Middle East and North Africa is one of the geographical regions where UNICEF is currently running programs for children in need. On this page, you will find more information on UNICEF’s work.
“My house is always full of female villagers coming for consultations and sometimes just moral support!” says Amina, who lives in Syria and works as a health educator.
With ongoing and unending conflict in Yemen, the humanitarian situation continues to deteriorate across the country. UNICEF is working around-the clock to save children suffering from disease – often caused by a lack of access to clean water.
March 15 marks the 8th year-mark of the war in Syria. There are now millions of children living in Syria, and in neighboring countries, who have never known anything but war. This photo series takes you through the memories of Syrian children – now living in Za’atari Refugee Camp – and the objects they brought with them that encapsulate those memories.
Water is life. Without water, children simply cannot survive. This year on World Water Day, we look at 10 facts about water that might surprise you.
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.
This Valentine’s Day, give a gift that shares the love. UNICEF Canada has five unique gift-giving suggestions that make great alternatives to the traditional Valentine’s Day gifts.
Millions of children around the world are trapped in child labour, depriving them of their childhood, their health and education, and condemning them to a life of poverty and want. Of course, there is work that children do to help their families in ways that are neither harmful nor exploitative. But many children are stuck in unacceptable work for children – a serious violation of their rights.
In 2019, over 395,000 babies will be born around the world on New Year’s Day. Their future, like this new year, is full of possibility. These babies deserve the best start in life. It is their right. But too many babies will not survive their first year, or even their first month.
In 2018, UNICEF reached almost all corners of the globe – 190 countries to be exact – to help save children’s lives. We have chosen five stories of success to show how generous support from our donors paired with tireless work from UNICEF staff, volunteers and partners are truly making a difference, for every child.
Although we’d love to showcase all of the hard work done by UNICEF staffers, volunteers and partners this year, we’ve only got so much space so join us as we look back at some of our key moments in 2018.