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Access to sport and recreation is not only every child’s right, but it has an incredible ripple effect which can impact other vital sectors like health and education
It’s one of those secrets that’s whispered between parents behind hands; something you never, ever, tell a health professional
'Where is there a minister responsible for children's issues?'
A new campaign for children's charity UNICEF highlights dissatisfaction within the charity sector for support that stops at engagement on social media.
I have witnessed young lives torn apart after being recruited into brutal militias. The Independent’s Charity Appeal will help give former child soldiers their childhood back
Evgeny Lebedev, the owner of the Independent, sees how Unicef have to negotiate with double-dealing rebel generals to secure the release of child soldiers
Even as instability continues in the Central African Republic, Unicef are doing everything they can to give former child soldiers a proper Christmas day
Join the Independent's campaign to help child soldiers in the Central African Republic
A young Central African describes how Unicef helped reunite him with his brother, a former child soldier
James Nesbitt says 'child' and 'soldier' are two words that should never go together
When I was filming Long Way Down I had the incredible opportunity to go with Unicef to meet and talk with some young boys and girls in Uganda who had been abducted by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) and forced to fight.
'Breast is best' for keeping children healthy, new figures reveal, but mothers are being let down by a lack of medical support
One-sided accounts of the benefits of breastfeeding create unnecessary anxiety in mothers. The idea that breastfeeding isn't adequately promoted is an illusion
Unicef warns UK that more children face life of poverty