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A fair shot: World Bank, WHO urge unity in global vaccine efforts | Banks News

Even after vaccinations are widespread, a small coronavirus outbreak anywhere has the potential to jeopardise economic gains and recovery everywhere,…

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Middle East

The Trump-era order Biden is using to turn away most migrants | Child Rights News

Over the past several weeks, images have emerged of crowded United States facilities filled with children who arrived at the…

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Asia

US lawmakers call YouTube Kids a ‘vapid, consumerist’ wasteland | Business and Economy News

In a letter sent Tuesday to YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, the United States House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Economic…

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Asia

Killings, violence, detention: Myanmar is no place for children | Child Rights News

On Saturday, a 10-year-old boy was enjoying his weekend playing cards with his friend, 13, near downtown Yangon, Myanmar. What…

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Latin America

Many of Lebanon’s children ‘may never get back to school’ | Child Rights News

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, more than 1.2 million children in Lebanon have been out of school. Lebanon’s…

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Europe

See Why schoolchildren being kidnapped in Nigeria

Hundreds of Nigerian girls abducted last week from a boarding school in the country’s northwest have been released, a state…

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Latin America

US: Pentagon approves request to house migrant minors in Texas | Child Rights News

US officials are scrambling to house and process an increase in unaccompanied minors crossing the southern border. The Pentagon has…

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Europe

Photos show US border facility crowded with migrant children | Child Rights News

The immigration policy of United States President Joe Biden continued to draw criticism on Monday after a series of pictures…

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Europe

Biden admin defends response to increase in migrant arrivals | Child Rights News

The Biden administration is responding to criticism over its handling of a large number of migrant children arriving at the…

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Middle East

US Republicans hit Biden on immigration amid new border surge | Child Rights News

US Republicans are seizing on a surge in the number of children trying to enter the United States through the…

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Latin America

Bus brings ‘hope’ to the doorstep of India’s disabled children | Child Rights News

Kullu, India – A bus, coloured in bright blue and mustard yellow, grinds to a halt by the wayside in…

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Asia

When will there be justice for Pakistan’s victims of child abuse? | Child Rights News

On January 9, 2018, the body of seven-year-old Zainab Ansari was discovered on a rubbish dump in her home town…

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Africa

Generation threatened as COVID hinders child development: UNICEF | Child Rights News

UN agency says closed schools, surging poverty, forced marriages and depression are among factors worsening the problem. UNICEF has warned…

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Asia

Bahrain police beat minors, threatened them with rape: Report | Arab Spring: 10 years on News

Minors aged 11-17 arrested last month were beaten and threatened with rape and electric shocks, rights groups say. Bahraini security…

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Africa

Egypt jails alleged paedophile caught on CCTV after online fury | Child Rights News

Egyptian police arrest man caught on camera assaulting a young girl as video catches fire on social media. Egyptian police…

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Asia

‘It’s not safe’: Report finds children want life away from Syria | Child Rights News

Hundreds of Syrian children say they cannot imagine leading a life in their war-torn country, with many citing discrimination and…

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Middle East

Americans can get $1,400 COVID cheques in days, tax experts say | Business and Economy News

With plenty of practice sending coronavirus relief payments to Americans, the US federal government should be able to launch the…

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Europe

Zainab’s Legacy: A father’s fight for justice in Pakistan

A grief-stricken father seeks justice after his seven-year-old daughter is raped and murdered in Pakistan. Aj Europe

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Africa

Matamoros to the US: A long journey across a short bridge | Child Rights News

Matamoros, Mexico/Brownsville, Texas, US – Late last month in Matamoros, one of the asylum-seeker camps on the US-Mexico border, the…

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Africa

Privacy fears as India’s gov’t schools install facial recognition | Child Rights News

Experts say facial recognition systems are being installed in Delhi schools without laws to regulate the collection and use of…

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Asia

Shunned and banished: Victims blamed for incest in Burkina Faso | Child Rights News

Yako, Burkina Faso – Unable to utter a word through her tears, Pauline* looks away from her one-and-a-half-month-old son breastfeeding…

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Asia

In Nigeria, an agonising wait for parents of 300 abducted girls | Child Rights News

Families in northwestern Nigeria’s Zamfara state are desperately waiting for news of their kidnapped daughters after more than 300 schoolgirls…

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Europe

Former US priest on trial for sex abuse in East Timor | Child Rights News

American clergyman accused of abusing children younger than 14 in a home for disadvantaged youth that he founded and ran.…

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