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SUNS # 9639 Friday 2 September 2022
 
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UN : COVID-19 has created an unprecedented crisis for youth (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
Responses to the COVID-19 pandemic have negatively affected young people's human rights in manifold, intersecting ways, with significant socioeconomic and psychological consequences for youth, and have also exacerbated inequalities, including between youth, according to a report by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.

UN : Mental health as human right left behind for children in fragile settings (PRIV)
(IPS, Copenhagen)
Hiding in basements during bombings, fleeing their homes, going hungry, and facing the devastating and life-transformative traumas of losing their loved ones as their childhoods go up in flames of war. These are the lived experiences of crisis-impacted children and adolescents.

Pakistan : Humanitarian crisis unfolds in eye of fiercest storm (PRIV)
(IPS, Karachi)
The heavy and incessant monsoon downpours across Pakistan in the last two months have triggered floods wreaking havoc across the country, submerging entire villages and vast tracts of land and entrapping people.


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