Safa’s pink bed: One Refugee Girl’s Journey to Canada
UNICEF has been supporting Safa, a Syrian refugee girl, since 2014. Abedelmajeed El-Noaimi, a Communications Specialist with UNICEF Jordan shares his experiences with Safa over the past 6 years.
Braving COVID-19 to Document Nigeria's Children
While COVID-19 is making the experience of registering each new birth difficult, birth registrars are braving the virus to ensure each newborn is registered.
Talking to Your Kids About Racism
How to start important conversations about racial injustice, implicit bias and how to be an ally - and keep them going.
Between Fear, Courage and Hope
Health workers Fariba and Mohaddeseh share one thing in common as they described their feelings of seeing recovered patients - the sparkle in their eyes and the joy in their voices.
Ten things you didn’t know about child labour
June 12 is the World Day Against Child Labour. Today, and every day, we stand for every child’s right to a childhood – working to protect children from harm, including dangerous and often illegal work. Empower yourself with knowledge and join the fight.
5 Ways to Stand Up Against Racism and Injustice
Racism and violence damage children, leaving deep and lasting scars. Here are five things you and your family can do now to help create a more just society.
A New Shadow Over Ukraine's Children
Despite six years of violence, many schools in eastern Ukraine had managed to stay open. Then COVID-19 changed all that.
Statement from UNICEF Canada President & CEO David Morley on racism and anti-racism protests
"At UNICEF Canada, we will take steps to be part of the work of building a better society, both through a redoubling of our efforts in the world as well as ensuring we have an anti-racist workplace."
In the south of Nepal, easy-to-assemble handwashing stations designed by UNICEF are being installed in several health facilities to promote better hand hygiene – important in protecting children and families against COVID-19 and other infectious diseases.
Clean air for children in Bayankhongor
Gers – a traditional Mongolian yurt – rely on coal stoves for heating and cooking. To help combat pollution in Mongolia, UNICEF is working on new methods of energy efficiency and indoor air quality. So far, 200 chimneys have already been replaced but there’s many more to go.