Despite progress, adolescent girls continue to bear the brunt of the HIV epidemic with 98,000 new infections in 2022 - UNICEF
Children and adolescents face significant treatment gaps in testing and access to medication
"The war on children resumes"
This is a summary of what was said by UNICEF Spokesperson James Elder – to whom quoted text may be attributed - via video link from Gaza, at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva
Shipments to African countries herald final steps toward broader vaccination against malaria
More than 330,000 doses of WHO-recommended RTS,S malaria vaccine arrived last night in Cameroon – a historic step towards broader vaccination against one of the deadliest diseases for African children.
UNICEF Executive Director Catherine Russell’s remarks at the UN Security Council briefing on the protection of children in Gaza
Gaza’s children running out of time: Water shortages spark disease alarm
This is a summary of what was said by UNICEF Spokesperson James Elder – to whom quoted text may be attributed - at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva
Climate change is an urgent threat to pregnant women and children
Pregnant women, babies and children face extreme health risks from climate catastrophes that warrant urgent attention, according to a Call for Action released today by United Nations (UN) agencies ahead of the global Conference of the Parties (COP28) negotiations on climate change in Dubai.
WORLD CHILDREN'S DAY 2023: "CHILDREN LIVE IN A WORLD THAT IS INCREASINGLY HOSTILE TO THEIR RIGHTS"
Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Catherine Russell
At least 5 million children at the brink in Darfur as unchecked conflict worsens
In the last seven months of fighting in Sudan, reported cases of children killed and injured in Darfur spiked 450 per cent when compared to all of 2022.
31 premature babies at imminent risk of death evacuated from Al-Shifa hospital
Today, 31 babies clinging to life were rescued from Al-Shifa hospital in northern Gaza and relocated to the south of the Strip.
Youth activists from across Canada to gather in Ottawa for National Child Day
UNICEF Canada Ambassador Simu Liu will participate in conversations with young changemakers