Posts Tagged ‘children’

Over half a million Libyan children in dire need for humanitarian assistance

  • 10 August 2017 - 15:45
Over half a million Libyan children in dire need for humanitarian assistance

“Six years since the crisis began in Libya, over 550,000 children need assistance because of political instability, on-going conflict, displacement, and economic collapse. Heavy violence in some parts of the country has forced families to flee their homes. More than 80,000 children are internally...

Unicef: 2016 was deadliest year for children in Syria

  • 13 March 2017 - 11:25
Unicef: 2016 was deadliest year for children in Syria

The Guardian - The number of children maimed, killed or recruited to fight in the Syria conflict has increased dramatically over the past year, with children as young as seven forced to act as frontline fighters, prison guards, suicide bombers and executioners. Grave violations against Syrian...