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Category : Advocacy

Advocacy is one of UNICEF’s main programs. On this page, you will find more information about current and past UNICEF projects, child stories and ways you can get involved.

Why I Give: Maude Audet On Why UNICEF Matters To Her

Posted by: UNICEF Canada January 3, 2019

Maude Audet is a singer-songwriter from Quebec who is crisscrossing the province to share her music and talent with audiences. Through her poetic, catchy and sensitive compositions, Maude awakens the senses and opens minds, and is quickly making her mark on the music scene. Read more »

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Shopping for Good (and For You)

Posted by: UNICEF Canada November 30, 2018

Fair trade and ethical shopping aren’t just buzzwords – they’re an important way to ensure that you’re getting well-made products, which were created in safe and humane working environments. Read more »

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Finally! A social policy “thermometer” to measure our kids’ wellbeing

Posted by: Guest Author November 26, 2018

When your baby has a fever, you reach for a thermometer. The Canadian Index of Child and Youth Well-being is designed to function like a social policy “thermometer" - to measure and communicate how well Canadian children and youth are actually doing, as opposed to how well we think they are doing. Read more »

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Go Blue for Black Friday

Posted by: UNICEF Canada November 23, 2018

Why brave the cold and the crowds when UNICEF Market has thousands of products – all available at the click of a button? Read more »

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Gifting From the Heart (With Your Budget In Mind)

Posted by: UNICEF Canada November 16, 2018

Giving a gift that your friends and family members will love doesn’t always have to come with a big price tag attached. If you gift from the heart, always keeping the recipient in mind, you’re sure to wow them. Read more »

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Warm Up for Winter with UNICEF Market

Posted by: UNICEF Canada November 8, 2018

Winter is coming (even if we might want to pretend that it’s not) but UNICEF Canada has plenty of ways to make your home warm and inviting throughout the colder months. Read more »

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Falling for (Sustainable) Fall Fashion

Posted by: UNICEF Canada November 2, 2018

Temperatures might be dropping but UNICEF Market by UNICEF Canada has plenty of cozy and sustainable ways for you to stay warm this fall. Read more »

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Shop for a Better World with UNICEF Canada

Posted by: UNICEF Canada October 24, 2018

This holiday season shoppers can help UNICEF Canada protect the world’s most vulnerable children, in addition to supporting local artisans who are working to improve their communities. Read more »

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Côte d’Ivoire U-Reporter Jessica Shares Her Experience

Posted by: Guest Author October 19, 2018

For me, being a U-Reporter is a dream opportunity that assures that my opinion doesn’t stay locked away in a closet, but is heard and taken into account at all levels: political, economic, environmental, cultural, in sports, etc. It is also a commitment towards my community. Read more »

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UNICEF Cards: "At Play" with Peter Wyse

Posted by: UNICEF Canada September 28, 2018

Ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir were two kids with big wonderful dreams. Partnered together at ages seven and nine, their chemistry and commitment to their sport and to each other was storybook. They were playful and charming and real. Champions. Read more »

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