Category: Rights of the Child

Mexico: UNICEF calls for implementation of protocol to protect migrant children

UNICEF/Luis Kelly Children playing in a UNICEF-backed child-friendly space in Jesús Martínez ‘Palillo’ Stadium, a temporary shelter in Mexico City, Mexico, November 2018. Authorities in Mexico are being reminded by the UN children’s agency, UNICEF, of the need to protect the rights of migrant children who enter the country. UNICEF on Saturday reported that some 700 children are among the […]

Nearly 5 million children in need due to rising violence in central Sahel: UNICEF

UN OCHA/Giles Clarke Boys play in a waterhole near the town of Kaya in northern Burkina Faso. A surge in violence in the central Sahel region in Africa means nearly five million children will need humanitarian assistance this year, up from 4.3 million, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Tuesday. The agency reported that children have been attacked, abducted […]