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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.

Twenty-four thousand children were killed or maimed in conflicts in 2018. This is the highest number ever reported by the UN since it began monitoring the six grave violations affecting children nearly 15 years ago. David Morley comments on the situation and how Canada must make children’s rights, safety and wellbeing a global priority.

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A poem by Karen R., 15

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As UNICEF Canada’s 25th Team begins to transition to the next phase with Women UNlimited, 25th Team member Jennifer Toby reflects back on her journey through verse.

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As UNICEF Canada’s 25th Team moves to the next phase with Women UNlimited, 25th Team member Jennifer Toby reflects back on her journey.

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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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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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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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Passion. Devotion. Humanism. For more than 40 years, UNICEF Canada CEO David Morley has been driven by a simple objective – to make the world a better place for children.

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McMaster UNICEF Campus Club president Lina Abril tells UNICEF Canada how she’s bringing together her love of running with her dedication to supporting children around the world as a member of Team UNICEF.

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It’s not often we have the opportunity to discuss the power of partnership through technology and the support of women. Although, times are changing and Cisco along with UNICEF Canada are advancing the prospects of women globally through their commitment to help communities, economies and futures – one woman at a time.

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