Advocacy is one of UNICEF’s main programs. On this page, you will find more information about current and past UNICEF projects, child stories and ways you can get involved.
Maternal health in focus in Ethiopia
A health centre in this Ethiopian village is tackling maternal malnutrition through supplements provided by UNICEF and partners, leading to improved nutrition in pregnant women and chances of a safe delivery and healthy, happy babies and mothers.
On Pink Shirt Day, take a stand against bullying
On February 22, people across Canada will be donning pink shirts to recognize Pink Shirt Day, a national event dedicated to raising awareness about bullying.
Humanitarian Action for Children 2023: Climate and conflict catastrophic for children
UNICEF’s Humanitarian Action for Children (HAC) appeal helps support our work as it provides conflict- and disaster-affected children with access to water, sanitation, nutrition, education, health and protection services.
Give Moms a Gift that Gives Back this Mother’s Day
Want to avoid stores and online shopping this Mother’s Day? UNICEF Canada has compiled our top 5 presents for Mother’s Day that really give back.
Giving With Care: Top 5 Gifts That Give Back for 2021
With the holiday season fast approaching, UNICEF Canada is proud to present our annual gift guide, so you can get everyone in your life a gift that really gives back.
The Right to Vote - Part Two
13 young Canadians are challenging the federal voting age in court - find out why Catherine thinks the Canada Elections Act is unconstitutional
The Right to Vote - Part One
13 young Canadians are challenging the federal voting age in court - find out why Khadijat thinks the Canada Elections Act is unconstitutional
The Science of Happiness
Can giving charitably really make you happier? To learn more about how charitable donations affect our moods, we spoke with Dr. Elizabeth Dunn, a professor from the University of British Columbia, who studies how money and charitable giving – among other factors – can impact our happiness.
The little Orange Halloween Box that Stopped a War
Remember those little pumpkin-coloured, cardboard UNICEF boxes the kids would carry while trick-or-treating on Halloween? They always made UNICEF top-of-mind with Canadians at this time of year. Let's look back on how those little orange boxes helped make a difference for children around the world.
A Historic Effort: Providing Ultra-Cold-Chain Freezers Around The World
Thomas Sorensen, Senior Manager in the Cold Chain Unit, UNICEF Supply Division, explains the work behind the scenes to roll-out the largest ultra-cold-chain deployment in history.