Five-fold increase in number of refugee and migrant children traveling alone since 2010

The global number of refugee and migrant children moving alone has reached a record high, increas...

Australia's Budget must leave no child behind

UNICEF Australia welcomes aspects of tonight’s Federal Budget, however there are also some ...

More than one million children have fled escalating violence in South Sudan

More than one million children have now fled South Sudan where escalating conflict is ravaging th...

UNICEF statement on release of Chibok school girls abducted by Boko Haram

UNICEF welcomes Saturday’s release of over 80 of the girls abducted by Boko Haram insurgent...

Refugee and migrant children stranded in European transit countries suffer psychologically in the face of uncertain future

Nearly 75,000 refugees and migrants, including an estimated 24,600 children, currently stranded i...

Projected number of severely malnourished Somali children up 50 percent

The projected number of children who are or will be acutely malnourished has shot up by 50 per ce...

UNICEF reaches almost half of the world’s children with life-saving vaccines

UNICEF procured 2.5 billion doses of vaccines to children in nearly 100 countries in 2016, reachi...

Race against time to save millions of lives in Yemen

The continuing violence in Yemen is fuelling one of the worst hunger crises in the world, with ne...

25 million children out of school in conflict zones - UNICEF

More than 25 million children between 6 and 15 years old, or 22 per cent of children in that age ...

More than 150 children estimated to have died taking Central Mediterranean migration route this year - UNICEF

According to UNICEF estimates, more than 150 children have died crossing the Central Mediterranea...
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