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16 Jun 2016
UNICEF reports that the risks of sexual exploitation, trafficking and abuse engulfs the lives of many children living in refugees camps in Calais and Dunkirk. A significant proportion of these children are unaccompanied and have family waiting for...
13 Jun 2016
The christiantoday.com reports that life is a "living hell" for children in French refugee camps, and they may have been spared if the UK's Home Office had acted faster to process their move to the UK, Unicef has warned. Hundreds of children, many...
14 Apr 2016
The BBC details a new UNICEF report that highlights how the UK is falling behind other rich countries in terms of inequality between rich and poor children. Even though the government has announced that there are 300,000 fewer children in poverty...
26 Nov 2015
In order to mark the 26th anniversary of the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), Rights Respecting Schools from across UK took part in OutRight – a week of activities celebrating and promoting children’s rights. This ...
16 Nov 2015
This blog is the first of a series UNICEF UK is publishing this week to mark the anniversaries of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and of their Child Rights Partners programme. In Northern Ireland, UNICEF is working with Derry &...

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