#UNICEF

  • Article: 3,758 Backpacks Were Placed in Front of the UN to Call for the Protection of Children in Conflict

    3,758 Backpacks Were Placed in Front of the UN to Call for the Protection of Children in Conflict

    By Erica SanchezLeah Rodriguez  and  Pia Gralki|Sept. 9, 2019

    UNICEF strategically placed the installation at the UN ahead of the General Assembly. Read more

  • Article: 420 Million Children Living in Crisis Don't Have Basic Sanitation: UNICEF

    420 Million Children Living in Crisis Don't Have Basic Sanitation: UNICEF

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 28, 2019

    And another 210 million lack access to safe drinking water. Read more

  • Article: School Closures Have Tripled in West and Central Africa, UNICEF Says

    School Closures Have Tripled in West and Central Africa, UNICEF Says

    By Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 23, 2019

    Violent attacks are on the rise in the region. Read more

  • Article: Meghan Markle Guest Edited 'British Vogue' — and These 15 Incredible Women Are on the Cover

    Meghan Markle Guest Edited 'British Vogue' — and These 15 Incredible Women Are on the Cover

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 29, 2019

    She’s using the opportunity to amplify amazing advocates for everything from equality to vaccines. Read more

  • Article: Meet the Women Who Are Fighting Child Marriage One African Country at a Time

    Meet the Women Who Are Fighting Child Marriage One African Country at a Time

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|July 10, 2019

    Twelve million girls in Africa are forced into marriage before they’re 18 years old. Read more

  • Article: Tanzania Is Bringing Back Tax On Menstrual Products, and Activists Are Not Having It

    Tanzania Is Bringing Back Tax On Menstrual Products, and Activists Are Not Having It

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 24, 2019

    The tax was scrapped last year but the minister of finance says it’s not working. Read more

  • Feature: These Keepsakes Are The Only Connection Nine Refugee Children Have To Home

    These Keepsakes Are The Only Connection Nine Refugee Children Have To Home

    By Olivia Kestin  and  Gabrielle Deonath|June 20, 2019

    These young Syrian refugees share the stories behind their most treasured belongings. Read more

  • Article: Violence Against Children Is on the Rise in Tanzania

    Violence Against Children Is on the Rise in Tanzania

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|May 22, 2019

    Cases of child rape have tripled between 2017 and 2018. Read more