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Children are being affected in devastating ways by the ongoing conflict. Hamas militants killed several children in Israel and abducted over 30. In Gaza, the WHO says a child is being killed every 10 minutes.
At least 40 per cent of Pakistan children have stunted growth a year after devastating floods. The futures of a generation of children in Pakistan remain “seriously compromised” a year after devastating floods, with an estimated 40 per cent of children suffering from stunted growth.
Antibiotics are the preferred treatment for children, but they are becoming increasingly ineffective. How dangerous is antibiotic resistance in children?
With winter on the horizon, desperation is growing among the thousands who were displaced by the recent earthquakes in Afghanistan. Activists doubt the ruling Taliban will be able to manage the crisis.
After fleeing horrific violence in Sudan's West Darfur, refugees are arriving to Chad traumatized and with children who are often malnourished. Zeinab escaped to Chad with her two children after armed men attacked her home in El Geneina and killed her husband.
Spain's human rights ombudsman found more than 1% of the adult population of said they were sexually abused as children by members of the Catholic church or lay people such as teachers at Catholic schools.
Some Argentinians carry a heavy family secret. Under the country’s military dictatorship from 1976 to 1983, their fathers were police or military officers. As such, they were responsible for the disappearance of up to 30,000 people, according to human rights groups. These men have since been accused – and sometimes convicted – of crimes against humanity.
Ordinary life in Gaza is suspended. The Palestinian enclave of 2.4 million people, roughly the size of Malta, is under siege with constant Israeli air bombardment and the looming prospect of a ground offensive. Health authorities say dozens of children have died in the air strikes over the past 72 hours. In Perspective, we focus on the dire humanitarian situation in Gaza for children, and what is being done to help them during the crisis. Jason Lee is Save the Children's Country Director for the Palestinian Territories.
Some 200 million under-18s use the internet in China, and at least 24 million of them are considered addicts. In the coming months, Beijing will block their internet access from 10pm to 6am. The amount of time they can spend online each day will also be limited, according to their age.
A new UN report says that more than 43 million children were uprooted between 2016 and 2021 due to weather disasters fuelled by climate change.
Authorities said the children who spent more than 40 days in the Amazon jungle after a plane crash in early May are doing well now. They appeared emaciated in photos taken shortly after they were found.