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Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: December 27, 2018

Although we’d love to showcase all of the hard work done by UNICEF staffers, volunteers and partners this year, we’ve only got so much space so join us as we look back at some of our key moments in 2018.


Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: December 20, 2018

Of all the babies born every year, 30 million newborns will need specialized and intensive care due to reasons like premature birth and low birthweight. Thanks to timely neonatal care, Baby Nahawa from Mali beat all odds to survive.


Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: December 18, 2018

Cold temperatures, frozen ground, falling snow – winter is business as usual for Canadians but for millions of children in Middle East, it is not. They need warmth this winter. Support UNICEF in helping displaced children in Middle East and North Africa.

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Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: December 13, 2018

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.


Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: December 10, 2018

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.


Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: December 7, 2018

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.


Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: December 5, 2018

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.


Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: December 4, 2018

Prosper carried his emaciated son miles to the nearest clinic in the Central African Republic. That was just the start of their journey.


Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: November 30, 2018

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.


Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: November 27, 2018

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.