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Tag : Children Uprooted

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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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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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An Agenda for Action

Posted by: UNICEF September 12, 2017

UNICEF’s call for practical action and public engagement to help protect every child uprooted by war, violence and poverty. Read more »

The Road to Europe

Posted by: UNICEF September 14, 2017

Uprooted children are vulnerable to being preyed upon by smugglers and traffickers. Read more »

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Danger every step of the way

Posted by: UNICEF September 8, 2017

Alone on the move to Europe, their friendship started when seven Gambian boys met while waiting to travel by boat from Libya to Italy. Referencing their journey, the boys named their crew “Do it or die”. 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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