- UN says children being killed in Burundi's violence Updated: Jul-03-15 6:19 pm
UNITED NATIONS - Children are suffering as a result of instability and election-related violence in Burundi including three killed in the last five days and dozens forced to flee from school, the U.N. children's agency said Friday.
- UN: 29 die in South Sudan cholera outbreak as cases rise Updated: Jul-03-15 8:58 am
KAMPALA, Uganda - At least 29 people have died in South Sudan's latest cholera outbreak, the U.N. children's agency said Friday.
- Report: economic growth failing to help world's poorest kids Updated: Jun-23-15 6:29 am
NEW DELHI - Global resolve to rescue impoverished children from lives of squalor, disease and hunger has fallen short, with economic development in many countries still leaving millions of the most vulnerable behind, according to a UNICEF report released Tuesday.
- UNICEF urges world to focus on most disadvantaged children Updated: Jun-22-15 10:26 pm
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. children's agency is warning that unless the world focuses on the most disadvantaged youngsters in its new goals to fight global poverty over the next 15 years, millions more children will die from mostly preventable causes and be chronically undernourished.