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News Topic - UNICEF

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Niger: UNICEF reports more than 240,000 uprooted from homes in Diffa region More than 240,000 people, or a third of the population, in Niger's Diffa region have been uprooted from their homes since 3 June attacks by Boko Haram insurgents, the single largest displacement since 2013, a senior United Nations official said today.
UN News Centre | Jun 21, 2016 10:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Report Notes Spike in Refugee Youths Seeking Safety in Europe Unaccompanied minors fleeing places of conflict face rape, detention, beatings, forced labor and even death, according to the U.N. Children's Fund. A UNICEF report, Danger Every Step of the Way, says more than 7,000 children reportedly took the central Me
Voice of America | Jun 21, 2016 8:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UNICEF demands better conditions for refugee kids in Germany UNICEF is criticizing the living conditions of refugee children in Germany, saying they frequently lack proper medical care and school education for months
GoErie.com | Jun 21, 2016 12:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Erie, Pennsylvania
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Stranded in France, migrant children forced into crime, prostitution every day: UNICEF By Magdalena Mis LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Migrant children in northern France are forced into crime and prostitution on a daily basis to secure a place to stay in migrant camps or the promise of passage to Britain, the U.N. children's ag
Yahoo! News | Jun 16, 2016 12:06 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Traffickers demanding UK 'entry fees' from child refugees, says Unicef Report reveals desperation of children fleeing war and poverty, some of whom are forced to commit crimes or face sexual exploitation for passageTraffickers targeting unaccompanied child refugees and migrants in camps along the French coast are charging an
The Guardian | Jun 15, 2016 11:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Soaring numbers of unaccompanied child migrants at special risk, says UN Nine of out ten refugee children arriving in Italy are unaccompanied, according to UNICEF. Along the way, many are threatened with exploitation and sexual violence.
The Christian Science Monitor | Jun 15, 2016 04:38 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Unaccompanied child asylum seeker numbers soar in EU Most of the minors who have crossed the Mediterranean to Italy this year were unaccompanied by adults, UNICEF says.
Al Jazeera | Jun 14, 2016 2:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Thousands of children travelling alone from Africa to Europe, says Unicef UN agency says nine out of 10 refugee and migrant children seeking help in Europe via Italy are unaccompanied, and warns they face appalling risksMore than nine out of 10 refugee and migrant children arriving in Europe through Italy this year are travelli
The Guardian | Jun 14, 2016 1:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UNICEF: 9 in 10 children migrants to Italy unaccompanied UNICEF says most of the children migrants who have crossed the Mediterranean Sea from Libya to Italy this year were unaccompanied by adults, making them vulnerable to abuse and exploitation.
KHNL News 8 | Jun 14, 2016 1:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Honolulu, Hawaii
Children face beatings, rape, death trying to reach Europe: UNICEF One in three refugees arriving in Europe from the Middle East by sea are children
The Globe and Mail | Jun 14, 2016 12:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend