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Geographic Region : Asia

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A child is a child: One girl's perilous journey to safety

Posted by: UNICEF May 17, 2017

Her name is Mary. She's from Benin City in Nigeria. When she was seventeen, Mary tried to escape a life with no prospects to work in a restaurant in Italy. Instead she was set up to be trafficked into the sex industry. Read more »

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Cambodia: Immunization on the move

Posted by: UNICEF April 24, 2017

“Bring your child for free vaccines tomorrow!” Sokly Ye called out to passers-by as she slowly drove her motorbike down a narrow dirt road lined with ramshackle homes. Read more »

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Water is a family affair

Posted by: UNICEF March 22, 2017

For millions of people around the globe, water, sanitation and hygiene conditions have improved. Still, in 2015, 663 million people are using unsafe drinking water. VII Photo’s Ashley Gilbertson photographed in seven countries for UNICEF, making portraits of families and their daily water use. As part of World Water Day, we present some of these portraits. Read more »

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Growing perils for children online

Posted by: UNICEF Canada February 7, 2017

As children’s access to the Internet increases, efforts to better protect them from perils online must keep pace. Today is Safer Internet Day, a day to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and raise awareness of emerging online issues. Read more »

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PHOTO ESSAY: For every child, hope

Posted by: UNICEF January 4, 2017

For over 70 years, UNICEF has been the defender of children around the world, regardless of gender, religion, race or economic background. When the world’s most vulnerable need a champion in the face of conflict, disease or exclusion, UNICEF has been there. Read more »

UNICEF @ 70: Then and Now

Posted by: UNICEF December 9, 2016

Seventy years ago UNICEF was founded to bring lifesaving aid, long-term support, and hope to children whose lives and futures are put at risk by conflict, by crises, by crushing poverty, and, increasingly, by the effects of climate change. UNICEF’s work for the most disadvantaged, excluded, and vulnerable children has never been more relevant, nor more urgent. Read more »

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