IndyKids reporter Soledad Aguilar-Colón interviews a student spokesperson for Caravana 43, an international group of protestors seeking justice for the 43 Ayotzinapa students who went missing in Mexico on September 26, 2014.
After meeting with parents of the 43 students who went missing Ayotzinapa, Mexico, on September 26, 2014, the United Nations Commission Against Enforced Disappearances has condemned the Mexican government for its handling of the case.
On August 15, 2014, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs estimated that Israel’s attack of the Gaza strip that began on July 8 killed 1,999 Palestinians, including 1,434 civilians (72 percent), of whom 467 are children (23 percent).
The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is calling for international action to halt globally rising temperatures.
Find out a little bit about Jacob and his home country of Belgium.
Haiti had not seen any cases of cholera for 100 years. But since 2010, after the earthquake, more than 8,000 people have died from the disease.
Youth from around the world participated in a youth and children’s caucus at the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development. Some youth feel that their views on protecting the environment are different from those of adult world leaders.
Read about International Human Rights Day and what you can do, on your own or with a school group, to defend human rights.