300 million children exposed to heavily toxic air, says UNICEF

300 million children exposed to heavily toxic air, says UNICEF

Some 300 million children live with outdoor air so polluted it can cause serious physical damage, including harming their developing brains, the United Nations said in a study released Monday. Nearly one child in seven around the globe breathes outdoor air that is at least six times dirtier than international guidelines, according to the study […]

Children make up nearly half of all refugees, says UNICEF

Children make up nearly half of all refugees, says UNICEF

  Some 28 million children around the globe have been driven from their homes by violent conflict, with nearly as many abandoning their homes in search of a better life, according to a UNICEF report released Tuesday. The report found that while children make up about a third of the world’s population as of 2015, […]