Some two million Sudanese children under five suffer from malnutrition every year, UNICEF's representative said on Sunday, urging the international community to boost funding to tackle the problem.
Football legend, male model and father of four David Beckham went to UN headquarters in New York to call on world leaders to end violence against children.
Prosecutor General’s Office has reported 86 suicide cases among teenagers in Kazakhstan.
A quarter of Kazakhstani teenagers who committed suicide had talked about it before the actual act with their friends or family.
An online support center Friend aimed at decreasing the number of suicides among children and teens in Kazakhstan has opened in Almaty.
Kazakhstan and Turkey have the highest suicide level among 15 to 19 year olds in the world.
The UNICEF research of suicide among teens in Kazakhstan refutes negative effect of the Unified National Testing.
A committee on social and cultural development discussed results of their suicide survey among teenagers in Kazakhstan.
Suicide, especially among children and adolescents, is an alarming problem for Kazakhstani officials. Together with UNICEF Kazakh pscyhiatrists conducted a study into the causes of youth suicide, and the prelimitary results may help address the problem.
A quarter of the world's population will be African within 35 years as the continent's birth rates continue to rapidly rise.
Kazakhstani Ministry of Health in cooperation with UNICEF introduced an individual child development card.
Kazakhstan is ranked 80th in the Good Country Index.
The Tokyo government is to ban sales to children of a manga comic that depicts incestuous relationships, an official said Tuesday, the first time expanded rules on sexual content have been invoked.
Conflict in South Sudan has triggered a serious risk of famine that will kill up to 50,000 children within months if immediate action is not taken, the UN warned.
At Bogota's San Ignacio hospital, Cesar Algeciras often spends five hours straight in the neonatal intensive care unit, lovingly clutching his premature son to his bare chest.
Tiesto will headline a one-day electronic music festival near Washington to build support for US aid to end global poverty, organizers said Monday.
An Ebola epidemic which has already killed dozens of people in Guinea's southern forests has spread to the capital Conakry, the United Nations Children's Fund said on Sunday.
South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Monday proposed fresh reunions of families separated by the Korean War after a previous bid was cancelled by Pyongyang, and promised increased humanitarian aid to the impoverished North.
At least two children have been beheaded in the fighting which has gripped the Central African Republic, the UN agency for children said Monday, adding "unprecedented" levels of violence were being committed against youngsters.
One in three children worldwide cannot have their existence legally verified with a birth certificate since their birth was not registered, UNICEF warned Wednesday.
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