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Young people aged between two and 14 experience frequent violence, according to global study published by Unicef

Six out of 10 children between the ages of two and 14 are regularly subject to physical assaults, according to a report that shows violence against children remains largely under-reported and undocumented.

Somebody dies by taking their own life every 40 seconds, according to a significant report by the World Health Organization (WHO).

It said suicide was a "major public health problem" that was too often shrouded in taboo.

The WHO wants to reduce the rate of suicide by 10% by 2020, but warned that just 28 countries have a national suicide prevention strategy.

Campaigners said there needed to be more education in schools. 

For humanitarian workers, last year was the most dangerous on record, with 155 killed. World Humanitarian Day – which marks the anniversary of the bombing of the UN headquarters in Baghdad i…

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