According to a new report by UNICEF, based on the analyzation of data from more than 100 countries and territories, boys are up to 1.3 times more likely to be proficient in mathematics than girls. Negative gender norms and stereotypes often held by
Nearly half a year after the start of the war in Ukraine, the executive director of the United Nations Children’s Fund, Catherine Russell, denounced on Monday that the number of minors killed or injured in that conflict is close to a thousand. “Since
The World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) are sounding the alarm as new data shows that global vaccination coverage continued to fall in 2021, 25 million infants who have not received the vaccines that could have saved
More than three months of the war in Ukraine has had “devastating consequences for children on a scale and at a speed not seen since World War II”. The war has left three million children in Ukraine and more than 2.2 million
At least 19 children and two teachers were killed on Tuesday at the hands of 18-year-old gunman Salvador Ramos at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, a small town in Texas near the Mexican border. UNICEF Executive Director Catherine Russell said, there had
The United Nations Secretary-General said he was appalled on Sunday by the reported attack on May 7 that hit a school in Bilohorivka, Ukraine, where many people were seeking shelter from the ongoing fighting. “This attack is yet another reminder that in
UNICEF chief Catherine Russell, in a statement issued on Thursday, a month after Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine on 24 February 2022, said that the war has caused one of the fastest large-scale displacements of children since World War Two.
On the eighteenth day of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the heads of three United Nations agencies on Sunday called for an immediate end to all attacks on healthcare workers in Ukraine. “Today, we call for an immediate end to all attacks on