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Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: May 22, 2019

Irene is 14 years old and in grade 7 – which in Uganda, where she lives, is unusual for girls her age. UNICEF supported programs in Uganda are helping to ensure that Irene and girls like her are able to stay in school longer, sparking positive change in the community.

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Posted by: Guest Author
Publication date: May 9, 2019

In advance of Mother's Day, UNICEF Canada 25th Team member Stasia Schmidt takes a moment to reflect on her experiences as a mom, and how they helped to link her to the other moms she met during her field visits with the 25th Team.

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Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: May 8, 2019

Fact: Across the world, when young girls reach adolescence, they begin menstruating. Reality: In many parts of the world the start of menstruation can result in girls dropping out of school.

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Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: May 8, 2019

As Ukraine faces one of the world’s worst measles outbreaks, doctors and parents work together to dispel myths about vaccines.

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Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: May 7, 2019

With massive tropical storms and instances of heavy flooding on the rise, climate change is clouding the future of children in Bangladesh.

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

UNICEF is the world's leading child-focused humanitarian organization. We work in 192 countries throughout the world - our determination and reach is unparalleled. Our work for every child relies entirely on voluntary support, which is why every month we want to spotlight one of our community champions – volunteers from all across Canada who are working hard to support UNICEF’s mission.

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Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: May 2, 2019

It’s no secret – shopping for gifts isn’t always easy. But UNICEF Canada is here to take the guesswork out of shopping with our 2019 Mother’s Day gift guide.

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Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: April 26, 2019

UNICEF is the world's leading child-focused humanitarian organization. We work in 192 countries throughout the world - our determination and reach is unparalleled. Our work for every child relies entirely on voluntary support, which is why every month we want to spotlight one of our community champions – volunteers from all across Canada who are working hard to support UNICEF’s mission.

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Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: April 25, 2019

Through partnerships and continued commitment, Kenya has become the latest country to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT).

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

“My house is always full of female villagers coming for consultations and sometimes just moral support!” says Amina, who lives in Syria and works as a health educator.

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