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Spare the rod, spoil the child approach scar Vietnamese children

Vietnam’s acceptance of parents’ right to exercise disciplinary violence has swept under the carpet the trauma many children suffer.

1.1 million children affected by Venezuela crisis: UNICEF

The number of children who are affected by the Venezuelan crisis and who will need humanitarian aid this year is expected to more than double to reach 1.1 million, up from nearly 500,000.

The loneliness of Vietnam’s younger generation

More than 3 million Vietnamese children need help with mental issues, but these fester silently in social ignorance.
December 13, 2018 | 10:59 am GMT+7

500,000 children face 'immediate danger' in Libya capital: UN

Half a million children are in "immediate danger" in Libya's capital Tripoli due to fighting, UNICEF said on Monday.
September 25, 2018 | 08:26 am GMT+7

Third of girls in South Asia miss school during periods: report

In one district of eastern Nepal there was just one toilet for every 170 girls.
May 24, 2018 | 04:29 pm GMT+7

Nigeria's Boko Haram has abducted more than 1,000 children since 2013: UN

'Children in northeastern Nigeria continue to come under attack at a shocking scale.'
April 13, 2018 | 07:54 am GMT+7

Toxic air puts 17 million babies' brains and lungs at risk: UNICEF

'Not only do pollutants harm babies' developing lungs – they can permanently damage their developing brains and, thus, their futures.'
December 06, 2017 | 08:46 am GMT+7

Typhoon Damrey leaves 150,000 Vietnamese children at risk of malnutrition: UNICEF

The UN agency blames poor preparation as children suffer the ‘ongoing’ consequences of the disaster.
November 14, 2017 | 04:21 pm GMT+7

One in five children in developed world in relative poverty: UN

'Governments in all countries need to take action to ensure the gaps are reduced and progress is made.'
June 15, 2017 | 01:50 pm GMT+7

Remembering Bond actor Roger Moore and his heartwarming Vietnam visit

UNICEF says the world has just lost 'one of its great champions for children.'
May 24, 2017 | 02:17 pm GMT+7

UNICEF helps improve sanitation, water access in drought-hit Vietnam

Residents in six Vietnamese provinces will benefit from the relief program through February.
November 09, 2016 | 03:34 pm GMT+7

300 million children breathe heavily toxic air: UNICEF

Air pollution is a major contributing factor in the deaths of around 600,000 children under five every year.
October 31, 2016 | 08:38 am GMT+7

South Korean entertainment giant tunes in with $450,000 for Vietnam music project

Who will be the next big hit among Vietnam's budding young musicians?
July 12, 2016 | 01:52 pm GMT+7

Young Vietnamese concerned about dangers of online sexual abuse: UNICEF

Eight out of ten 18-year-olds believe young people are in danger of being sexually abused or taken advantage of online, and more than five out of 10 think friends participate in risky behavior on the internet, a new UNICEF study shows.
June 09, 2016 | 02:57 pm GMT+7

Internet providers urged to tackle live-streaming of child sex in the Philippines

Poor families in the Philippines are pushing their children into performing live sex online for pedophiles around the globe in what one senior UNICEF official called a form of "child slavery".
June 07, 2016 | 09:20 am GMT+7
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