A child is a child: One girl's perilous journey to safety
Her name is Mary. She's from Benin City in Nigeria. When she was seventeen, Mary tried to escape a life with no prospects to work in a restaurant in Italy. Instead she was set up to be trafficked into the sex industry.
Six-year-old Canadian girl gives up birthday gifts for Syrian children
When Anna Puopolo turned five, she raised money for UNICEF’s work with children around the world. “This year,” she says, “we decided to do something a little bigger.”
Diaries from Syria: a single mother’s journey of hope and fear
Being a mother is miraculous. But for me, being forced live far away from my children just to put bread on the table, has turned this blessing into a curse.
Marked by massive violations of children’s rights, the Lake Chad Basin conflict has shattered countless lives
Water is happiness!
Investing in water, sanitation and hygiene is a priority.
UNICEF Jordan’s Makani centres reach the most vulnerable children
“Our village was so tiny, so far away and so unimportant that we thought the war would never reach us.” Hassan gave a sad shrug. “We were wrong.”
Jordan’s learning centres help children caught in conflict get back to school
One of my strongest memories from this seemingly endless war is of a young Syrian refugee girl I met in Duhok, Kurdistan, Iraq – 12 years old and three years out of school – who had forgotten how to read. What kind of hope could there be for a society that, in this day and age, could let children lose their education?
Race against time to save millions of lives in Yemen
The continuing violence in Yemen is fueling one of the worst hunger crises in the world, with nearly seven million people not knowing where their next meal will come from and in desperate need of food assistance.
Cambodia: Immunization on the move
“Bring your child for free vaccines tomorrow!” Sokly Ye called out to passers-by as she slowly drove her motorbike down a narrow dirt road lined with ramshackle homes.
2017 Top 10 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas That Give Back
If you still don’t have an idea what to get for Mother’s Day but want to gift something truly unique, look no further.