One in every three young people have reported been a victim of cyberbullying, according to a survey conducted by the UN Children's Fund in 30 countries.
More women and newborns survive now than ever before, largely thanks to better healthcare, United Nations data showed on Thursday, but a baby or a pregnant woman still dies every 11 seconds somewhere in the world.
The report estimates that 650 million girls and women alive today were married in childhood, about half of them in Bangladesh, Brazil, Ethiopia, India or Nigeria.
The announcement is the latest in a series of measures undertaken by the freight division of Emirates to support global communities in recovering from the devastating impact of COVID-19.
UNICEF runs about 2,500 learning centres in the 34 refugee camps in Bangladesh’s southeastern border district of Cox’s Bazar. Some 240,000 Rohingya children studied in them before the pandemic.
The world’s #1 DJ in 2020 gave an extraordinary online performance for fans worldwide from the helipad of Burj Al Arab. Guetta said his sole aim is to raise funds to support UNICEF and Dubai Cares’ Education Uninterrupted campaign that tackles the impact of COVID-19 on education.
In these virus-driven times, protection from the coronavirus is the topmost priority across all sectors of society and tiers of living. And for that several must-dos have been laid out by health functionaries.
Nearly 1.5 billion children were affected by school closures as countries locked down to prevent the disease from spreading, UNICEF said in a report. Yet at least one in three students have had no way of continuing their education at home.
The agreement was co-signed by KSRelief Assistant General Supervisor Ahmed Bin Ali Al-Bayez and Unicef’s regional chief field officer, Eltayeb Adam.