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Learn more about UNICEF’s work under the topic "Poverty".

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.


Poverty and even homelessness can be an invisible condition— it is not always seen, and even when it is, it is too often ignored.