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Building a better future for girls in Afghanistan

Posted by: UNICEF June 4, 2018

In Shahrak e Mahajereen, a mountainous village in Afghanistan’s central highlands, 28-year old Suraya is passionate about transforming the lives of illiterate girls and women. Read more »

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G7 Summit in Canada - Now is time to let adolescent girls speak-up

Posted by: David Morley May 29, 2018

As part of Canada’s G7 Presidency, Finance and Development Ministers will gather May 30 -31 in Whistler, British Columbia, in the fourth and final meeting of the G7 governments taking place in advance of the Summit. Adolescent girls will be front and centre at the Finance and Development Ministers meeting, taking part in conversations with the Ministers and speaking up on issues that affect them. Read more »


One Youth Change Network: What Is It, What Can It Do?

Posted by: Guest Author May 23, 2018

The One Youth Change Network is a group that young people of all ages across Canada are welcome to join. In this community, everyone is sharing and building ideas for how we can make Canada a better place for children and youth. Read more »

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Chibok Girls: Bring Back Their Childhood

Posted by: Farah Malek-Bakouche May 1, 2018

In 2014, the world witnessed the abduction of more than 276 school girls taken from their school in the town of Chibok, in northeastern Nigeria, triggering a massive solidarity movement on social media with celebrities calling on the governments of the world to act. We wanted to bring them back, to live their childhood as any child - any girl - should be entitled to. Yet, more than four years later, more than 100 of the “Chibok girls” are still missing. Worse, 110 more girls were abducted, and five lost their lives, in February 2018 in Dapchi, northeast Nigeria. Read more »

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On International Women’s Day, UNICEF brings education to girls in Afghanistan

Posted by: UNICEF March 8, 2018

It's International Women's Day! Girls’ education is one of the most powerful investments that can be made to help break cycles of poverty and violence. It can be a turning point for women’s empowerment and the long-term health, peace and prosperity of entire communities and countries. Read more »

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Meet Canadians who are helping to build a better world

Posted by: UNICEF Canada February 5, 2018

From February 4-10, Canada celebrates International Development Week. It’s our chance to recognize Canadians who are helping to make the world a better place. UNICEF has hundreds of Canadians working to protect and promote the rights of vulnerable children. Meet just a few of them! Read more »

Ayat, the Teacher

Posted by: UNICEF November 2, 2017

The story of Ayat, a 12-year old girl who fled with her family from Ar-Raqqa, Syria amid violence and who is making the best of her situation by helping others. Read more »

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Global citizens, local actions

Posted by: Guest Author October 4, 2017

Happy National Teacher's Day! Cathy Dee-Brand, a grade 3 teacher at St. Mary's Elementary School in Fort Vermilion, Alberta, talks to us about why she's passionate about global citizenship and how she encourages her students to think of other kids like themselves around the world. Read more »

Education under attack in Borno, Nigeria

Posted by: UNICEF October 5, 2017

The new school year in northeast Nigeria is bittersweet. Education has been one of the biggest causalities of the Boko Haram conflict, with over 3 million children now in need of emergency education support so that they can get back to school and get a decent education. Read more »

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Ordinary heroes: 20 photos of life in the classroom

Posted by: UNICEF Canada August 30, 2017

Children are some of the most resilient people—and in turn, heroes—that live among us, even if all they’re trying to do is learn. Read more »

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