Children at higher risk online during lockdown: UNICEF

Children are at higher risk online during the Covid-19 pandemic due to an unprecedented rise in screen time, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and its partners have revealed. “School closures and strict containment measures mean more and more families are relying on technology and digital solutions to keep children learning,[…]

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Yemen’s children need help

Almost every Yemeni child is in need of international help, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) announced yesterday. Yemen, one of the world’s current major humanitarian crises, is witnessing its fourth year of the war, which has led to a nation-wide economic recession, deterioration of public services, food and medicine[…]

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World marks International Children’s Day

The United Nation Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has called on governments, particularly those in Africa, to invest more in programmes and campaign that promote children’s rights. The agency’s call comes as South Africa joins governments across the globe to mark International Children’s Day on Friday. Currently, programmes against the abuse of[…]

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‘More than 200 cholera cases’ in Sanaa

More than 200 cholera cases have been reported in Yemen’s capital Sanaa as contaminated water and poor sanitation lead to a sharp rise in the transmission of the deadly disease. Cholera is one of several risks to civilians, but a rapid advance of the disease would add a new dimension[…]

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