News Roundup March 18

  • UNICEF has teamed up with the LEGO Group to lay out a plan for considering children's rights in LEGO's business for the future:
  • At the 28th session of the UN Human Rights Council, the representative of Qatar highlighted the need to ensure that protecting children from violence be at the core of the Post 2015 development agenda:
  • Following the devastating cyclone in Vanuatu, Save the Children announced that 75,000 children could be in desperate need of food and aid:
  • And Childfund is just one of the organizations that has laucnhed an appeal to support aid to the country:
  • In the UK, and coming in the wake of yet more revelations surrounding the wide spread child sex abuse scandal, Home Secretary Teresa May has stated the child abuse whistleblowers should be immune from prosecution under the Official Secrets Act: