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Survival in Gaza: How one UNICEF staff member survived 50 days of violence

Beit Hanoun, Gaza. September 2014 - The entire front of Bassam Nasser's house has disappeared; a tank shell has left a large hole in the roof and his flat screen tv has been put out of action - apparently by a piece of shrapnel.

VIOLATIONS AGAINST CHILDREN

VIOLATIONS AGAINST CHILDREN-UNICEF

CAAC bulletin on grave violations against Israeli and Palestinian children

 

Since 2007, a UNICEF-led working group has reported on the impacts of armed conflict on children in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt). The violations included killing and injuries, arrest and detention, ill-treatment and torture, recruitment and use of children by armed forces and groups, attacks on schools and hospitals, displacement and denial of humanitarian access.

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Effects of the Palestinian National Cash Transfer Programme on children and adolescents

Over the past two decades, social protection programmes have been implemented in many developing countries to reduce poverty and vulnerabilities in the face of context-specific challenges such as economic crises, inequality and exclusion, and human development deficits. 

The multidimensional vulnerabilities experienced by poor households affect children and young people in specific ways, but their needs often remain only partially visible or even invisible to policy-makers and those designing social protection progarammes and complementary interventions that tend to focus on the household unit.

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