A South African teenager was at the UN recently to raise her voice for children everywhere, particularly on the issues of education, child labour and gender inequality.
Lathitha Beyile from Soweto read a manifesto she had written which was inspired by children in her country.
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For children in Yemen, there could not have been a worse year than 2017.
That’s the assessment of the Representative of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in the war-torn country, Meritxell Relaño.
Peacekeepers at the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) have been trained in how to be more aware of incidents of gender-based violence.
Four years of insecurity and upheaval in South Sudan have had a “staggering impact on children,” putting an entire generation at risk.
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Child migrants, especially those travelling alone, deserve care and protection “every step of the way”.