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Protection for millions of children: ECOWAS Member States take a huge step forward

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Ravaging drought takes heavy toll on Kenyan women, children

A woman scoops water in a dry riverbed near Kataboi village in remote Turkana in northern Kenya. (c) Marisol Grandon/Department for International Development

Urgent need for response to refugee crisis in Bangladesh

Refugee camps in Bangladesh are ill-equipped to deal with the sudden influx of refugees from Myanmar. (c) IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation

Implementing the New Commitments to Peace

A selection of child-focused side events during UNGA 72

Rwanda: Childfund Rwanda Opens a Preschool in Jabana Sector

The effects of drought in the Horn of Africa go far beyond hunger

Tirig, who is six years old, stands with her sister Saua, outside their makeshift shelter in Burao, Somalia. Drought has forced their family to leave home in search of water and food — particularly because the family's goats are now all dead. ©UNICEF/UN056038/Holt

Member spotlight: ChildFund Deutschland's critical work in Ukraine

Joern Ziegler, Managing Director of ChildFund Deutschland, meets with a family living in a camp for internally displaced people that is supported by the German development agency GIZ (German Corporation for International Cooperation). ChildFund offers various activities for the children who are living in very difficult conditions here. © Yellow-Blue Wings

'Pass It Back' Cup in Belfast proves inspirational

Girls like these traveled to Belfast to play in the Pass It Back Cup.

Telephone counseling saves lives

ChildFund Papua New Guinea's telephone counseling service received more than 5,000 calls last year. Photo by Vlad Sokhin.