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Children and adolescents on the move in Latin America

Posted by: UNICEF Canada February 7, 2019

Over the past three years, the economic crisis in Venezuela has led hundreds of thousands of children and adolescents to leave the country with their families to migrate to other countries in the region, mostly to Peru and Colombia. They set out on the journey in difficult conditions and weary of the discrimination and xenophobia they might face in some places along the way. Read more »

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A Life Uprooted: Yar’s Story

Posted by: UNICEF Canada December 13, 2018

16 year old Yar came to Uganda from South Sudan three years ago. Although she had to leave everything behind, she has now made new friends – and a new life – for herself. Read more »

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Five things to know about the Global Compact for Migration

Posted by: UNICEF Canada December 7, 2018

There has been a lot of ongoing debates lately around migration. But why is it on the news and what is the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration everyone is talking about? What does it mean for children refugees and migrants, and their rights and protection? Here are five things you need to know about what is happening in Marrakech this week. Read more »

Uprooted Journeys: The Role of an Object

Posted by: UNICEF December 5, 2018

Young migrants are full of potential. When they’re supported they can become agents of positive change for safe migration, equality and friendship. For Migration Week, UNICEF Canada looks at how everyday objects play a role in telling young migrant’s stories. Read more »

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7 Reasons Why Migrants Flee Central America

Posted by: UNICEF August 16, 2018

Pervasive violence and poverty drive desperate Central Americans to migrate in search of safety and a better life. UNICEF works with governments and local partners to improve conditions in their home countries. Read more »

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Girl, uprooted

Posted by: June Findlay November 15, 2017

After violent conflict in South Sudan forced Nyajime’s family to uproot their lives, she became sick and so malnourished that she was unable to stand, walk or even smile. Here’s the story of her miraculous transformation into a healthy child, thanks to the love and care of many people—and a few simple, yet essential gifts. Read more »

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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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Shocking stories from the Rohingya children's crisis

Posted by: UNICEF September 28, 2017

The scenes in Bangladesh right now are hard to fathom. Read more »

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The Rohingya Crisis Is Worsening By The Day

Posted by: UNICEF September 18, 2017

The latest update on the plight of the Rohingya people, who continue to cross into Bangladesh from Myanmar by the thousands. Read more »

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Leaving a fighter’s life behind

Posted by: UNICEF September 21, 2017

Helping children formerly associated with armed groups in the Greater Kasai region resume their lives. Read more »

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