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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 »

Ayat, the Teacher

Posted by: UNICEF November 2, 2017

The story of Ayat, a 12-year old girl who fled with her family from Ar-Raqqa, Syria amid violence and who is making the best of her situation by helping others. Read more »

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Global citizens, local actions

Posted by: Guest Author October 4, 2017

Happy National Teacher's Day! Cathy Dee-Brand, a grade 3 teacher at St. Mary's Elementary School in Fort Vermilion, Alberta, talks to us about why she's passionate about global citizenship and how she encourages her students to think of other kids like themselves around the world. Read more »

Education under attack in Borno, Nigeria

Posted by: UNICEF October 5, 2017

The new school year in northeast Nigeria is bittersweet. Education has been one of the biggest causalities of the Boko Haram conflict, with over 3 million children now in need of emergency education support so that they can get back to school and get a decent education. Read more »

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Ordinary heroes: 20 photos of life in the classroom

Posted by: UNICEF Canada August 30, 2017

Children are some of the most resilient people—and in turn, heroes—that live among us, even if all they’re trying to do is learn. Read more »


The Changemakers: 10 youth building peace in their communities

Posted by: June Findlay August 11, 2017

Political instability, labour market challenges and limited space for political and civic participation have led to increasing isolation of youth in societies. Despite this, there are some life-changing movements and activities happening in communities around the world, thanks to young people who are leading the charge for change. 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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How Far Would You Go To Sit For Exams?

Posted by: UNICEF July 10, 2017

I was in Grade 8 when I was forced to leave school, after fighting started in my village in eastern rural Aleppo. Read more »

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2017 Top 10 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas That Give Back

Posted by: UNICEF Canada April 24, 2017

If you still don’t have an idea what to get for Mother’s Day but want to gift something truly unique, look no further. Read more »

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Seven inspirational stories about mothers from around the world

Posted by: UNICEF Canada April 24, 2017

Wherever they are, mothers will do anything for their children. At UNICEF, we witness it every day while we work to help children and their families survive and thrive. For Mother’s Day, be inspired by some of those short stories about mothers who do everything they can to keep their children safe, healthy and happy. Read more »

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