04/09/2012 - The release of testimonies by Israeli soldiers follows the publication of reports that detail multiple violations of international law by Israel in its treatment of children in Palestine.
03/09/2012 - Health experts state that child malnutrition remains a major concern in large parts of Indonesia, leading to wasting and stunting among children under five.
31/08/2012 – NBA basketball star, Pau Gasol, recently visited hunger-struck communities in Chad, part of the belt of semi-arid land known as the Sahel, where international aid groups are working to abate hunger.
30/08/2012 – The Canadian Paediatric Society is calling on governments of provinces and territories to take a larger role in regulating the use off all-terrain vehicles by children.
25/08/2012 – With the back to school season fast approaching, health authorities in various countries are urging immunization against measles to better protect children’s health.
24/08/2012 – Among refugees in South Sudan, malnutrition continues to claim lives even as large numbers of refugees make sanitation challenging. Amid fears of cholera, the UN is considering a mass vaccination drive.
24/08/2012 – As the number of refugees fleeing Syria balloons above 200,000, humanitarian actors are working to ensure medical care and the right to schooling for refugee children.
21/08/2012 – More than 250 people have been killed in the cholera outbreak affecting several West African countries. Sierra Leone and Guinea are the worst-hit.
21/08/2012 - A new report by UNICEF warns that rates of physical abuse is causing long-term damage to the lives of children in East Asia and the Pacific.
17/08/2012 – Research involving the use of sweet potato to alleviate childhood malnutrition has yielded some promising results. Such new crop varieties by the Harvest Plus initiative use traditional plant breeding.