The condition making teen girls tired, faint and miss out on school
How iron and folic supplements are helping prevent anaemia and improve school attendance for adolescent girls in Oromia, Ethiopia.
For Black History Month, UNICEF Canada Youth Advocate Karel, 17, talks about growing up in Canada and experiencing multiculturalism as a young Black man, and shares how it has shaped his perspective of the world around him.
A safe harbour for Ukrainians in Slovakia
In January 2023, UNICEF Canada’s President and CEO David Morley, visited Slovakia and witnessed the work being done by UNICEF in supporting children and families who have fled the war in Ukraine. Below are some of his thoughts from the visit.
Black History is My Story
Black History is our story. The story of generations, peoples and nations. It is more than a month and more than a celebration. It is the embodiment of Black joy, Black hope, and Black ashes turned into beauty. It is love for one another and tears cried together.
On Pink Shirt Day, take a stand against bullying
On February 22, people across Canada will be donning pink shirts to recognize Pink Shirt Day, a national event dedicated to raising awareness about bullying.
“I don’t walk the same pace as the others, but that doesn’t make me give up.”
16-year-old Kafia Noor seizes the chance of an education to escape the ordeal of displacement.
How Tajikistan responded rapidly to a polio outbreak
Despite challenges posed by the pandemic, a mass vaccination campaign has protected children.
Stories of hope from 2022
To end the year with a note of gratitude, here are five stories of hope from around the world – showing us how one small intervention can impact the lives and futures of children.
Universal School Meals: Putting Child Health Back on the Front Foot
It isn’t always easy to be a kid—or for that matter, a parent responsible for one. But we can all agree that over the last few years, it’s grown increasingly harder.
Humanitarian Action for Children 2023: Climate and conflict catastrophic for children
UNICEF’s Humanitarian Action for Children (HAC) appeal helps support our work as it provides conflict- and disaster-affected children with access to water, sanitation, nutrition, education, health and protection services.