UNICEF reports rising trend of violence against children in strife-torn countries

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) reports that child kidnappings are on the rise in several countries affected by violence – including Haiti where more than 50 children have been abducted so far this year – and are often carried out with impunity.

UNICEF begins new phase of campaign to reduce malnutrition in Togo

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has launched the second part of its multi-phase campaign to detect and treat widespread malnutrition in Togolese children.