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UNICEF has joined forces with soap maker Savonor to make handwashing cheaper and easier for children and families — and in doing so, strengthen the country's first line of defense against COVID-19.


In the south of Nepal, easy-to-assemble handwashing stations designed by UNICEF are being installed in several health facilities to promote better hand hygiene – important in protecting children and families against COVID-19 and other infectious diseases.


Muna is 10 years old and is one of the many children living in Al Sha’ab camp in Aden, Yemen. Due to COVID-19, her school in the camp is currently closed but she is trying to make the best of her days at home.


How UNICEF is equipping families and communities with soap and clean water to protect themselves against COVID-19.


In camps for internally displaced people in Herat, Afganistan, UNICEF is on the ground supporting children and their families.


April 5-11 is recognized every year as World Health Worker Week and this year in particular, we wanted to recognize the efforts of just some of the millions of health care workers around the world, who – despite the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak – are hard at work to ensure children receive the vital care they need.


Diseases like coronavirus pose a big risk to refugees. But proper handwashing practices can help keep the threat in check.


Washing your hands can protect you and your loved ones against the spread of disease such as coronavirus.


A programme to end open defecation in Jharkhand ends up transforming gender roles, with female toilet builders tackling gender gaps and taking on menstrual hygiene management.


The holidays are fast approaching, which means last-minute gift shoppers are urgently searching for that special something to give to friends, family or that special someone. In the spirit of the season, UNICEF Canada offers this holiday rescue guide; our top 6 meaningful gifts that will help children in need this season.