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    Separate camp for Rohingya orphans not in sight

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 01:05am on February 11, 2018

    The government is yet to begin the construction of a separate camp for Rohingya orphans while these traumatised children continue suffering hardship in absence of...

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    WHO, Unicef vaccinating 5 lakh Rohingya children

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:31am on January 15, 2018

    World Health Organisation, UNICEF and the government were working to vaccinate more than 4,75,000 children in Rohingya refugee camps, temporary settlements of newcomers and surrounding...

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    Cruelty against children must end

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 10, 2018

    THAT 3,845 children became victims of oppression and violence and — 1,710 of them were victims of different types of unnatural death while 890 faced...

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    Violence against children alarming in 2017: report

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:11am on January 09, 2018

    Violence against children, especially child killing and rape, increased alarmingly in the past year in comparison with the year before, said a report on ‘state...

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    Bangladesh Children’s Film Festival begins

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:11pm on December 29, 2017

    Children’s films should be patronised more so that the genre can flourish, said speakers at the inauguration ceremony of Bangladesh Children’s Film Festival on Thursday...

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    We are failing a generation of Iraqi children

    | Updated at 12:05am on December 28, 2017

    IRAQI children have been the victims of the country’s dire political situation even before the start of the war led by the US...

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    UNICEF extends ties with SC to strengthen justice for children

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:08am on December 21, 2017

    UNICEF on Wednesday extended its ongoing partnership with the Supreme Court of Bangladesh to strengthen child courts, among other things, for ensuring the best interest...

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    Hunger gnaws at Rohingya children in Bangladesh’s refugee camps

    Reuters . Balukhali | Updated at 12:47am on December 08, 2017

    In the sweltering heat of Bangladesh’s dusty Balukhali refugee camp, seven-month-old Mahmoud Rohan is burning up. ‘I am worried about him,’ said his mother, 25-year-old...

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    Children budget cut may affect enrolment: speakers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:33am on December 08, 2017

    Reduction of allocation for education stipends, nearly 73 per cent in current 2017-18 national budget, would affect enrolment of children in the primary, secondary and...

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    12 million babies breathe toxic air in South Asia: UNICEF

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:11am on December 07, 2017

    Twelve million babies, under the age of one year and living in South Asian countries, breathed polluted air, revealed a UNICEF study unveiled on Wedneday...