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Children Climate Crisis Starvation Droughts

‘We just pray for rain’: Niger is in the eye of the climate crisis – and children are starving

Aguié’s clinic is full of malnourished children, with more dying in villages, as the global food crisis worsens years of drought
By Fred Harter in Aguié for The Guardian on June 20, 2022
Rural Malnutrition Nutritious Diet Nutrition Security

Survey reveals why rural women offer biscuits to their children for breakfast

A women’s voluntary group working is helping counter malnutrition among children in 30 villages of Belagavi district in Karnataka. They are creating awareness among mothers about malnutrition and nutritious food
By The Hindu Bureau for The Hindu on June 27, 2022
Children Child Wasting Malnutrition Hunger

Global hunger crisis pushing one child into severe malnutrition every minute in 15 crisis-hit countries

Ahead of G7 summit, UNICEF appeals for US$1.2 billion to meet urgent needs of 8 million children at risk of death from severe wasting
From UNICEF on June 22, 2022
Children Malnutrition Child Wasting Child Health

Severe malnutrition or wasting, ‘excruciatingly painful’ threat to child survival

Severe malnutrition, also known as severe wasting, is one of the top threats to child survival, yet perhaps one of the least known or understood, according to a report issued on Tuesday by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
From UN News on May 17, 2022
More Tea Workers Poverty Health Impacts

The True Cost of a Cup of Assam Tea? Poverty and Illness for Workers

The much-loved brew comes at a cost.
From Global Citizen on August 28, 2017
More Migrant Workers Child Health Women's Health

Migration Mess: How women, children of Khandwa bear the brunt of seasonal relocation

Since her husband was away, Rajnibai had to spend 14 days at the Nutritional Rehabilitation Centre (NRC) in Roshni with her sick child, and the entire responsibility of running the household fell on her adolescent daughter Radha.
From The Free Press Journal on June 8, 2022
Children Poverty Pneumonia Child Deaths

Fears for Honduran children as poverty worsens pneumonia’s toll

The death of one baby boy in a remote village in the south of the country is a tragedy being repeated all over the region
By Sarah Johnson for The Guardian on June 9, 2022
Children Malnutrition Child Wasting Food Inflation

World a ‘virtual tinderbox’ for catastrophic levels of severe malnutrition in children

Soaring food prices driven by the war in Ukraine and pandemic-fuelled budget cuts set to drive up both need for, and cost of life-saving therapeutic food treatment, the latter by up to 16 per cent
From UNICEF on May 17, 2022
Environment Droughts Malnutrition Famine

Somalia: ‘Dire and grim’ drought, impacting more than 7 million

Accompanying Somalia’s newly-appointed drought envoy on his first field visit, the United Nations’ top humanitarian official for the Horn of Africa country warned on Tuesday of the devastating outlook for millions of affected Somalis, amidst heightened risks of famine.
From UN News on June 1, 2022
Children Access to Education Educational Inaccessibility Learning Loss

Less than 20% of students in India could access education in pandemic, learning suffered

In their book 'Covid 19 pandemic, Public Policy, and Institutions in India', Saswati Paik and Roshan M Samueltalk about the psycho-social effect of the pandemic on children.
By Saswati Paik, Roshan M Samueltalk for ThePrint on May 30, 2022