Remembering Jean Julian: 1933-2020
Following the passing of longtime volunteer Jean Julian in December 2020, UNICEF Canada wanted to share some memories from her fellow volunteers of her spirit and tireless dedication to UNICEF’s work.
In War-Torn Syria, A Brave Mother Fights For Her Children
Seven years ago, a young mother named Haifa and 50 members of her extended family fled escalating violence in the city of Erbin and settled on a farm in the suburbs, where they hoped they'd be safe. Now Haifa tells her story of how she has worked to protect her children from the conflict.
Going the Distance to Eliminate MNT with Female Health Workers
UNICEF-trained community health workers won't stop until they've vaccinated every woman of reproductive age against tetanus, even in the hardest-to-reach parts of the world.
When I Close My Eyes: 3 Stories of Child Soldiers
For Red Hand Day/International Day Against the Use of Child Soldiers, three former child soldiers share how the traumatic events in ‘the bush’ kept haunting them in their dreams and how the support from family and social workers have helped them.
What Is Female Genital Mutilation? Eight Important Questions Answered
How this harmful practice affects millions of girls worldwide.
To keep our children learning
For International Day of Education, we’re looking at teachers who are making sure that even when school is out, the learning doesn’t stop.
Finding Light in the Dark: Top 5 Stories of Success in 2020
2020 has been a challenging year for almost everyone. However, in spite of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, UNICEF continued to make strides in protecting every child’s right to a childhood.
Supporting Migrant and Refugee Children During COVID-19
UNICEF Italy Migrant and Refugee Response Coordinator Anna Riatti shares her experience – and that of her UNICEF Italy colleagues – in helping migrant and refugee children during COVID-19.
Gift-Giving with Thought: Top 5 Gifts that Give Back for 2020
Gift giving around the holidays can be challenging but UNICEF Canada is here to help ease your stress with our curated list of gifts, with something for everyone.
Girls and STEM: The Power of Opportunity
Through her studies in STEM - and with support from the UNICEF Techno Girl programme - Sebabatso is helping change her future and shape her community.