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Three children hugging
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ILO: 1.4 billion children globally missing out on basic social protection, according to latest data

According to new data released by the International Labour Organization (ILO), Save the Children and UNICEF, 1.4 billion children, aged under 15, lack any form of social protection, leaving them ...

Last update 12 Mar 2024
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Global Campus of Human Rights: MOOC on Children's Right to Education in Armed Conflict

The Global Campus of Human Rights offers a complimentary Mooc on Children's Right to Education in Armed Conflict, that takes place From 19 February to 24 March 2024. The MOOC is free to those who ...

Last update 28 Feb 2024
International Day of Education
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January 24th: International Day of Education - “Learning for lasting peace”

The 24th of January is the International Day of Education and it is essential to recognise the value of education in promoting peace and development. This year, “learning for lasting ...

Last update 22 Jan 2024
World's children day
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Global Campus of Human Rights: World Children's Day 2023, in memoriam of Gino Strada

On the occasion of World Children's Day, celebrated on November 20, 2023, the Global Campus of Human Rights is promoting a campaign in memoriam of Gino Strada. Gino Strada, co-founder of Emrgency, ...

Last update 24 Nov 2023
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FRA: Children who fled Ukraine face rights challenges in the EU

The EU Fundamental Rights Agency's (FRA) latest bulletin focuses on the impact of the massive displacement caused by Russia's aggression against Ukraine, particularly on the 1.3 million children ...

Last update 9 Nov 2023
Children will too often fall victim to the hunger and poverty of underdevelopment. This is especially true for indigenous children who live in rural areas in Latin American countries, isolated from other national communities.  Many United Nations programm
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ILO: Indigenous children at high risk of being in child labour

A recent analysis by the International Labour Organization (ILO) has shed light on the connection between child labour and the exclusion of indigenous children from education, highlighting the ...

Last update 1 Nov 2023
 African child holds desert's sand in his hands. A village in the background.
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UNICEF: new report on the effects of climate change on children in Africa

A new UNICEF report entitled “Time to act: African Children in the Climate Change Spotlight” found that children living in Africa are more impacted by climate change’s risks and ...

Last update 1 Nov 2023
Displaced families in Kiwandja, Rutshuru territory in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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New global campaign by the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR): “Hope Away from Home”

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has launched the "Hope Away from Home" campaign intending to earn global support for people fleeing conflict and persecution. With 110 million displaced individuals ...

Last update 1 Nov 2023
Unaccompanied minor looks at the beach in Trabia, Italy.
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UNICEF: 11 children die at sea every week on the Mediterranean route

Since the beginning of 2023, an estimated 11,600 children have crossed the Mediterranean alone or separated from their parents. In a desperate attempt to cross, 289 children have already died or ...

Last update 18 Sep 2023
Children in Israeli prisons – Children deprived of their childhood, 10 July 2023, 18:30-20:30, Geneva
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Children in Israeli prisons – Children deprived of their childhood, 10 July 2023, 18:30-20:30, Geneva

This event, in parallel to the 53rd Session of the UN Human Rights Council, will take place on the 10th of July, from 19:00 to 20:30, at the Institut des cultures arabes et ...

Last update 10 Jul 2023
A woman in a hijab walks through the streets of Tehran, the Iranian capital.
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United Nations: latest report on Iran shows that the human rights situation has markedly deteriorated

The UN Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, Nada Al-Nashif has presented the latest report about Iran during the 53rd session of the Human Rights Council. The document covers the human rights ...

Last update 5 Jul 2023
Ethiopian army & the Ethiopian’s Gambella Regional Governor Mr. Gatluak Tut, received
returned abducted children in May 2016

Identifying the Causes and Implications of Murle Child Abduction Practice, and its Impacts on Children: A Case Study on Ethiopia's Gambella Region and South Sudan Border

Makak John holds a master's degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padua. This article is a section from his master's thesis, which he defended in November 2022 ...

Last update 26 Mar 2024
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12th of June: “Social Justice for All. End Child Labour!”

According to the UN, although the world had been making progress on eradicating child labour, a series of international events (the COVID pandemic and conflicts worldwide) are unabling economic ...

Last update 20 Jun 2023
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UNICEF: Millions of children still facing dire conditions 100 days after Türkiye-Syria quakes

Millions of children in Türkiye and Syria are still enduring dire conditions, 100 days after devastating earthquakes struck both countries, according to a report by the UN Children's Fund ...

Last update 5 Jun 2023
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FRA: Training for guardians of unaccompanied children out now

Across the European Union, the professional backgrounds and skills of guardians of unaccompanied children vary widely. All unaccompanied children are entitled to a guardian under EU law. These ...

Last update 6 Apr 2023