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Category : Child Protection

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Meet Canadians who are helping to build a better world

Posted by: UNICEF Canada February 5, 2018

From February 4-10, Canada celebrates International Development Week. It’s our chance to recognize Canadians who are helping to make the world a better place. UNICEF has hundreds of Canadians working to protect and promote the rights of vulnerable children. Meet just a few of them! Read more »

Mental health top concern for Canada’s youth

Posted by: UNICEF Canada January 30, 2018

On a day when the country will be uniting in support of Canadians suffering from mental health challenges, it is important to acknowledge that Canada’s youth are not immune to the problem. Read more »

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Malnutrition, unsafe water and limited education in Yemen

Posted by: Marie-Hélène Bachand January 26, 2018

In Yemen, an entire generation of children is growing up knowing nothing but war. They have been scarred by years of violence, displacement, disease, poverty, undernutrition and a lack of access to basic services including water, health care and education. Read more »

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Help the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s children: the main victims of the conflict in Kasai

Posted by: Marie-Hélène Bachand January 18, 2018

Children living in Kasai, one of the poorest regions of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, remain the main victims of the crisis. When violence erupted, families fled into the forest. Sometimes families have described fleeing three or four times, sometimes even in the middle of the night. Read more »

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Surviving Winter in Syria

Posted by: UNICEF December 11, 2017

Conflict has changed every part of Syria over the past six years, including winter. Any happy memories of snow filled streets and fields are now gone. Forced to flee their homes and live in camps and shelters offering little protection from the cold, winter is a real struggle for children in Syria. Freezing temperatures, snow and heavy rain will make life a struggle for children who have been forced from their homes. Read more »

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Leaving a fighter’s life behind

Posted by: UNICEF September 21, 2017

Helping children formerly associated with armed groups in the Greater Kasai region resume their lives. Read more »

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An Agenda for Action

Posted by: UNICEF September 12, 2017

UNICEF’s call for practical action and public engagement to help protect every child uprooted by war, violence and poverty. Read more »

Children are #NotaTarget

Posted by: UNICEF August 18, 2017

Tens of millions of children caught up in armed conflict must be protected from life-threatening attacks and violence. Read more »


Promoting global health is where Canadians come together

Posted by: Stefanie Carmichael July 11, 2017

When it comes to ensuring children’s rights and access to quality health services, Canadians agree: we have a duty to protect. Read more »

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