Surge in poverty-stricken children in Eastern Europe, Central Asia

Rising inflation and the Ukraine war have triggered a 19 per cent increase in child poverty across Eastern Europe and Central Asia, according to a study by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), published on Monday, the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.

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UNICEF warns of deepening inequalities in Europe and Central Asia

09 Mar 2023

The COVID-19 pandemic, climate disasters and ongoing conflict have deepened inequalities among children in Europe and Central Asia, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said in a report published on Thursday, calling for more robust support for boys and girls at risk of poverty and social exclusion. 

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UNICEF: 1 in 5 children in world’s richest countries living in poverty

UNICEF: 1 in 5 children in world’s richest countries living in poverty

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A sharp rise in child poverty was registered across some of the world’s richest countries between 2014 and 2021, according to a new report published on Wednesday by the UN Children’s Fund‘s global research centre, Innocenti.

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Mediterranean ‘becoming a cemetery for children and their futures’

Mediterranean ‘becoming a cemetery for children and their futures’

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More than 11,600 unaccompanied children have crossed the Central Mediterranean to Italy so far this year the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Friday, an increase of 60 per cent compared with last year.