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Geographic Region : North America

North America 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.

Living as a Youth in the Time of the Seventh Fire

Posted by: Kids Of Canada September 28, 2018

I was born colonized but, like many other Indigenous youth, am on the journey of decolonizing and reconnecting to my community and culture. Read more »

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UNICEF Cards: "At Play" with Peter Wyse

Posted by: UNICEF Canada September 28, 2018

Ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir were two kids with big wonderful dreams. Partnered together at ages seven and nine, their chemistry and commitment to their sport and to each other was storybook. They were playful and charming and real. Champions. Read more »

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Experiencing Bullying Gave Me Strength

Posted by: Kids Of Canada September 5, 2018

There have been several instances in my life where I have experienced some form of bullying. However, I have mostly experienced exclusive bullying from friend groups throughout my life. Read more »

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Representation, Intersectionality and Inclusion within Community Fundraising

Posted by: UNICEF Canada August 29, 2018

UNICEF Canada is pleased to announce that Fatou Jammeh, our Community Development Officer, has been accepted as a 2018-19 Fellow in the Association of Fundraising Professionals Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada Fellowship in Inclusion and Philanthropy Program. Read more »

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Just Snap Out Of It - Aisha's Story

Posted by: Kids Of Canada July 25, 2018

There is such stigma around mental health, so much that some parents even say “I’d rather have my kids going through leukemia than going through clinical depression.” Acknowledging firstly that mental health exists, as well as knowing it is as important as our physical health, if not more, is the first step towards raising awareness against such stigma. Read more »

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Just Snap Out Of It - Sal's Story

Posted by: Kids Of Canada July 24, 2018

There is such stigma around mental health, so much that some parents even say “I’d rather have my kids going through leukemia than going through clinical depression”. Acknowledging firstly that mental health exists, as well as knowing it is as important as our physical health, if not more, is the first step towards raising awareness against such stigma. Read more »

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Discovering and Defining Indigenous Identity

Posted by: Kids Of Canada August 9, 2018

That’s when I realized, Indigenous people (whether raised in our cultures or not) have feelings of inadequacy due to colonization, and these feelings need to be addressed so we can combat them. Read more »

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Closer To Home

Posted by: Kids Of Canada August 10, 2018

It's easy to think that homelessness isn't a problem in Canada, a "first-world" country. However, it's much closer to home than we think. It's our responsibility to be aware of that and help break down the stigma that surrounds homelessness to increase access to resources for the less fortunate. Read more »

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The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative: Step by Step, Day by Day… That’s (Still) the Baby-Friendly Way

Posted by: Guest Author July 31, 2018

The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative has the power to create systems change, inform professional practice and enrich personal values and ethics and strengthen commitment to improve women’s and children’s health and the well being of families. It enables mothers to achieve their personal goals regarding infant feeding. Read more »

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