UNICEF Urges African Leaders To Address Causes, Needs Of 13.5M Displaced Children In Africa
Xinhua News: UNICEF calls for national, int’l help for 13.5 mln uprooted children in Africa
“At least 13.5 million uprooted children in Africa need strengthened national actions as well as regional and international cooperation to uphold their rights and help them fulfill their potential, the U.N. children’s agency appealed Saturday. Ahead of the African Union (A.U.) Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, set for Sunday and Monday, the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) urged A.U. leaders to work together to address the negative drivers of irregular migration and respond to the needs of uprooted children across the continent…” (2/10).