Children

08.02.2016

Appeal for Children

Appeal for Children

Human Wrongs Watch UNICEF is launching a US$2.8 billion appeal to reach 43 million children in humanitarian emergencies, of which the largest portion, 25 per cent, targets educating children in emergencies.*  Every year, the lives of millions of children and their families are disrupted, upended or nearly destroyed… »

14.01.2016

Deprived of School, ‘Future of 24 Million Children in Conflict Zones under Threat’

Deprived of School, ‘Future of 24 Million Children in Conflict Zones under Threat’

  Human Wrongs Watch Nearly 24 million children living in crisis zones in 22 strife-torn countries are being deprived of a school education, threatening their own future and that of their societies, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on 12 January 2016 reported “Children living in countries affected… »

08.01.2016

UN Condemns Israeli Demolition of Homes of Palestinian Bedouins in West Bank

UN Condemns Israeli Demolition of Homes of Palestinian Bedouins in West Bank

Human Wrongs Watch Condemning the demolition by Israeli authorities of the homes of Palestinian Bedouins in the West Bank, a senior United Nations relief official on 7 January 2016 called on Israel to end such destruction and halt its plans to forcibly relocate Bedouin families. “The humanitarian consequences of… »

07.01.2016

Over 1,000 Fake Life Jackets Found in Raid on Turkish Workshop Staffed with Syrian Children

Over 1,000 Fake Life Jackets Found in Raid on Turkish Workshop Staffed with Syrian Children

Source: RT Human Wrongs Watch 7 January 2016 (RT)* – Turkey’s black market economy is benefiting from the mass influx of Syrian refugees into the country, with a recent raid on life jacket manufacturing facility revealing the exploitation of a child workforce along with hundreds of dangerously poor-quality vests. »

18.12.2015

Every Two Seconds, a Baby Is Born in a Conflict Zone – “Can There Be a Worse Start in Life?”

Every Two Seconds, a Baby Is Born in a Conflict Zone – “Can There Be a Worse Start in Life?”

Human Wrongs Watch More than 16 million babies in 2015 were born in conflict zones such as Afghanistan, South Sudan, Syria and Yemen or on perilous journeys to escape fighting, which translates to 1 in 8 of all births worldwide, or one newborn every two… »

22.07.2015

Crackdown on culture of violence: Afghanistan bans guns – toy guns

Crackdown on culture of violence: Afghanistan bans guns – toy guns

The Afghan government has decided to launch a crackdown on the culture of violence in the country by banning guns. Not the real lethal firearms but toy guns that children play with. The move on Tuesday comes after more than 100 children suffered eye injuries in the capital Kabul from… »

31.03.2015

Children Killed and Injured by Land-mines, Unexploded Ordnance in Eastern Ukraine

Children Killed and Injured by Land-mines, Unexploded Ordnance in Eastern Ukraine

Human Wrongs Watch KYIV/GENEVA — At least 109 children are reported to have been injured and 42 killed by land mines and unexploded ordnance in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions of eastern Ukraine since March last year, UNICEF on 31 March 2015 said. The government-reported figures may not reflect the actual… »

28.03.2015

A Home for Mercy

A Home for Mercy

Human Wrongs Watch ‘When last we met Mercy, she was arriving in her foster home, the child of a woman who had died of Ebola infection. See how Mercy’s getting on, in school for the first time, a child embraced by a family joined by love, if not blood.'(… »

14.02.2015

Yemen: 900,000 Children Malnourished

Yemen: 900,000 Children Malnourished

Human Wrongs Watch Geneva — The political and economic crisis engulfing Yemen is having a dangerous impact on the country’s youths, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on , 13 February 2015 said as it warned that increasing numbers of children are suffering from malnourishment while fewer are attending… »

14.01.2015

At Least Seven Million Children Face “Untold Misery” as Harsh Winter, Snowstorm Sweeps Middle East’

At Least Seven Million Children Face “Untold Misery” as Harsh Winter, Snowstorm Sweeps Middle East’

Human Wrongs Watch At least seven million internally displaced and refugee children are in desperate need of assistance as bitter winter snows and torrential rains continue to batter the Middle East, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) urged on 13 January 2015. Briefing the press in Geneva on… »

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