When 'toys' explode in Gaza
"I thought it was a toy before it exploded in my hand," the 11-year-old said in her home in Gaza City, where she picked up an unexploded remnant from the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Refugees Got Talent
The UNHCR launched the “Refugees Got Talent” competition to mark World Refugee Day and showcase the talents of young refugees of university age.
A fair chance for every child
Deprivation in childhood touches every area of children’s lives, compromising their health, safety and education
Children of Peace – Hamisu’s story
Today, 37 million children are out of school due to conflict. Around one million of them are in northeast Nigeria, where fighting has displaced 2.2 million people, mostly women and children.
Life after Ebola: The hopes and challenges
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa was first reported over two years ago – despite the acute challenges, communities are demonstrating strong resilience and with support from aid organisations, children are starting to regain a sense of normality.
Portraits from the camps: Life as a refugee child
Award-winning photographer's new series of images depicting what it’s really like to be a refugee child
Tropical Cyclone Roanu wreaks devastation across South Asia
In mid-May, Tropical Cyclone Roanu swept across Sri Lanka, India and Bangladesh, triggering strong winds, landslides and widespread flooding which submerged swathes of the sub-continent.
Mirte’s long walk for water
The El Niño-induced drought in Ethiopia is having a huge impact on the lives of children. Girls such as Mirte, 14, are having to do all they can to help their families make ends meet – such as becoming the family’s water carrier