Ordinary heroes: 20 photos of life in the classroom
Children are some of the most resilient people—and in turn, heroes—that live among us, even if all they’re trying to do is learn.
Water: a precious resource
A restored water treatment plant in Bentiu gives residents new hope.
Nepal Flood: UNICEF provides immediate response to affected communities
Nepal has experienced incessant rainfall for three days since 11 August 2017.
Back-to-school: A time to face the facts about Canada’s kids
With summer vacation nearly over, thousands of children across the country will soon be heading back to school.
Youth are what they eat (or don’t eat) at school
This is the first in a series of youth guest blogs providing a diversity of perspectives from Canada’s young people in support of UNICEF Canada’s One Youth movement.
Children are #NotaTarget
Tens of millions of children caught up in armed conflict must be protected from life-threatening attacks and violence.
In Sierra Leone, mudslides rip a community apart
UNICEF is on the ground urgently responding to the needs of displaced families affected by the flooding and landslides in Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown which have killed several hundred people including at least 109 children.
Denied a childhood
In one of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s poorest regions, the future of an entire generation of children is at risk.
The Changemakers: 10 youth building peace in their communities
Political instability, labour market challenges and limited space for political and civic participation have led to increasing isolation of youth in societies. Despite this, there are some life-changing movements and activities happening in communities around the world, thanks to young people who are leading the charge for change.
My cat makes me happy: What Canada’s youth told us about their well-being
A new UNICEF Canada report released today highlights what Canada’s youth consider critical to their well-being. Among the insights, holistic health and a sense of belonging top the list.