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Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: July 27, 2018

The story of how pentavalent became one of the most used vaccines in the world.


Posted by: Kids Of Canada
Publication date: July 25, 2018

There is such stigma around mental health, so much that some parents even say “I’d rather have my kids going through leukemia than going through clinical depression.” Acknowledging firstly that mental health exists, as well as knowing it is as important as our physical health, if not more, is the first step towards raising awareness against such stigma.


Posted by: Kids Of Canada
Publication date: July 24, 2018

There is such stigma around mental health, so much that some parents even say “I’d rather have my kids going through leukemia than going through clinical depression”. Acknowledging firstly that mental health exists, as well as knowing it is as important as our physical health, if not more, is the first step towards raising awareness against such stigma.


Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: July 3, 2018

The humanitarian crisis in Yemen is worsening by the day. More than 22 million Yemenis – that’s three-quarters of the population – need humanitarian assistance and protection. More than 11 million of them are children. The conflict has made Yemen a living hell for its children.


Posted by: Guest Author
Publication date: June 29, 2018

It was Mahatma Gandhi who said, “A nation’s greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members”. With that in mind, we must remember that children are some of the most vulnerable members of society and it is our duty to take responsibility and ensure the well-being of Canadian children.


Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: June 22, 2018

Guest post by Sarah Crowe, senior UNICEF communications specialist for migrant and refugee response in Geneva. Hidden in the ghettos, scattered on the outskirts of this ancient turmeric-coloured city, milling about in centres are hundreds of migrants, stranded, with dashed hopes and unfulfilled dreams. They’re on the move to or from neighbouring nations or beyond.


Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: June 19, 2018

Rarely are children detained to protect them from imminent danger. Often it is a matter of administrative convenience or lack of adequate facilities. Usually children are detained upon arrival, for registration and identification purposes, or prior to being deported; they often remain in detention for extended periods of time. Part 4 of 6.


Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: June 19, 2018

A child is a child, no matter why they leave home, where they come from, where they are or how they got there. And every child deserves protection, care and all the support and services they need to thrive. Part 1 of 6.


Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: June 19, 2018

Separation from family leaves children more vulnerable to exploitation and abuse not to mention the damaging psychological impact of the separation. Part 5 of 6.


Posted by: UNICEF Canada
Publication date: June 19, 2018

Protracted conflicts, persistent violence and extreme poverty drive millions of children from their homes. Part 2 of 6.