Appeal for justice for ISIL’s women victims in Iraq
Authorities in Iraq are being urged to ensure that thousands of women and girls who survived rape and other sexual violence committed by ISIL fighters receive care, protection and justice.
UNICEF responding to Sierra Leone landslide tragedy
Plight of thousands of Sahrawi refugees leaves UN chief “deeply concerned”
The plight of tens of thousands of refugees from Western Sahara who stand to have their food rations cut, is a source of deep concern, the UN said on Friday.
Humanitarian agencies decision to pull back in CAR is temporary
The decision by four major humanitarian agencies to withdraw partially from the Central African Republic (CAR) amid attacks on their workers is “temporary”, the UN said on Friday.
More than 150 child deaths already this year on Africa-Italy route
“We are failing the children of Syria,” says UNICEF director
One million children affected by Ukraine conflict: UNICEF
There’s been a “huge jump” in food insecurity across Yemen, with three million more in need compared with seven months ago, said the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Friday.
There are some “signs of normality” returning for children living on the frontline between Ukrainian government forces and separatist rebels, after an escalation in fighting over the past week.
Surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine forces children out of school
Thousands of children have been forced out of schools in eastern Ukraine following last week’s surge in fighting, humanitarian organisations in the country have confirmed.