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UNICEF USA and World Without Exploitation React to San Antonio Human Trafficking Atrocity

<b>NEW YORK</b> (July 24, 2017) – UNICEF USA and World Without Exploitation condemn the smugglers and traffickers responsible for the senseless deaths of …

Slavery

Garnier Commits to Care: Garnier Supports UNICEF to Help Children and Families Affected by Emergencies

<b>NEW YORK</b> (July 19, 2017) – One in four children throughout the world live in areas plagued by natural disasters, epidemics and armed conflicts. …

Philanthropy

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Radio Programs Help Keep Children Learning in Lake Chad Crisis

<b>NEW YORK</b> (July 18, 2017) – An innovative radio education program has begun in the Lake Chad basin as part of a comprehensive effort to support the …

Refugees

Mediterranean Rescue Vessels Must Not Be Prevented From Saving Refugee and Migrant Children at Sea – UNICEF

<b>NEW YORK</b> (July 17, 2017) – With thousands of refugees and migrants being pulled from the Mediterranean Sea each week, UNICEF is warning that a …

Refugees

Ethiopia Scores Huge Health Win for Mothers and Babies

Ethiopia just became the 42nd country to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus since 2000.<p>This achievement marks another milestone in the global …

Public Health

2.1 Billion People Lack Safe Drinking Water at Home, More than Twice as Many Lack Safe Sanitation

<b>NEW YORK | GENEVA</b> (July 12, 2017) – Some 3 in 10 people worldwide, or 2.1 billion, lack access to safe, readily available water at home, and 6 in 10, …

Water

Six Years After Independence: South Sudan’s Children Wait for Peace & Prosperity

<b>NEW YORK</b> (July 8, 2017) – Ahead of the sixth anniversary of South Sudan’s independence, the hopes and dreams for the children of this fledgling …

Africa

UNICEF Responds to Famine Crisis

At this moment, children and their families in 13 countries across Africa and the Middle East are severely suffering from famine. Nigeria, South …

South Sudan

Funding Shortfalls Threaten Education for Children Living in Conflict and Disaster Zones

<b>NEW YORK</b> (July 7, 2017) – Funding shortfalls are threatening education for millions of children caught up in conflicts or disasters, UNICEF said …

Education

Fighting the Exploitation of Children in Travel and Tourism

With July now upon us, many travelers are preparing to embark on trips and getaways to destinations within the United States and across the world. …

Slavery

"When You Have an Education, Nobody Can Take It Away from You"

Muzoon Almellehan, the first person with official refugee status ever to be named a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, has never doubted the rock-solid …

Education

Over 7 Million Children Are on the Move in West and Central Africa Each Year

<b>NEW YORK</b> (July 5, 2017) – Children account for over half of the 12 million West and Central African people on the move each year, with some 75 …

Geography

BEYONCÉ PARTNERS WITH UNICEF TO BRING SAFE WATER TO CHILDREN IN REMOTE AREAS IN BURUNDI, EAST AFRICA

<b>NEW ORLEANS</b> (June 30, 2017) – Global entertainer and humanitarian, Beyoncé has teamed up with UNICEF through her BeyGOOD philanthropic arm to …

Philanthropy

#BeyGood4Burundi & UNICEF Join Forces for Women & Children in Burundi!

Launch of #BEYGOOD4BURUNDI<p>Global entertainer and humanitarian, Beyoncé has joined forces with UNICEF through her BeyGOOD philanthropic arm to …

Music Festivals

Humanitarian Drones Take Flight in Malawi

Malawi's drone test corridor opened on June 29, marking the official start to a yearlong experiment in using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs or …

Drones

UNICEF Calls for the Protection of Children Trapped in West Mosul’s Violence

<b>NEW YORK</b> (June 29, 2017) – “Thousands of children continue to be trapped in relentless violence in West Mosul’s Old City neighborhoods as the …

United Nations

2017 Trafficking in Persons Report, Department of State

Were you drinking your coffee this morning on your way to work? Did you pack your child’s lunch with their favorite fruits and vegetables? Did you …

Rights & Freedoms

UNICEF Airlifts Lifesaving Supplies to Yemen to Combat Cholera as Cases Surpass 200,000

<b>NEW YORK</b> (June 28, 2017) – Three UNICEF charter planes have delivered 36 tons of lifesaving medical and water purification supplies to Yemen to scale …

Disease

Beyoncé’s #BeyGood4Burundi & UNICEF: Why We've Joined Forces for Good

Global entertainer and humanitarian, Beyoncé has joined forces with UNICEF through her BeyGOOD philanthropic arm to announce the launch of …

Beyoncé

Children Continue to Bear the Brunt of Multiple Emergencies in Sudan

<b>NEW YORK</b> (June 28, 2017) – Over the last few months, Sudan has faced multiple emergencies with the rapid spread of suspected cases of acute watery …

Africa

Investments in Poor Children Save More Lives per Dollar Spent, New UNICEF Study Says

<b>NEW YORK</b> (June 28, 2017) – Investing in the health and survival of the most deprived children and communities provides more value for money, saving …

Sustainable Development Goals

What Is Ready-To-Use Therapeutic Food? It's the Malnutrition Miracle!

“I had reached a point where I thought my child was going to die,” says Francess, a mother from Sierra Leone, who came to that conclusion as her …

Sierra Leone

Statement from UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake and WHO Director-General Margaret Chan on the Cholera Outbreak in Yemen as Suspected Cases Exceed 200,000

<b>NEW YORK</b> <b></b>(June 24, 2017) – “The rapidly spreading cholera outbreak in Yemen has exceeded 200,000 suspected cases, increasing at an average of 5,000 a …

Disease

Crisis ‘Far From Over’ as Malnutrition, Thirst and Disease Threaten Lives of Millions of Children in North-East Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen

<b>NEW YORK</b> (June 23, 2017) – The welcome announcement of an end to famine conditions in South Sudan this week should not distract from the fact that …

Africa

New York, Leading the Way Against Child Marriage

Did you know that until recently, New York State law permitted children as young as 14 years old to marry?<p>We are happy to report that is no longer …

Rights & Freedoms

Joint FAO/UNICEF/WFP News Release: South Sudan Famine Ebbs, but Situation Still Desperate as Hunger Spreads

<b>NEW YORK</b> (June 21, 2017) – Famine has eased in South Sudan after a significant scale up in the humanitarian response, according to new analysis …

Africa

South Sudan's Child Refugees: Portraits from the Crisis in Uganda

Home to over 270,000 refugees from South Sudan's brutal civil war, northern Uganda's Bidi Bidi settlement has become the world's largest refugee …

Africa

In Historic First, UNICEF Appoints Syrian Refugee Muzoon Almellehan as Goodwill Ambassador

<b>NEW YORK</b> (June 19, 2017) – UNICEF announced today, on the eve of World Refugee Day, the appointment of Muzoon Almellehan, a 19-year-old education …

Refugees

Stars From the World of Entertainment and Sport Joined UNICEF's Super Dads Campaign to Celebrate Fatherhood

<b>NEW YORK</b> (June 18, 2017) – Stars from the world of entertainment and sport including Mahershala Ali, David Beckham, the All Blacks, Daniel Cormier, …

Parenting