UNICEF USA

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DACA and the Agonizing Waiting Game

Back in September when the Trump administration announced that it would end DACA, three Dreamers, Cinthia Cantú, Mayte Lara Ibarra and Cesar Octavio …

Immigration

Fashion For A Cause: Washington, D.C. Youth Supports Hurricane Relief

Imagine your house flooded in a matter of seconds, leaving you with little time to react to save your life. Water up to your knees, unable to find …

Puerto Rico

Becoming Bond Fundraiser in Support of UNICEF

Last month UNICEF USA was honored to be the recipient of donations collected at an event that brought the host Elliot Berke’s two loves together, …

Philanthropy

Nursed Back to Health

In South Sudan, the world's youngest country, malnutrition and food insecurity have reached all-time highs. Almost 5 million people — half the …

Africa

Joint FAO/UNICEF/WHO Press Release: Democratic Republic of Congo: UN Agencies in Urgent Bid to Prevent Famine in Kasai

<b>NEW YORK</b> (January 17, 2018) – In a stark warning, three UN agencies – the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), UNICEF and the World Food Program …

Africa

Born Into War

Yemen was already one of the Arab world's poorest countries before brutal fighting erupted in March 2015. Children born in the last 1,000 days face …

Yemen

Third Graders Take Over UNICEF USA Meeting on World Children's Day

By Tori Curbelo<p>If you're reading this blog post chances are you most likely support UNICEF's mission of standing up for the world's most marginalized …

Parenting

Half a Million Rohingya Refugee Children at Risk in Overcrowded Camps in Bangladesh with Cyclone and Monsoon Season on Horizon

<b>NEW YORK</b> (January 16, 2018) – The health and safety of more than 520,000 Rohingya children living in overcrowded camps and informal settlements in …

Refugees

3 Million Children Born Into War in Yemen

<b>NEW YORK</b> (January 16, 2018) – More than 3 million children were born in Yemen since the escalation in violence in March 2015, according to a UNICEF …

Yemen

A Bloody Start to a New Year in Syria

<b>NEW YORK</b> (January 14, 2018) – “At a time when most parents are filled with new year’s hope for their children’s future, mothers and fathers in Syria …

Syria

Scars of War

After nearly four years of volatile conflict, the scars of war run deep on eastern Ukraine's youngest citizens.<p>Photographer Ashley Gilbertson …

Ukraine

Demanding an End to Child Trafficking

Child trafficking – the buying and selling of children for the purpose of exploitation – is one of the most profitable industries in the world. …

Building a Safe Home for Children

Homes aren't made of a single brick or one plank of wood. They are built of many pieces that contribute to a larger structure — one that is meant to …

Slavery

Innocent Victims: The Fight Against Online Child Sex Trafficking

Digital technology has made it easier than ever for sex offenders to contact potential child victims around the world, share images of their abuse …

Slavery

Start the New Year Right With Books That Inspire

Children are, by nature, optimists. They're hardwired to help. And being small, they are quick to pick up on injustice. Put these traits together and …

Books

The Fight Against Online Child Sex Trafficking

As it stands, U.S. courts have ruled that it is legal for computer providers to permit child sex trafficking on their websites. No scenario …

End Stigma, End Trafficking

Human trafficking is big business: Every day, children, women and men around the world are trapped and tricked into commercial sexual exploitation …

Slavery

Demanding an End to Child Trafficking and Forced Labor

Child trafficking — the buying and selling of children for the purpose of exploitation — is one of the most profitable industries in the world. …

U.S. Department of Labor

Investing in Young Talent in Malawi

Rehema is quiet and soft-spoken, introducing herself shyly when we first meet at her high school in Namwera, in rural Malawi. She sees that I have a …

Education

Henrietta Fore Becomes New UNICEF Executive Director

<b>NEW YORK</b> (January 1, 2018) – Henrietta Fore takes office today as UNICEF’s seventh Executive Director. Ms. Fore brings to the role more than four …

Governance

6 ways UNICEF Helped Change Lives This Year

Looking back on the humanitarian landscape of 2017, it can be easy to focus on the negative: conflicts that show no sign of relenting and with …

Rakhine State

5 Ways UNICEF Helped Change Lives This Year

Looking back on the humanitarian landscape of 2017, it can be easy to focus on the negative: conflicts that show no sign of relenting and with …

Rakhine State

WHO, WFP and UNICEF: Yemen’s Families Cannot Withstand Another Day of War, Let Alone Another 1,000

<b>NEW YORK</b> (December 29, 2017) – “We have passed the grim milestone of 1,000 days of war in Yemen. As violence has escalated in recent days, children …

Humanity

Children under Attack at Shocking Scale in Conflicts around the World, Says UNICEF

<b>NEW YORK</b> (December 28, 2017) – Children in conflict zones around the world have come under attack at a shocking scale throughout the year, UNICEF …

South Sudan

UNICEF Follow Up: Life After Ebola

On December 26, 2013, 2-year-old Emile Ouamouno fell ill in the remote Guinean village of Meliandou. He died two days later. Within one month, his …

Disease

Malnutrition, anemia and disease plague Rohingya refugee children – UNICEF

<b>NEW YORK (December 22, 2017)</b> – Rohingya refugee children who have fled Myanmar to Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh are suffering from acute malnutrition, …

Public Health

Reaching India's Forgotten Children

<i>Raised in the United States, UNICEF USA New York board member Purvi Padia made many childhood trips to visit family in India. The poverty she saw</i> …

Parenting

Give Joy

This holiday season, UNICEF celebrates the power of play to help children learn and grow.<p>The first five years of life have a significant and lasting …

Parenting

Why You Can Give to UNICEF with Confidence

UNICEF steps up whenever and wherever children need help the most. The Rohingya refugees who have escaped persecution and are suffering in refugee …

Philanthropy

How Will the New Tax Law Affect Your Support for the World's Children?

With the passing of the $1.5 trillion tax bill by Congress on Wednesday, UNICEF USA is taking stock of the impact the sweeping overhaul could have on …

Philanthropy