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Beirut: children and families remain in need of sustained support
UNICEF, 10 November 2020.
Just one-third of UNICEF’s US$50 million appeal received, with increased funding vital to ensure long-term assistance for children.
Children’s views when designing urban space
Jenny Wood - The Conversation, 5 November 2020.
By focusing on adult needs and views, children are often planned out of our public spaces – and their needs are relegated to specific areas such as playgrounds.
UK: One fifth of children live in families with serious problems
Steve Doughty - Daily Mail, 6 November 2020.
Around a million children of all ages suffer as a result of this ‘toxic trio’ of problems: violence, mental illness, drink problems or drug abuse.
One in six children living in extreme poverty
UN News, 20 October 2020.
An estimated one in six children – or 356 million globally – were living in extreme poverty before the COVID-19 pandemic began, and this is set to worsen significantly, according to a new World Bank Group and UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) analysis released on Tuesday.
How to help your children after trauma
Sharie Stines - Psych Central, 4 September 2020.
In some ways, helping children recover from traumatic experiences, can be simple. In other ways, the healing process can seem endless and grueling.
Why keeping children safe is a shared responsibility
Wendy Williams - Pro Bono, 7 September 2020.
Through her work at the Australian Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, Lesley Taylor is on a mission to create a child safe world.
Understanding what shapes child well-being in rich countries
UNICEF, 3 September 2020.
New report ranks the Netherlands, Denmark and Norway the best among EU and OECD countries for child wellbeing; and highlights substantial threats to child well-being due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
UNICEF delivers critical supplies to Beirut
UNICEF, 25 August 2020.
UNICEF was able to respond immediately following the explosion, distributing pre-positioned supplies that were in stock in the immediate aftermath. At the same time, UNICEF worked to procure additional humanitarian supplies locally, wherever possible.
“Fear of failure” giving UK children lowest happiness levels
Alexandra Topping - The Guardian, 28 August 2020.
Children in the UK have the lowest levels of life satisfaction across Europe, with ‘a particularly British fear of failure’ partly to blame, according to a major report into childhood happiness.
80,000 children displaced due to Beirut explosions
UNICEF, 6 August 2020.
UNICEF in Lebanon is working with counterparts and partners to scale up support to affected children and their families in order to respond to the immediate needs.
European Parliament warns about children in Japan
European Parliament, 8 July 2020.
MEPs are concerned over the high number of parental child abduction cases due to the reluctance of Japanese authorities to comply with international law.
Sexual violence against children 10 years after Lanzarote Convention
Council of Europe, 1 July 2020.
The Lanzarote Convention is the Council of Europe’s Convention for the protection of children against sexual exploitation and sexual abuse.
Benefits of connecting families with social services
Miranda Hester - Contemporary Pediatrics, 4 June 2020.
A new investigation in JAMA Network Open examines whether an in-person navigation service intervention that also addresses a family’s social needs decreases child health care utilization.
What happened to american childhood?
Kate Julian - The Atlantic, 17 April 2020.
Too many kids show worrying signs of fragility from a very young age. Here’s what we can do about it.
UK: Council apologies over “deteriorated” children’s care services
BBC News, 13 March 2020.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council has apologised after its children“s social care services was rated as inadequate.
Is the UK in danger of failing a generation?
Robert Booth - The Guardian, 4 March 2020.
Research finds UK lags behind other countries on measures including infant mortality.
We must stand up and speak for the children
Dree K. Collopy - The Hill, 14 February 2020.
As families and children have fled to the United States in search of safety, they have been denied universally recognized rights, and the US government is erecting every potential barrier to keep them from accessing protection.
All children are gifted — just in different ways
David Gardner - The Seattle Times, 7 February 2020.
This is not about pointing fingers and calling individuals racist. It’s about the racism and elitism perpetuated by the institution itself: schools.
Malta: deportation of children is “in their best interests” ministers say
Kristina Abela - Times of Malta, 17 December 2019.
Granting them a residence permit puts them at risk of living in poverty.
Some big technology firms sued over child-mined cobalt from Africa
CBS NEWS - 17 December 2019.
They have been accused of complicity in the death and maiming of hundreds African children who mine cobalt, a mineral vital to the production of the lithium-ion batteries in everything from smartphones to electric cars.
US has world’s highest rate of children living in single-parent households
Stephanie Kramer - Pew Research Center, 12 November 2019.
For decades, the share of US children living with a single parent has been rising, accompanied by a decline in marriage rates and a rise in births outside of marriage.
Children uprooted in the Caribbean
UNICEF, December 2019.
Stronger hurricanes are devastating communities, uprooting lives and putting children and their families at risk.
Combatting children exploitation, forced marriage and abuse
European Parliament, 26 November2019.
Following the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, the European Parliament reminds the challenges that they face today.
Ireland: National Childcare Scheme to put some children at ‘disadvantage’
Sheila Wayman - The Irish Times, 19 November 2019.
Although thousands more families will be able to avail of subsidised childcare for the first time, and others will see their support increased, there is concern that it will have a negative impact in the most disadvantaged communities.
UN expert faults US for high incarceration of children
Bill Chapell - NPR, 18 November 2019.
The US has the highest child incarceration rate in the world, according to an expert who authored a new UN study on the treatment of children.
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