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Nearly 170 Children Expelled Back to Haiti from US and Cuba in One Day

UNICEF

Nearly 170 Haitian children arrived in Port-au-Prince with their parents October 9, 2021, after being expelled from Cuba mainly and the U.S., according to UNICEF. Most of the children are from southwestern Haiti and left two to three weeks after the August earthquake in an attempt to reach the U.S.  

Study: More than 140,000 U.S. Children Lost a Parent or Caregiver to COVID

Shirley L Smith - The Guardian

The number of U.S. children orphaned during the COVID-19 pandemic may be larger than previously estimated, and the toll has been far greater among Black and Hispanic Americans, a new study suggests. More than half the children who lost a primary caregiver during the pandemic belonged to those two racial groups, which make up about 40% of the U.S. population, according to the study published 7 October, 2021 by the medical journal Pediatrics.

Emphasis on Ensuring Proper Working Conditions of Women Migrant Workers

The Financial Express

The social cost of women migrant workers is very high as they leave behind their families and children when they go abroad for livelihood, said speakers at a consultation on Thursday. The Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit (RMMRU) organised the consultation on ‘Migration through Gendered Lens: Role of the Media'.

French Report: 330,000 Children Victims of Church Sex Abuse

Associated Press

Victims of abuse within France’s Catholic Church welcomed a historic turning point Tuesday after a new report estimated that 330,000 children in France were sexually abused over the past 70 years, providing the country’s first accounting of the worldwide phenomenon.