Tag: Children

Led States Rapped by U.N. For Killing Children

Image result for Saudi-led forces, Israel among states rapped by U.N. for killing childrenUNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – A Saudi Arabia-led military coalition fighting in Yemen killed or injured 729 children during 2018, accounting for nearly half the total child casualties, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a report to the Security Council on Friday that blacklisted the coalition for a third year….more: Reuters

Ramadan & Children

Ramadan is here again. How are we preparing our children to embrace it? have any new ideas for them? Any novel way to communicate to our children the meaning of this blessed month? Ramadan is the month the Qur’ân was…

Dirty water 20 times deadlier to children in conflict zones than bullets – Unicef

A 10-year-old boy from Myanmar collects water at a camp in Cox’s Bazar, BangladeshChildren under five who live in conflict zones are 20 times more likely to die from diarrhoeal diseases linked to unsafe water than from direct violence as a result of war, Unicef has found.

Analysing mortality data from 16 countries beset by long-term conflict – including Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and Yemen – the UN children’s agency also found that unsafe water, sanitation and hygiene kills nearly three times more children under 15 than war. The guardian