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Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: March 23, 2020

Xiaoyu is an eleventh grader who lives in Beijing, China. Since the beginning of the spring semester, in February 2020, she is one of the millions of primary and secondary students in China relying on online or televised learning to continue her education during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: March 20, 2020

Washing your hands can protect you and your loved ones against the spread of disease such as coronavirus.


Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: March 12, 2020

One principal’s quest to support children’s education despite ongoing conflict.


Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: March 6, 2020

A programme to end open defecation in Jharkhand ends up transforming gender roles, with female toilet builders tackling gender gaps and taking on menstrual hygiene management.


Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: February 11, 2020

James (name changed) was abducted by an armed group in South Sudan, to serve as a soldier, and eventually was left for dead by the same group. Reunited with his family by UNICEF, he is facing life with confidence and a dream for the future.


Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: February 10, 2020

Girls education is an important topic for many countries around the world. Low participation and lack of opportunities in the field of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) is often cited as one of main barriers to a fulfilling education for girls. Faced with this situation, UNICEF Bolivia has started several new programmes throughout 2019 to reduce the gender gap in these areas, ensuring that girls and young people can develop the skills they need for the world of tomorrow.

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Posted by: Guest Author
Publication date: February 5, 2020

Safia Ibrahim contracted polio when she was a child living in Somalia. Although it dramatically changed her life, Safia has used her experiences to become a leading voice for vaccine advocacy, as well as the rights of children with disabilities.


Posted by: Kids Of Canada
Publication date: January 20, 2020

My community taught me what it meant to care for others, but did it teach me to care for myself?

Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: December 20, 2019

In 2019, UNICEF reached almost all corners of the globe – 190 countries to be exact – to help save children’s lives. To celebrate the end of the year – and the end of a decade – we’ve chosen 5 stories from at home and abroad, to showcase how the tireless work of UNICEF staff and the generous support of our donors enables us to defend the right to childhood, for every child.

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Posted by: Guest Author
Publication date: December 17, 2019

UNICEF Canada ambassador and teacher Bayan Yammout visited Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan – the world’s largest camp for Syrian refugees – in October 2019, to provide training for facilitators at the camp’s Makani Centres. In a two part series, she shares her reflections on life for children in the camps.