(UNICEF) – Despite global progress, 1 in 12 children worldwide live in countries where their prospects today are worse than those of their parents, according to a UNICEF analysis conducted for World Children’s Day. According to the analysis, 180 million children live in 37 countries where they are more likely to live in extreme poverty, be […]

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(Stanford Medicine) – Whether responding to humanitarian emergencies, advocating for quality education, intervening when children are most vulnerable — in war, natural disasters or extreme poverty — Save the Children receives worldwide recognition as one of the chief protectors and defenders of children in crisis. Helle Thorning-Schmidt, the organization’s international chief executive officer, is no stranger to diplomacy, advocacy […]

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(Vice News) – Eight-year-old Sara is sitting on the floor next to her mother when she spreads her arms out and reenacts the moment a Saudi-coalition airstrike, using an American-made bomb, left her pinned under the rubble of her family’s home here in the Yemen capital. On August 25, the Muthanya family of six awoke […]

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(Reuters) – The heads of three U.N. agencies urged the Saudi-led military coalition on Thursday to lift its blockade of Yemen, warning that “untold thousands” would die if it stayed in place. The coalition closed all air, land and sea access to Yemen on Nov. 6 following the interception of a missile fired towards the […]

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(UNICEF) – Mansour and Mariyam are parents to 13 beautiful children, and were forced to flee Taiz when the roof of their house was destroyed in an explosion. Mansour is trying to explain to me what it is like to flee from your home and try to start a new life: “Imagine you have to […]

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(Middle East Eye) – US lawmakers have overwhelmingly passed a bill that denounces the killing of civilians in Yemen’s war, though language in an earlier version about cutting military support to the Saudi-led coalition was scrapped. The latest version of the bill, which was adopted in a 366-to-30 vote late on Monday, laid out the […]

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(Al Jazeera) – Yemen’s Houthi rebels have accused the Saudi-led coalition of bombing the country’s main international airport, destroying a navigation station that is critical to receiving already limited aid shipments. Houthi officials told Al Jazeera two air strikes targeted Sanaa’s international airport in the rebel-held capital early on Tuesday, making it unusable for aid flights […]

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