Solar Power for Clean Water
How are solar-powered water systems are helping children in remote communities like Yambio, South Sudan access clean water in health centres, schools and homesÉ
David Morley’s Life-Mission to Improve Children’s Lives
Passion. Devotion. Humanism. For more than 40 years, UNICEF Canada CEO David Morley has been driven by a simple objective – to make the world a better place for children.
Helping children survive in Yemen
With ongoing and unending conflict in Yemen, the humanitarian situation continues to deteriorate across the country. UNICEF is working around-the clock to save children suffering from disease – often caused by a lack of access to clean water.
Running for Change with Around the Bay Road Race
McMaster UNICEF Campus Club president Lina Abril tells UNICEF Canada how she’s bringing together her love of running with her dedication to supporting children around the world as a member of Team UNICEF.
Objects I Carried With Me: Stories from Syrian Children
March 15 marks the 8th year-mark of the war in Syria. There are now millions of children living in Syria, and in neighboring countries, who have never known anything but war. This photo series takes you through the memories of Syrian children – now living in Za’atari Refugee Camp – and the objects they brought with them that encapsulate those memories.
Girls’ Education in Uganda: Water, Sanitation and School Attendance
Fact: Across the world, when young girls reach adolescence, they begin menstruating. Reality: In many parts of the world the start of menstruation can result in girls dropping out of school.
Child Soldier: From War to Recovery
Every child deserves the opportunity to play, laugh and learn; to explore and grow in a world that nurtures them. Tragically, UNICEF estimates that tens of thousands of boys and girls under the age of 18 are used in conflicts worldwide. We recognize February 12 as International Day Against the Use of Child Soldiers - to ensure a better, safer future for every child.
Children On the Move in Latin America
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.
It’s not often we have the opportunity to discuss the power of partnership through technology and the support of women. Although, times are changing and Cisco along with UNICEF Canada are advancing the prospects of women globally through their commitment to help communities, economies and futures – one woman at a time.
Saving Newborn Lives in Bangladesh
In Bangladesh, UNICEF is building Special Care New Born Units (SCANU) in local hospitals, to supply aid to newborns and infants – especially those who are in need of emergency intervention.