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.
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."
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.
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.
Call 1166: Vital Support During COVID-19
A COVID-19 helpline in Pakistan is providing vital support to communities in need during the pandemic.
A Day in the Life: Internally Displaced Children in Yemen
Muna is 10 years old and is one of the many children living in Al Sha’ab camp in Aden, Yemen. Due to COVID-19, her school in the camp is currently closed but she is trying to make the best of her days at home.
A Silent Crisis
A nationwide lockdown across Bangladesh brings an increased risk of gender-based violence for Rohingya and Bangladeshi women and girls.