A Life Uprooted: Yar’s Story
16 year old Yar came to Uganda from South Sudan three years ago. Although she had to leave everything behind, she has now made new friends – and a new life – for herself.
Yemen: A Child's Story
For World Children’s Day 2018, UNICEF Yemen and Power of 20 worked together with Yemeni children and youth to produce a series of short films about life – and conflict – in Yemen.
Five things to know about the Global Compact for Migration
There has been a lot of ongoing debates lately around migration. But why is it on the news and what is the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration everyone is talking about? What does it mean for children refugees and migrants, and their rights and protection? Here are five things you need to know about what is happening in Marrakech this week.
Uprooted Journeys: The Role of an Object
Young migrants are full of potential. When they’re supported they can become agents of positive change for safe migration, equality and friendship. For Migration Week, UNICEF Canada looks at how everyday objects play a role in telling young migrant’s stories.
“I was praying as I walked” Malnutrition in Central African Republic
Prosper carried his emaciated son miles to the nearest clinic in the Central African Republic. That was just the start of their journey.
Shopping for Good (and For You)
Fair trade and ethical shopping aren’t just buzzwords – they’re an important way to ensure that you’re getting well-made products, which were created in safe and humane working environments.
Conflict in Yemen: Children caught in the world’s largest humanitarian crisis
The conflict has made Yemen a living hell for children. Over 11 million children – 80% of all children in the country – require humanitarian assistance. But thanks to donors, UNICEF is on the ground, and working hard to reach as many children as possible with life-saving support.
Finally! A social policy “thermometer” to measure our kids’ wellbeing
When your baby has a fever, you reach for a thermometer. The Canadian Index of Child and Youth Well-being is designed to function like a social policy “thermometer" - to measure and communicate how well Canadian children and youth are actually doing, as opposed to how well we think they are doing.
Go Blue for Black Friday
Why brave the cold and the crowds when UNICEF Market has thousands of products – all available at the click of a button?
Preventing HIV and AIDs
HIV prevention among adolescent girls and young women is one of the main priority areas of UNICEF’s HIV and AIDS programme. The urgent need to do better for this neglected yet vulnerable population is clear: Every hour, 30 adolescents between the ages of 15 and 19 are newly infected with HIV, and most of them are girls.