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Tiny Hand among Winners of IJNet 2020 Mentoring program

A year after its participation in the Mentorship Program of IJNET’s Media Startups in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Program, Tiny Hand …

At least 27 children killed and 136 injured in past 72 hours in Afghanistan

In the last 72 hours, 20 children have been killed and 130 children have been injured in Kandahar province; 2 children were killed and 3 were injured in Khost province; and in Paktia province, 5 children were killed and 3 were injured. …

“Tiny Hand”, “Frontline in Focus” receive GNI Innovation Challenge

Twenty-two projects taking part in the Innovation Challenges launched by Google News Initiative in the Middle East, Africa, and Turkey were selected out of 329 initiatives….

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More than 5.7 million children under five on the brink of starvation across the world

With an estimated 5.7 million children under five on the brink of starvation across the globe, the world is facing the biggest global hunger crisis of the 21st century,…

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Girls facing higher risk of ‘summer’ marriages in Middle East and North Africa

Girls in the Middle East and North Africa are in greater danger of being forced or sold into ‘tourist’ or ‘pleasure’ marriages due to the surge in poverty, displacement, and the COVID-19 pandemic, Save the Children warned ahead of a global meeting next week on gender equality….

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UN: more than 8,400 children killed in wars last year

More than 8,400 children were killed or maimed during conflicts last year, most of them in the war zones of Syria, Yemen, Somalia and Afghanistan, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said….