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Child Protection 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.

Seven years ago, a young mother named Haifa and 50 members of her extended family fled escalating violence in the city of Erbin and settled on a farm in the suburbs, where they hoped they'd be safe. Now Haifa tells her story of how she has worked to protect her children from the conflict.

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For Red Hand Day/International Day Against the Use of Child Soldiers, three former child soldiers share how the traumatic events in ‘the bush’ kept haunting them in their dreams and how the support from family and social workers have helped them.

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How this harmful practice affects millions of girls worldwide.

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For International Day of Education, we’re looking at teachers who are making sure that even when school is out, the learning doesn’t stop.

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UNICEF Italy Migrant and Refugee Response Coordinator Anna Riatti shares her experience – and that of her UNICEF Italy colleagues – in helping migrant and refugee children during COVID-19.

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Through her studies in STEM - and with support from the UNICEF Techno Girl programme - Sebabatso is helping change her future and shape her community.

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These are challenging times. Children’s lives all around the world have been turned upside down. All children are affected by COVID-19, no matter where they’re from, but the most vulnerable children are facing some of the toughest challenges. We must support each other. COVID-19 binds us together. Solidarity binds us together.

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The Afghan Girls Robotic Team turns an idea into an innovation.

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Young people in camps for displaced people in Mali are being empowered with information about how to protect themselves and their communities.

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Health workers are stopping at nothing to ensure immunizations for every child.

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