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Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: December 11, 2019

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.

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Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: December 9, 2019

UNICEF is working with authorities and partners in providing safe and clean water to children and families.

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Posted by: Guest Author
Publication date: December 9, 2019

In October 2019, six members of UNICEF Canada’s Women Unlimited travelled to Ghana for their first field visit, as part of a four year philanthropic journey. One of the members, Lisa Letwin, provided us this reflection on her experiences and how philanthropy really means the power of possibility.

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Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: December 9, 2019

Syria’s nine year conflict has continued unabated, with all parties to the conflict intensifying military operations in Idleb, Aleppo, Hama, Eastern Ghouta and in the Northeast of the country. Despite the ongoing conflict, UNICEF has been working hard to provide essential supplies and support to children in the region.

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Posted by: Guest Author
Publication date: December 3, 2019

UNICEF Canada ambassador and teacher Bayan Yammout visited Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan – the world’s largest camp for Syrian refugees – in October 2019, to provide training for facilitators (Syrian refugees who run the UNICEF designated programs) at the camp’s Makani Centres. In a two part series, she shares her reflections on life for children in the camps.

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Posted by: Kids Of Canada
Publication date: December 3, 2019

On November 20, youth activists from across Canada gathered in Toronto and collaborated on a letter from the future.


Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: October 30, 2019

Kawthar is a 25 year old mother, who fled airstrikes in Serekaniye (also known as Ras Al-Ayn) with her only daughter Barcham (2 and a half years old). They are some of the approximately 176,000 people (including almost 80,000 children) who have been displaced inside north-eastern Syria just in the last two weeks.

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Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: October 23, 2019

Safia Ibrahim is a 37 year old Somali-born Canadian. When she was 1 years old, she contracted polio that rendered her unable to walk. For World Polio Day, Safia spoke with UNICEF Canada about the choice she never got to make but one that has impacted her entire life.

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Posted by: David Morley
Publication date: October 21, 2019

Twenty-four thousand children were killed or maimed in conflicts in 2018. This is the highest number ever reported by the UN since it began monitoring the six grave violations affecting children nearly 15 years ago. David Morley comments on the situation and how Canada must make children’s rights, safety and wellbeing a global priority.

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Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: October 18, 2019

It’s true – UNICEF is bringing a spooktacular tradition back to Canada for Halloween. Here’s the top 5 things you need to know about UNICEF Canada’s Halloween Heroes.

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