Day: April 20, 2021

Humanitarian Crisis As Violence Escalates In Northern Mozambique

Prolonged violence in Cabo Delgado, Mozambique is now escalating. During a daily briefing on April 8th, United Nations Spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric said that the U.N. and its partners are following new reports of violations against civilians in northern Mozambique “with deep concern.” The U.N. is especially concerned about civilians who

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Child Marriage Rates Increasing In Nepal As A Result Of COVID-19

The United Nations issued a report earlier this week in which the UN Children’s Fund estimated that over the next decade, more than 10 million girls under the age of 18 would be at risk of child marriage. According to UNICEF’s executive director, Henriette Fore, COVID-19 “has made an already

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