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Polio survivors strive for a polio-free Nigeria

Rapid route to reuniting Congolese refugee children in Uganda with their families

Polio survivors strive for a polio-free Nigeria

Rapid route to reuniting Congolese refugee children in Uganda with their families

The community-led sanitation revolution in Nigeria

Cash transfer programme provides support to victims of violence in Mali

Syrian children in Turkey build bridges to the future

Setting aside spaces for breastfeeding mothers throughout China

Pau Gasol visits Syrian refugee children in Iraq

Liam Neeson supports UNICEF anti-violence initiative

Grace Akallo comes back from the last place on earth

Podcast #79: Two young activists on driving change

Community-based treatment for malnutrition earns praise in northern Nigeria

New UNICEF report on female genital mutilation/cutting: Turning opposition into action

In Madagascar, 'back to school' means including those left out

Mobile kindergarten for nomadic Mongolian children

Students walk a rough road to secondary education in Papua province, Indonesia

UNICEF celebrates a year of important firsts in 2012

They thought a bullet would silence us, but they failed, Malala Yousafzai tells United Nations Youth Assembly

In Turkey, teachers learn how to work better with their Syrian refugee pupils

In Jordan, refugee children with disabilities are among the most vulnerable

Amid Haiti's reconstruction, a chance for a more inclusive approach

Launch of report celebrates children's abilities

In Viet Nam, a new start for a new generation of victims of Agent Orange

In Lebanon, a Syrian boy copes with disability and loss

Two Ugandan children are - children, with support from their community

Flagship report urges seeing the child - before the disability

Syrian children with disabilities struggle with life in a refugee camp

High in the hills of Ecuador, a boy with a genetic disorder dreams of flight

In Mongolia, centre helps children with disabilities learn new skills

Vietnamese girl uses her talent and determination to inspire others

Emergency vaccination campaign protects children from measles in conflict-hit Bangui, Central African Republic

The next generation of Malawi's children stay HIV free with Option B plus

In a refugee camp, getting more children in school and more schools for children

Tackling malnutrition in Uganda with homegrown solutions

With a rising refugee population, a camp at risk of disease

Health workers take a low-profile approach to help save lives

Tackling malnutrition in Uganda with homegrown solutions

Finding local solutions in a regional food crisis

Podcast 75 UN Special Adviser says gender equality and girls education critical in post-2015 goals
UNICEF launches groundbreaking cholera toolkit
"It's about Ability!" for young filmmakers in Viet Nam

Back to school after Typhoon Bopha

Lenny Kravitz asks for your help in saving children from preventable diseases

In Afghanistan, reaching the hardest to reach with vaccines

A new pneumonia vaccine is launched to save thousands of children

Two drops for Mecca: Mother of polio-affected girl opens doors to vaccination

Executive Board members visit Bosnia and Herzegovina

How can innovation improve access to quality learning?

Young people express creative views of disabilities for video contest

Solar power keeps vaccines cool in rural Haiti

Schools across Jordan provide hope for Syrian refugee children

In Ghana, community mobilizes against malnutrition

UNICEF Executive Board visits Serbia

Groundbreaking new vaccine will save lives in Somalia

In Iraq, vaccination campaign reaches thousands of Syrian refugees

Podcast 74 Young people provide strategic advice on education issues

Mobile health teams treat Syrian children and families where they shelter

In Jordan, Za'atari refugee camp hosts mass immunization campaign

Rwanda is first sub-Saharan African country to introduce dual measles and rubella vaccine

Severely malnourished children in Haiti thrive, with simple, affordable remedies

Nutrition campaign helps make Cambodia’s children strong, healthy and clever

At a camp on the Syrian–Turkish border, talk of the past and present - and the future

People of Cyprus bring relief - and fun - to Za'atari refugee camp, Jordan

Mozambique rolls out new pneumococcal vaccine

UNICEF supports Malians displaced by conflict

For young Syrian refugees in Jordan, photography is a record - and an outlet

UNICEF staff among TIME Magazine's annual list of 100 most influential people in the world

Reaching the fifth child in northern Viet Nam’s Lao Cai province

Local factory provides home-grown response to malnutrition in the Niger

Weekly boarding schools provide education and security for vulnerable children in Viet Nam

Fighting malnutrition in Bangladesh with education

Difference between life and death for children in Sindh province, Pakistan

UNICEF report reveals shocking cost of malnutrition and outlines unprecedented chance to defeat it

An offensive against malnutrition in Guatemala

On-the-job training for disadvantaged youth in Thailand

New health centres and community outreach tackle Chad's nutrition crisis

Massive scale-up targets malnutrition in Angola

Activist Grace Akallo says stay steadfast and committed to bring peace through education

Report Card 11 released by UNICEF charts the well-being of children in 29 rich countries

Katy Perry sees strides in children's education, nutrition, sanitation and hygiene in Madagascar

In Mali, information about breastfeeding is saving children's lives

With volunteers risking their safety, humanitarian work has become part of fabric of community in Homs, Syrian Arab Republic

Six months after the floods, life is slowly returning to normal in Sindh province, Pakistan

UNICEF and Adobe team up on digital festival to empower young people

A digital journey through UNICEF's dream for children

Revolutionary optimists bring their message to UNICEF

A place of sanctuary for children of Homs, Syrian Arab Republic

In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a powerful ally in the fight to end polio: Part 3 - The owl approach

Children's lives on hold, in the Syrian Arab Republic

Parliamentarians address the rights of children with disabilities

Trauma facility established by UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Tetsuko Kuroyanagi in South Sudan is lifeline for young victims

In Angola, sharing the recipe for happiness to end preventable child deaths

In Guatemala, Executive Director welcomes steps towards greater focus on child protection systems

In Chad, reaching refugees from the Central African Republic with polio vaccine

Children's health suffering, medical care insufficient, at camp sheltering Syrians

In a relatively quiet region of Mali, programme targets malaria deaths

Months after Typhoon Bopha, children in the Philippines at risk of malnutrition

Event seeks to ensure issue of violence against children on post-2015 development agenda

Children find a safe space to learn in conflict-torn Homs, Syrian Arab Republic

It is lunchtime, at Chiaquelane transit centre in Mozambique

In makeshift settlements in Lebanon, UNICEF delivers essential supplies to Syrian refugee children

In Swaziland, a national push for an HIV-free generation

UNICEF Executive Director has a taste of efforts to end malnutrition and stunting in Guatemala

A community in Haiti works to protect water sources and improve sanitation

In Amazonian Peru, a simple, life-saving solution to waterborne illness

In Rwanda, helping Congolese refugee children be children again

Grassroots programme targets stunting in rural Indonesia

New mobile application helps speed up family reunification for Congolese child refugees in Uganda

As more and more Malian refugees arrive in Mauritania, UNICEF steps up relief efforts

To school, not to the mines: Investing in primary education in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

In Pakistan, addressing the root causes of child labour

Girls advocate for girls' education and gender equality

Risk is inclusive: Young Armenians portray disaster risk reduction through film

Hossam and Shimaa, both 12, talk about how crisis in the Syrian Arab Republic has torn their lives apart

Burned in an attack and now in exile in Lebanon, Adnan is one of the children at the heart of the Syrian crisis

In the Niger, quality care saves a Malian refugee baby's life

Remedial classes help displaced children in Homs, Syrian Arab Republic, continue their education

Two years into conflict, Syrian Arab Republic is on the verge of losing a generation to violence

UNICEF Executive Director visits school and clinic benefitting from essential supplies in Zimbabwe

Early intervention and quality education to end violence against girls

New UNICEF National Ambassadors for Malaysia Upin and Ipin call on boys to respect, love and care for girls and women

Violence against women impedes development

Two years after earthquake and tsunami in Japan, commitment to affected children remains strong

Towards abandoning female genital mutilation/cutting in Somalia for once, and for all

A student gets his youngest brother back from an armed group in the Central African Republic

UNICEF Executive Director and President of UNICEF Executive Board visit youth programmes that strike at HIV/AIDS in Botswana - and beyond

Vaccination campaign in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo seeks to halt measles in its tracks

International effort responds to the needs of children in Rakhine State, Myanmar, across ethnic lines

Dire situation for children in the Syrian Arab Republic - even where there is no fighting

African Leadership for Child Survival meeting in Ethiopia charts map for reducing child deaths

Refuge from the floodwaters in Gaza province, Mozambique

UNICEF's emergency officer, Konady Kone, assesses the conditions in Jordan's Za'atari refugee camp

Podcast #72: Khan Academy brings education to the wired masses

Family Health Days bring Ugandans the routine medical care they need

In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a powerful ally in the fight to end polio: Part 2 - The Trojan horses

School helps Malian refugee children in the Niger return to normalcy

In Malawi, centres care for child victims of rape

Mothers of Za'atari camp, Jordan

Children make the news in Bangladesh

After winter break and heavy rains, back to school at Za’atari refugee camp, Jordan

Women heads of household struggle to support and protect family, in crisis-torn Syrian Arab Republic

In Haiti, a model for preventing, controlling and treating cholera in slums and tent cities

UNICEF Deputy Executive Director visits children in an adult prison in Jamaica

In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, helping children of the mines find a way out

In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a powerful ally in the fight to end polio: Part 1 - Meeting the Elephant King

Podcast #71: Ahmad Alhendawi, newly appointed UN Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth, on his new role

In Kenya, educating nomadic pastoralist children with low-cost schools

Addressing inequalities is not a choice - it's a moral and practical necessity, says UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake

At the 8th annual Children’s Summit in Kigali, Rwanda, dignity was in focus

Striking at malnutrition and building resilience in flood-prone Bangladesh

Protecting separated and unaccompanied Syrian refugee children in Jordan

Food aid helps Malian refugees in Niger get through difficult times and tackle alarming malnutrition rates

Risks for children and women are far from over, in Mali

UNICEF officer shares the story of one young girl in Tartous, Syrian Arab Republic

16-year-old Syrian refugee describes living in Akcakale camp in Turkey

Quick response to Cyclone Giovanna had 20,000 children back in the classroom in Madagascar

In remote, winter-blasted regions of Mongolia, inclusive education for children

Community-based approach addresses acute malnutrition in Somalia

Field diary: In Syrian Arab Republic, pockets of hope in a world of chaos

Without birth registration, children are shut out of society altogether

Murder of polio workers remembered as UNICEF Executive Board wraps up first session of 2013

Looking back to look forward, UNICEF Executive Board reviews progress and plans for the future

UNICEF Executive Board begins new year celebrating partnership with the World Bank

Support in Mauritania for thousands of refugees from conflict in Mali

New health centres help India battle high infant mortality rates

Pakistani youngsters tell stories of hope through one-minute films

Refuge from the floodwaters in Gaza province, Mozambique

Finnish rock star and UNICEF National Ambassador Jyrki Linnankivi visits Nicaragua to meet victims of trafficking

African Leadership for Child Survival meeting in Ethiopia charts map for reducing child deaths

Dire situation for children in the Syrian Arab Republic - even where there is no fighting

Helping children caught in emergencies and conflict - Humanitarian Action for Children 2013

UNICEF Executive Board chooses its Bureau for 2013

Investment in children - the best buy in global health

A determined mother saves her son from the clutches of malnutrition in Chad

Remembering Danny Kaye – UNICEF’s first ambassador to the world’s children

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Mia Farrow asks the world to step up for Syrian refugees

Your invitation to the virtual baby shower for UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Shakira and her partner, FC Barcelona star Gerard Piqué

Field diary: Impressions from the battered war zone of Homs, Syrian Arab Republic

Syrian refugees share their stories with UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Mia Farrow during her visit to Lebanon

Three years after the devastating earthquake, a survey sheds light on the current status of children and women in Haiti

In the Philippines, securing clean water in the aftermath of Typhoon Bopha

In Chad, anatomy of a vaccination campaign

Haunted by violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, children relieve their pain through art

Attacking chronic malnutrition in the poorest rural areas of Nepal

Back-breaking and life-threatening labour in the tunnels the only option, say teenagers in the State of Palestine

Attacking chronic malnutrition in the poorest rural areas of Nepal

Back-breaking and life-threatening labour in the tunnels the only option, say teenagers in the State of Palestine

Syrian refugee children adjust to their new Lebanese schools

In Za'atari refugee camp in Jordan, working with children who have lived through war

In the Niger, a pilot programme seeks to protect children, from the community level

NBA stars fight polio in northern Kenya

In Jordan, a campaign to vaccinate against polio and measles reaches 132,000 children

Significant achievements for children in a challenging year

In Zimbabwe, the disability that prevents Munashe from using his hands proves no barrier to his education

Among the ruins left by Typhoon Bopha in the Philippines, the long path to recovery begins

The classroom offers a 13-year-old Somali refugee sanctuary from the rigours of life in Kenya's Dadaab camp

Religious leaders, governments, civil society organizations and United Nations agencies join forces on the World Day of Prayer and Action for Children to protect children from violence

Children affected by the recent violence in the State of Palestine are encouraged to come to terms with the past

In the Lao People's Democratic Republic, UNICEF and the European Union join forces with the government in the fight against malnutrition

A well offers hope for the future in rural Kenya

In conflict-torn eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, children displaced by war get a chance to continue their education

A UNICEF staff member with a serious disability is motivated by work, colleagues - and stigma

Syrian refugee children are dying, they are hurt and they need healing, says UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Sir Roger Moore

In Pakistan, flood-affected children get a second chance to attend school

Despite Ghana's booming economy, the poorest face challenges from malaria to child mortality

European Union donates portion of Nobel Peace Prize money to UNICEF's work educating children in conflict-affected Pakistan

In Viet Nam, exploring the opportunities and risks of digital evolution

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and football star Leo Messi campaigns for an end to preventable child deaths

In Ghana, everybody has a voice in post-2015 consultations

In the Philippines, working hard to ensure no harm comes to children separated from their families by Typhoon Bopha

In Jordan, young Syrian refugees meet to discuss their concerns and receive guidance and support

In the Niger, a community-led sanitation programme transforms lives

Hit hard by the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, Petit Goave recovers and rebuilds its water system

In Nepal, a conference on early childhood development advocates for an integrated approach to education

As nutrition crisis starts to release its grip on Mauritania, a mother seeks care for her unresponsive baby

UNICEF staff member visits scenes of devastation in the aftermath of Typhoon Bopha

In occupied Palestinian territory, new lives blossom in the aftermath of violence

Through its early childhood development programme, UNICEF helps build a strong foundation for refugee children at Kigeme camp in Rwanda

In Ethiopia, placing institutions and adoption practices under scrutiny - and reuniting children with their families

UNICEF leads Child Health Days to stem the tide of preventable childhood diseases across Somalia

In the Philippines, UNICEF responds to families affected by Typhoon Bopha

Podcast #68: Musician Emmanuel Jal on his music, his work as a peace activist, and South Sudan

Field Diary: Parents in the Syrian Arab Republic brave fighting to get their children vaccinated

UNICEF and the European Union take action to tackle undernutrition in Asia and Africa

As leaders gather to discuss vaccines at the GAVI Forum, the United Republic of Tanzania introduces new vaccines for pneumonia and diarrhea

In the face of ongoing insecurity in Pakistan, a 13-year-old boy plays an active role in a camp for displaced persons

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom visits South African children

Lady Gaga visits Child Friendly School in Peru

Fifth anniversary of landmark agreement to end the involvement of children in armed conflict brings call for renewed commitment

In Ukraine, a city adapts to the needs of children with disabilities and opens new doors for them

Climate change heats up threats to children

On the twentieth International Day of Persons with Disabilities, a call to remove the barriers that prevent equal participation in society

Youth filmmakers win 2012 OneMinutesJr. Awards

Teen Club in Namibia helps children living with HIV transition into adolescence

Podcast #67: 2012 Education for All Global Monitoring Report calls for investment in developing young people's skills

For villages in Turkana, Kenya, a new initiative that brings clean water to the community is life-changing

In Zimbabwe, village health workers play an essential role in the primary healthcare system and the fight against HIV/AIDS

Food crisis aggravates the already massive social challenges Lesotho faces

Starting with children is key to achieving an AIDS-free generation

In Gaza, children returning to school are scarred by violence

A school census has collected crucial data to help Somalia achieve quality education for all

Children speak out on key issues at the third Pan African Forum on Children, held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

For the first time in Jordan, young children who cannot be cared for by their biological parents are placed with foster families, not institutions

Challenges for urban children identified in UNICEF report on the United Republic of Tanzania

Podcast #66: Promoting youth engagement in education and peace-building

With children and families on the frontline of conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, UNICEF and partners respond urgently

As UNICEF and partners redouble efforts to deliver emergency assistance to Rakhine State, Myanmar, two children give voice to the situation

In Somalia, UNICEF supports efforts to push back against a tide of violence against women and girls

In occupied Palestinian territory, the violence has had a direct impact on children, and families struggle to cop

In India, pilot programme builds skills to save mothers and newborns

Children are caught in the new wave of violence in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

In Haiti, library project opens doors - and minds

In Malaysia, celebrating every child’s right to participation

Children affected by Thailand's worst flooding speak out about their experiences

In Haiti, kangaroo mother care helps stabilize the health of premature babies

UNICEF and Calle 13 join forces to raise global awareness about rising violence in Latin America and the Caribbean, and beyond

Despite floods, displaced Chadian children receive an education

Hit hard by massive flooding for the third successive year, people of Pakistan's Sindh province have no respite

Months after famine conditions have ended, health centres across southern Somalia help children suffering from malnutrition

At United Nations Headquarters in New York, UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake and other high-level panelists discuss the importance of birth registration

At Za'atari refugee camp in Jordan, UNICEF supports Syrian refugee families

In India, Formula 1 star and UNICEF Ambassador Fernando Alonso says hand-washing is a simple solution to saving millions of children's lives

Chinese documentary about youth struggling to help their families wins UNICEF Prize

In occupied Palestinian territory, UNICEF and partners tackle the risks of open cesspools

In Maldives, UNICEF is working closely with the government to address rising violence against girls and women

In Ethiopia, a community takes measures to protect girls from harmful practices including child marriage

In Lebanon, UNICEF and partners race to provide clean drinking water and  prevent disease

In Angola, responding to the nutrition crisis from the international to the community level

At Za'atari refugee camp in Jordan, as a million litres of clean water arrive each day, focus turns to conservation and future supply of water

Acclaimed illustrator Sophie Blackall joins the fight to abolish measles

In Maldives, community involvement and the government play a critical role in addressing the needs of islanders

In Pakistan, UNICEF and partners provide essential services in area devastated by monsoon floodwaters

In Haiti, reuniting separated children with their families

In the Central African Republic, UNICEF and partners bring healthcare to displaced families

In Nepal, celebration focuses on enabling girls to reach their potential

Community workers take healthcare to the hardest-to-reach villages in Namibia

In Kazakhstan, ensuring youth voices are heard in disaster risk reduction

UNICEF requires US$900 million to meet the needs of children and women worldwide

In Lebanon, Palestinian refugees fleeing conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic face new challenges

Haitian students spread the message of hand-washing, a critical measure in the fight against disease

CNN and UNICEF raise awareness of the silent emergency of child stunting

In Azerbaijan, Goodwill Ambassador Shakira meets with girl footballers to promote girls’ development through education and sport

In Burkina Faso, a garden maintained by local women benefits a whole community

For children in Mali, hand-washing and safe water save lives

In the Philippines, public elementary schools take the lead in promoting proper hygiene practices

In Kenya, minors find essential care in a refugee camp supported by UNICEF

High-level discussion on Ending Child Marriage held in observance of the first International Day of the Girl Child

Podcast #65: International Day of the Girl Child - Ending child marriage

In Malawi, compulsory universal birth registration protects children from abuses and opens access to social services

In Mauritania, progress made in ending female genital mutilation/cutting

In Jordan, huge water delivery and testing operation meets the life-saving water and sanitation needs of Syrian refugees

UNICEF supports the Government of Haiti to bring free quality education to as many children as possible

Young people bring positive change to a post-conflict area of Kyrgyzstan

In Jordan, Syrian refugee children continue education as first school opens at Za’atari refugee camp

In India, village committees take on child marriage, convincing families to reject the age-old practice

UNICEF and partners respond to the refugee situation in Maban, South Sudan

Podcast #64: On World Teachers' Day, UNICEF honours teachers and their role in shaping the future

In the Central African Republic, parent-teachers provide basic education in conflict-affected area and beyond

In remote regions of Bangladesh, community health workers break barriers to healthcare

Advocates living with HIV and cricketers raise awareness about HIV through the Think Wise campaign

In Japan, football star Makoto Hasebe appeals for support for the world's children

Scholarships help Somali girls cross barriers to education

In the Republic of Korea, parliamentarians reaffirm their commitment to reducing preventable child deaths

United Nations Secretary-General hosts high-level polio meeting

Nutrition takes centre stage at United Nations headquarters

In Mali, mine risk education targets children displaced by conflict

In Nepal, a national plan has been launched to improve maternal and child nutrition

United Nations Secretary-General launches global education initiative

United Nations Commission lays out plan to improve access to life-saving health supplies for women and children

Social Good Summit panel debates the Web, social media, apps and handsets in service of A Promise Renewed

In Lebanon, Child Friendly Spaces provide a safe environment of learning and play for Syrian refugee children

Meeting notes progress on reducing maternal and child mortality

In Cambodia, village health volunteers provide critical help for pregnant women and newborns

Pursuing universal salt iodization in Haiti

In Malaysia, family-friendly workplaces give children and business a boost

Through video, youth affected by juvenile justice share their voices with the international community

Tennis champion Novak Djokovic visits kindergarten in Serbia

Issue of The Lancet on child and maternal health highlights equity and accountability

UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake emphasizes the role of national governments in protecting children in conflict

Inaugural Forum on the Global Partnership on Children with Disabilities puts children with disablities in the forefront

Ensuring Palestinian children the right to a quality education

Report on nutrition wraps up second regular session of the UNICEF Executive Board

Outreach programme in Malawi brings healthcare closer to communities

Partnerships and cooperation stressed at opening of second regular session of UNICEF Executive Board

Podcast #62: Inspiring children to dream, through play

As population in a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan soars, focus is on needs of children

New case study highlights the Niger's progress in reducing its under-five mortality rate

European Commissioner Georgieva launches revamped UNICEF-EU portal

Improving food security in Burkina Faso

Goodwill Ambassador Serena Williams wins U.S. Open championship

UNICEF Executive Board adopts United Nations PaperSmart model for major meeting

Podcast 62 Inspiring children to dream, through play

Floods strike the Niger amidst nutrition crisis and cholera outbreak

Amidst talk of relocation, internally displaced children express themselves through recreational activities

In India, a community works to change sanitation and hygiene practices

Partnership opens new doors for preschoolers in rural Georgia

Mothers' support group in the United Republic of Tanzania tackles mother-to-child transmission of HIV

Survey results: Child malnutrition rates remain alarming in Chad

Nigeria battles a worsening malnutrition crisis

Children associated with armed groups in the Central African Republic win back their lives

Basketball champion Pau Gasol says it’s possible to end malnutrition in the Sahel

With cholera cases on the increase worldwide, UNICEF develops a 'Cholera Toolkit'

Summer school at a refugee camp for Syrians in Iraq gives children a sense of stability

As the food crisis in Mali worsens, UPS and UNICEF deliver humanitarian aid

With DRC facing a new wave of violence, UNICEF appeals for aid to meet the needs of the internally displaced

Syrian refugees struggle to adapt to new surroundings in Za’atari camp

Battling dust storms and the burning desert sun to meet the most basic need of the displaced - water

UNICEF and partners continue to provide humanitarian assistance for Syrian children and families in Jordan

Fragile newborns survive against the odds

Aid trickles into Somalia's drought hit Baidoa region as militant group Al-Shabaab moves out

In Syria, Schools Become Homes and Support Centers

Palestinian adolescents celebrate the ‘International Youth Year’ by making efforts to build a stronger society

'RapidSMS' and mobile apps create waves of change in the fight against HIV and AIDS in Zambia

Podcast #61: The power of youth - celebrating International Youth Day

Youth teach handwashing skills to keep their community healthy

Education of water rationing for Syrian refugees in Jordan

Angola turns the tide against polio

South Sudanese Women Taking the Lead in Local Peace Building

In Niger, amidst on-going nutrition and refugee crisis UNICEF responds to cholera outbreak

Child Friendly Spaces Restore Normalcy in Syrian Children’s Lives

Passion and Commitment Revives School in Ghana

Female teaching recruits are agents of change in rural Nigeria

In Ethiopia, more HIV-positive mothers deliver babies free of the virus

Pneumococcal vaccine launched in Zimbabwe

In Yemen, a community volunteer overcomes obstacles to helping malnourished children

In Benin, a 17-year-old girl pays a heavy price for not being registered at birth

Teaching the principles of good hygiene to school children

Rwanda moves to close down children’s institutions and improve its childcare system

UNICEF helps children affected by armed conflict in North Kivu, in DR Congo

Ordinary citizens pitch in to assist people displaced by the violence in Syria

In Lebanon, summer camp offers safety, education and care for Syrian refugee children and marginalized Lebanese children

HIV/AIDS clubs teach children to protect themselves from the disease in Ghana

Aid workers in Jordan race to meet the needs of Syrian refugee families

Inclusion of youth and women essential to turning the tide against HIV, says UNICEF Deputy Executive Director

‘Shuga: Love, Sex, Money' screened at global AIDS conference

Field Diary: Recovering from a brush with death in Somalia

In Somalia, fuel-efficient stoves prevent sexual violence and generate income for vulnerable families

Adolescents map HIV risks, part of a holistic approach to treating HIV/AIDS in Haiti

Aid for children abducted and exploited by armed groups in the Central African Republic

Paralympic athletes and Ban Soon-teak launch the new ‘It’s About Ability’ campaign television commercial

Innovation in spotlight at UNICEF HIV leadership forum

New programmes improve care and support for children living with disabilities in Georgia

The Barrier makes getting to school a daily ordeal for children in Abu Dis, in the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Field Diary: A mourning mother in Mogadishu

Live streaming video from space to aid relief and development efforts

Outpatient services save the lives of severely malnourished children in Nigeria

In Ethiopia's refugee camps, life-saving assistance for Somali arrivals

Ambitious UK aid plan delivers strong, measurable results for the world's poorest

Ahead of major international conference, UNICEF stresses need for innovation to eliminate new HIV infections

UNICEF and partner awarded for Programme Mwana, programme using SMS messages to deliver HIV test results

UNICEF, EU and the Government of Uzbekistan recommit to equitable health care for mothers and children

Daily hardship remains a way of life for many children in Somalia

United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson  visits programmes for adolescents, micro-enterprise

One year after Somalia's famine, a story of recovery

One year after the declaration of famine, Somalia sees signs of progress

UNICEF celebrates tenth anniversary of ‘Football for Life’

UNICEF Ambassador Sir Alex Ferguson and Manchester United player Ben Amos call for end to abuse of vulnerable children in South Africa

UNICEF public service announcement urges focus on HIV prevention

In north-western Pakistan, UNICEF provides safety and education for displaced children

Angola strengthens services to prevent paediatric HIV infections

Day care opens up the world for children with disabilities in Georgia

In Georgia, a quiet revolution in pre-school education

In India, women-led self-help groups empower women and improve health

In Fiji, a 16-year-old girl living with disabilities beats the odds to achieve her dreams

In Yemen, therapeutic feeding centres treat child malnutrition, educate parents

Colour-coded Mother-Baby Pack makes saves lives

In Myanmar, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Jackie Chan visits children affected by human trafficking

UNICEF supports efforts to eradicate child marriage in Niger

In Yemen, landmines and unexploded ordnance pose grave threats to children

Locally sourced teaching aids are engaging students and improving education

In Zimbabwe, the Education Transition Fund is rewriting Zimbabwe’s education system

In Yemen, UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake calls for efforts to improve child nutrition and well-being

In Sierra Leone, school-led sanitation programmes improve health and save lives

UNICEF and partners support the distribution of food supplements for children at risk of malnutrition in Mauritania

Aid workers in Jordan race to meet the needs of Syrian refugee families

Student penpals in Afghanistan and Japan share hope amid hardship

State-of-the-art care for Gaza's infants

UNICEF-supported summer camps are helping Syrian and Lebanese children integrate into public schools in Lebanon

Summer camps help Syrian refugee children recovery, regain missed education

Children exercise their ingenuity and protect their health building sanitary hand washing stations

In Ethiopia, health services are protecting drought-affected children from malnutrition

Namibia launches agenda with special emphasis on children living with disabilities

UNICEF-supported study sheds light on gangs in Honduras

Zambian youth chosen to be torchbearer in the 2012 London Olympic Games

In Mauritania, healthcare campaign aims to save children from preventable diseases

In DR Congo, communications efforts are turning back religious resistance to the polio vaccine

In Zimbabwe, a weeklong immunization campaign focuses on ending preventable diseases

Religious leaders address child poverty at the Global Network of Religions for Children Forum in Tanzania

Singer and UNICEF Regional Ambassador Oliver Mtukudzi visits Tanzania to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS and violence against children

Bhutanese children’s TV programme wins UNICEF Prize at Prix Jeunesse International Festival in Germany

UNICEF says sustainable development possible only with investments in children

In DR Congo, support for the cold chain essential to eradicating polio

Social mobilization campaigns help reduce child mortality in Madagascar

UNICEF launches its largest-ever operation against malnutrition in Chad

In Jordan, Syrian children are on the road to recovery after fleeing ongoing violence in their country

In Kiribati, youth use video to show climate change is reality

UNICEF-constructed schools are inaugurated in earthquake-affected Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

UNICEF releases a workbook to help businesses protect and promote children’s rights

In Brazil, UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake discusses social media and children’s rights in the lead-up to Rio+20

New survey shows rates of child malnutrition are decreasing in Haiti

Saving children from malnutrition in drought-affected Angola

Child poverty amid Jerusalem's Old City splendor

In Pakistan, an uncertain future for displaced families in host communities

In Uganda, promoting the rights of children with disabilities on the Day of the African Child

In DR Congo, soccer star and UNICEF National Ambassador Tresor Lualua promotes polio vaccination

Child Survival Call to Action summit closes with commitment to eliminate preventable child deaths

Child Survival Call to Action challenges the world to reduce child mortality

Beyond School Books Podcast 60 Day of the African Child draws attention to children living with disabilities

In Kenya, maternal shelters are part of a broad package of care designed to reduce child mortality

In Afghanistan, UNICEF and the Government of Japan support the construction of child-friendly schools

In DR Congo, UNICEF supports efforts to help child labourers return to school

In Ethiopia, the expansion of rural health services is key to reducing child mortality

In Mauritania, UNICEF and partners provide integrated assistance to Malian refugees

In the Republic of the Congo, UNICEF and WHO launch initiatives to treat, combat and prevent cholera

In Malawi, Health Surveillance Assistants provide a life-saving link between communities and the health care system

In Lao PDR, a UNICEF-supported workshop helps health workers tackle malnutrition

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Angélique Kidjo calls for help in the Sahel

UNICEF Executive Board closes session with a look at the organization’s work in the field and adopts important decisions

With pneumonia and diarrhoea vaccines, Rwanda makes gains in child survival

Donated UPS flight brings life-saving supplies to crisis-affected communities in Mauritania

Executive Board reviews efforts to promote gender equality

In Uzbekistan, children learn proper hand-washing to prevent worms and other diseases

Executive Board opens with focus on sustainable development for children

In Chad, finding long-term solutions to the nutrition crisis

UNICEF-hosted football tournament unites for vulnerable children in Ukraine

In Jordan, Syrian refugee children are learning to cope with the violence they’ve witnessed

Post-natal home visits improve newborn survival in Gaza

Podcast 59 Games that improve education and bring social change

Child Support Grants prove critical to reducing child poverty in South Africa

Universal ratification and effective implementation of the Optional Protocols to the CRC close at hand

In the Central African Republic, UNICEF reaches out to ethnic minorities in the fight against polio

In Lesotho, reaching all pregnant women with health services to eliminate paediatric HIV infections

Nigerien women take the lead in implementing practices to protect their families during the nutrition crisis

Celebrities face off in Soccer Aid match, raising millions for children

Preventing family separation during mass displacement in DR Congo

As strikes grip Nepal, children demonstrate against efforts to close schools

Increasing demand for vaccination services in South Sudan

In New York, UN Commission convenes to increase access to life-saving health products for children and women

In Bangladesh, early childhood education is a strategic investment for the future

Legendary bike race Giro d’Italia supports UNICEF’s 'Believe in Zero' campaign

QA with Professor Michael Golden: Tackling malnutrition in Mauritania

Haiti, with support from UNICEF and partners, begins intensive efforts to improve children's health

UNICEF report reveals drowning is a leading cause of child death in parts of Asia

In Mali, community health programmes put malnourished children on the road to recovery

In Sri Lanka, child-friendly schools transform communities

Field Diary: Clean water improves health and education for children in Cerritos II, Honduras

Ewan McGregor issues appeal for the children of the Sahel

Fighting child sexual abuse in the Caribbean

As nutrition crisis intensifies, Nigerien mothers struggle to save their children

In Maldives, UNICEF supports efforts by the government to fight malnutrition

In Benin, UNICEF-supported education and child rights programmes offer children a way out of exploitation

Countries learn from Nepal's 'Schools as Zones of Peace' programme

Seam Zone keeps Palestinian children in limbo, disrupting education

UNICEF CEE/CIS Regional Director advocates for more investments in families to protect the rights of children in Bulgaria

Partnership helps restore public services in rural Sri Lanka

Ghana Health Service and UNICEF encourage mothers to deliver with help from skilled birth attendants

In Madagascar, urban children highlight their needs through video

In Nepal, a collaboration between UNICEF and the Nepal Press Institute draws attention to the lives of women and children

FC Barcelona and UNICEF strengthen their shared commitment to children's sports and education

Teaming up to turn the tide against malnutrition in Niger

In southern Turkey, Syrian refugee children are caught between a harrowing past and an uncertain future

In Ghana, a cash transfer programme seeks to help the country's poorest families

In rural Ethiopia, UNICEF and ECHO support community-based nutrition services for children

Saudi Fund for Development and UNICEF revive education in the Swat Valley

Community health workers provide crucial health services in Ghana's remote communities

Community-led sanitation saves lives in rural Chad

Reflections on the UN General Assembly Special Session on Children, ten years on

In Angola, a second chance for children in conflict with the law

UNICEF Deputy Executive Director Martin Mogwanja visits Bulgaria, highlighting the needs of children without parental care

Ten years after the historic UN Special Session on children, UNICEF marks progress in creating 'A World Fit for Children'

Syrian refugees in Lebanon cope with hardships, fear for their families at home

Social media campaign offers critical support to breastfeeding mothers in China

Preventing and treating malnutrition in DR Congo

Swedish singer and songwriter Laila Bagge visits children living in the slums of Bangladesh

Podcast #58: Mia Farrow on visiting the crisis-afflicted Sahel region

'Believe in Zero' campaign aims to end violence against children in South Africa

Hunger a daily reality for South Sudan's children

Displaced families find shelter in north-western Pakistan

Field diary: Journey to recovery from severe acute malnutrition in Niger

Mia Farrow appeals for aid on behalf of children in the Sahel

UNICEF partners with Viet Nam’s National Assembly to protect breastfeeding

QA with Mike Golden: Tackling malnutrition in Mauritania

Providing safe spaces for children on front lines of insecurity in north-western Pakistan

Palestinian children and women fight distress in East Jerusalem

In post-flood Pakistan, 'Children's Fairs' entertain while promoting child rights and health

Ghana launches vaccines against pneumonia and diarrhoea, the country's biggest child killers

Manual drilling stations bring safe drinking water to Guinea's Boffa region

Podcast #56: Pau Gasol on making early childhood a priority

In Guinea, UNICEF supports an innovative school programme for children in conflict-affected communities

Cross-border immunization programme protects Namibians and Angolans

UNICEF Executive Director announces new global immunization strategy

In South Sudan, sanitation and hygiene education helps fight disease

Slow but steady results in Angola’s fight against malaria

On World Malaria Day, UNICEF distributes mosquito nets in DR Congo

In DR Congo, polio survivors advocate on behalf of immunization efforts

UNICEF supports Syrian refugees seeking safety in Lebanon

UNICEF report calls for more focus on protecting adolescents

In Central African Republic, polio eradication is a national priority

In Pakistan, religious leaders help change misconceptions about the polio vaccine

Podcast #56: Global Action Week promotes early childhood education

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Angélique Kidjo supports World Immunization Week

In Libya, explosive remnants of war continue to maim and kill after conflict ends

UPS helps UNICEF deliver life-saving supplies to drought-hit Mauritania

In Niger, children are forced to drop out of school to support their families

Selena Gomez calls for life-saving action on behalf of children in the Sahel

South Sudan marks International Mine Awareness Day, focuses on reducing landmine risks

Global experts discuss how early action can help avert famine

Youth advocates help enrol of out-of-school children in Pakistan

Syrian children in Lebanon pick up the pieces of the educations they left behind

Scaling-up Integrated Community Case Management in Niger and Mali

UNICEF Deputy Executive Director visits Niger, calls for swift action on crisis in the Sahel

New market-syle delivery system improves the distribution of supplies to displaced familiesin DR Congo

Field Diary: Niger’s children under siege from the worsening nutrition crisis

In Chad, UNICEF and partners step up emergency response to food crisis

Micronutrient Days fight Viet Nam’s 'hidden hunger'

Mine-risk education protects children from explosives in Iraq

Protection and assistance for children working in DR Congo's diamond mines

South Sudan faces challenges providing maternal and child health care

Families in Mali struggle to feed themselves as the crisis in the Sahel worsens

In Iran, peer training helps vulnerable children in conflict with the law

To protect the most vulnerable, Botswana's Parliament strengthens the implementation of the Children’s Act

In Uganda, UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake addresses malnutrition at the 126th Inter-Parliamentary Union

In Nigeria, the Polio Free Torch campaign aims to make the country polio-free

UNICEF Executive Director visits Chad to highlight looming crisis in Sahel

In Chad, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Mia Farrow meets with refugees from Darfur waiting to go home

UNICEF supports a massive measles and polio vaccination campaign in Yemen

In Benin, UNICEF-supported education and child rights programmes offer children a way out of exploitation

In Uganda, UNICEF Executive Director Lake sees innovation in action, calls on global community to combat undernutrition

UNICEF is raising funds to provide life-saving assistance to over 1 million at-risk children in the Sahel

In Rwanda, helping babies grow up HIV-free

In a major policy shift, mothers in South Africa are encouraged to exclusively breastfeed instead of using formula

In Malawi, the launch of universal birth registration guarantees protections for children

in DR Congo, ‘protected communities’ help neighbours and families care for vulnerable children

In Pakistan, the 'United Against Polio' football tournament fights the scourge of polio

In Lao PDR, media workshop encourages positive, holistic early childhood development

UNICEF assists families in tent cities after Tropical Storm Washi

In Morocco, the rape and death of an adolescent girl prompts calls for changes to the penal code

In Mauritania, UNICEF and partners are providing critical assistance amid overlapping refugee and nutrition crises

Clean water brings fresh hope to poor neighbourhoods in Haiti

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Mia Farrow visits transit centres where children associated with armed conflict are getting a new start

UNICEF and partners prepare for the worst of the nutrition crisis in the Sahel region

Mobile health teams bring medical care to pastoralists in remote regions of Ethiopia

In DR Congo, a UNICEF programme is empowering communities to improve water and sanitation

In Mexico City, community centres provide learning opportunities for indigenous children

In Niger, refugees from Mali are assisted with clean drinking water

UNICEF Executive Board visits Fiji and Solomon Islands, assessing UNICEF's work in the Pacific Islands

Podcast #55: What does achieving the MDG target on water mean for schoolchildren?

Focus on water, sanitation and hygiene improves child health and nutrition in Pakistan

In Brazil, adolescents use UNICEF's new digital mapping technology to reduce disaster risks in the favelas

Programmes offer assistance to children living in the violence-plagued slums of Caracas, Venezuela

In post-flood Philippines, UNICEF provides crucial help on the ground

In Rwanda, a clinic provides comprehensive care to young people living with HIV

Field diary: In DRC, youth advocates learn about their right to a legal identity

After storm and floods in the Philippines, school helps children return to normalcy

In Viet Nam, Internet access creates opportunities and safety challenges alike

In Pakistan, one child’s scars reveal harsh life on the streets

In post-flood Pakistan, temporary learning centres offer education amid uncertainty

In the Central African Republic, support for people living with HIV

In Uzbekistan, a UNICEF-supported child protection program helps reunite families

In a historic judgment, the International Criminal Court convicts Thomas Lubango Dyilo of recruiting children into armed conflict

U-report application revolutionizes social mobilization, empowering Ugandan youth

One year after the quake disaster in Japan, children's photographs reveal recovery

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Mia Farrow visits Chad for the launch of a massive polio immunization campaign

UN and Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) sign historic agreement to stop child recruitment and release all children from the national army

In Niger, UNICEF and partners address the Sahel Region's looming food crisis

In Sri Lanka, members of the Bureau of UNICEF's Executive Board assess the programmes and progress

Helping children of Malaysia’s plantation workers get a quality education

Transforming lives of marginalized girls through new information and communication technologies

Experts discuss issues raised in UNICEF's flagship report at panel discussion in New York

In Benin, women living with HIV face disease and stigma

In Jordan, UNICEF and partners offer services to help refugee children recover from conflict in Syria

UNICEF and partners battle persistent child malnutrition in Haiti

Podcast #54: What does it take to educate a girl?

Helping children living and working on the streets in Thailand

Youth helping children and families recover from Tropical Storm Washi in the Philippines

Millennium Development Goal target on drinking water met

UNICEF provides essential services to the remote, marginalized Ik community in Uganda

New UNICEF-constructed school meets needs of flood-affected children

In Bangladesh, a new UNICEF-supported initiative helps poor urban children

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon attends Angola’s first polio eradication campaign of the year

Rural adolescent girls call for their voices to be heard at Commission on the Status of Women side event in New York

UNICEF and partners support victims of inter-communal conflict in Jonglei, South Sudan

In Lagos, Nigeria, marginalized children face exploitation, trafficking and abuse

India no longer a polio-endemic country

UNICEF launches flagship report in Mexico City, warns that cities are failing children

UNICEF and partners promote girls' education in Darfur, Sudan

In Burundi, guaranteeing children's rights to protection and play

In DR Congo, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Mia Farrow encourages polio vaccination in reluctant communities

Zimbabwe’s Health Transition Fund receives a ₤50 million boost to save women’s and children’s lives

Home-grown solutions

UNICEF races to prevent a major food crisis in the Sahel

A second chance at childhood for exploited and vulnerable children in Benin

Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake on Syria following the report of the independent international commission of inquiry

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Berliner Philharmoniker gives the gift of music to Haitian schools

Speaking for Ourselves

Girl wins International Children’s Peace Prize for promoting the rights of children with disabilities

Hunger season comes early for Chad's most vulnerable

In Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, assisting children alone in the big city

A way home for children living and working on the streets of Rwanda

In Chad, promoting immunization to fight deadly measles

In Chad, clean and sustainable water and sanitation systems keep families safe from disease

In Haiti, a radio programme entertains while encouraging healthy behaviors

In Zimbabwe, improving water systems to safeguard children's health

In Bosnia and Herzegovina, improving rural lives with essential services

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Mia Farrow visits malnourished children in Chad

In Mauritania, help needed to protect children from emerging malnutrition crisis

UNICEF provides emergency support for displaced families in Niger

In Niger, working to reach every child in the fight against polio

In Niger, urgent measures needed to fight malnutrition among children

UNICEF Executive Board session concludes with an emphasis on collaboration

Protecting children from abduction and violence

Podcast #52: Education is key to peace and social development

UNICEF members pledge core resources to fund innovative approaches to reach the most vulnerable

UNICEF makes headway toward an AIDS-free generation despite the waning of resources

UNICEF Executive Board opens with highlight on innovation

Improving water and sanitation in Haiti’s schools

Food shortages force children to drop out of school in Niger

Alarming outbreak of cholera in the Central African Republic begins to subside

In Turkey, a conference gives children a voice in the drafting of new constitution

Buddhist monks and UNICEF join to improve the lives of vulnerable families

In Uzbekistan, child-friendly preschools are engaging children and improving education

In the Central African Republic, UNICEF expands a nutrition treatment center for severely malnourished children

Youth Filmmakers win 2011 OneMinutesJr. Awards

Field diary: In Sudan, a long wait for the journey home to South Sudan

UNICEF helps Rwandan community build back after devastating earthquake

UNICEF aids restavek victims of abuse and exploitation in Haiti

'Full of Grace' photography exhibition celebrates children

In Yemen, day care centres offer safe haven and education to Somali refugee children

Podcast #51: An innovative program provides media training for youth in Haiti

With cash transfers, UNICEF and partners aid drought-affected families in Niger

Two major storms strike Mozambique in quick succession, causing widespread damage

In Qatar, forum calls for better inclusion of children with disabilities in humanitarian responses

'Smart salt' reduces iodine deficiency in Ghana

‘Humanitarian Action for Children 2012’ calls for continued focus on the Horn of Africa

After flooding in the Philippines, teachers help students recover and resume studies

Piped water project offers health, opportunities to Angolan families

In areas once affected by famine, Ethiopia builds capacity to wipe out malnutrition

In Benin, Goodwill Ambassador Angélique Kidjo promotes birth registration to protect children’s rights

In the aftermath of the Philippines floods, unaccompanied children are the most vulnerable

Vaccinating children in Haiti’s hardest-to-reach communities

In Rwanda, community-based nutrition programmes are empowering communities to treat and prevent malnutrition

In Uzbekistan, expanding health care to the most vulnerable and hardest-to-reach

UNICEF's Executive Board elects a new President for 2012

In Rwanda, successfully fighting a resurgence of malaria

In post-quake Haiti, early childhood development aids recovery

In Haiti, an unprecedented expansion in nutrition services for children and women

With EU and UNICEF support, Lesotho puts in place a social protection programme for the most vulnerable

Malnourished children receive help at UNICEF-supported nutrition centre in North Darfur, Sudan

UNICEF and EU-supported training for teachers boosts education quality in Angola

Prioritizing education and promoting gender equality in South Sudan

Improving schools for children with disabilities in Rwanda

Life-saving action against cholera in DR Congo

Partners work to bring peace to children associated with armed groups in DR Congo

Life-saving action against cholera in DR Congo

UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake lauds the role of women and children during Nepal visit

After Pakistan’s floods, mobile teams bring health messages to villagers

Over 1.2 million Libyan children return to school after months of conflict

Field diary: UNICEF prepares to help victims of conflict in South Sudan

Marking its first year without any polio cases, India takes a giant leap toward wiping out the disease

Four Haitian filmmakers explore conditions for children two years after the quake

At Bangladesh drop-in centre, UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake visits a bank operated by vulnerable girls

Two years after the earthquake, victories for Haiti’s children

Voices of the most vulnerable children heard at Rwanda’s annual National Children’s Summit

Taleem-ul-Amal project helps child labourers obtain an education in Pakistan

Somalia’s refugees return home to rebuild the country’s education system

UNICEF launches Schools for Asia to improve education for millions

Nutrition surveillance keeps malnutrition at bay in Peru

UNICEF plans to expand innovative pre-school programme

Tens of thousands remain displaced in Cagayan de Oro, Philippines

In Haiti, guarding families from cholera with local water treatment product

In Ghana, accelerated, flexible learning through 'School for Life' helps children go to school

Thanks to supporters, the Schools for Africa programme is reaching millions

UNICEF education staff look back at a year of challenges and inspiration

Accelerated learning offers disadvantaged children in Mali a chance to go to school

Increasing local capacity to end child malnutrition in Haiti

UNICEF helps young people address and prevent sexual violence in DR Congo

UNICEF plans major expansion of global vaccine programme

Protecting vulnerable, flood-affected children in the Philippines

Cash transfers transform lives of vulnerable children in Liberia

UNICEF in 2011: The year in review

The Government of Japan has announced a pledge of US$9.3 million to fund polio eradication efforts in Afghanistan

Vulnerable children struggle to cope with the aftermath of floods in Pakistan

Podcast #50: Significant progress seen in education in 2011

In Ethiopia, bringing child pneumonia deaths down to zero

A 'children's crisis' unfolds in West and Central Africa's Sahel region

Displaced Syrian children in Jordan show signs of distress

In disaster-prone Bangladesh, a UNICEF-supported programme helps children stay in school

In Haiti, guarding families from cholera with local water treatment product

In Germany, UNICEF awards Photo of the Year to an image of stark contrasts

UNICEF responds to extensive flood destruction in the Philippines

Life-skills programme helps migrant children in China cope with urban dangers

UNICEF Ambassador Novak Djokovic marks holiday season by supporting children

As flood-affected return home in Pakistan, services are threatened by insufficient funding

UNICEF supports interventions to break the polio cycle in DR Congo

Online training sessions help professionals improve water and sanitation in schools around the world

In India, campaign appeals to caregivers to vaccinate children against polio

UNICEF responds to communities devastated by Tropical Storm Washi

Educating children with disabilities in Niger

UNICEF Botswana launches new website

In Kenya, school offers meals, shelter, education and hope

In Tanzania, religious leaders fight violence against children on the World Day of Prayer and Action for Children

Campaign promoting the inclusion of children with disabilities yields positive results in Montenegro

A child-centred approach to learning in Uzbekistan

New UNICEF report examines the risks facing children online

Urgent need for aid continues in Pakistan in wake of devastating floods

UNICEF and partners provide hygiene education and clean water in post-flood Pakistan

Young women in India learn to express their views through film

Indigenous adolescents push for recognition and equity in Mexico

Expanding basic health services to children and women in Mali

Threat of malnutrition dire in Africa's Sahel region due to increasing food shortages

Innovative programme brings pre-school education to the most vulnerable

In India, a youth club raises awareness about HIV/AIDS and its prevention

Report evaluates the state of Tanzania’s adolescents

UNICEF at 65: Looking back, thinking ahead

Botswana commemorates the ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child

UNICEF and SAACID promote exclusive breastfeeding in Somalia's drought-affected communities

Media workshops empower youth to address climate change in Zambia

In Sudan, protecting every child against the menace of polio

Programme returns child metalworkers to school

Lao PDR takes a swipe at measles and rubella

Field diary: Marsupials are model mums in Ghana

In Zimbabwe, school grants provide equal learning opportunities to girls

Young photographers from Niger and Mali document the problems facing their communities

Safe PLaCES help flood-affected children and women prevent child marriage in Pakistan

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Nana Mouskouri promotes breastfeeding in Romanian Maternity Hospital

Mobile school is the answer to a Turkana girl’s prayers

Inaugural ‘State of the World’s Volunteerism Report’ recognizes contributions of volunteers worldwide

A young leader works to confront the effects of climate change in the Philippines

UNICEF celebrates the work of its global volunteers

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador David Beckham highlights issues of street children on Philippines visit

First inclusive film festival on child rights unveiled in Croatia

Masala Boly’s story: Life as a United Nations Volunteer with UNICEF Burundi

Children’s Forum places focus on digital safety for Turkey’s youth

South African youth question national response to climate change

Meeting the challenges of AIDS with fewer financial resources

A day care centre in Uzbekistan helps children living with HIV break their isolation

In Burundi, prevention services help reduce risk of mother-to-child transmission of HIV

Mentors play vital role in preventing HIV transmission from mother to child

UNICEF partners with religious communities to end violence against children

Religious leaders gather to help improve the health of Angola’s children

Guyana’s political parties sign an agreement pledging their commitment to children’s rights

Religious leaders reinforce their commitment to ending violence against children in Mauritania

Measles infection rates on the decline after successful vaccination campaign in Somalia

Study highlights the impact of climate change on children in South Africa

Olga’s story: Violence against women and children in Guatemala continues to devastate lives

Ahead of World AIDS day, UNICEF marks the progress in the fight against HIV/AIDS

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Danny Glover highlights children's rights in Colombia

In Uganda, world leaders focus on creating a safer future for children

Calle 13 lend their voices to the fight against human trafficking

Ancient autumn ritual brings joy and pride to Palestinian children

Podcast #49: On the anniversary of the CRC, children’s right to education remains a challenge

In wake of the floods, malnutrition threatens thousands of children in Pakistan

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Shakira promotes girls' education in India

UNICEF-supported radio training encourages Haiti’s youth to tell their own story

Famine on the retreat in southern Somalia, millions still remain in need

Zimbabwe’s successful Education Transition Fund enters second phase

Ekalale’s story: Health outreach saves lives in Turkana, north-west Kenya

UNICEF aims to make nutrition a national priority in Niger

In Haiti, art is helping children cope with life-changing situations

UNICEF provides support to struggling families in Lesotho through cash transfers

Musicians from the Berliner Philharmoniker perform for Beijing's migrant children

Techno Girl programme teaches essential skills to young South African females

UNICEF Child Protection Centres provide protective environment for street children in Pakistan

UNICEF partners with the Malaysian Government to address child poverty

Early Childhood Development providing a better start for South African children

UNICEF-supported sanitation and hygiene initiatives improving living conditions in Uganda

UNICEF-supported initiative aims to make girls’ education a priority in Kenya

UNICEF and Pampers partner up to protect mothers against neonatal tetanus

In Angola, community health workers help in the fight against malaria

Thousands of families face an uncertain future in post-flood El Salvador

UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake meets with Brazilian youth and addresses their concerns

UNICEF-supported Child Friendly Spaces provide support to displaced children in Somalia

Disaster Risk Reduction training helps build a culture of safety in Kyrgyzstan

Donors pledge more than US$1.5 billion to Global Partnership for Education

New ‘resource pack’ developed by UNICEF provides fresh perspective on understanding children

UNICEF-supported mosquito net distribution campaign helps fight malaria in Guinea Bissau

Building a solid foundation for a brighter future in Afghanistan through education

Medical supplies reach Kenya, with help from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Podcast #48: Discussing the importance of achieving universal quality education for all children
'Beyond School Books' – a podcast series on education in emergencies

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Mia Farrow receives Inspiration Award for her humanitarian work

UNICEF aims to ensure all children in Côte d’Ivoire receive an education

Zimbabwe launches health transition fund to revitalize care for children and women

In Copenhagen, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Crown Prince and Crown Princess of Denmark visit UNICEF's Supply Centre

UNICEF assists returnees to South Sudan with shelter, water and temporary learning facilities

Disaster readiness training for the children of Uzbekistan

UNICEF-supported Temporary Learning Centers provide education to flood-affected children in Pakistan

Providing vital care for Rwanda’s vulnerable children

UNICEF Ambassador Fernando Alonso promotes polio eradication in India

Q and A with UNICEF Somalia’s Hannan Sulieman: ‘It’s about children, no matter where they are’

Angola social services struggle to keep pace with swelling population

World leaders join Bill Gates in $122 million pledge for polio eradication

Singer Prudence Mabhena appointed UNICEF National Ambassador for Zimbabwe

UNICEF education initiative provides support to thousands of Zimbabwean children

Crisis continues 100 days after famine was declared in Somalia

Swaziland convenes first national dialogue on violence against children in schools

UNICEF and partners teach children to protect themselves from natural disasters

UNICEF-supported Mother and Child Health Week reaches millions of children in Madagascar

Mekong flooding causes widespread damage in Viet Nam

Thousands of families remain displaced by torrential rains in El Salvador

Seasonal rains are a mixed blessing for parched north-eastern Kenya

Immunizing millions of children to eradicate polio in DR Congo

Lao lathers up for Global Handwashing Day

A new government program aims to provide a free education for all Haiti's children

UNICEF-IKEA partnership delivers toys to Haitian children, income to women

In the wake of the Libyan conflict, UNICEF provides support to traumatized children

On World Polio Day, UNICEF launches new website focusing on global immunization strategies

Palestinian communities risk demolition of their schools to educate their children

UNICEF’s Child-Friendly Schools initiative aims to improve sanitation facilities in Rwandan schools

UNICEF aims to expand subsidy system to reach Mozambique’s most vulnerable children

UNICEF supports efforts to reunite families in post-conflict Sri Lanka

Goodwill Ambassador Angélique Kidjo visits an innovative programme for victims of child abuse in Mexico

Somali journalists attend UNICEF-supported workshop to focus on humanitarian reporting

In Haiti, Global Handwashing Day empowers children in the fight against cholera

In Benin, care centre offers a path away from poverty

UNICEF and partners focus on the prevention of sexual abuse against girls in Mozambique

Podcast #47: Summit participants join efforts to educate and empower girls

Communities band together to reopen schools damaged in the Libyan conflict

Field diary: Saving lives in the Horn of Africa, one child at a time

UNICEF reaching Pakistani flood victims through a network of mobile health units

In India, Nutrition Rehabilitation Centres provide essential services in the fight against malnutrition

Syria launches national ‘catch-up’ immunization drive amid continued unrest

Long-awaited rains cause further displacement and child deaths in Mogadishu

UNICEF-developed computer kiosk aims to provide information access to isolated communities in Uganda

Plumpy’doz distribution fights malnutrition in Madagascar’s remote south

UNICEF-supported programme brings hope to severely malnourished children in Viet Nam

In Ethiopia, students learn environmental responsibility through active participation

UNICEF-supported programme prepares Georgian students for potential disasters

In Sudan, a photo contest offers children an opportunity to document daily life

UNICEF-supported programme aims to rehabilitate ex-gang members in Honduras

Experts urge international community to improve the standard of care for vulnerable children

Second round in measles vaccination campaign allows children to ‘catch-up’ in India

Community-based support reaches South Africa’s most vulnerable and marginalised children

UNICEF Executive Director presents an equity-based approach to members of the European Parliament

UNICEF and ECHO aim to prevent waterborne disease in Togo, by promoting safe hygiene practices

Donors aim to provide Sri Lanka with a brighter through investment in its children

Families prepare to return home after devastating flooding in the Philippines

UNICEF and partners work to provide a free education for all Haiti’s children

UNICEF-supported programme having a positive effect on health and education in DR Congo

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassadors make an appeal for continued support in the Horn of Africa

UNICEF-supported campaign aims to immunize millions of children against polio in Côte d’Ivoire

Crisis in the Horn of Africa: Rethinking the humanitarian response

Back-To-School campaign facilitating access to schools amid continuing violence in Yemen

Podcast #46: On World Teachers Day, three educators share their unique perspectives

UNICEF and partners aim to end harmful practices towards children and women in Guinea-Bissau

‘Water is our life’ – Pastoralists adapt to village life in drought-stricken north-eastern Kenya

In Yemen, one female student is speaking out for girls’ education

In Burundi, interactive theatre empowers local communities in the fight against malaria

In flood-affected Pakistan, a newborn’s first days are spent in a temporary camp

Ugandan children work with community leaders to end violence in schools

New national action benefits Zimbabwe’s most vulnerable children and families

Eight million children vaccinated against measles and rubella during national campaign in Uzbekistan

UNICEF provides support to Palestinian students through rehabilitation and psychosocial sessions

UNICEF-supported Sports for Development programme scores a goal with South African students

In Côte d’Ivoire, a young rape victim regains self-confidence with UNICEF support

UNICEF National Ambassador for Serbia, Novak Djokovic, visits an inclusive kindergarten in Smederevo

UNICEF-supported initiative providing essential school supplies to Palestinian children living in Lebanon

Five more nations sign international accord to stop children from being forced into conflict    

Large scale effort underway to totally eradicate malaria in Mozambique

Ali’s story: In drought-ravaged Kenya, education is the key to a brighter future

A future prison provides educational opportunity for Pakistan’s flood-displaced children

New programme aims to stop the transmission of polio in Chad

Achieving equity through early childhood development

UNICEF Representative visits devastated flood zone in southern Pakistan

Field diary: A safety net for the most vulnerable families in drought-prone Tigray, Ethiopia

Podcast #45: Regional conference to focus on inclusive education for children with disabilities

A displaced family sets up a makeshift 'home' in flood-affected southern Pakistan

In Ethiopia, water trucks provide essential life-line amidst drought

UNICEF provides an underage miner with a second chance in DR Congo

In Burkina Faso, leaders meet to discuss the importance of investing in nutrition

Tennis star Serena Williams becomes UNICEF's latest Goodwill Ambassador - with a focus on education

UNICEF scales up life-saving operations to reach displaced families in southern Pakistan

20 Haitian children turn their stories into movies, inspiring others in the process

UNICEF aims to reduce the rates of infant and maternal mortality in Afghanistan

In Kenyan camps, vaccine protects Somali refugee children from killer pneumonia

Zimbabwe’s children advocate for Bill of Rights in the new Constitution

Former president fights against childhood malnutrition in West Africa

Liberia rebuilds education system after years of civil war

In Pakistan, new floods leave displaced families in limbo

UNICEF Executive Board closes with renewed commitment to vulnerable children

Displaced youth in South Yemen cope with the effects of war

In Pakistan, monsoon floods return to new areas causing widespread devastation

Aden’s story revisited: One child’s journey of survival from Somalia to Kenya

UNICEF aims to ensure that schools throughout Libya are open in September

UNICEF Executive Board focus on vulnerable children in Europe

New law prohibits practice of female genital mutilation in Guinea-Bissau

Mobile health units saving lives in drought-affected Ethiopia

Horn of Africa focus of Executive Board opening session

Podcast #45: Ongoing drought in the Horn of Africa threatens the new school year

Innovative water options are helping to solve immediate needs in Kenya

For Somali refugee children in Kenya, the new school year offers a fresh start

Against the odds, students start school in a Bedouin community on the West Bank

Kenyan schools struggle to cope with influx of children displaced by drought

UNICEF supports stabilization centres to treat malnourished children in Somalia

Women activists say 'no' to sexual and gender-based violence in Chad

Goodwill Ambassador Youssou N'Dour meets Somali refugee children in Dadaab, Kenya

High-profile Iranian actresses promote breastfeeding in 'Talk to Me' campaign

UNICEF and partners support disability rights for children and families in Burkina Faso

School clubs provide normalcy for children affected by unrest in Syria

Emergency aid arrives as UNICEF and partners work to restore Libya’s water system

UNICEF combats measles in overcrowded displacement camps in Somalia

Children help younger friends and neighbours prepare for primary school in Ethiopia

Bio-gas pilot project meets energy and safety needs for rural families in Uganda

Over a year later, children return to rebuilt school in post-conflict Osh, Kyrgyzstan

Goodwill Ambassador Mia Farrow issues urgent appeal after visiting Somali refugees

School is a lifeline for children displaced by famine and conflict in Somalia

Retiring Chief of HIV/AIDS Jimmy Kolker keeps his eye on the prize: an AIDS-free generation

UNICEF acts to stave off potential water crisis caused by fuel shortages in Libya

At African Union pledge event, Ghanaian boy calls for urgent action on Horn of Africa crisis

In a Kenyan district hard-hit by drought, children survive on one meal a day

Children's Act provides new tools for protecting child rights in Zamzibar

Community-based nutrition programme targets children at risk in Ethiopia

Peer leaders take the initiative on HIV prevention among young people in Lesotho

In Djibouti, families fleeing conflict and drought continue to struggle in camp

UNICEF encourages small entrepreneurs in northern Sri Lanka

Improving lives by providing access to safe water in Haiti

‘International Inspiration’ initiative helping Mozambique’s vulnerable children develop through sport

UNICEF-supported initiative aims to reverse inequities facing Brazilian youth

In Kenya, families struggle to cope with loss amidst drought

UNICEF-supported mass vaccination campaign in Ethiopian refugee camp continues

Exclusive breastfeeding ensures a healthy life for Lesotho’s children

On World Humanitarian Day, the UN celebrates the extraordinary efforts of aid workers

UNICEF-supported initiative aims to raise awareness about child marriage in India

OneMinutesJr. initiative helps youth capture their viewpoints around the world

UNICEF mounts urgent response to contain the spread of cholera in Somalia

In Kenya’s refugee camps, hygiene promotion aims to prevent disease by changing behaviour

'Girl friendly/child-friendly' schools provide a brighter future in Mali

In Gaza, poverty forces children to choose between survival and school

Feeding centres aim to alleviate chronic malnutrition in drought-affected Djibouti

Promoting education and investing in the future in Côte d'Ivoire

New pipeline brings hope to drought-affected communities in Kenya

In Somalia, schooling continues for IDPs and incoming children amidst drought crisis

In DR Congo, fundraiser aims to raise US$4 million for provincial child protection plan

UNICEF provides life-saving emergency nutrition intervention to drought-affected communities in Kenya

After the storms, the rebuilding process continues in Lao PDR

In Uganda, UNICEF and partners invest in young people

UNICEF aims to ensure the right to education for young parents in Argentina

Thousands of lives at risk in Chad due to cholera epidemic

Mobile Schools aim to ensure education in Kenya

Young people assess the needs of their peers

Preparedness programme helps young people to build a better future in Jordan

UN Secretary-General meets students affected by the diaster in Japan

Ethiopian mothers struggle to feed their children amidst drought crisis

Survey shows need for action on violence against children in Tanzania

Government of Japan supports therapeutic feeding to treat malnutrition in Ethiopia

Operations Centre at the heart of UNICEF's response to crisis in the Horn of Africa

UNICEF celebrates Sir Roger Moore's 20 devoted years as a Goodwill Ambassador

Feeding centres treat malnourished children amidst famine in southern Somalia

On Texas visit, FC Barcelona stars celebrate renewed partnership with UNICEF

Staff profile: UNICEF Yemen Nutrition Officer fights child malnutrition with a passion

Community Based Nutrition programme holds off hunger in drought-prone Ethiopia

A survivor of polio works to eradicate the disease for Nigeria's future generations

Field diary: At a refugee camp in Kenya, a Somali father's devotion helps his young son survive

UNICEF supports transitional schools for children in post-flood Punjab, Pakistan

Podcast #43: One year on, flood disaster's impact lingers in Pakistan

UNICEF supports fight against child malnutrition in flood-ravaged districts of Pakistan

Spreading the word about infant and young child nutrition in Uganda

A greater humanitarian response is needed as crisis deepens in the Horn of Africa

UNICEF helps to rebuild a school in a flood-ravaged village in north-west Pakistan

Cash transfers provide social protection to Zambia's most vulnerable families

Improved health services for mothers and newborns in flood-hit villages of Pakistan

UNICEF and partners race against time as Horn of Africa crisis worsens

Ejaz’s story: A young boy remains hopeful in the aftermath of Pakistan floods

'Young People We Care' volunteers assist vulnerable households in Zimbabwe

FC Barcelona funds new early infant diagnosis laboratory in Swaziland

Siblings face the future without parents in eastern Rwanda

UNICEF issues new guidance on promoting gender equality in all programmes

'Schools of Quality' reach under-served rural children in Lao PDR

Of bullets and blackboards: Libya’s war-weary children hope for return to the classroom

Field diary: the road to Dadaab

In Ethiopia, UNICEF-supported programme fights malnutrition amidst severe drought

UNICEF Regional Director hears the concerns of a gathering of youth in Honduras

UNICEF delivers crucial supplies as the situation in the Horn of Africa deteriorates

Mobile schools provide primary education in Sudan’s nomadic communities

With help from UNICEF and community volunteers, families start over in Burundi

UNICEF supports effort to trace missing children in post-conflict Sri Lanka

Liberian host communities support education for Ivorian refugee children

In Serbia, early results of household survey show progress and disparities alike

Communities in Mozambique lead the way to safe sanitation

Latest round of immunization fights maternal and neonatal tetanus in Burkina Faso

UNICEF Executive Director meets villagers in drought-stricken Turkana, Kenya

UNICEF and Government of Japan boost 'cold chain' to strengthen immunization in Mauritania

Field diary: Mindanao families and children endure the reality of flooding in the Philippines

Amidst regional drought, malnutrition imperils thousands of refugee children in Dadaab, Kenya

Western Nepal marks milestone in sanitation

Health-post network brings basic services closer to rural populations in Niger

Fighting cholera, a deadly threat to child survival in DR Congo

Creating a safe environment for children in divided schools in Bosnia and Herzegovina

'Independence' baby signals the birth of a new nation in South Sudan

UN Security Council adopts new resolution to protect schools and hospitals during conflict

Libya’s other crisis: 2 million children at physical and emotional risk as conflict drags on

Field diary: Somali refugee, 14, waits for her life to begin again in Dadaab, Kenya

UNICEF responds to Horn of Africa food crisis that has left 2 million children malnourished

New UNICEF Photography iPhone app showcases global efforts to advance children’s rights

Amidst the region's worst drought in decades, Somali refugees crowd camps in Kenya

Challenges ahead in bid to strengthen children’s rights as South Sudan prepares for independence

South Sudan and UNICEF inaugurate a new ward at the country’s only children’s hospital

UNICEF hosts briefing on corporate social responsibility and children

In new campaign, Goodwill Ambassador Lang Lang urges stronger fight against HIV/AIDS

Young reporters bring unique perspectives to child rights conference in Armenia

Podcast #42: As Southern Sudan looks to nationhood, education is pivotal

Millions need urgent aid amidst drought, conflict and food crisis in the Horn of Africa

In Kabul, the Government of Japan funds new classrooms to improve education

In Ethiopia, UNICEF helps meet water supply challenges in drought-hit Raya Azebo district

Providing comprehensive care to young people living with HIV in Rwanda

UNICEF report highlights need for doubling child budget in Bangladesh

In Zimbabwe, Braille textbooks provide more chidren with equal access to learning

Mobile clinics protect children from malnutrition in post-flood Pakistan

UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake visits youth centres rebuilding lives in Kyrgyzstan

Cash transfer initiative breaks cycle of poverty for families in the Philippines

Field Diary: Life as a UNICEF Emergency Coordinator in Yemen

UNICEF child-led WASH programme reaps rewards in India as hygiene-related illnesses fall

Podcast #41: After the conflict, young people work to bring about social change in Kosovo

UNICEF joins other agencies in Tanzania in signing the first UN Development Assistance Plan

UNICEF and Special Olympics usher in new era of protection for children with disabilities

UNICEF and the European Union combat malnutrition in drought-stricken Uganda

UNICEF mobilizes Haitian ‘Rara’ for cholera prevention

Displaced by political conflict, Ivorian child refugees seek solace in a school at Liberia's Bahn camp

UNICEF Executive Board session wraps up with a renewed commitment to equity

As turmoil continues, children remain out of school in Côte d’Ivoire

In South Africa, a neonatal care initiative builds health and saves lives

Oliver Mtukudzi unveiled as UNICEF Regional Goodwill Ambassador for Eastern and Southern Africa

UNICEF Executive Board eyes gender equality, child protection and urban safety

In Jerusalem, Goodwill Ambassador Shakira inspires Israeli and Palestinian children during school visit

Nepal becomes second country in Asia to become free of minefields

UNICEF Executive Board focuses on equity and country programmes

UN Secretary-General launches global drive to meet sanitation targets by 2015

In Armenia, parliamentarians commit to invest in early childhood development programmes

Delegates gather in New York to promote and protect the rights of children with disabilities

Executive Board looks to greater results for children despite challenges

Goodwill Ambassador Danny Glover visits Cuba to support people of African descent in the Americas

In Côte d’Ivoire, First Lady celebrates the Day of the African Child with 500 children

A UNICEF-supported clinic provides care and treatment for women with HIV in Haiti

Renowned photographer Jan Grarup documents UNICEF child survival efforts in Central African Republic

UK Government boosts support for a more effective response to humanitarian crises

In DR Congo, poverty pushes thousands of children on to the streets of Kinshasa

In Niger, young first-time photographers see child rights from a new viewpoint

Prime Minister launches UNICEF-supported free and compulsory education campaign in Lesotho

UNICEF helps street children back to their home regions and into education in Uganda

UNICEF provides thousands of people displaced by Sudanese fighting with life-saving services

Basketball stars visit UNICEF-supported malnutrition centre in Haiti

Strengthening child protection systems to reduce violence against children in Tanzania

Prominent Chadian artists come together in concert to raise awareness about polio

Donors commit $4.3 billion to scale up GAVI Alliance’s immunization efforts over next four years

Young Bolivians on working in one of the world's most dangerous mines

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities distributed in Braille, audio and sign language in Montenegro

UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake and other leaders focus on children in the fight against HIV/AIDS

German's story: Swapping sugar cane fields for school in Bolivia

Communities mobilize to stop child labour in India

In Mozambique, efforts to educate about HIV testing help pregnant mothers and children

UNICEF supports rebuilding and reconciliation efforts towards in DR Congo

New water supply system transforms lives in Lao PDR

UNICEF supports final push to eradicate polio in India

Education a catalyst: a conversation with Nobel Laureate Mairead Maguire

New UNICEF Ireland Ambassador Rory McIlroy makes Haiti his first humanitarian destination

UNICEF co-hosts consultations on first-ever global standards for child-friendly businesses

In Algeria, UNICEF Ambassador and football star Madjid Bougherra inspires young people

At Japan global meeting on development goals, UNICEF Executive Director highlights equity

Juliana's story: Recovering from the violence in Côte d’Ivoire

In the city of Misrata, children bear the brunt of the on-going Libyan conflict

Fifth Global Partners Forum focuses on improving support for HIV and AIDS-affected children

In South Africa, UNICEF and partners launch report on preventing HIV among young people

Child-friendly schools inspire a brighter future for South Africa's young people

Second round of national campaign against polio targets millions in Democratic Republic of the Congo

UNICEF water and sanitation programme helps save children’s lives in conflict-affected Darfur

UNICEF radio project gives voice to young Nigerians

In Turkmenistan, Third Central Asian Child Protection Forum calls for juvenile justice reform

UNICEF-supported programme tackles malnutrition on tea estates in Sri Lanka

Families who escaped violence in Libya face new dangers in Tunisian camp

UNICEF provides shelter and sanitation to families and children displaced by conflict in Libya

Young reporters network empowers youths to make their voices heard in Tanzania

Sylvain's story: A former child soldiers on the road to a new life in Rwanda

Early education programme increases access for ethnic children in Lao PDR

Goodwill Ambassador Xuan Bac delivers good hygiene message to children in Viet Nam

The road to equity: UNICEF uses every mode of transport to reach the most vulnerable

In Somalia, UNICEF constructs classrooms and trains teachers for children displaced by conflict

Young Moroccans work with the government to draft youth-centred policies

UNICEF provides shelter and sanitation to families and children displaced by conflict in Libya

UNICEF and European Union assist as climate change alters lives in Kenya and Ethiopia

Indigenous Indian children thrive in child-friendly residential schools

Child injuries highlight devastating effects of conflict in Libya

Communal banks extend credit, empower women and build equity in rural Bolivia

In Geneva, young people launch 'Children’s Charter' for staying safe in disasters

Finnish funding enables UNICEF to provide safe water to school children in Afghanistan

Youth panel raises awareness on initiatives to advance the rights of indigenous peoples

Child-friendly spaces provide refuge for families in war-torn Libya

After the floods, new schools provide normalcy and opportunities for communities in Pakistan

Weeks before Southern Sudan's independence, UNICEF assists children in troubled border areas

Education and sport empower a young woman to pursue her dreams in Timor-Leste

Health week delivers support to millions of mothers and children in Pakistan

Universal ratification of Optional Protocols on child rights within reach

UNICEF helps provide counselling support for school children in post-crisis Côte d'Ivoire

UNICEF symposium highlights increasing number of young migrants

On visit to Ghana, Executive Board members see development progress and challenges

Young parliamentarians stress need for investment in technology in Namibia

In Malaysia, UNICEF equity programme enables undocumented children to enrol in school

In India, a sports programme teaches children life skills in hard-to-reach areas

In Timor-Leste, UNICEF joins government child-friendly efforts to rebuild education

Podcast #40: Safe schools and education can reduce the impact of disasters

Buddhist monks fight stigma and raise HIV awareness in Viet Nam

Belgian Minister President's visit highlights 'Healthy Villages, Healthy Schools' in DR Congo

In Turkey, the 'friendship train' encourages children to visit museums

A UNICEF transit camp school brings hope to children on the Tunisia-Libya border

Hundreds of thousands of children return to school in Côte d’Ivoire

UNICEF provides relief for families fleeing the Libyan conflict at a transit camp in Tunisia

UNICEF injury prevention initiative protects children's lives in Viet Nam

Podcast #39: The role of education in protecting children when disaster strikes

Polio immunization campaign aims to reach millions in Democratic Republic of the Congo

New UNICEF Iraq Ambassador Kadhum Al-Sahir highlights needs of the most deprived children

UNICEF provides vital assistance to thousands of displaced people in Côte d’Ivoire

Young reporters trained by UNICEF tackle social issues in rural India

In Zambia, an HIV testing and treatment programme protects children's lives

In Viet Nam, a 'total sanitation' programme makes progress in rural areas

A community centre inspires an adolescent girl in Panama

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Yuna Kim donates prize money to Japanese earthquake survivors

Thousands of displaced Ivorians return home to face new challenges

UNICEF supports a widespread immunization campaign in Occupied Palestinian Territory

European Union parliamentarians see improving maternal and child health in Uzbekistan

UNICEF and partners pursue equity for poor villagers on remote Indonesian islands

Podcast #38: The role of education in empowering young Egyptians to shape their future

In Côte d’Ivoire, schools re-open slowly in wake of post-election violence

Marcell's story: Growing up in poverty in the United States of America

UNICEF kicks off a post-crisis measles immunization campaign in Côte d’Ivoire

Empowering marginalized children through photography in Mali

UNICEF Executive Board visits development programmes in Bolivia

Children map their community using innovative technology in India

Providing psycho-social support for displaced children in southern Tunisia

Nine-year-old boy, injured in Misrata fighting, reflects risks facing Libyan children

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Tetsuko Kuroyanagi visits children in Haiti

UNICEF-trained volunteers promote exclusive breastfeeding in Republic of the Union of Myanmar

UNICEF delivers health care to infants in earthquake-stricken Japan

Mother-Baby Pack update: More efforts needed to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV

Moroccan children send messages of solidarity to earthquake-hit Japan

UNICEF helps health centres re-open in aftermath of violence in Côte d’Ivoire

Government of Japan gives new life to Zimbabwe immunization programme

UNICEF delivers more supplies to embattled Misrata

Field diary: UNICEF helps provide water to Somalia's drought-hit regions

Health workers and community members work together to prevent child malnutrition in Ethiopia

Goodwill Ambassador Leo Messi promotes children's right to sport in Costa Rica

UNICEF on the ground in Benghazi, as Libyan children face increasing threat

Birth registration efforts aim to protect rights of newborns on the Tunisia-Libya border

UNICEF honoured as a top innovative development organization

UNICEF unloads first supplies for families displaced by conflict in Côte d'Ivoire

African adolescents gather to review progress on youth development

UNICEF airlifts emergency aid for those displaced by the conflict in Côte d’Ivoire

UNICEF launches new campaign to stop the spread of pneumonic plague in Madagascar

Changing policy to implement critical change in Mauritania

Student-run WASH club promotes proper sanitation and hygiene practices in Ethiopia

Pakistan’s first female football club breaks down cultural barriers

In Benin, new monitoring tool engages illiterate parents in their children's education

Fighting malnutrition and building capacity for child health in Haiti's camps

Adolescent clubs empower young girls to resist early marriage in India

UNICEF and partners respond as heavy rains displace tens of thousands in Namibia

Students in Japan's Miyagi Prefecture return to school a month after the quake

A young man flees to Tunisia and finds hope in wake of Libyan violence

Manchester United legend Bryan Robson visits at-risk adolescents in Kuala Lumpur

Improving basic health services and sanitation to help save lives in Togo

Despite tragedy at home, Japan continues support for schools in Guinea-Bissau

UNICEF and the AusAID support improved sanitation for Palestinian students

Despite security risks, health volunteers vaccinate children against polio in Afghanistan

In DR Congo, child-to-child teaching in pre-school bolsters primary school readiness

UNICEF supports the reconstruction of schools in Haiti

Report by UN agencies highlights food crisis in Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Reviving education in the aftermath of Sierra Leone's civil war

In Rwanda, education and health programmes provide children with a better start in life

GAVI supports a pneumococcal vaccination programme for Congolese children

Launch of the European Parliament 'Alliance for Children'

In Pakistan, UNICEF-supported temporary learning centres create opportunities for girls

UNICEF Executive Director sees progress of community-based programmes in Ethiopia

UNICEF sets up child-friendly spaces for earthquake-affected children in Japan

Deputy Executive Director calls for the emergency response to 'scale up and speed up' in Côte d'Ivoire

UNICEF provides relief at the Egyptian border as thousands of families flee violence in Libya

At the Tunisia-Libya border, relief for families heading home

Challenges in reaching children and families as fighting flares across Côte d’Ivoire

In Ethiopia, UNICEF Executive Director sees equity strategy accelerating development

Executive Board Members from UN agencies witness development efforts in the Philippines

Despite the deepening political crisis, many children finally return to school in Côte d'Ivoire

Nearly 6,000 people complete a fundraising race to promote education for all in Argentina

Young midwives bring new life to remote villages in India

A young man holds on to his dream amid violence in Yemen

UNICEF sets up sanitation facilities at transit camps on the Tunisia-Libya border

An adolescent girl maintains hope for a brighter future in earthquake-affected Haiti

UNICEF and partners battle the re-emergence of polio in DR Congo

'Friendship Games' to bring Haitian and Dominican youth together

Liam Neeson becomes UNICEF's newest Goodwill Ambassador

UNICEF supports child-friendly spaces on Tunisia-Libya border for children displaced by conflict

Angola steps up immunization drive in its efforts to eradicate polio

Gender equality classes help Somali teenage girls stay in school

Major League Baseball and players association commit $500,000 to UNICEF toward Japan relief effort

A UNICEF-supported music school helps young Haitians dream of a better future

UNICEF launches video spot warning of the dangers of landmines

UNICEF Tunisia Representative visits a transit camp on the Tunisia-Libya border

A national campaign aims to increase Namibian men's involvement in HIV health programmes

UNICEF reaches out to families and children in earthquake-hit Japan

Local launch of 'The State of the World's Children 2011' in Nepal

Japanese staff members from UNICEF head home to help with disaster response

Teen centres provide a refuge for adolescents living with HIV in Botswana

Warning of the dangers of child trafficking in Haiti

UNICEF report: Rights of women and children remain critical in Zimbabwe

Teachers and students thrive in child-friendly schools in Rwanda

UNICEF supports emergency vaccination in a transit camp on the Tunisia-Libya border

Escalating violence impacts children attending school in Yemen

UNICEF and partners educate Haitian children on how to prevent cholera

UNICEF Ambassadors Mia Farrow and Martin Bell visit Southern Sudan

An education programme empowers adolescent girls to thrive in rural India

UNICEF helps displaced children in Côte d’Ivoire continue their education despite the violence

Construction of proper latrines contributes to cultural change in Kyrgyzstan

A new door-to-door strategy to eliminate polio in Angola

Children swap floors for desks at school in Malawi with MSNBC-US Fund for UNICEF support

UNICEF works to convince remote communities in Pakistan to abandon child marriage

Bangladeshi girls pitch for more recognition and opportunites

Olivia Harrison keeps George Harrison's legacy alive on visit to Bangladesh

Eco latrines improve quality of life in earthquake-affected communities in Rwanda 

UNICEF Executive Director offers sympathy and support to survivors of Japan quake tragedy

More families seek support at Libyan border

Shelters for women and girls in Afghanistan

Supporting victims of rape in Côte d'Ivoire

Children affected by conflict in north-west Pakistan in desperate need of humanitarian assistance

UNICEF officials work to combat child trafficking on Haiti's border

Young people help build lasting peace after conflict in southern Kyrgyzstan

International Women’s Day in Burkina Faso

Podcast #37: Ensuring human rights key to educating children in conflict zones

Vocational training lifts adolescents out of poverty in Uttar Pradesh, India

Emergency support for migrants on the Tunisia-Libya border

Children struggle to access basic education as schools remain closed  in Côte d’Ivoire

International Women’s Day in Madagascar

Podcast #36: Facing challenges, young people become agents of change

Tunisia's youth step up to assist thousands of migrants fleeing Libya

UNICEF Executive Director focuses on ending polio and violence during DR Congo visit

Child Protection Advocates provide a safety net for vulnerable Somali children

2011 International Children's Day of Broadcasting examines gender roles

Young people raise awareness about climate change in the Pacific atoll nation of Kiribati

Adolescents search for normalcy through education in DR Congo

New report details armed conflicts’ toll on education and calls for boost in international aid

UNICEF-supported Juvenile Justice Court marks first year of work in DR Congo

UNICEF steps up efforts to vaccinate displaced women and children in Côte D'Ivoire

UNICEF and partners accelerate humanitarian response to Libyan crisis

Egypt's young people play critical role in defending rights and shaping the future

UNICEF Deputy Executive Director Martin Mogwanja visits programmes for children in Peru

Podcast #35: Partnering with the philanthropic community to promote education for all

Japan partners with UNICEF to help eradicate polio in Angola

Jean's story: An adolescent girl’s belief in education provides hope in Haiti

Flagship report launched: Adolescents are key to prosperity and equity

Education plants the seeds of a better future for adolescents in Sierra Leone

UNICEF dedicates 'The State of the World's Children 2011' to adolescents

Non-formal education in the Middle East: Giving adolescents a second chance

Innovative programme aims to halt the spread of HIV in Lesotho

Protecting children's right to education during unrest in Tunisia

Iron supplementation helping to end inter-generational cycle of anaemia in India

Gender disparities: Empowering adolescent girls for social change

Promoting Open Debate: New technologies advance adolescents’ civic responsibility

New campaign in Bangladesh raises HIV awareness through the power of cricket

Drive to eradicate Polio gives hope to returnees in Southern Sudan

UNICEF and partners deliver critical aid amidst harsh Pakistani winter

Psycho-social support for children caught in violence on Egypt's streets

“It’s About Ability” Campaign honoured for the Best Humanitarian Action in Montenergro

UNICEF aims to place further emphasis on children’s issues in Tunisia

Launch of pneumococcal vaccine initiative aims to protect thousands in Kenya

In Niger, new sanitation programme transforming lives through better hygiene

Field diary: Fighting child trafficking on Haiti’s border

In Rwanda, centre provides a refuge for victims of domestic violence

Residential care centre provides a refuge for street children in Cap-Haitian

Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey rolls out in Kazakhstan, Gaza and beyond

Two-year campaign aims to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus in Lao PDR

Executive Board session wraps up with an eye on management, partnerships - and results

UNICEF helps reintegrate former child soldiers into local communities in DR Congo

Special focus on collaboration with Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

UNICEF supports emergency immunization drive to contain measles outbreak in Liberia

'City of Joy' assists and empowers survivors of sexual violence in DR Congo

Lake Chad's receding water level heightens risks of malnutrition and disease

In Somalia, youth centres provide young adults with crucial life skills

UNICEF Executive Board begins first regular session of 2011: New leadership and a focus on equity

Children and families face increasing challenges in aftermath of 2010 Pakistan floods

Child Friendly School manual outlines a brighter future for Kenyan children through education

Podcast #34: Experts discuss the challenge of achieving universal, quality education

At joint meeting, UN agency Executive Boards spotlight equity and development

UNICEF and partners work to protect vulnerable children at Haiti's border

Warnings on shortage of essential drugs amidst crisis in Côte d'Ivoire

Strategic plan tackles malnutrition in flood-affected areas of Sindh, Pakistan

Mother-Baby Pack launched to help prevent HIV transmission in Zambia

Child Assembly ensures a voice for youth affected by crises in Swat, Pakistan

Regional Director sees progress towards development goals with equity in Syria

UNICEF advocates for the rights of young African migrants stranded in Yemen

Amidst political uncertainty, UNICEF supports yellow-fever immunization campaign in Côte d’Ivoire

Christian's story: A young boy picks up the pieces, and remains optimistic, in post-quake Haiti

In Malaysia, a local child council empowers young people through participation

Six months after floods devastated Pakistan, the situation remains desperate

UNICEF Executive Director joins delegation to Angola, stressing commitment to end polio

Six months after floods struck, malnutrition hits hard in affected areas of Pakistan

UNICEF and partners respond to a drought and nutrition emergency in Chad

Going the extra mile: UNICEF supplies for the displaced reach western Côte d’Ivoire

UNICEF and partners respond to a drought and nutrition emergency in Chad

UNICEF helps protect vulnerable Haitian children in residential care centres

UNICEF works with communities to improve key family practices in Niger

UNICEF and 'Viet Nam’s Next Top Model' form a unique partnership for children

After floods and conflict, schools in Pakistan's Swat Valley welcome children back

Two districts in northern Ethiopia declare an end to female genital cutting

Japan funds ongoing support for children and families affected by 2008 Rwanda quake

Help for Côte d’Ivoire's displaced families in the midst of a national crisis

Shasha's story: UNICEF revisits a Haitian girl in a camp for the displaced

'Not My Life' filmmaker says modern slavery is a children's issue

As floodwaters start to recede in eastern Sri Lanka, UNICEF supports displaced families

UNICEF supports a hospital's mobile clinic for survivors of sexual violence in DR Congo

Liberia and UNICEF support health and education for Ivoirian refugee children

UNICEF concerned about children living in shelters after Brazil floods

Logistics specialists help UNICEF deliver nutrition supplements to Haitian children

‘Beyond School Books’ – a podcast series on education in emergencies

Strained resources for refugees from Côte d’Ivoire and their hosts in Liberia

One year on, UNICEF revisits two young Haitian quake survivors and best friends

Haitian youths use hip-hop to inspire earthquake recovery

UNICEF and Japan support improved education and health for vulnerable Somali children

UNICEF accelerates child survival efforts as Southern Sudan looks to rebuild

Hundreds of thousands displaced by floods in eastern Sri Lanka

UNICEF and partners support Haitians living with HIV and AIDS after the quake

Goodwill Ambassador Mia Farrow urges more help for the world's most vulnerable children

Panellists discuss working together to prevent sexual violence in Haiti

Christine's story: A 14-year-old Haitian student braves the aftermath of the earthquake

Education and health care help quake-affected children start fresh in a Haitian mountain village

Podcast #32: Rebuilding Haiti’s education system one year after the earthquake

A young returnee to Southern Sudan looks to the referendum and beyond

A Haitian engineer helps UNICEF rebuild education from the ruins

For children and families in Haiti, the long road from relief to recovery

UNICEF supports community mobilization to stop spread of cholera in Haiti

Families in Haiti's Cité l’Eternel struggle to get through each day

At NYU, 'Design for UNICEF' students tackle information management for emergencies

UNICEF-supported health centres combat malnutrition in Niger

Parents and teachers help children in Haiti cope with quake effects

A mother in Haiti recalls the moments that changed her family's life

Pakistan launches girls’ education initiative

In Somalia, UNICEF-supported programme treats malnutrition before it becomes life-threatening

In Egypt, forum addresses the problem of human trafficking

New vaccine provides protection against meningitis in Burkina Faso

UNICEF in 2010: The year in review

UNICEF-supported community health centres battle HIV and AIDS in DR Congo

UNICEF supports new curriculum and training to help overhaul Syria's schools

UNICEF and partners prepares for long-term recovery in flood-ravaged Benin

More than 15,000 Ivoirians flee political crisis, seeking refuge in Liberia

UNICEF helps to begin changing attitudes towards early marriage in Niger

UNICEF supports efforts to keep young Angolans off the streets

Community mobilizers help to fight childhood malnutrition in Somalia

Japan supports UNICEF in the fight against polio with equity

Health care and immunization for Palestinian mothers and children in need

UNICEF and partners help educate children displaced by conflict in DR Congo

National Children's Forum brings young voices to Niger's electoral process

UNICEF and Japan support '1,000 Classrooms Project' in Afghan capital

UNICEF Executive Director brings a message of hope to Haiti's most vulnerable

After the floods in Benin, school year starts under harsh conditions

UNICEF supports village clinics to improve maternal and child health across Niger

Pioneer Youth Parliament commences in Timor-Leste

UNICEF supports emergency polio immunization efforts in Congo

Uganda modernizes birth registration Process

Motorbike ambulances help fight maternal mortality in Southern Sudan

UNICEF supports Uganda's committment to fight violence against women and children

Day care centres give hope to children living with HIV in Uzbekistan

In Kazakhstan, Goodwill Ambassador Sir Roger Moore advocates for the rights of children with disabilities

Millions displaced by devastating floods in Pakistan brace for winter without a home

In Haiti, UNICEF trains educators to mobilize communities against cholera

Meningitis vaccination campaign targets 12 million in Burkina Faso

First municipal council of children and young people elected in Morocco

UNICEF supports large-scale intervention to prevent and treat malaria in DR Congo

Young people celebrate child rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory

In India, UNICEF Executive Director urges focus on most vulnerable children to save lives

UNICEF trains health volunteers to promote exclusive breastfeeding in Myanmar

Nutrition in a time of cholera: A challenge for Haitian mothers and babies

Rights advocate Graça Machel pledges support for Zimbabwean children at risk

UNICEF partners with religious leaders to improve maternal and child health

Immunization campaign aims to keep Abkhazia region polio-free

In Zambia, 'Unite for Climate' youth ambassadors raise environmental awareness

Hyderbad festival celebrates the rights of children in Pakistan

Child-friendly schools create opportunities for all in targeted districts across Yemen

UNICEF supports efforts to help mothers keep children HIV-free in Uganda

Child-friendly schools improve the learning environment for Angolan youth

Italian Goodwill Ambassador Roberto Bolle highlights malnutrition in Central African Republic

UNICEF and partners report progress on preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission

Inter-faith leaders advocate for breastfeeding in Nepal

Norway reinforces its commitment to UNICEF and the world's children

Child-friendly centres help young victimsof floods and conflict in north-western Pakistan

Podcast #31: Young people call for post-primary education opportunities

Community pre-schools as building blocks for access to primary education in Benin

European Union and UNICEF support maternal and child health in Uzbekistan

UNICEF supports wider distribution of mosquito nets in Angola's Cunene Province

Complementary education programme puts children back to school in Eritrea

Second phase of polio immunization campaign carried out in DR Congo

UNICEF-supported campaign raises awareness about cholera prevention in Haiti

In Yemen, community midwives save lives

Goodwill Ambassador Maria Guleghina presents at Junior Eurovision, tours health centers

UNICEF supports efforts to fight malnutrition in Pakistan's flood-affected Sindh Province

Fostering alternatives for orphaned or neglected children in Namibia

UNICEF psycho-social teams bring relief to Palestinian children in East Jerusalem

UNICEF Haiti stresses cholera prevention in overcrowded districts of Port-au-Prince

Uganda conference addresses cutting-edge issues of technology for development

In Yemen, abuse at home can lead to life on the street

UNICEF trains social workers to help Uzbek families provide for vulnerable children

UNICEF-sponsored Tour du Burkina Faso pedals a message of child survival

Schoolchildren in Mozambique pick up radio skills as they learn about their rights

For returned refugees in eastern Afghanistan, a community school make a difference

Ugandans call for action at UNICEF-sponsored 'Future Search' conference in Karamoja

UNICEF supports a pitch for peace at cricket camp in war-torn Afghanistan

Temporary learning centres offer new opportunities for children in Pakistan's flood-relief camps

UNICEF supports revitalized health service in post-conflict Angola

UN appeals for funding as cholera outbreak worsens in Haiti

UNICEF and partners battle newborn deaths in India's Rajasthan State

Nationwide training in Uzbekistan prepares children in the event of a disaster

National campaign provides life-saving vaccinations in Ethiopia

In St. Lucia, UNICEF provides aid to victims of Hurricane Tomas

Board game teaches Honduran schoolchildren about managing risk

In Gonaïves, cholera cases increase in aftermath of Hurricane Tomas

Young filmmakers honoured at UNICEF-supported 'OneMinutesJr.' Awards

UNICEF responds to unexploded ordnance threat in aftermath of Pakistan flood crisis

A Haitian mother struggles to provide her family with safe water

UNICEF supports mothers and children in flood-stricken Benin

UNICEF supports Mother and Child Health Week amidst crisis in Madagascar

UNICEF and partners respond to re-emergence of polio in DR Congo

In Beijing, China, UNICEF supports high-level conference on child rights in Asia and the Pacific

At regional workshop in Namibia, African parliamentarians vow to do more for children

Angola battles polio outbreak with massive immunization drive

Amidst ongoing cholera crisis, UNICEF and partners respond to hurricane threat in Haiti

2010 International Children's Day of Broadcasting Awards celebrate child rights

UNICEF constructs treatment centres to control the spread of cholera in Haiti

UNICEF school kits support children returning to classrooms in flood-ravaged Benin

African Development Forum builds consensus on climate change and sustainable growth

Reintegrating 'restavek' children with their parents in post-earthquake Haiti

Ethiopian short film wins UNICEF Prize at international contest in Japan

Time is running out for marooned flood victims in a district of Pakistan's Sindh Province

European Union parliamentarians applaud Mother-Child Health project in Uzbekistan

Activism for change: A conversation with Nobel Laureate Jody Williams

Haiti cholera response broadens to include focus on prevention in local communities

Mother-Baby Pack launched to prevent HIV transmission launched in Kenya

Girls’ Education Week: Advocating for equity in Sierra Leone

Executive Director Anthony Lake helps roll out UNICEF's Mother-Baby Pack in Kenya

Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF celebrates 60 years of 'kids helping kids'

Study tour from North Caucasus explores Syria’s new approach to youth

UNICEF Executive Director spotlights Malawi's social cash-transfer programme

UNHCR airlifts tents as UNICEF focuses on safe water for flood victims in Benin

UNICEF’s innovative Mother-Baby-Pack launches in Kenya

UNICEF distributes thousands of mosquito nets in fight against malaria

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Danny Glover visits Peru to support 'Buena Onda' campaign

UNICEF prepares for a potential cholera outbreak in Port au Prince

Emergency aid and long-term solutions meet cholera outbreak in northern Cameroon

Lucie's story: A mother of two copes with life in flood-affected Benin

Psycho-social services help Pakistan flood survivors cope with devastation

UNICEF and partners works to contain the cholera outbreak in Haiti

Programme of improvements assures quality in mother and child health across Uzbekistan

New programme bring child labourers back to school in Bihar

UNICEF steps up efforts to contain cholera in Haiti's Artibonite Department

Striving to achieve the Millennium Development Goals with equity in Bangladesh

Working to prevent a wider outbreak as cholera cases are confirmed in Haiti

Community volunteers promote polio immunization in India

'Child-Friendly Schools' initiative makes strides in Mozambique

Immunization campaign in Cameroon fights deadly neo-natal tetanus

In Angola, UNICEF-supported programmes spread HIV awareness through sports

Promoting breastfeeding remains a top health priority in Syria

Amidst severe poverty, community centres aid families in Paraguay

World Statistics Day: There’s power in numbers

Podcast #30: Building hope for adolescent girls in post-earthquake Haiti

Joint initiative in Uzbekistan improves mother and child health

UNICEF Emergency Director spotlights successes and challenges in DR Congo

Pregnancy and childbirth support in Pakistan

UNICEF and partners respond as floods inundate two-thirds of Benin's territory

Reviving health services could close gaps in Zimbabwe

UNICEF and the European Union: Partners for children

In the face of worst outbreak in decades, children in Cameroon learn to fight cholera

A package of simple changes boosts child survival across Uzbekistan

Haiti protects its border against post-earthquake child trafficking

Child-friendly spaces reach those with special needs in post-flood Pakistan

Safe water saves lives in Angola

Afghan Female Literacy Centres bring knowledge and new priorities to remote areas

UNICEF workshop determines to tackle child labour problem in Syria

Cash vouchers give options to families displaced by violence in eastern DR Congo

Doctors in Kyrgyzstan learn new treatements to fight top child killer

In the Philippines, communities face down disaster by learning to be prepared

Early childhood interventions key to achieving global equity, experts say

In India's Uttar Pradesh state, child-friendly schools make gains in improving sanitation and hygiene

Musician Habib Koité inaugurated as first-ever UNICEF Mali Ambassador

Young flood survivors in Pakistan face an uphill struggle against malnutrition

Counsellor for child soliders, featured in film, discusses her work in Uganda

In Ghana, young activists help combat violence against children

A community-led approach to sanitation and hygiene saves lives in Mali

Hundreds of religious leaders meet in India to stop HIV stigma and discrimination

Water and santiation are most urgent needs as Pakistan's flood crisis persists

Candid story reveals success preventing mother-to-child HIV infection in South Africa

UNICEF and European Union rehabilitate medical infrastructure in rural Côte

Infusions of cash tackle immediate needs in Niger's drought-affected areas

Sports initiative in Bangladesh breaks down barriers to female participation

On the first day of school, UNICEF provides support for earthquake-affected children in Haiti

Angolan organization targets most vulnerable in agriculture, HIV and other key areas

Latest UNICEF data reveal inequities in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Early childhood education centres make strides in Malawi

Beyond Sport Summit highlights the role of sport in creating positive social change

In Pakistan, UNICEF and partners promote hygiene in schools amidst conflict and floods

Young activist helps promote environmental sustainability in Brazil's Amazon region

Fighting a waterborne blight in Mali

Cash transfer programme in Ethiopia transforming lives of the most vulnerable families

Through conflict and poverty, students in the Occupied Palestinian Territory struggle to learn

A family's story: early flood warning saves lives in Pakistan

Zimbabwe welcomes youth voices in constitutional review process

UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake makes first official visit to post-earthquake Haiti

'Towards Universal Access' joint report signals achievements in combating HIV/AIDS worldwide

Signing onto international protocols, Member States join fight to protect child rights

Despite challenges, UNICEF partners in Mogadishu strive to reach women and children

Sports programmes lift youth spirits in post-earthquake Haiti

In Pakistan's Swat valley, health workers reach out to women and children already struggling

UNICEF Executive Director calls for renewed commitment to end recruitment of child soldiers

As flood crisis persists, UNICEF provides health and education aid in southern Pakistan

Immediate action provides relief after powerful storm sweeps through Haiti

UNICEF Radio wins New York Festivals Award for series highlighting youth voice

In Rwanda, pneumonia vaccine fights top killer of children

Eunice Kennedy Shriver Day celebrates rights and dignity for people with intellectual disabilities

In Pakistan, midwife training programme reaches the most vulnerable new mothers

‘MICS4’ now gathering critical data, from Bhutan to Suriname

Gaining ground on the Millennium Development Goals, with equity, in Nepal

Community-led water and sanitation projects take root in Nigeria

Ghana strives for universal access to primary education by abolishing school fees

MDG summit events close at UNICEF with a call to action on helping the most vulnerable

IKEA invests in the lives of 100 million women and children in India

In Malawi, young people play role in achieving Millennium Development Goal on HIV/AIDS

MDG summit events seek progress for all, including the most vulnerable

In Kenya, women take the lead in water provision and management

On day two, events at MDG summit spotlight HIV/AIDS, health, nutrition – and equity

Education key to achieving Millennium Development Goals

UN Millennium Development Goals summit kicks off with events on education and child survival

Health MDGs can be achieved equitably 'Progress for Children' interview series

Partners in Côte d’Ivoire work to reach thousands with safe water

Unique education in emergencies fund reaches out to the most vulnerable

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Yuna Kim takes a stand for peace and development

Women spearhead water and sanitation progress in Burkina Faso

Raising clean hands in Afghanistan's 'WASH' friendly schools

In Ethiopia's parched regions, a water amd sanitation programme reaches out

In Zambia, expanding services and a UNICEF 'Mother-Baby Pack' work to reduce HIV among children

Gender equity beyond primary education 'Progress for Children' interview series

In Pakistan's flood-devastated Sindh province, female health workers play key role

Micronutrient supplementation brings new hope for children in Nepal

UNICEF and partners bring textbooks to students across Zimbabwe

UNICEF and partners help Lao PDR Government address ‘alarming’ malnutrition levels

Haiti's youth ready to act in post-earthquake era

In wake of conflict, students return to school in Kyrgyzstan

Executive Board wraps productive session with approval of forward-looking measures

Emergency education and recreation for children displaced by floods in Pakistan

Refocusing HIV efforts in sub-Saharan Africa

Equity in child survival: An opportunity to do things better

Arbeli’s story: Finding shelter in Pakistan's makeshift camps

On day two, delegates also address country programmes and equity

UNICEF and partners fight deadly, but preventable, cholera outbreak in Cameroon

In Pakistan's makeshift camps, mobile health clinics save lives

Ghanaian children benefit from UNICEF IWASH project

Cash transfer programme helps the poorest families in Malawi survive

Strides still needed in girls' education, says women's rights expert

Executive Board session opens with a focus on progress and equity

'Progress for Children' report sheds new light on achieving Millennium Development Goals

In Panama, Casa Esperanza helps children become students and leaders

Field Diary: A firsthand look at the devastating floods in Pakistan's Punjab province

New UNICEF report calls for reducing disparities among children in Viet Nam

UNICEF Peru helps communities counter gang violence

On International Youth Day in Madagascar, film screening gives young people a forum

UNICEF and World Food Programme chiefs visit Pakistan's flood-stricken Punjab province

UNICEF and IKEA partner for healthier babies in Jharkand state, India

Life skills courses brighten the future for Syrian Arab Republic's refugees

UNICEF UK Ambassador Martin Bell says children are the worst victims of acute crisis in Yemen

Emerging leaders: Timor-Leste inaugurates young parliamentarians

Field diary: More efforts needed to help Somali families survive and thrive

UNICEF Executive Director visits Pakistan's flood-stricken Charsadda district

Christine’s story: Escaping poverty through education in post-earthquake Haiti

'Beyond School Books' Pakistan floods and education

As Executive Director visits, UNICEF works to deliver safe water to flood-affected families in Pakistan

Media initiative brings Zambian youth to the front-line of climate crisis

In Singapore, Inaugural Youth Olympic Games provide competition and inspiration

Recovery continues six months after massive quake

Improved sanitation catches on in rural Ghana one latrine at a time

Child-friendly schools make a progressive leap in Cambodia

New programme empowers Bangladeshi families to make more informed health choices

With UNICEF and European Union support, young women lead the charge against cutting

In a programme expanding across India, UNICEF and IKEA provide life-saving supplements

In Pakistan's Punjab province, millions are devastated and thousands living in camps

Field diary: In Pakistan, a doctor fights back flood waters to save his family

For Vu Nguyen Ha Anh, new UNICEF ambassador in Viet Nam, appointment is a 'life-long dream'

UNICEF Regional Director for South Asia visits relief camps in Pakistan

Field diary: Five days in Pakistan flood zone

National plan for the promotion of water and sanitation under way in Mali

In remote Afghan mountains, Youth Information and Contact Centre empowers youth

Alongside Syrian health workers, UNICEF battles varied causes of malnutrition

Urgent scale-up of interventions are urgently needed in flood-affected Pakistan

Health workers build a network of support for new mothers in Uzbekistan

Scale of flood crisis in Pakistan unimaginable

UNICEF-supported child-friendly schools re-invent education in rural Ghana

In flood-devastated Pakistan, 3.5 million children are at risk of disease

In Côte d'Ivoire, mothers start a club to invest in the future of girls' education

Education reaches girls at a child-friendly school in rural Egypt

Youth radio programme teaches production and life skills

In rural India, improved sanitation and iron supplements help girls stay in school

Norwegian rap group 'Karpe Diem' brings music and inspiration to Rwandan children

'Beyond School Books' International Youth Year

UNICEF emergency aid arrives in Pakistan amidst continuing flood crisis

East Jerusalem's young people find inspiration in new programmes

At New York launch, International Year of Youth kicks off with a diversity of voices

Schools in Southern Sudan offer new hope to children affected by war

Football star and Goodwill Ambassador Lionel Messi inspires earthquake-affected children in China

With free birth registration, Angola promotes a child's right to legal identity

Displaced by floods now reaching southern Pakistan, families seek shelter and relief

Unique education programmes brighten the future for Afghanistan's young women

David's story: Life and learning at a child-friendly school in rural Nicaragua

Birth registration for indigenous children in Peru's Amazonian region

In video shorts, young Ukrainians tell their stories about HIV and AIDS

Flood-affected women and children in north-western Pakistan urgently need life-saving aid

A campaign to promote exclusive breastfeeding makes strides in rural Niger

UNICEF updates guidelines for reporting on children’s issues

In rural Ethiopia, health extension workers bring care home to new mothers

South African filmmaker wins UNICEF Child Rights Film Award at Zanzibar International Film Festival

In rural India's 'cotton corridor,' UNICEF and IKEA partner to tackle child labour

Aid workers focus on staving off disease outbreaks in Pakistan flood zone

Supporting mothers to prevent child abandonment in Morocco

A multi-cultural school in Bosnia and Herzegovina brings out the best in children

UNICEF and partners respond as food crisis in Niger reaches a critical level

UNICEF programme in Afghanistan will provide thousands of schools with safe water

A Chadian mother discovers the benefits of exclusive breastfeeding

UNICEF responds as floods affect over 3 million in north-western Pakistan

UNICEF-supported programmes help families living with HIV in Angola

During concert in Syria, rock sensation Gorillaz visits with young photographers

Calling for accelerated action, UN and Zimbabwe Government launch nutrition survey results

Support for Malaysian children affected by HIV and AIDS

Life in war-torn Yemen slowly returns to normal

In Somalia, a Public-Private partnership provides safe water to thousands

Cases of children accused of ‘witchcraft’ rising in parts of West and Central Africa

Free, universal health care rolls out for mothers and children in Sierra Leone

Delegation from Nepal sees child-rights initiatives supported by UNICEF in Brazil

IKEA Social Initiative helps children from nomadic communities in Pakistan

In the wake of conflict, polio immunization campaign protects children in Krygyzstan

UNICEF and partners open child-friendly spaces in Qinghai earthquake zone

Vaccination campaign conducted in response to resurgence of measles in Zambia

UNICEF Spain Ambassador and NBA star Pau Gassol visits children in Ethiopia 

In the wake of violence, home visits ensure social assistance for families in Kyrgyzstan

African Youth Forum delegates set to deliver their call to action to AU Summit leaders in Uganda

UNICEF statistics expert honoured for research on the needs of children affected by AIDS 

'Letter to a friend' campaign promotes healthy pregnancies in Indonesia

Afghanistan reaffirms commitment to protecting child rights amidst conflict

UNICEF supports efforts to end sexual harassment of girls and women in Bangladesh

African Youth Forum issues call to action for leaders at Uganda summit

FIFA World Cup 2010 champion Sergio Ramos of Spain inspires children in Senegal

UNICEF releases report on children affected by HIV in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

'Mother-Baby Pack' helps prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission in Lesotho

Goodwill Ambassador Mia Farrow visits Ugandan children affected by conflict

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Lionel 'Leo' Messi visits earthquake-ravaged Haiti

New child-friendly schools bring new hope to communities in Sri Lanka

'Hermano' film director partners with UNICEF on violence prevention in Venezuela

Free primary education: A steeping stone towards a better future for children in Liberia

'Second-chance' examination for schoolchildren affected by conflict in South Darfur

Panama launches national handwashing campaign to improve child health and hygiene

Ugandan delegates prepare to speak out on development at first African Youth Forum

Child-friendly spaces for learning and playing without fear in Osh, Kyrgyzstan

Educating Haiti’s children, six months on

Bamyan maternity waiting home: A safe place to give birth in Afghanistan

Universal blood tests hunt down the malaria parasite in Sabang district, Indonesia

Life skills-based education builds young Somalis' self-confidence

Six months on, UNICEF reviews Haiti quake-relief milestones, and looks forward

Olympic Gold Medallist Yuna Kim, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, thanks Haiti donors

On the ground in Haiti, after the quake: Q&A with Kent Page

UNICEF photojournalist Marta Ramoneda documents recovery efforts in Haiti

UN Secretary-General visits a child protection centre in Gabon

UNICEF helps to raise HIV awareness along the Ethiopia-Djibouti transport corridor

Breaking the cycle: Iraqi refugee students in Syria need help to go back to school

Young fans see FIFA World Cup 2010 on the big screen in remote Zambian villages

Brittle calm after violent ethnic riots tears apart lives in Kyrgyzstan

Prince Harry's UNICEF visit reflects commitment to humanitarian aid

In Istanbul, UNICEF and UNESCO Institute for Statistics launch joint education project

In Rwanda, free mosquito nets save lives

Vulnerable children get behind the lens in South African photo workshop

Protecting mothers and newborns from HIV and AIDS in post-quake Haiti

A child labourer leaves the streets behind and returns to school in the Philippines

Goodwill Ambassador Leo Messi, star footballer, in new video spot on child rights

At Chad conference, UNICEF Advocate for Children Affected by War Ishmael Beah pens high-profile article

As Uzbek refugees return to Kyrgyzstan, UNICEF airlifts aid to affected region

UNICEF honoured for short film on 'Protecting Childhood' in Occupied Palestinian Territory

For displaced families in Kyrgyzstan, a difficult road back from the brink

In tea country, Indian mothers learn the importance of breastfeeding

Letter from Mogadishu: UNICEF Representative visits national staff delivering for children in Somalia

Kiwanis and UNICEF launch 'The Eliminate Project' on maternal and neonatal tetanus

Algeria's forgotten refugees: After 35 years, conditions in Sahrawi camps remain harsh

South Asian cricketers bowl UNICEF's 'healthy hat trick' for children

Capturing a vision: Rwandan student films premier during FIFA World Cup 2010

With few resources, creative thinking saves lives in Ugandan hospital

UNICEF Syria supports vocational training centre for adolescent refugees at risk

Polio-eradication partners monitor life-saving immunization drive in Tajikistan

Brick by brick and doctor by doctor, Angola rebuilds its health care system

Aid reaches displaced and refugee families in Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan

UN and UNICEF take humanitarian action in response to Kyrgyzstan crisis

In post-earthquake Haiti, children's voices are integrated into reconstruction effort

Protecting South Africa's children during the FIFA World Cup 2010 and beyond

Health centres focus on treatment of undernourished children in Niger

Governments, donors and UN commit to ‘Delivering as One’ at conference in Viet Nam

In Liberia, UNICEF and partners take fight for better nutrition to community clinics

Refugees pour into camps in Uzbekistan, escaping Kyrgyz clashes

Amidst violence in southern Kyrgyzstan, a mother and son seek refuge

Young Zimbabwean featured in 'Music by Prudence' champions disability rights

Call centre responds to needs of separated children in Haitian quake zone

Support centres protect children from violence and abuse in Mozambique

UNICEF trucks supplies to ethnic Uzbeks fleeing violence in Kyrgyzstan

Tackling exclusion through Special Olympics in Indonesia

Syrian students lead the way in improving schools

Chad and five other Central African countries pledge to end use of children in armed conflict

As FIFA World Cup 2010 kicks off, young Zambians speak out

In India, pregnancy comes with a high price

Polio campaign finds ways to vaccinate every child in Afghanistan

As FIFA World Cup 2010 festivities begin in South Africa, Angélique Kidjo visits Soweto

Barbados works to change attitudes, implement positive discipline in schools

In Somalia, 'Child Health Days' campaign throws a lifeline

Second round of polio vaccines launched in Uzbekistan

A female doctor tackles maternal health in Afghanistan

Developing vision: Young people in South Africa photograph their communities

Ban Ki-moon and adolescents discuss urban inequities in Brazil

Reducing dangers of pregnancy in Sierra Leone

Executive Board session ends with focus on gender, resources, results

On day three, Executive Board discusses child rights and the key role of National Committees

'Women Deliver 2010' conference to address maternal health and child survival

Austria: Bi-annual international AIDS conference with a focus on rights

UNICEF Executive Board: New challenges, new approaches in the field

Nutrition suffers amidst rising food prices in Mali

South Africa: Children count down to FIFA World Cup 2010

South Africa: 'Brothers for Life' campaign reaches out to men

UNICEF Executive Board: 2010 Annual Session begins with focus

Chad: UNICEF and partners support reintegration of child soldiers

Bitter seeds: Addressing this year's nutrition crisis in Niger

Syria: Janitor training strengthens schools and communities

Niger: Confronting severe acute malnutrition

OPT: On Gaza visit, Regional Director sees serious educational and safety challenges facing children

Chad: Outpatient nutrition centres bring relief

Mozambique: Communities spearhead improvements in sanitation

Madagascar: Community leaders screen children for malnutrition

Nepal: Birthing centres reduce maternal risks

Guinea: Mia Farrow spotlights child and maternal health needs




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