Protection and Human Rights

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24 Sep 2016 description
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TUNIS, 23 September 2016 - “According to reports, at least nine civilians including women and children were killed and 20 others were wounded in Sokna, an oasis town in central Libya, on Tuesday.

“The attack hit a public park where children and families were enjoying themselves. This attack shows that even the simple act of playing has become dangerous for the children of Libya.

“UNICEF calls on all parties to the conflict in Libya to protect children from all forms of violence and keep them out of harm’s way.

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24 Sep 2016 description
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• 7,500 women and children will benefit from 15 boreholes drilled out of the planned 20 boreholes in Bidibidi settlement, Yumbe district.

• 3,465 caregivers of vulnerable children aged 0-23 months are accessing infant and young child feeding (IYCF) counselling in the refugee hosting districts.

• 20,296 and 40,192 children have been immunized against polio and measles respectively.

23 Sep 2016 description
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• Hostilities escalated dramatically across the country after the suspension of the UN-backed peace talks in Kuwait, claiming civilian lives and leaving heavily damaged civilian infrastructure. Airstrikes resumed in the north of the country and in the capital Sana’a, and ground fighting continued in Taiz, Marib, Al Jawf and Sana’a. Humanitarian access and operations were seriously affected.

23 Sep 2016 description
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  • As of 17 August, there were 3,344,154 internally displaced persons (557,359 families) across 105 districts and 3,823 locations in Iraq, and 852,390 returnees (142,065 families). At least 47 per cent of these are children under 18.

  • In August, the RRM Consortium co-led by UNICEF and WFP distributed 28,130 RRM kits as immediate response benefiting 136,236 vulnerable people newlydisplaced by conflict.

22 Sep 2016 description
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  • In northeast Nigeria close to 1.9 million are displaced due to insurgency. The majority are IDPs, of which over 1.4 million are in Borno State. Children constitute 54 per cent of the displaced population, and nearly half are under five years of age.

  • In 2016, over 398,000 children are estimated to be suffering from severe acute malnutrition in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states.

22 Sep 2016 description

Khartoum, 22 September 2016- The United Nations welcomes the release yesterday by the Government of Sudan of twenty one children allegedly associated with armed groups. These children, who have been in the custody of the government security forces, were captured during fighting between the Government of Sudan and the Justice and Equality Movement in Darfur, in 2015.

22 Sep 2016 description
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El presente informe es parte de la Iniciativa Global por los Niños Fuera de la Escuela, coordinada por el Fondo de las Naciones Unidas para la Infancia (UNICEF) y el Instituto de Estadísticas (UIS) de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Educación la Ciencia y la Cultura (UNESCO), en la cual se analizó la exclusión y los riesgos de abandono escolar en 25 países, con la intención de determinar cuántos y quiénes son los niños fuera de la escuela, y cuántos se encuentran en riesgo de abandonarla.

22 Sep 2016 description
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by FLAVIEN MULUMBA

For nearly a decade, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has made progress in several areas, including health, education and the protection of young women. If we look at these developments in detail, we see that not all children benefit in the same way from such advances. In order to achieve equity for all children in the DRC, it is important to conduct a thorough analysis about disparities and inequalities between these children.

22 Sep 2016 description
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par FLAVIEN MULUMBA

Depuis bientôt une décennie, la République démocratique du Congo (RDC) a fait des progrès dans plusieurs domaines dont la santé, l’éducation et la protection de la jeune fille. Au regard de ces avancées, on remarque que tous les enfants n’en profitent pas de la même manière. C’est pour cela qu’il est important de mener une analyse en profondeur de la situation l’équité des enfants en RDC.

21 Sep 2016 description
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520,000
#\ of children affected out of
2,000,000
#\ of people affected
600,000
#\ Hectares of crop damaged
1,750,000
#\ people lost incomes
52 (18 most affected)
#\ provinces affected out of
64

Government-One UN Joint Emergency Response Plan 2016*
US$48.5 million
UN funds received:
$12.0 million

21 Sep 2016 description
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NUEVA YORK, 20 de septiembre de 2016 – La Declaración de Nueva York sobre Refugiados y Migrantes es un primer paso para abordar el nivel sin precedentes de movilidad humana al que el mundo hace frente.

21 Sep 2016 description
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21 September, 2016- The Government of Japan has contributed with approximately US$ 2.2 million to UNICEF to assist children and women’s protection throughout Myanmar.

Through this contribution, UNICEF in partnership with the Government of Myanmar, will work to both prevent and respond to cases of gender based violence, as well as contribute to the on-going development and capacity building of key government departments and civil society groups, namely through the provision of quality social work.