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.
Shop for a Better World with UNICEF Canada
This holiday season shoppers can help UNICEF Canada protect the world’s most vulnerable children, in addition to supporting local artisans who are working to improve their communities.
Côte d’Ivoire U-Reporter Jessica Shares Her Experience
For me, being a U-Reporter is a dream opportunity that assures that my opinion doesn’t stay locked away in a closet, but is heard and taken into account at all levels: political, economic, environmental, cultural, in sports, etc. It is also a commitment towards my community.
Nurturing Girls’ School Clubs to End Child Marriage in Ethiopia
Child marriage often perpetuates an intergenerational cycle of poverty. When girls get married at early age, their prospects for a healthy and successful life will be at stake. Evidence shows that girls who marry early are less likely to finish school and more likely to be victims of domestic violence and abuse.
Indonesia Earthquake: Through the Eyes of a Child
UNICEF is in Indonesia, working to support the thousands of children left without homes and vital supplies, following the Sulawesi earthquake and tsunami on September 28, 2018.
Leaving a Legacy: Why one donor chooses to give
Mary Lynn’s first experience of philanthropy was carrying the orange UNICEF box at Halloween in her northern Ontario town. Today she’s a UNICEF employee – and a Legacy supporter – who has seen the impact of donor support firsthand.
Living as a Youth in the Time of the Seventh Fire
I was born colonized but, like many other Indigenous youth, am on the journey of decolonizing and reconnecting to my community and culture.
UNICEF Cards: "At Play" with Peter Wyse
Ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir were two kids with big wonderful dreams. Partnered together at ages seven and nine, their chemistry and commitment to their sport and to each other was storybook. They were playful and charming and real. Champions.
Super Typhoon Mangkhut moves in on the Philippines
Super Typhoon Mangkhut — known as Ompong in the Philippines —is the strongest typhoon to hit in the region this year. As it made landfall on September 15, the typhoon battered the northeastern part of the country, ripping off roof sheets, cutting power and communication lines and impacting the lives of millions of people in its path.
International Day of Peace: What About the Children of Yemen?
Children around the world have the fundamental right to peace. Since 2015, children in Yemen have been subject to ongoing conflict, in particular the damage and closure of schools around the country. Without access to education, an entire generation of children are facing a desolate future.