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Qatar stresses vow to protect children's rights

Qatar stresses vow to protect children's rights

Qatar affirmed Friday its commitment to protecting the rights of children at the national, regional and international levels.

Saudi Arabia must halt Yemen strikes: UN child rights panel

Saudi Arabia must halt Yemen strikes: UN child rights panel

A UN human rights watchdog called on Saudi Arabia on Thursday to immediately halt its deadly air strikes against civilian targets in Yemen and to prosecute officials responsible for child casualties ...

Myanmar violated UN child rights pact in Rohingya crackdown, experts find

Myanmar violated UN child rights pact in Rohingya crackdown, experts find

Myanmar violated its obligations to the United Nations child rights convention in its crackdown on the Rohingya that led to an exodus of hundreds of thousands of people from the minority community, legal experts have found.

Indian woman uses Facebook to annul her underage marriage

Indian woman uses Facebook to annul her underage marriage

Sushila Bishnoi, 19, appealed to a court in Rajasthan state to dissolve her underage marriage, an illegal but rife tradition in many parts of rural India.

UN mulls returning Saudi to child rights blacklist

UN mulls returning Saudi to child rights blacklist

The United Nations faces "no pressure" from a Saudi-led coalition over a draft UN report on child deaths in Yemen, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said ...

Vietnamese gymnast Thanh eyes big haul at SEA Games

Vietnamese gymnast Thanh eyes big haul at SEA Games

Patience, as much as skill and flexibility, has become a necessary part of the armoury of Southeast Asia’s top-ranked gymnast, Vietnam’s Phan Thi Ha Thanh.