- Somaliland leaders want female genitals to be cut Updated: Mar-01-14 10:07 am
- Thousands of kids lost parents in S Sudan fighting Updated: Feb-22-14 8:20 am
- Syrians in remote tented settlement feel abandoned Updated: Feb-22-14 3:29 am
- Pakistani polio strain threatens global campaign Updated: Feb-17-14 2:32 am
- Beckham visits typhoon-devastated Philippine city Updated: Feb-13-14 9:45 am
HARGEISA, Somalia - The 30 Somali teenagers - both boys and girls - all agreed: Female genital mutilation is harmful and the practice should be abandoned. But what they really meant, they revealed moments later, is that girls should have their genitalia cut - just not sewn shut.
MINKAMAN, South Sudan - When the shooting began, Ajing Abiik and his two younger brothers ran for their lives. The shy 12-year-old with the serious expression is now among 90,000 people in one of South Sudan's largest camps of people who have been displaced since war broke out in December.
NORTHERN SHUNEH, Jordan - Every day at dawn, teenager Sultan Ahmad al-Saleh gets up and starts work, 12 hours in the fields picking vegetables in this remote corner of northwestern Jordan. It's what he's been doing for the past three years, ever since he was 14 years old and his family fled here to escape Syria's civil war.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan - Just a few weeks ago, 11-month-old Shaista was pulling herself up, giggling as she took her first wobbly steps with the helping hand of her teenage mother.
TACLOBAN, Philippines - David Beckham visited the typhoon-devastated Philippine city of Tacloban on Thursday as part of UNICEF's relief efforts.