This video summarizes the year 2011 and the many achievements that UNICEF undertook around the world. The world welcomed its 7 billionth inhabitant; under-five mortality dropped to its lowest rate in history - 7.6 million; Ghana became the 21st country to eliminate neo-natal tetanus; more than 6,000 communities across Africa abandoned female genital cutting. Watch this engaging video here.
This slide includes the thoughts of a young girl growing up in Cambodia, who feels discriminated against because she is a girl.
This slide features an excerpt from a child in Costa Rica, who is a member of a marginalized group that suffers from discrimination.
This slide includes a quote from two adolescents in Pakistan who have grown up in poverty.
This slide includes excerpts, quotes and opinions of children from Pakistan and Nigeria who have been affected by the issues of child labor and child trafficking respectively.
This Water and Sanitation unit was recently featured in an article in "Social Studies and the Young Learner", published by the National Council on Social Studies. Read the article here.
Read about a UNICEF-supported microfinance program to support women and children in the small town of Pocoata, Bolivia.
The southern African nation of Swaziland has the world’s highest rate of HIV infection, and nearly half of its children are orphans or living in otherwise vulnerable circumstances. An innovative UNICEF-supported program is caring for these children at nearly 1,500 community-based centers known as Neighborhood Care Points.
Learn about HIV/AIDS orphans who now live with their grandmother, and who receive support from the government in order to maintain their livelihood.
Watch a video about secondary school children in Georgia who participated in a UNICEF program aimed to reduce disaster risk in an area that recently suffered from severe flooding.