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Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: October 30, 2019

Kawthar is a 25 year old mother, who fled airstrikes in Serekaniye (also known as Ras Al-Ayn) with her only daughter Barcham (2 and a half years old). They are some of the approximately 176,000 people (including almost 80,000 children) who have been displaced inside north-eastern Syria just in the last two weeks.

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Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: October 23, 2019

Safia Ibrahim is a 37 year old Somali-born Canadian. When she was 1 years old, she contracted polio that rendered her unable to walk. For World Polio Day, Safia spoke with UNICEF Canada about the choice she never got to make but one that has impacted her entire life.

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Posted by: David Morley
Publication date: October 21, 2019

Twenty-four thousand children were killed or maimed in conflicts in 2018. This is the highest number ever reported by the UN since it began monitoring the six grave violations affecting children nearly 15 years ago. David Morley comments on the situation and how Canada must make children’s rights, safety and wellbeing a global priority.

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Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: October 18, 2019

It’s true – UNICEF is bringing a spooktacular tradition back to Canada for Halloween. Here’s the top 5 things you need to know about UNICEF Canada’s Halloween Heroes.

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Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: October 17, 2019

A Venezuelan migrant gets a surprise from his classmates in Ecuador.

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Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: October 4, 2019

Ayate, Ashe, Biftu, Anifa, and Asiya all said ‘no!’ to marriage. Each girl knew her rights and was brave enough to exercise them. And all of them plan to inspire others to do the same in the hope of stopping the harmful practice of men marrying young girls in their community.

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Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: October 3, 2019

More than 100 children were reported missing after a series of earthquakes struck Central Sulawesi province in September 2018. In the days following the disaster, UNICEF provided training for social workers on how to locate these children and reunite them with their families.

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Posted by: David Morley
Publication date: October 2, 2019

Our president and CEO David Morley was in New York City recently for the annual United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). While on the plane back to Toronto, he crafted this letter, about the impact being at the UNGA had on him and the work that we do as UNICEF Canada.

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Posted by: Kids Of Canada
Publication date: September 30, 2019

Foresight. I knew what the word meant; I am an English Literature major, after all. But I had never really thought of it in the context of the future of the world. That changed when I participated in UNICEF Canada’s Foresight Lab at the Women Deliver Conference.

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Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: September 24, 2019

Since 2013, UNICEF and partners have reunified over 6,000 separated and missing children with their families. This is the story of one mother who was reunited with her children after 5 years of separation.

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