Stop bombing schools and hospitals says UNICEF Regional Director
Statement attributable to Geert Cappelaere, UNICEF MENA Regional Director.
Water Pumps Improve the Lives of Hundreds of Malawi Children
Here is a real gift with a real impact. In Malawi, poor access to clean water is a real problem for many children. They are often the ones tasked with water collection, which can be long and difficult, leaving them less time for school. Moreover, the water collected is not always safe for drinking. To help with this major problem, UNICEF has installed dozens of water pumps in the Karonga District of Northern Malawi.
Meet Livey: From pregnant and HIV-positive teen to inspiring young mayor
Livey Van Wyk, 31, has come a long way from pregnant and HIV-positive teenager to becoming a fulfilled mother and an influential and inspiring young mayor who is the pride of her native Namibia. Her life tells a powerful story of courage and hope, in which UNICEF played a crucial role to help her not only survive, but also thrive.
Almost half of Mosul’s children cut off from clean water as fighting intensifies
Almost half of all the children in Mosul and their families have reportedly been cut off from access to clean water after a major water pipeline was destroyed amid the ongoing conflict.
New HIV infections among adolescents projected to rise by nearly 60 per cent by 2030 if progress stalls – UNICEF
New HIV infections among adolescents are projected to rise from 250,000 in 2015 to nearly 400,000 annually by 2030 if progress in reaching adolescents stalls, according to a new report released by UNICEF today.
Amid skepticism on state of the world, 85 per cent of Canadians believe holiday season is about helping those in need
Eighty-five per cent of Canadians believe that the holiday season is about helping those in need. According to a new Ipsos survey, despite a profound skepticism about the current state of the world, Canadians are looking to spread the spirit of giving back this holiday season.
Manar's family prepares for the winter in Za'atari Camp
Originally from Dara'a in Syria, the family have been in Za'atari since its beginning and are coming up to the five-year mark of living in the camp.
New film featuring UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador David Beckham highlights urgent need to end violence against children
A powerful new film featuring UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador David Beckham was released today to illustrate the brutal reality that physical and psychological abuse can mark children forever.
Statement by UNICEF Syria Representative, Hanaa Singer, on the deteriorating situation for children in Aleppo and across the country
We call on parties to the conflict to stop attacking civilians, to stop attacking schools and hospitals, to stop recruiting and using children in armed forces, and to stop using sieges as weapons of war.
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