One woman and six newborns die every two hours from complications during pregnancy or childbirth in Yemen - UNICEF
One woman and six newborns die every two hours in Yemen from complications during pregnancy or childbirth, UNICEF said today in the first of a series of short snapshots on maternal and newborn health in Yemen.
Record number of people facing critical lack of food in South Sudan
***JOINT FAO/UNICEF/WFP NEWS RELEASE *** 61 per cent of the population are projected to face crisis levels of food insecurity or worse
Canada ranks in the middle of the pack for family-friendly policies among wealthy countries
Quebec offers new moms and dads the most generous parental leave benefits in Canada
UNICEF launches swift response as first Ebola cases and deaths confirmed in Uganda
UNICEF has launched an emergency Ebola response plan in Uganda following the confirmation of the first three cases of the Ebola Virus Disease in the country over the past two days.
Children killed, injured, detained and abused amid escalating violence and unrest in Sudan
Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore
UNICEF provided life-saving support to children in almost 300 emergencies in 2018
Number of countries enduring violent conflicts is at a 30-year high with devastating impact on world’s most vulnerable children
115 million boys and men around the world married as children - UNICEF
An estimated 115 million boys and men around the world were married as children, UNICEF said today in its first ever in-depth analysis of child grooms. Of these, 1 in 5 children, or 23 million, were married before the age of 15.
UNICEF ramps up its humanitarian assistance to children in Venezuela
One third of children in Venezuela need help accessing basic nutrition, health and education services, according to preliminary UN estimates. UNICEF has been working in Venezuela for almost 30 years. As the country grapples with the impact of a devastating economic and political crisis, we will continue to provide its most vulnerable children, wherever they are, with the humanitarian support they need. Children’s needs must always remain above politics.
UNICEF Canada responds to the final report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
UNICEF Canada issues statement on the final report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
UNICEF Canada welcomes historic federal government's global commitment to health care for women and children
UNICEF Canada warmly applauds the Government of Canada’s decision to increase its commitment to support the health of women, adolescents, children and newborns around the world over the next 10 years. This significant announcement, made today at the international Women Deliver 2019 conference, supports the Thrive Agenda – an advocacy initiative spear-headed by a diverse group of organizations, including UNICEF Canada, calling on Canada to take a stronger leadership role in promoting the health and rights of the world's most marginalized people.