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.
Progress reports on the eight MDGs.
These case studies highlight how young people in the UK, Morocco, Nigeria and India are working to help reach the MDGs.
This case study allows students to read about Ali and how he is confronted with the issue of child labor. Accompanying reading comprehension questions are included.
Learn about the ways in which UNICEF responds to humanitarian crises.
Watch this video to learn about how UNICEF is distributing anti-retroviral drugs to combat HIV/AIDS in Malawi.
Watch a video about UNICEF's disability services provided to a rural Argentine family.