. Key interventions include providing access to lifesaving services, such as family reunification and tracing, while still adhering […]