Children with disabilities are among the most vulnerable and marginalized groups in the world. They are far more likely to be victims of violence, have higher rates of malnutrition and more difficulty accessing safe drinking water. When given a chance to get an education, children with disabilities can overcome barriers, learn to be productive and reach for their dreams.
This document, utilized in the Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF unit for grades 3-5, explores the story of Mord, an infant who suffered from Malnutrion, prior to a UNICEF-lead intervention.
This document, utilized in the Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF unit for grades 3-5, explores the story of Ifrah, a young girl born in Somalia who recovered from the effects of malnutrition, with the help of her mother and UNICEF.
This video, featured in the Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF unit for grades 3-5, reports on a nutrition program that is proving to be a lifeline for children in Ethiopia's Amhara region.
TeachUNICEF educational tools aim to support and create well-informed global citizens who understand interconnectedness, respect and value diversity, have the ability to challenge injustice and inequities and take action in personally meaningful ways. Learn about how TeachUNICEF supports Global Citizenship in this promotional video.
Dosu is 12 years old and originally from Benin, but he spent three months alone after being sold in Nigeria. Dosu is a victim of child trafficking. UNICEF is working to strengthen policies in Benin, and other countries, to combat trafficking and to help organizations that rehabilitate street children and young people who are victims of child trafficking.
This video reviews the year 2012 and some of the ways in which UNICEF and its partners are working to ensure child rights and that child mortality is eradicated in a generation.
What does it mean to be a global citizen? Watch this video, created by our partners at the Global Poverty Project, to see how others define global citizenship.
UNICEF is supporting children and their families in the Mopti region of Mali, who have been displaced by violence. Among providing chidren with continued access to eduation, UNICEF is also educating children about the dangers of unexploded ordnance (mines) in the surrounding areas.