The figure is according to a new report from UNICEF that looks at mortality rates in 16 countries that are going through conflict.
Fri, 22 Mar, 2019
Ireland has been ranked second of 41 wealthy nations in reducing educational inequality between children, according to Unicef’s latest report card.
Tue, 30 Oct, 2018
Nearly half of Ireland's teens say that peer violence at school affects their studies.
Thu, 06 Sep, 2018
UNICEF is encouraging the Irish Government to increase parental supports for fathers and families.
Thu, 14 Jun, 2018
The UN children's agency has singled out Pakistan as the riskiest country for newborns, saying that for every 1,000 infants, 46 die at birth.
Tue, 20 Feb, 2018
UNICEF says the world is failing newborn babies.
The Taoiseach's office has been taken over by a teenager today.
Mon, 20 Nov, 2017
So I’m reading a report. Unicef published it on Monday, and it says a lot of scarifying — even shaming — things about how children are doing in the rich countries of the world.
Tue, 20 Jun, 2017
Last year was the worst yet for Syria’s rising generation, with at least 652 children killed in 2016, the United Nations’ child relief agency has said.
Mon, 13 Mar, 2017
Fri, 03 Feb, 2017
The UN children’s fund has warned that 3.6 million Iraqi children are at “serious risk” of death, injury, sexual violence, abduction and recruitment into armed groups.
Fri, 01 Jul, 2016
Migrant children in northern France are forced into crime and prostitution on a daily basis to secure a place to stay in migrant camps or the promise of passage to Britain, the UN children’s agency said.
Fri, 17 Jun, 2016
A UNICEF report has found that around a third of Irish children live in deprived circumstances.
Thu, 14 Apr, 2016
Almost one-third of Irish children live in materially-deprived households, according to new rankings by Unicef.
Wed, 30 Mar, 2016
More than 80% of Syria's children have been harmed by the country's conflict, including growing numbers who are forced to work, join armed groups or marry young because of widening poverty, the UN children's agency said.
Mon, 14 Mar, 2016
Wed, 20 Jan, 2016
It's all getting a bit petty now.
Mon, 30 Nov, 2015
Aids is now the leading cause of death among African teenagers and the second most common killer for adolescents across the globe, the United Nations’ agency for children has said.
Fri, 27 Nov, 2015
Alex Ferguson is returning to the Old Trafford dugout next month to manage David Beckham and a host of other stars in a charity match.
Fri, 02 Oct, 2015
The retired soccer star admitted he was "really affected" by the story of four-year-old Viana, who was swept out of her father's arms and drowned during the 2013 Philippines typhoon.
Fri, 25 Sep, 2015
Attacks by armed extremist group Boko Haram have forced 500,000 children to flee their homes in the last five months, according to Unicef.
Fri, 18 Sep, 2015
Deaths from malaria have dropped 60% in the last 15 years, although three billion people remain at risk, a World Health Organisation (WHO) and Unicef report has found.
Thu, 17 Sep, 2015
Some children have no experience of life outside rape, abuse, neglect and trauma. This cannot go on. We must put an end to the scourge of violence, writes David Beckham
Wed, 16 Sep, 2015
Thu, 30 Apr, 2015
At least 74 children have been killed since the Yemen conflict intensified almost two weeks ago and more than 100,000 people have left their homes in search of safety, the UN children’s agency says.
Tue, 07 Apr, 2015
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