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Hajara, 19, and her children await their first hot meal in over two months. They arrived at the Dosseye refugee camp in Chad the previous day after fleeing violence in Central African Republic. UNHCR/C.Fohlen

UN says over 200,000 refugee children out of school in Ethiopia due to COVID-19

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Tuesday said more than 200,000 refugee children are out of school in Ethiopia due to...
Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) or Ghana Talk Sex

Zambians challenge UN-sponsored comprehensive sexual education for school children in early grades

Zambians have risen up in arms against the introduction of comprehensive sexual education for learners in early grades, a project promoted by the...

At least 36 children die in measles outbreaks in Philippines this year

The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) said on Thursday that at least 36 children under 5 years old have died from measles in the...
Unicef Raises Alarm Over Displaced Children Amid Covid

UNICEF: 150m more children pushed into poverty due to pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic and related lockdown measures have pushed 150 million more children into poverty, according to analysis published by UNICEF and Save the...
Stakeholders Children

Stakeholders call for a collective approach to tackle issues affecting children

Stakeholders at a forum in Bolgatanga in the Upper East Region have called for collaboration among various mandated institutions to tackle issues affecting the...

Children in parts of Accra receive polio vaccination

Hundreds of children in parts of the Greater Accra Region have received polio vaccination to raise their immunity against the non-wild polio virus. ...

NCCE urges parents to instil moral values in children

Madam Josephine Nkrumah, the Chairperson, National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has called on parents to inculcate societal norms and values in their...
Pool/AFP / Yannis Kolesidis Greek authorities predict it will take 10 days to clear all the 8,400 refugees and migrants from a makeshift camp on the Greek-Macedonian border near Idomeni, on May 24, 2016

Ten EU countries to take in children from burnt refugee camp in Greece

After a major fire at the refugee camp Moria on the Greek island of Lesbos, ten member states of the European Union (EU) vowed...
Moria Camp

Tragic fire outbreak: IOM steps in to rescue over 12,600 migrants and Children

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has taken another giant step by mobilising Emergency Assistance and transfer of Children After a tragic fire...

Over half million children infected with COVID-19 in U.S.: report

Over a half million children in the United States have tested positive for COVID-19 since the onset of the pandemic, according to a new...

Ghana Health Service to begin Polio vaccination in eight regions

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) will from Thursday, September 10 to 13 undertake polio immunization exercise for children under five years in eight regions. The...

WHO supports stronger regulation of infant foods to protect Cambodian children’s health

The World Health Organization (WHO), along with two international organizations on Monday commended Cambodia for taking actions in regulating Breast Milk Substitutes (BMS) and...
Awinongya Jr

13 year old Rising Boxing Super Star Awinongya Jr. Donates To Children Living With...

Young boxing rising super star, Joseph Awinongya Jr. on Friday September 4, 2020 was showered with heaps of praises and blessings from the chief...

Mother of triplets appeals for assistance

A 29-year-old woman who delivered triplets in Kojokrom in the Bia West District of the Western North Region, has appealed to Philanthropists, religious and...
Mentorship Girls

‘Be bold and report gender-related violence’ – Director

Madam Marian Mensah, the Director of Social Welfare and Community Development of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has urged girls to report any form...
Radio Learning Programme

Parents urged to monitor children to follow the Ghana Learning Radio Programme

Mr Eric Nuamah Ampofo, Assistant Director of Education in the Asene Manso Akroso District has urged parents to monitor their children to follow the...

Nigerian government begins profiling of women, children in IDPs camps in restive Borno state

The Nigerian government has commenced profiling of women and children in the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in the restive northeast state of Borno...

COVID-19 a particular threat to education of refugee children: UNHCR report

While children in every country have struggled with the impact of COVID-19 on their education, the refugee children have been particularly disadvantaged, the UN...
Ghana Reduced Hunger and Malnutrition

Some 67,000 children at risk of dying from hunger in Sub-Saharan Africa due to...

An estimated 67,000 children are at risk of dying from extreme hunger across Sub-Saharan Africa before the end of the year due to impacts...
Children Day

Department of Children engages traders in Kumasi on child welfare issues

The Department of Children of the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MOGCSP) has tasked parents and guardians to strictly adhere to the...
Mrs Freda Prempeh

‘President Akufo-Addo has done a lot to deserve our votes’ – Tano North MP...

Mrs. Freda Prempeh, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Tano North Constituency in the Ahafo Region on Monday said, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s...

UN agencies to immunize 400,000 Somali children against polio, measles

Two UN agencies said Monday they have kicked off a three-day campaign aimed at immunizing 400,000 children under the age of five in Somalia...
Human trafficking

Stakeholders urged to join fight against human Trafficking

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has called on all stakeholders to join the fight against human trafficking and its related issues...
Gender Mentorship

Adolescent girls in Ningo-Prampram benefit from mentorship programme

One hundred selected adolescent girls from eight coastal communities in the Ningo-Prampram District Friday benefitted from a mentorship programme on sexual reproductive health...

Lightning kills nine children in northwest Uganda

Nine children were struck dead by lightning in the northwestern Ugandan district of Arua on Thursday, a police spokesperson said Friday. Josephine...

Ghana to mark Children’s Day with stocktaking of Policy achievements

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has outlined activities to take stock of the achievements, challenges and the way forward for the...
Government Witches

Government delegation interacts with inmates of alleged witches

A government delegation has visited some alleged witches' camps in the Northern Region to interact with inmates to ascertain their conditions of living. ...
refuge facility

Private support vital to protecting abused women and children

Private donors have stepped forward to help complete the construction of a refuge facility for women and children escaping family and gender based violence....
A plane flies in the sky with the U.S. national flags in the foreground in Washington, D.C., the United States, on July 21, 2020. U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday afternoon that the coronavirus pandemic in the United States will probably "get worse before it gets better." More than 3.8 million people in the United States have infected with the virus, with more than 141,000 deaths, according to a count by Johns Hopkins University, as some states, including Florida, are seeing a surge in cases. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

Back-to-school season challenges U.S. COVID-19 control

Students are returning to university campuses across the United States amid an increase in new COVID-19 cases, adding challenges to the country's control of...

Children abandon e-learning to acquire smock weaving skills

Some school children in the Wa Municipality have neglected the Ghana Education Service (GES) e-learning programme and other online learning initiatives to acquire smock...