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6 things you need to know about the Humanitarian Action for Children (a report by UNICEF)

Posted by: Stefanie Carmichael January 30, 2018

Every year, UNICEF releases a Humanitarian Action for Children report. It’s our annual global appeal that draws attention to the situation of millions of children living in the world’s most difficult crises, while requesting the financial support needed to help these children survive and thrive in the face of extraordinary challenges. 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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A child is a child: One girl's perilous journey to safety

Posted by: UNICEF May 17, 2017

Her name is Mary. She's from Benin City in Nigeria. When she was seventeen, Mary tried to escape a life with no prospects to work in a restaurant in Italy. Instead she was set up to be trafficked into the sex industry. Read more »

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Water is a family affair

Posted by: UNICEF March 22, 2017

For millions of people around the globe, water, sanitation and hygiene conditions have improved. Still, in 2015, 663 million people are using unsafe drinking water. VII Photo’s Ashley Gilbertson photographed in seven countries for UNICEF, making portraits of families and their daily water use. As part of World Water Day, we present some of these portraits. Read more »

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Growing perils for children online

Posted by: UNICEF Canada February 7, 2017

As children’s access to the Internet increases, efforts to better protect them from perils online must keep pace. Today is Safer Internet Day, a day to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and raise awareness of emerging online issues. Read more »

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