A handicapped child is above all else a child

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« When we see the handicap before we see the child, it not only affects the child in question, but also deprives society of what that child has to offer, » says UNICEF Director General Anthony Lake. Often marginalised by society and the victims of discrimination, handicapped children are prevented from flourishing and fully developing […]

Physical violence, humiliation and water deprivation: the experience of Palestinian youth detained by Israel

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In 2013, Palestinian and Israeli children continue to endure severe conditions created by the conflict. The number of Palestinian children killed or wounded at demonstrations or as a result of acts of violence is of extreme concern. The UN Secretary General’s 2012 report to the Security Council, which shocked a large segment of the public, […]