A day for children with disabilities, and for all of us
December 3 is the annual International Day of Persons with Disabilities and aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the rights, dignity and well-being of persons with disabilities – including children. It also celebrates the benefits for the whole society when persons with disabilities are included in every aspect of life.
What is Child Stunting?
Whether or not you’re familiar with child ‘stunting,’ the fact remains: around the world, 180 million children under 5 are suffering from this little-known condition.
Is Canada doing its job to protect children’s rights?
Is Canada fulfilling the rights of its 7 million children? On September 26-27, the Canadian Government will answer questions from the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child on how well it’s protecting the rights and well-being of children in Canada.
A Personal Reflection on the Crisis in Syria
Bayan Yammout grew up in war-torn Beirut, experiencing first-hand the hardship conflict places on children – and the life-saving support UNICEF provides. Here are her thoughts on the current situation in Syria.
5 Ways to Get Involved with UNICEF Canada
There are many ways to volunteer with UNICEF Canada and every action makes a difference. This week, we shine the spotlight on Digital Volunteering.