Power of Story
Send a Tweet        
- Advertisement -

One Out of Every 200 Children in the World Is Now a Refugee: UNICEF

Quicklink submitted By       Message Daniel Geery     Permalink
Related Topic(s): , Add Tags

Must Read 1   News 1   Supported 1  
View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com Headlined to H3 9/8/16

Author 1198
Become a Fan
  (71 fans)

Nearly 50 million children have been uprooted from their homes around the world, and 28 million of those are refugees fleeing violence and conflict—and "that is a conservative estimate," according to a UNICEF report published Tuesday."What can the future hold for these children—denied so much of what they need?"—Anthony Lake, UNICEFThe total number of child refugees doubled between 2005 and 2015, the report says, and children now comprise half of all refugees despite accounting for less than a third of the global population.

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At www.commondreams.org

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -