Finally! A social policy “thermometer” to measure our kids’ wellbeing
When your baby has a fever, you reach for a thermometer. The Canadian Index of Child and Youth Well-being is designed to function like a social policy “thermometer" - to measure and communicate how well Canadian children and youth are actually doing, as opposed to how well we think they are doing.
Go Blue for Black Friday
Why brave the cold and the crowds when UNICEF Market has thousands of products – all available at the click of a button?
Preventing HIV and AIDs
HIV prevention among adolescent girls and young women is one of the main priority areas of UNICEF’s HIV and AIDS programme. The urgent need to do better for this neglected yet vulnerable population is clear: Every hour, 30 adolescents between the ages of 15 and 19 are newly infected with HIV, and most of them are girls.
Teens living with HIV: Together we are louder, together we are heard
For a majority of people, HIV was equal to AIDS. Yet Yana Panfilova’s – an HIV positive teen activist – mother, who organized support groups for HIV-positive children, made her realize that HIV doesn’t kill. Ignorance does.
Gifting From the Heart (With Your Budget In Mind)
Giving a gift that your friends and family members will love doesn’t always have to come with a big price tag attached. If you gift from the heart, always keeping the recipient in mind, you’re sure to wow them.
Warm Up for Winter with UNICEF Market
Winter is coming (even if we might want to pretend that it’s not) but UNICEF Canada has plenty of ways to make your home warm and inviting throughout the colder months.
Falling for (Sustainable) Fall Fashion
Temperatures might be dropping but UNICEF Market by UNICEF Canada has plenty of cozy and sustainable ways for you to stay warm this fall.
UNICEF’s vaccination campaign amidst a cholera outbreak in Yemen
In late September and early October, UNICEF and WHO partnered together to vaccinate over 160,000 children living in Yemen against cholera, as part of a 6 day campaign in the country.
Lama’s Story: New Winter Clothes in the Refugee Camp
A Syrian child refugee story: last winter, a cheerful red sweater changed everything for 9-year-old Lama, who lives in Za’atari Refugee Camp, Jordan. Read her story and learn more about how you can help refugee children like Lama.
Indonesia earthquake update: back to school in Sulawesi – for some
Over 150,000 students in Sulawesi, Indonesia are out of school following an earthquake and tsunami in September. UNICEF is working hard to deliver emergency education materials to help children get back into the classroom.