Acute malnutrition in children under five remains a critical challenge, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Estimates indicate that up to 9.3 million more children will suffer from acute malnutrition by 2022.

While the world was gripped by the unfolding COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, children continued to face the same crisis they have for decades: intolerably high mortality rates and vastly inequitable chances at life.

Hunger in the Arab region continues to rise, with a 91.1 percent increase since 2000, says a new report by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

OVID-19 has affected children at an unprecedented scale, making it the worst crisis for children UNICEF has seen in its 75-year history, the United Nations Children’s agency said in a report.

School closures during the COVID-19 pandemic could result in a staggering $17 trillion in lost lifetime earnings for today’s students, according to a UN-backed report.

This report, featuring brand new research from Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies around the world, sheds light on who has been most impacted by the pandemic and how.

Countries in southern Africa have achieved little in stopping child labour, with children as young as five found working in livestock and crop production, and forestry and fisheries, according to a new report by the US labour department.

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) on October 21, 2021 has issued Draft Central Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Rules, 2021 to further amend the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989.

This report is the first of its kind. It brings together various data sets to present the current status of hand hygiene, highlight lagging progress, and call governments and supporting agencies to action, offering numerous inspiring examples of change.

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, most experts estimated child marriage would continue for many more decades. Because the pandemic has increased poverty levels and hunger, and decreased access to education, the risk of girls becoming child brides is also increasing.

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