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Geographic Region : Australia and Oceania

We are pleased to present all posts in geographical region "Australia and Oceania"

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 »

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 »

My wish for every child

Posted by: David Morley November 14, 2016

Award-winning author and UNICEF Canada President and CEO David Morley joins over 200 authors around the world to share his wish #foreverychild as part of Tiny Stories. Read more »

What I Want for Every Child by Seymour Mayne

Posted by: UNICEF Canada November 16, 2016

Seymour Mayne is a Canadian author, editor, or translator of more than seventy books and monographs. He joins UNICEF's Tiny Stories initiative to speak up for child rights around the world. Read more »

What youth can bring to the global development table

Posted by: UNICEF Canada August 12, 2016

At UNICEF Canada, we believe that teenagers have the ideas and energy we need to change the world for the better. It’s for this reason that the UN celebrates International Youth Day on August 12 every year: as an opportunity to recognize the positive contributions that youth make to our societies. Read more »

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Lives for Sale: The Real Cost of Human Trafficking

Posted by: Stefanie Carmichael July 29, 2016

It affects as many as 21 million people worldwide, it generates $32 billion in profits, and it exists in rich and poor countries alike. It leads to prostitution, forced marriage, sweatshop work, and armed fighting, and other inhumanities. Right now, more than five million children are facing a future of violence, exploitation and abuse because of it. It’s the practice of human trafficking, and it’s destroying lives around the world. Read more »

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Getting back to school after Cyclone Winston

Posted by: UNICEF March 9, 2016

Around 240 schools have reportedly been wiped out by Cyclone Winston, leaving thousands of children without a place to learn and play. UNICEF has been working around the clock with the Ministry of Education to help get children back to normality. In the last week alone UNICEF has supplied 60 temporary classrooms to most-affected schools – and many more are on the way. Read more »

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