More than 4.3 million children have fled their homes in the month since Russia invaded Ukraine, according to UNICEF. It warns that consequences could last for generations to come.
UNICEF and the World Health Organization issued the paper. It shows "that formula milk marketing remains unacceptably pervasive, misleading and aggressive," says Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus of WHO.
Halima Aden, the first hijab-wearing supermodel, thought a career in fashion might help her be a role model. But it left her feeling disconnected from her own image. So she's leaving it behind.
The agency, also known as the United Nations Children's Fund, plans to distribute up to 1 billion syringes by 2021.
It's the first time global data has been gathered on the extent of the problem. Experts are calling it a "groundbreaking" report. And the ill effects can last for a lifetime.
It warned of the first drop in 28 years for vaccinations against diptheria, tetanus and pertussis — a marker for immunization coverage — based on preliminary data from the first four months of 2020.
A report on the impact of the novel coronavirus on the children of South Asia pays special note to reports of adolescent suicide — and looks at preventive measures.
Over half those births will happen in just eight countries, according to the U.N. agency.
Turkey's invasion of Syria this month has displaced 80,000 children who are "really in deep distress," UNICEF's Fran Equiza tells NPR. "The price children pay is absolutely disproportionate."
Cyclone Idai damaged over 600 schools in Mozambique. Teachers and administrators struggle to rebuild and keep kids in class in the aftermath.