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    Govt invites applications for ‘Begum Rokeya Padak-2020’

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:28am on July 02, 2020

    The Ministry of Women and Children Affairs has invited applications for the ‘Begum Rokeya Padak-2020’. Bangladeshi women who have contributed to women’s education...

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    US must free migrant children from detention: court

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 01:14am on June 28, 2020

    A court in Los Angeles has ordered the release of more than 100 children held in United States family immigration detention because of the risk...

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    COVID-19 pushing millions of children into poverty: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 01:20am on June 24, 2020

    More than 100 million children in South Asia could slip into poverty as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, a UN report said Tuesday of...

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    260m children getting no education: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:39am on June 24, 2020

    Nearly 260 million children had no access to schooling in 2018, a United Nations agency said in a report Tuesday that blamed poverty and discrimination...

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    Rashford forces change on UK child poverty

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 09:34pm on June 16, 2020

    The British government on Tuesday bowed to demands by Manchester United footballer Marcus Rashford to change its policy on free school meals for the poorest...

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    Panchagarh activists host tree plantation programme

    Our Correspondent. Panchagarh | Updated at 06:57pm on June 05, 2020

    Local activists in Panchagarh hosted a tree plantation programme on the premises of Jagdal on Friday. Seven children, expressing solidarity with the March 7 speech...

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    Pandemic puts 86m children at risk of poverty: study

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 01:21am on May 29, 2020

    The economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic could push as many as 86 million more children into poverty by the end of 2020, a joint...

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    129 children get bail online, 87 released

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 11:01pm on May 18, 2020

    A total of 129 inmates were granted bail by 68 online juvenile courts in various pending cases until Sunday. Among them, 87 inmates were released...

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    Peculiar symptoms among children believed to be found linked with COVID-19

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:02am on May 15, 2020

    US health authorities issued an alert Thursday over a rare but sometimes deadly autoimmune condition among children that is believed to be linked to COVID-19....

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    Surge in child mortality forecast in developing countries

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:07am on May 14, 2020

    Deaths from preventable disease in children under five could rise by almost 45 per cent over the next six months as the COVID-19 pandemic diverts...