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UN agencies call to end stigma and discrimination against migrant workers and their children during COVID-19

UN agencies call to end stigma and discrimination against migrant workers and their children during COVID-19

ILO, IOM, UNICEF, UNODC and UN Womenrepresented by Jeremy Douglas, Karin Hulshof, Nenette Motus, Mohammad Naciri and Tomoko Nishimotoreleased a joint op-ed, evidencing the COVID-19 effects on most vulnerable people as migrant workers. The new…

Human rights
Dangers of confinement and internet on children amidst Corona crisis

Dangers of confinement and internet on children amidst Corona crisis

Although children are less likely to be infected with coronavirus, they are most affected by the consequences of the epidemic in other aspects. The first risk of the spread of the virus is that millions…

Human rights
UN investigators are calling for the return of thousands of children from ISIS to their countries of residence.

UN investigators are calling for the return of thousands of children from ISIS to their countries of residence.

28 thousand children of foreign fighters reside in camps in Syria, 20 thousand of them are from Iraq, according to estimates by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Thousands are believed to be held in…

Human rights
Syria, 300 thousand children displaced since December

Syria, 300 thousand children displaced since December

By Victoria Hudson. The Turkish armed forces today hit 54 targets of the Syrian army in the Idlib region, neutralizing – said a note released by Ankara – 76 soldiers of the Damascus regime. This…

Human rights
55 million children experience some form of violence in Europe

55 million children experience some form of violence in Europe

By Victoria Hudson. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), each year, at least 55 million children experience some form of violence in Europe, including physical, sexual, emotional and psychological violence. “Despite the magnitude of…

Human rights
Stepped-up efforts needed to combat pneumonia

Stepped-up efforts needed to combat pneumonia

By Victoria Hudson. Scaling up pneumonia-related interventions could save the lives of nearly nine million children during the course of the next decade, the United Nations Children’s Fund said on Wednesday. The UN Agency pointed…