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Tag : Advocacy

We are pleased to present all posts tagged "Advocacy"

Measuring child well-being in disruptive times

Posted by: Lisa Wolff July 11, 2017

We live in disruptive times. The conditions in which children are growing up are changing quickly, evolving into futures that are difficult to imagine. What does this mean for how we measure their well-being? Ultimately, the discussions revolve around three fundamental questions in the data chain. 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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Growth: International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

Posted by: Guest Author August 9, 2015

On International Day of the World’s Indigenous People, a youth blogger describes her hope to make life better in her First Nations community. Read more »

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UNICEF Canada supports equitable treatment of Canada’s First Nations Children in on-reserve child welfare funding

Posted by: Marv Bernstein February 25, 2013

On February 25, 2013, the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal will reconvene a hearing to determine whether the present funding arrangement for the provision of child welfare services to First Nations children and families on reserves is discriminatory. The hearings are scheduled to continue until August. Read more »

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Taking a Stand Against Bullying

Posted by: Marv Bernstein November 12, 2012

In Canada and across the world, November 12-17 is marked annually as Bullying Awareness Week. This year's theme is "Stand Up!" to bullying. Read more »

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Is Canada doing its job to protect children’s rights?

Posted by: Lisa Wolff September 24, 2012

Is Canada fulfilling the rights of its 7 million children? On September 26-27, the Canadian Government will answer questions from the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child on how well it’s protecting the rights and well-being of children in Canada. Read more »

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UNICEF Book Blog: The Art of the Possible

Posted by: Robyn Chomyshyn September 14, 2012

Robyn Chomyshyn, Advocacy Specialist for UNICEF Canada’s Domestic Advocacy Team, shares her thoughts on making a difference and affecting policy through a discussion of "The Art of the Possible" by Amanda Sussman. Read more »

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The New Cost of Childhood

Posted by: Lisa Wolff May 30, 2012

The long-term future of the youngest citizens in our industrialized countries is at risk as governments battle to keep their heads above water in the current economic storm. Read more »

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My REAL Life Book

Posted by: Marv Bernstein May 14, 2012

UNICEF Canada welcomes groundbreaking report, “My REAL Life Book,” from Ontario Youth Leaving Care Hearings Read more »

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