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Medics working in the Gaza Strip are using a specific phrase to describe a particular kind of war victim. "There's an acronym that's unique to the Gaza Strip, it's WCNSF - wounded child, no surviving family - and it's not used infrequently," Dr Tanya Haj-Hassan who works with Doctors Without Borders told BBC News.
The U.N. human rights chief on Friday called for an investigation into what he called Israel's use of "high-impact explosive weapons" in Gaza, which he said was causing indiscriminate destruction in the besieged Palestinian enclave.
The United Nations secretary general, António Guterres, has warned that the Gaza Strip is becoming “a graveyard for children” as he called again for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire to allow aid into the embattled territory.
This Country Care Review includes the care-related concluding observations adopted by the Committee on the Rights of the Child as well as ratification dates.
Drawing on qualitative research undertaken with adolescents with disabilities from refugee and host communities in Jordan and the State of Palestine, this article critically interrogates the framing of child neglect, which to date has situated the state as a protector rather than a perpetrator, the narrow understanding of adolescent needs and the responsibility of international actors for ensuring that the full range of human rights of adolescents with disabilities is supported.
This report is a review of the social service workforce in eight countries: Djibouti, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Sudan and Tunisia.
This study addressed foundling and abandoned children in the Palestinian society as a multi-dimensional phenomenon.
Youth detained in detention centers in Gaza are suffering from abuse, torture, cruel and humiliating punishment, and other human rights violations due to noncompliance with international standards.
This study aimed to find the prevalence rate of PTSD, anxiety and depression among orphaned children in Gaza Strip.
This article from Haaretz discusses the increasing problem of child labor in Israel. According to the article, children are taken from their homes through an agreement with their parents and forced to beg at highway intersections for up to 12 hours a day.