(July 14, 2020) We love our children. We’ll do anything for them, won’t we? Politicians constantly appeal to our natural sense of care for children, to demonstrate their good intentions, or to amplify the dangers from which they are uniquely qualified to shield us. "Won't someone please think of the children," is becoming a cynical catchphrase. And yet the United Nations says, … [Read more...] about Are the kids all right?
(May 1, 2020) In the face of a global pandemic, charities from food banks to shelters to community mental health centres are working in cities and towns across the country trying to fill gaps and support the most vulnerable. On its free news site, The Charity Report has covered this work, conducting probing interviews with sector leaders and conducting deep news … [Read more...] about The Charity Report releases its first intelligence report ‘The Cost of Conflict’
(May 1, 2020) Climate activist Greta Thunberg along with Danish NGO Human Act, on Thursday launched a child rights-driven campaign to support the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in protecting young lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. … [Read more...] about Greta Thunberg launches campaign to support UNICEF protection efforts against COVID-19
(March 31, 2020) At least two COVID-19 cases have been identified in a refugee camp on the island of Lesbos “In some of the most dangerously overcrowded Greek refugee camps, it has become a race against time to raise awareness about Covid-19 and ensure an outbreak does not spread among an already vulnerable population,” reportedThe Guardian on March 18, … [Read more...] about COVID-19: UN launches $2 billion joint global humanitarian response, concerned about refugee populations
(March 25, 2020) - Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors without Borders (MSF) released a statement today, saying it was “deeply surprised that Iranian authorities put a stop to our COVID-19 response.” According to the statement, Iranian Ministry of Health officials told them that the country does not need additional treatment capacity for the management of … [Read more...] about International aid organization asked to leave Iran