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Children at risk of 'new threats' like climate change, warns UNICEF



Children around the world are living longer, healthier lives, according to a UN report. But it's not all good news — young people today are also grappling with a host of new threats, from climate change to cyberbullying.

 

Despite huge strides in improving the lives of children since 1989, many of the world's poorest are being left behind, the United Nations children's fund UNICEF warned Monday.

 

In a report marking the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, UNICEF said poverty and marginalization continued to put the well/being of millions of young people at risk.

 

UNICEF chief Henrietta Fore said in a statement that as well as "the persistent challenges of health, nutrition and education,...
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