Children

02.09.2016

Just 48 Million Dollars Needed To Provide School Meals in West and Central Africa

Just 48 Million Dollars Needed To Provide School Meals in West and Central Africa

Human Wrongs Watch 30 August 2016 – The United Nations food relief agency today warned that it urgently needs $48 million for its school meals assistance programme in West and Central Africa to avoid having more than 1.3 million children across West and Central… »

30.08.2016

Global Migration Compact Negotiations to Begin in 2017

Global Migration Compact Negotiations to Begin in 2017

By Jaya Ramachdandran BERLIN | NEW YORK (IDN) – The forthcoming UN Summit on Refugees and Migrants on September 19 in New York would launch a process of intergovernmental negotiations leading to the adoption of a ‘Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration’. The intergovernmental negotiations, which will begin… »

30.08.2016

Lake Chad Basin: 2,5 million Children Displaced, Trapped – UNICEF

Lake Chad Basin: 2,5 million Children Displaced, Trapped – UNICEF

Human Wrongs Watch Years of violence by Boko Haram in Africa’s Lake Chad basin, which includes Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger, have led to a worsening humanitarian crisis that has displaced 1.4 million children and left at least one million still trapped in… »

23.08.2016

The Time Is Ripe to Act against Drought

The Time Is Ripe to Act against Drought

Human Wrongs Watch By Monique Barbut*,  Executive Secretary of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification  WINDHOEK, Aug 18 2016 (IPS) – Let us start with some good news.  Sort of.  The strongest El Niño in 35 years is coming… »

19.08.2016

Why Is Global Community Ignoring Slaughter of Yemeni Children?

Why Is Global Community Ignoring Slaughter of Yemeni Children?

Human Wrongs Watch By Catherine Shakdam* 14 August 2016 (RT) – Following 18 months of violence, engineered starvation and a blatant media blackout, Yemen’s suffering has risen to the surface – one hot bubbling shame, the one conflict few have dared discuss for fear of financial repercussions. I realize… »

16.08.2016

One Humanity? Millions of Children Tortured, Smuggled, Abused, Enslaved

One Humanity? Millions of Children Tortured, Smuggled, Abused, Enslaved

By Baher Kamal ROME, Aug 16 2016 (IPS) – Children are being smuggled, sexually abused, maimed, killed for their vital organs, recruited as soldiers or otherwise enslaved. Not only: 69 million children under five will die from mostly preventable causes, 167 million will live in poverty, and… »

21.07.2016

‘Monster’ El Niño Subsides, ‘Monster’ La Niña Hitting Soon

‘Monster’ El Niño Subsides, ‘Monster’ La Niña Hitting Soon

Human Wrongs Watch By Baher Kamal* ROME, 18 July, 2016 (IPS) – As if human-made armed conflicts, wickedness, rights abuse, gender violence, cruel inequality and climate catastrophes were not enough, now the saying “God Always Forgives, Men Sometimes, Nature Never”… »

29.06.2016

‘El Niño Puts 26.5 Million Children at Risk in Eastern and Southern Africa’

‘El Niño Puts 26.5 Million Children at Risk in Eastern and Southern Africa’

Human Wrongs Watch 27 June 2016 – One of the strongest El Niño events ever recorded has placed the lives of 26.5 million children at risk of malnutrition, water shortages and disease in ten countries in Eastern and Southern Africa, the United Nations Children’s Fund (… »

28.04.2016

Disparities

Disparities

Anne Kass The 2003 New Mexico Legislature created an Equal Pay Task Force and directed it to study the extent of wage disparities between men and women and between minorities and non-minorities; to study the causes of the disparities; to study the effects of the disparities… »

20.02.2016

(Liberated) Afghanistan Re-Commits to Ending Children Recruitment in Security Forces

(Liberated) Afghanistan Re-Commits to Ending Children Recruitment in Security Forces

Human Wrongs Watch 19 February 2016 – Following a mission to Afghanistan, the United Nations envoy dealing with children and armed conflict issues, has welcomed the Government’s recommitment to fully implementing its plan to end… »

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