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Publication date: May 16, 2019

UNICEF Canada welcomes discussions on the best way forward for the establishment of a federal Commissioner for Children and Youth following the introduction of Bill C-451 An Act to Establish a Children's Health Commissioner of Canada.


Publication date: May 10, 2019

A total of 894 children, including 106 girls, were released from the ranks of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) in Maiduguri, north-east Nigeria today, as part of its commitment to end and prevent the recruitment and use of children.

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Publication date: May 7, 2019

UNICEF Canada is encouraged by the momentum toward the establishment of a national school food program, and endorses Bill C-446, An Act to Develop a National School Food Program for Children, tabled today by MP Don Davies (Member for Vancouver Kingsway)


Publication date: May 4, 2019

At least 12 children have been killed in northwestern Syria since April 20 as violence in the demilitarized zone continues to escalate.

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Publication date: May 3, 2019

1.1 million children affected in wake of cyclones Kenneth and Idai in Mozambique; 10 million children live in path of Cyclone Fani in India

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Publication date: April 28, 2019

At least 327,000 children from Venezuela are living as migrants and refugees in Colombia. Without increased support, their health, education, protection and well-being will be in jeopardy, UNICEF said today. 

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Publication date: April 25, 2019

An estimated 169 million children missed out on the first dose of the measles vaccine between 2010 and 2017, or 21.1 million children a year on average, UNICEF said today.

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Publication date: April 23, 2019

A sense of isolation can lead to mental health issues, teen suicide, trouble with the law, poor school performance and homelessness, warns UNICEF’s One Youth initiative

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Publication date: April 17, 2019

Kitchener Waterloo Community Foundation, Overlap Associates and UNICEF Canada partner to launch the Waterloo Region One Youth Fund