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Advocating for children’s rights on Law Day – and every day

Advocating for children’s rights on Law Day – and every day

Today, we celebrate Law Day. With children’s rights recognized through respectful child-centred laws – and championed by strong advocates in the legal profession – we can create a more just and equitable Canada where every child is given the opportunity to ‘dream big’ and reach his or her full potential. Read More >

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  • Advocacy
Geographic Regions: North America

Meet three incredible survivors of Cyclone Pam

When Cyclone Pam hit Vanuatu, you saw the destructive force of crashing waves and gale force winds. Meet a few of the brave children and families working towards a better tomorrow, with a little help from UNICEF. Read More >

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  • Emergency
Geographic Regions: Australia and Oceania

Escaping Boko Haram in Nigeria

An estimated 800,000 children have been forced to flee their homes as a result of the conflict in northeast Nigeria between Boko Haram, military forces and civilian self-defence groups – according to a new report from UNICEF. Read More >

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  • Emergency
Geographic Regions: Sub-Saharan Africa

Celebrating social work in Canada

March is National Social Work Month – an occasion for everyone to celebrate the hard work and exceptional contributions of social workers in Canada. Read More >

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  • Advocacy
Geographic Regions: North America

How happy are children in Canada?

How happy are you today? That’s a question that the United Nations asks on March 20th, the International Day of Happiness. Happiness is actually more complicated than many people realize. Adults often associate financial stability as key to their happiness. But what makes children happy? Read More >

Categories:

  • Advocacy
Geographic Regions: North America

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