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Israel Joins UN ‘List of Shame’ for Abuses Against Children in War

UN Chief Also Lists Palestinian Armed Groups, Russia, Sudanese Forces For the first time ever, the United Nations Secretary-General has added the Israeli armed forces to the “list of shame” of warring parties committing grave violations against children in armed conflict. This inclusion, although long overdue, reflects the sad reality of ongoing violence and its […]

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1 in 4 Children Worldwide Face Severe Food Poverty Due to Inequity, Conflict, and Climate Crises, Says UNICEF

A recent UNICEF report reveals that 181 million children under five, or 1 in 4 globally, suffer from severe food poverty. This makes them vulnerable to wasting, a critical form of malnutrition that threatens their survival, growth, and development. The report, titled “Child Food Poverty: Nutrition Deprivation in Early Childhood,” analyzes the causes and effects […]

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Siku ya Mtoto wa Kiafrika; Kulinda Mustakabali wa Watoto wa Afrika

Tunapojiandaa kuadhimisha Siku ya Mtoto wa Afrika, tunakumbushwa na changamoto kubwa zinazowakabili watoto kote barani, hasa katika maeneo kama Congo na Sudan. Changamoto hizi zinaonyesha taswira ya wazi ya dhiki na uthabiti, ambapo watoto wanapitia masaibu ambayo hayafai kwa mtoto yeyote. Kama “mvua ya vuli,” utoto katika Congo na Sudan umefunikwa na ukweli mgumu wa […]

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UN Security Council Approves Peace Plan for Gaza, Potential Lifeline for Children of Gaza

The UN Security Council has approved a US-drafted resolution calling for a full and immediate ceasefire in Gaza, the safe distribution of humanitarian aid, and the release of hostages. Save the Children has praised this decision, emphasizing its potential to provide a critical lifeline for children in Gaza. Tamer Kirolos, Save the Children’s Regional Advocacy […]

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New Guidelines Require Immediate Reporting of Missing Children

New guidelines now mandate that a missing child be reported immediately, eliminating the previous 48-hour waiting period. These guidelines, aimed at improving the reporting and tracing of missing children, were launched on Saturday during the International Missing Children’s Day celebrations at Shalom House in Dagoretti South, Nairobi. Labour and Social Protection Cabinet Secretary Florence Bore […]

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Over 300 Million Children Victimized by Online Sexual Exploitation

A shocking recent report has revealed that over 300 million children are victims of online sexual abuse each year. Researchers from the University of Edinburgh and UNSW Sydney found that around 12.6% of the global child population has experienced non-consensual sharing, exposure, and distribution of sexual images and videos in the past year. The report, […]

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Israeli Airstrike Massacre in Rafah as Dozens are Killed in Attack on Displaced Civilians

Dozens of people were killed in Rafah late Sunday after an Israeli airstrike hit an area where displaced civilians were sheltering in tents, sparking a fire that tore across the camp, local officials said. Images shared on social medias showed the area engulfed in flames as screaming Palestinians fled for safety. Some videos also showed […]

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Rising Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission in Kilifi Amid Kenya’s Sh2.4T Deficit for HIV Fight Over Five Years

The rising cases of mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HIV in Kilifi County are a serious concern. Health workers report more and more children testing positive for HIV during routine checkups. Dr. Hassan Leli, the County Director of Health and Sanitation Services, says this increase is because pregnant and breastfeeding women are not taking their antiretroviral […]

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Senate to Consider Tax Relief for Parents with Disabled Children

Nominated Senator Proposes Tax Relief Bill to Support Parents of Children with Disabilities In a recent press briefing at Makupa Primary School in Mvita Sub-County, Nominated Senator Crystal Asige emphasized the importance of enacting the Persons with Disabilities (PWD) Bill, 2023, which she has sponsored. This bill, once passed by the Senate and signed into […]

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Kenyan Judges Uphold Child Safety, Reject Appeal of Man Guilty of Defiling a Child.

Ibrahim Maumo Malo has been found guilty of defiling an 11-year-old girl and infecting her with HIV back in 2015. He received a life sentence for this despicable act. Recently, after serving nearly six years in prison, the 61-year-old man made a second appeal, citing his claimed reformation as grounds for a reduced sentence. While […]