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1 in 5 children displaced in Central African Republic, says UNICEF

Nearly one in five children in the Central African Republic (CAR) remain displaced following sectarian violence that has killed thousands of people, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)...

UNICEF: South Sudan armed groups release 145 child soldiers

About 145 child soldiers were released Wednesday by armed groups in South Sudan, the UN children's fund UNICEF said.

Conference on unaccompanied migrant children starts in Zagreb

A two-day conference called "On the Move and Alone", which started in Zagreb on Thursday, brought together approximately 70 experts from nine countries to discuss how to respond effectively to the...

Study finds nearly 385 million children worldwide live in poverty

Nearly 385 million children worldwide live in extreme poverty, UNICEF and the World Bank said Monday.

Preschool facility for Roma children in Sisak opens

The project was launched jointly by the town of Sisak and the UNICEF office in Croatia, while the furniture company IKEA supported it  with a donation.

UNICEF: Two million people in Aleppo without water during heat wave

About two million people in the Syrian city of Aleppo have no access to running water after escalating fighting damaged the city's water delivery system, the UN Children's Fund said Tuesday.

UNICEF: 80 per cent of 18-year-olds see risk of online sexual abuse

Eight out of 10 young adults believe that children and adolescents are at risk of being sexually abused or taken advantage of online and more than half of them think their friends participate in...

UNICEF: At least 20,000 children trapped in Fallujah amidst fighting

At least 20,000 children are currently trapped in the western Iraqi city of Fallujah, where food and medicine are running out and clean water is in short supply, Peter Hawkins, the country's...

UNICEF urges EU to prevent migrant children from disappearing

The European Union's planned migration policy should include measures to stop thousands of unaccompanied child migrants from disappearing, the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) demanded Friday in Geneva...

Petrova maternity hospital declared child-friendly by UNICEF

The maternity hospital in Petrova Street in the capital of Zagreb was on Tuesday officially declared child-friendly by UNICEF. 

UNICEF: Children pay "the highest price" for Yemen conflict

Almost 10 million Yemeni children are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance as the conflict continues to destroy the impoverished country, taking a heavy toll on children, UNICEF said in a...

NGOs: Authorities systematically violate refugees' rights with forcible detention

The associations warned that the new way of making decisions on people's destinies did not exculpate the Croatian authorities from violation of human rights, disregard for laws and international...

UNICEF: 8.4 million Syrian children bear the brunt of the conflict

Some 8.4 million Syrian children have been affected by the conflict that has dragged on since 2011, UNICEF said in a report Monday.

UNICEF: A million children need treatment for malnutrition in Africa

Almost 1 million children are in need of medical treatment for severe acute malnutrition in drought-hit parts of eastern and southern Africa, the UN children's fund (UNICEF) said Wednesday.

UNICEF: Female genital cutting affects 200 million girls and women

At least 200 million girls and women worldwide have undergone female genital mutilation, with half of them living in just three countries, UNICEF said in a report released Friday.