1 in 3 adolescent girls from the poorest households has never been to school - UNICEF
As world leaders convene at the World Economic Forum, UNICEF urges policy-makers to address extreme disparities in public education spending.
Halifax’s iconic ‘Chefs for UNICEF Water for Life Gala’ celebrates its 28th year supporting the world’s vulnerable children
Nova Scotia’s top culinary talent is coming together for the 28th annual Chefs for UNICEF Water for Life Gala at the Halifax Convention Centre, an evening of fun and delicious international cuisine in support of UNICEF’s work to provide access to safe water and sanitation systems for children in Uganda.
UNICEF Canada Statement on Australian Bushfires
UNICEF Canada's statement on the devastation being wrought on children and families in Australia, due to the ongoing bush fires.
UNICEF’s New Year appeal for Syria: cease fighting in the northwest and end the nine-year war
New Year’s Day is supposed to be a day of hope and a time to look forward to the year ahead. For families in Syria, any hope is all too often extinguished by heart-breaking violence.
Top 5 policies to defend childhood in 2020
UNICEF Canada outlines key policy priorities that will improve child and youth well-being in Canada and around the world
Children bear the brunt of intensifying violence in northwest Syria
Children are bearing the brunt of intensifying violence in northwest Syria. More than 500 children were injured or killed in the first nine months of 2019, and at least 65 children have been killed or injured in the month of December alone.
Waves of protests around the world are reminder that voices of children and adolescents must be heard and their rights protected
Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore
Nine Afghan children killed or maimed daily in world’s most lethal warzone – UNICEF
The 40-year-old conflict in Afghanistan is having a devastating impact on children and parties are failing in their duty to shield them from its consequences, UNICEF said in a new report released today.
As impact of climate crisis worsens, Caribbean islands see six-fold increase in estimated number of children displaced by storms, new UNICEF report shows
The estimated number of children displaced by storms and flooding in the Caribbean islands* saw a six-fold increase in the past five years, a new UNICEF report said today.
UNICEF issues largest-ever emergency funding appeal to reach historic numbers of children in need
UNICEF today released its US$ 4.2 billion 2020 emergency appeal to reach 59 million children with life-saving support in 64 countries across the globe. It is its biggest ask of donors yet, representing 3.5 times the funds requested in 2010.