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Category : Advocacy

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Design Lab teaches kids and parents innovative thinking

Posted by: UNICEF Canada February 24, 2017

On January 30, UNICEF Canada and Overlap Associates were invited by the Ministry of Innovation Science and Economic Development (ISED) to the ISED Lab in Ottawa to lead a strategic design lab with children and parents. Read more »

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On Pink Shirt Day, take a stand against bullying

Posted by: Amy Juschka February 17, 2017

On February 22, people across Canada will be donning pink shirts to recognize Pink Shirt Day, a national event dedicated to raising awareness about bullying. Read more »

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A child’s early years matter

Posted by: UNICEF January 10, 2017

The first five years of life significantly affect a child’s health, education, well-being and future. Read more »

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How We Can Make Canada The Best Place For All Our Children To Grow Up

Posted by: Marv Bernstein December 13, 2016

Twenty-five years ago, on December 13th, 1991, Canada took on what is arguably the weightiest responsibility any nation can shoulder, and that is guaranteeing the well-being of its children. Read more »

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It's children's time to be heard

Posted by: Stacia Sahi December 13, 2016

In Canada at this moment federal parliamentarians are debating parental leave benefits, marketing to children and funding for First Nations children, among many other issues. We must ensure that the people directly affected have a say in these discussions and decisions. Read more »

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Children’s Rights are Human Rights

Posted by: Marv Bernstein December 10, 2016

December 10th is recognized internationally as Human Rights Day. On this landmark day, it is important to recognize that children’s rights are also human rights. Read more »

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New film featuring UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador David Beckham highlights urgent need to end violence against children

Posted by: UNICEF December 5, 2016

A powerful new film featuring UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador David Beckham was released today to illustrate the brutal reality that physical and psychological abuse can mark children forever. Read more »

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Kids' school year check-in: three ways to keep positive momentum

Posted by: UNICEF Canada November 17, 2016

Congratulations! You and your family have passed the first couple of months with kids back at school. Now is a good time to assess how it's going for your children, focusing not just on grades, but on the areas of their lives where things are going well and where there are opportunities to provide support. Are they leading a healthy lifestyle? Read more »

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What I Want for Every Child by Frances Itani

Posted by: UNICEF Canada November 17, 2016

Frances Itani, award-winning Canadian author, has written 16 books, including the internationally published novels Deafening, Requiem, and Remembering the Bones. She has written 2 picture books for children. She has worked as a volunteer with children most of her life. She joins more than 200 authors around the world to share her wish #foreverychild as part of Tiny Stories. Read more »

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