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."
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.
COVID-19: A Double Emergency
COVID-19 is bringing a new threat to already battered countries – and makes delivering life-saving assistance even harder.
Stay Home Diaries: Everything is different in 2020
Jayanti, a first year university student, shares her experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Soap: One of the Best Defenses Against COVID-19
How UNICEF is equipping families and communities with soap and clean water to protect themselves against COVID-19.
Lessons in Tackling the Climate Crisis
From uniting behind the science to the power of small actions, here are lessons we can take away from the COVID-19 pandemic response, to address the ongoing climate crisis.