Latest in Tag: UNICEF Highlight
Latest in Tag: UNICEF
Ahmed Helmy, Mona Zaki, and Donia Samir Ghanem join a list of international celebrities from 190 countries
During the United Nations International Children’s Fund (UNICEF) ceremony, which was held on Sunday, the Minister of International Cooperation, Sahar Nasr, stated that the government consults all of the involved parties in order to support the poorest villages in Egypt. She added UNICEF responded to the Egyptian call for intensifying its support for the poorest …
“Bringing together the power of the fashion world to contribute to the campaign helps spread awareness on a crucial cause,” says the designer
About 28 million children are homeless globally due to violent conflict. Almost the same number have had to abandon their homes in search of a better life, according to a new UNICEF report.
Al-Tahawy demanded that media outlets correct his previous comments to confirm his full respect for women
Parents’ disciplinary practices are due to the violence they have been subjected to themselves, says representative
Some 69 million children will die by 2030 if nations do not act fast to tackle economic disparity, the report said. This was also the best way to prevent future crises, UNICEF wrote.
Attacks on children in Syria have become “commonplace,” the UN body said. It called for the conflicts’ parties to protect children, saying at least 6 million of them were in dire need of assistance.
Unaccompanied children heading to Italy via Libya are at risk of sexual abuse and exploitation, said a UN official. More than 90 percent of the children arrived alone this year, UNICEF said.
The initiative targets educating imams and priests to raise awareness about violations against children in the name of religion
The United Nations Children’s Fund reports nearly 87 million children under seven years of age know no life outside conflict zones. Exposure to trauma can hinder a child’s brain development.
The ultimate dream for more than 7 million people in Egypt is to have clean accessible water to use and drink, a dream that UNICEF Egypt is trying to achieve
Campaign aims to support education and children’s rights by turning children’s drawings into real soft toys
On world FGM day, Egypt pledges to completely eradicate the practice by 2030
Personal spending on health services reached more than 60% of total spending on health in Egypt, says Maait
EU’s contribution to programme will help establish 1,200 community schools in “disadvantaged” Egyptian governorates
A World Health Organization/UNICEF report claims more than 6 million lives have been saved from malaria over the past 15 years. Several countries are on the verge of eliminating the disease, health officials have said.
Airstrikes reportedly resulted in many civilian casualties, hitting a factory and a refugee camp while calls by Yemeni government for ground offensive continue
By Dr Cesar Chelala Despite modest growth and poverty reduction, some important gains in the health status of the population have been achieved in the Middle East, thanks to improvements in technology, health service delivery and public health programmes. However, the whole region still faces important public health challenges. For example, although the region has decreasing …
95% of women between 18-28 suffered from verbal, physical harassment in the street, 52% think the way they’re dressed is reason
By Dr Cesar Chelala A friend who lives in Tel Aviv recently told me, “We are so shocked by the death of this little four-year-old boy….he was such a beautiful child. The whole country is in shock.” She was referring to the death of Daniel Tragerman, who was killed in his home in Sha’ar Hanegev by …
Nearly three million people have fled Syria since the beginning of the conflict in March 2011, and aid groups say 5.5 million children have been affected.
The report focuses on the immense damage caused to children affected by the conflict, including “the accounts of children whose lives have been devastated by the three year old war, and highlights the profound traumas many have experienced”.
FGM prevalence in Egypt declining, reported to be 74% in 2008
By Dr Cesar Chelala For Iranian eight-year-old Mahan Rahimi life had become a torment. Because he was going bald due to an unknown illness, he was the target of unceasing bullying from his companions at school. He had become one of the millions of children and adolescents who suffer the daily consequences of bullying throughout the …
By Dr Cesar Chelala The trafficking of children is a widespread phenomenon that is causing enormous suffering throughout the world. It is estimated that 4 million women and girls worldwide are bought and sold each year either into marriage, prostitution or slavery. Over 1 million children enter the sex trade every year (although most are …
Statements released by the UNHCR and Egyptian delegation highlight the Syrian refugee situation in Egypt and internationally
A video shows an 11 year boy dancing with his nine year old fiancee