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Children and Youth in Care: Writing Their Own Life Stories

Children in care often face additional barriers during their journey of growth and development, and it’s important to recognize when they successfully overcome those challenges - on Children and Youth in Care Day and every day. Read More >

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  • Advocacy
Geographic Regions: North America

Working to Address Child Exploitation in Mining

Guest blog: Read how Sherritt International is working with UNICEF to protect children in Madagascar. Read More >

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  • Child Protection
Geographic Regions: Sub-Saharan Africa

One week after the Nepal earthquake

Although the ground shook again at dawn and the situation remains uncertain – if not to say worrying – what I saw this morning, walking through my neighbourhood, is people rebuilding. Read More >

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  • Emergency
Geographic Regions: Asia
In Nepal, UNICEF's child-friendly spaces help children cope after the earthquake

In Nepal, UNICEF's child-friendly spaces help children cope after the earthquake

When natural disasters strike, children go through tremendous trauma and stress. UNICEF, as part of its response, set up child-friendly spaces at the informal camp site in Tundikhel, a large open ground in Kathmandu. These spaces provide recreational and educational toys as well as a UNICEF counselor to talk with children traumatized by the earthquake. The space provided a safe refuge for affected children, much to the relief of their parents who can now spend more time looking for help to rebuild their lives. Get to know some of them. Read More >

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  • Emergency
Geographic Regions: Asia

Nepal: Talking to your kids about emergencies

During catastrophic disasters like the earthquake in Nepal, children are exposed to news, discussion and visual images of the events. You can help the children in your life cope with their feelings, feel safe and even respond with positive actions. Read More >

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  • Emergency
Geographic Regions: Asia

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