Giving With Care: Top 5 Gifts That Give Back for 2021
With the holiday season fast approaching, UNICEF Canada is proud to present our annual gift guide, so you can get everyone in your life a gift that really gives back.
Oxygen Plant in a Box: Innovating COVID-19 Response
To meet the rapidly escalating needs of countries in providing medical grade oxygen for COVID-19 patients, UNICEF has developed an innovative Oxygen Plant-in-a Box package, to help increase oxygen producing capacity at hospitals and health clinics.
The Right to Vote - Part Two
13 young Canadians are challenging the federal voting age in court - find out why Catherine thinks the Canada Elections Act is unconstitutional
The Right to Vote - Part One
13 young Canadians are challenging the federal voting age in court - find out why Khadijat thinks the Canada Elections Act is unconstitutional
The Science of Happiness
Can giving charitably really make you happier? To learn more about how charitable donations affect our moods, we spoke with Dr. Elizabeth Dunn, a professor from the University of British Columbia, who studies how money and charitable giving – among other factors – can impact our happiness.
Emergency Latrines: Promoting Health, Restoring Dignity
By improving access to safe and adequate water supplies, building basic sanitation infrastructure for households, UNICEF and SIDA have helped entire communities in Yemen to adopt positive health and hygiene practices
Tech Trailblazers: Dismantling the Rural-Urban Divide
In France, boys are more than twice as likely to graduate in STEM subjects than girls, and nearly four times as likely to be employed as Information and Communications Technology (ICT) specialists, according to the European Commission’s 2020 Women in Digital Scoreboard. Houda, a computer science student is working to change up this dynamic.
5 Ways to Celebrate National Child Day
Learn more about National Child Day and how you can get involved in recognizing and celebrating children’s rights everywhere.
How Mealtime Looks Around the World
Families want to feed their children the nutritious food they need to grow up healthy. But there are big barriers to doing so.
The little Orange Halloween Box that Stopped a War
Remember those little pumpkin-coloured, cardboard UNICEF boxes the kids would carry while trick-or-treating on Halloween? They always made UNICEF top-of-mind with Canadians at this time of year. Let's look back on how those little orange boxes helped make a difference for children around the world.