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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 »


Armed Conflict in Northern Mali Drives Thousands from their Homes

Posted by: Emily McNally February 28, 2013

As the conflict in northern Mali continues, growing numbers of refugees are arriving in neighbouring Mauritania. In response, the international community has stepped up its support for both refugees and host communities. Read more »

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David’s Field Blog: Mentao Camp

Posted by: David Morley September 12, 2012

David Morley, President and CEO of UNICEF Canada, is currently touring the Sahel region of West Africa with CIDA and Julian Fantino, Canadian Minister of International Cooperation. Most recently, he visited the Mentao Camp in Burkina Faso, where refugees have fled following violence in Mali. Read more »

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On the Ground in the Za’atari Refugee Camp

Posted by: Guest Author August 20, 2012

UNICEF Communications Specialist Hala Abu Khatwa reports on the day to day challenges refugee families face on in the Za’atari refugee camp. Read more »

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Syria’s Refugee Children Cope with Trauma of War

Posted by: Emily McNally August 13, 2012

An inside look at life in the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan, and the damaging psychological impacts the conflict is having on Syrian refugee children, by Rick Westhead in the Toronto Star. Read more »

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Aid workers in Jordan race to meet the needs of Syrian refugee families

Posted by: Guest Author July 11, 2012

Families fleeing the violence in Syria are seeking refuge in neighbouring Jordan. UNICEF and The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) are racing to provide these families with the help they need. Read more »

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World Refugee Day

Posted by: Emily McNally June 20, 2012

Today, we commend the tremendous strength and resilience of refugees around the world, with a special look at Malian refugees living in Mauritania. Read more »

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Far From Home

Posted by: Emily McNally June 7, 2012

Hundreds of children and their families were forced to flee the violence in Syria and put down roots as refugees in neighbouring Jordan. Read more »

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