UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Vanessa Redgrave meets children and young people in Lebanon

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and renowned actress Vanessa Redgrave, met with Syrian, Palestinian and Lebanese children and youth in Lebanon during a two-day visit to the country this week.

More than 104 million children and young people are out of school in countries affected by war or natural disasters

A new UNICEF report has found that 1 in 3 children and young people between 5 and 17 years old living in countries affected by conflict or disaster – 104 million – are not in school, a figure that accounts for more than a third of the global out-of-school population. In total, 303 million 5-17 year-olds are out of school worldwide.

‘Act now’, WaterAid tells world leaders

WaterAid has warned world leaders not to break their promises to the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people at the High Level Political Forum meetings in New York.

UNICEF: 3 million children born into war in Yemen

MORE than 3 million children were born in Yemen since the escalation in violence in March 2015 according to a UNICEF report.