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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.

Want to avoid stores and online shopping this Mother’s Day? UNICEF Canada has compiled our top 5 presents for Mother’s Day that really give back.

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Imagine what children could do if they learned about climate and environmental crisises and their education taught them how to be changemakers. These young climate activists are fighting for climate education – to ensure that every child has the tools to help protect their environment and communities.

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With the holiday season fast approaching, UNICEF Canada is proud to present our annual gift guide, so you can get everyone in your life a gift that really gives back.

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13 young Canadians are challenging the federal voting age in court - find out why Catherine thinks the Canada Elections Act is unconstitutional

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13 young Canadians are challenging the federal voting age in court - find out why Khadijat thinks the Canada Elections Act is unconstitutional

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Can giving charitably really make you happier? To learn more about how charitable donations affect our moods, we spoke with Dr. Elizabeth Dunn, a professor from the University of British Columbia, who studies how money and charitable giving – among other factors – can impact our happiness.

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Remember those little pumpkin-coloured, cardboard UNICEF boxes the kids would carry while trick-or-treating on Halloween? They always made UNICEF top-of-mind with Canadians at this time of year. Let's look back on how those little orange boxes helped make a difference for children around the world.

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Thomas Sorensen, Senior Manager in the Cold Chain Unit, UNICEF Supply Division, explains the work behind the scenes to roll-out the largest ultra-cold-chain deployment in history.

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Want a fun Halloween activity you can do with the whole family, while helping other children around the world at the same time? We’re answering your questions about the UNICEF Halloween Walk-a-thon and how you can get involved.

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For World Humanitarian Day, we hear from three different groups who have been taking part in the Love My Neighbour Project – where multi-faith Canadians have come together to promote global vaccine equity.

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