Category: Child Protection
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.
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Forced to leave school and marry a man twice her age: The impacts of drought in Ethiopia
The story of 13-year-old Enat, who was forced to leave school and marry a stranger to help her family cope with the drought in Ethiopia.
Building Back Better: Stories of Success from 2021
As we close out 2021 – UNICEF’s 75th year of working to defend every child’s right to a childhood – we look back on some of our success stories from the past year.
Emergency Latrines: Promoting Health, Restoring Dignity
By improving access to safe and adequate water supplies, building basic sanitation infrastructure for households, UNICEF and SIDA have helped entire communities in Yemen to adopt positive health and hygiene practices
How Mealtime Looks Around the World
Families want to feed their children the nutritious food they need to grow up healthy. But there are big barriers to doing so.
A Springboard for the Future
Through vocational training, UNICEF is encouraging displaced young people in the DRC to start income-generating activities.
I Am Not a Victim - I am a Changemaker!
Anojitha Sivaskaran is an internally displaced person who grew up facing the hardships of Sri Lanka’s civil war. She has directly experienced food shortages, insecurity, injustice, and inadequate shelter, but continues to fight for sustainable peace and quality education. In her blog, Anojitha talks about the importance of including young people in order to make transformational change both locally and globally.
The Corona Van: Supporting Children in Syria through COVID-19
UNICEF is supporting "Corona Van" in Al Tal, Syria. The van reaches them with psychosocial support and awareness-raising on prevention against COVID19.
Helping Children Thrive: A Lesson to All the Fathers
For fathers like Hazir, spending quality time with their children helps them grow and reach their full potential.
A ‘dry-run’ for COVID-19 vaccine delivery
A massive measles-rubella vaccination campaign provides vital protection for children – and encouraging signs for future roll-outs.
The Heaviest Price: 10 Years of Conflict in Syria
After a decade of conflict, children in Syria continue to pay the heaviest price. Today we answer pressing questions about what is happening in Syria, how UNICEF is working to protect children, and how you can support our work.