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Girls & School: Q & A with Denise Shepherd-Johnson, UNICEF Afghanistan

<i>Denise Shepherd-Johnson, an award-winning broadcast journalist and news anchor, joined UNICEF in 1992 as a national officer in Barbados, and went on</i> …


Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake on the Attack on the Humanitarian Convoy in Aleppo, Syria



#ChildrenFirst Vigil: Coming Together for Child Refugees

On September 19, leaders from more than 180 nations convened in New York for the United Nations' first-ever summit on refugees and migrants — in the …

United Nations

Syrian Children’s Courage for Education during Crisis

Learn the stories of six Syrian children who traveled across conflict lines for their education, and how UNICEF is supporting their efforts.


World Leaders Must Invest in Better Data on Children – UNICEF



Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF Comes to the Classroom, Offering the Nation’s Children a Lesson in Global Citizenship



It’s not about the future, but the present for South Sudan's children

Learn about the struggles of South Sudan's children eager to learn in the face of challenges. Donate today and help South Sudan's children.


The Truths We Ignore & The Lies We Believe

*Names have been changed to protect the identity of those interviewed.<p>He spoke with a sheer determination and willpower. He spoke of the horrors he …


HSN UNICEF Inspired Quilt Raises Critical Funds for Children

Since 2010, HSN, Inc., through its philanthropic arm, HSNi Cares, has been partnering with the U.S. Fund for UNICEF to put children first. Each year …

How Long Does It Take To Get Water? For Aysha, 8 Hours A Day

Worldwide, women and girls spend an estimated 200 million hours — <i>every day</i> — collecting water. It’s a colossal waste of their valuable time.<p>Thirteen …

Human Rights

Global Citizenship Lessons: Teacher Resources for the New School Year

5 ways to bring UNICEF to the classroom


A Generation Made to Fight: South Sudan's Child Soldiers

UNICEF helped free 1,775 children in 2015, but fears that growing violence is fueling a new surge in recruitment.


U.S. Fund for UNICEF and Smithsonian Journeys Announce Journey of a Lifetime Contest

UNICEF Market/Smithsonian Journey of a Lifetime Contest


UNICEF Focuses its Activities in Venezuela in Neonatal Survival, Nutrition, Education, and Violence Prevention and Care



Refugee and Migrant Children Stuck in Greece Face Double Crisis

Refugee; Greece


Boko Haram Violence in Lake Chad Region Leaves Children Displaced and Trapped

Lake Chad

Boko Haram

While the Rio Olympics May Be Over, UNICEF Brazil Keeps Fighting Zika

In one Brazilian city, UNICEF is teaching children about the Zika virus and mobilizing an innovative community prevention campaign. Learn more about …


International Day of Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition

Human trafficking, slavery, and exploitation - what is the difference? Let's start here...


Refugee Olympic Team: Impact Reverberates as Games End

For the first time in the history of the Olympic Games, a team with no flag and no anthem, the Refugee Olympic Team, competed in the Olympic Games. …

East Africa

The Malnutrition Miracle: What Is Ready-To-Use Therapeutic Food?

“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 in early …


UNICEF: Hundreds of Children Recruited by Armed Groups, as Violations Increase Against Women and Children in South Sudan

South Sudan


Church of God in Christ and the U.S. Fund for UNICEF Launch New Initiative as Part of Ongoing Partnership

COGIC partnership DRTV


ALEX AND ANI Commits $2 Million to UNICEF to Help Provide a Brighter Future for Children around the World

<b>NEW YORK</b> (August 15, 2016) – In an effort to help build a more peaceful world, ALEX AND ANI, the U.S. lifestyle and accessories brand is partnering …


Refugee Olympic Team: The Refugee Runners of South Sudan

Refugee Olympic Team members Yiech Pur Biel, James Nyang Chiengjiek, Rose Nathike Lokonyen, Paulo Amotun Lokoro and Anjelina Nadai Lohalith all fled …

South Sudan

New Polio Cases in Northeastern Nigeria Underline Risks for Children in Conflict - UNICEF

Nigeria, Polio


Refugee Olympic Team: Yiech Pur Biel's Story

Meet South Sudan refugee Yiech Pur Biel who went from training at a Kenyan refugee camp to competing on the Refugee Olympic Team at the 2016 Rio …


Building one Relationship at a Time with the Minneapolis CAT

It was amazing for me to see how accessible the Offices of our elected officials are


The Refugee Olympic Team Brings Hope to Rio Olympics

This month, a very special team is competing at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. For the first time ever, the International Olympic Committee has …


Fans of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Urged to Help Protect Children

Team Refugee

Paralympic Games

UNICEF Ambassador Ewan McGregor Visits Refugee and Displaced Children on Iraq Frontline

UNICEF Ambassador

Ewan McGregor