5 days UNICEF asks PH gov’t: Listen, address Filipino children’s issues during pandemic Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines --- In celebration of this year's World Children's Day, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) called on the Philippines government's attention regarding threats faced by children due to COVID-19. UNICEF, on the anniversary of the Convention of the Rights of the Child, underscored the struggles experienced by children during the pandemic and onslaught of recent typhoons in the country. The organization urged lawmakers to listen to the concerns voiced out by Filipino children. "The COVID-19 pandemic, combined with a threatening typhoon season, has upended thousands of children's lives and has left many more children uncertain about their future," ... more