Thousands of people died in Zimbabwe’s 2009 cholera outbreak. Poor access to clean water and sanitation is a leading cause of cholera.
Sebastian, a young boy in Haiti, describes his family’s ordeal after the devastating earthquake struck in January, 2010.
UNICEF examines how children are able to access education, twenty years after the ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Emmanuel, a young student in Liberia hopes to continue to study engineering, but cannot afford the school fees that are required for study.
Youth delegates from the Children's Climate Forum outline the many issues their countries are facing in relation to climate change.
Young people present policy solutions on the issue of Climate Change to world leaders at the United Nations.
Peter, a young student in southern Sudan, discusses the impact of high food prices on health, nutrition and the people of southern Sudan.
Martin Bell reports: At Spin Boldak in Kandahar province, all children under five are immunized against polio by an Afghan team on one side of the border working in tandem with a Pakistani team on the other. The crossing is open for 12 hours a day. About 8,000 people use it every day, and 800 of the youngest children receive the vaccine.
Children affected by armed conflict have new opportunities to access education after the opening of “bush schools”.
In Kandahar women are attending literacy classes for the first time in their lives. The women are learning traditional needlework and embroidery as well as how to read and write. Literacy plays a crucial role in bringing hope for a better future.
Voices of Youth and UNICEF Radio Digital Diarist Chinyanta Chimba reports on child rights from Lusaka, Zambia and Florence, Italy.