Learn about the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the most-ratified treaty in the entire world, which codifies into law, basic standards in health, education, protection and social services for children.
Youth gathered in Copenhagen Denmark in December 2009, to discuss and offer policy prescriptions on the issue of climate change.
This youth generated video highlights the issue of child labor.
This youth generated video highlights the issue of water conservation.
Clean water is a necessity for life, yet nearly one billion people do not have access to
safe drinking water and approximately 2.5 billion do not have access to adequate sanitation.
Read about how community health partnerships in Nepal are helping to improve, water, sanitation and health.
In Mozambique, young people are transforming dark and dirty schools into healthy, inviting places of learning.
Growing up Fatima needed to collect water for her family every day, and the trek to water was made treacherous by crocodiles lurking about. Fatima and her family faced a bigger danger than crocodiles - waterborne disease.
In December of 2009, youth gathered in Copenhagen Denmark to address the issue of climate change. The forum released this declaration, demanding action from world leaders on an issue of great importance to future generations.
While the battle against HIV/AIDS may seem insurmountable, progress is slowly being made. Read about some of UNICEF's efforts in the area of HIV/AIDS.