Children Make Up One Fifth of Cholera Deaths in South Sudan: UNICEF

NEW YORK (July 7, 2015) – More than 700 cholera cases have been reported in Juba and Bor so far, resulting in 32 deaths – one in five of which are children under five, UNICEF said today. Stressing the role of education in stemming the cholera outbreak in South Sudan, the UN children’s agency is working with children and teachers throughout the country to raise awareness on how to prevent the disease from spreading further.

UNICEF Teams and Supplies Arrive in Areas Affected by New Ebola Cases in Liberia

NEW YORK (July 3, 2015) – Responding to Liberia’s first confirmed cases of Ebola in more than three months, UNICEF has begun distributing emergency supplies in the affected communities, including tents for isolating those under quarantine, hygiene kits, and chlorine and buckets for handwashing stations.

Wedding Season Gift Guide: For the Bride and Groom

It’s the beginning of wedding season. If you’re looking to buy a gift for the bride and groom to be, take a step away from the registry and look through the unique products that UNICEF Market has to offer. Including a range of home décor items, you’re sure to find a one-of-the-kind vase or picture frame to hold memories of the special day. 

Thai Fair-Trade 5x7" Photo Frame of Mango Wood and Pewter,
'Framed in Clover'

UNICEF and Save the Children: Urgent Action Needed to Tackle Child Labor Caused by Syrian Crisis

NEW YORK (July 1, 2015) - The conflict and humanitarian crisis in Syria are pushing an ever increasing number of children into exploitation in the labor market, and much more needs to be done to reverse the trend, according to a new report released by Save the Children and UNICEF.

Northwest Speaker Series: Innovation

The Northwest Region hosted Dr. Sharad Sapra, Director of the UNICEF Global Innovation Center, on Monday, May 18th at the San Francisco City Club. The conversation was moderated by Terra Weikel, UNICEF Innovation Partnerships Specialist. The Speaker Series educates the civic and philanthropic community on various areas of UNICEF’s work. Each event focuses on a different topic with a discussion led by a UNICEF staff member, who’s an expert in the field.

5 Mother’s Day Gifts for the Phenomenal Women in Your Life

It’s almost Mother’s Day and we have put together our top five picks for the perfect gift ideas. Show your mom how much you appreciate and love her by going that extra mile and giving her a gift that gives back.

5. Ceramic Dinner Plates (Pair), 'Margarita' -- Who could ever top your mothers cooking? These handmade ceramic plates from Guatemala would be the perfect way to serve her delicious meat loaf. 

Spring 2015: Fashion Trends of the Season

The end of March signals that winter is finally over. A lot of people have been eagerly waiting to say goodbye to those big down jackets and hello to warmer weather wear. Spring fashion brings with it an array of colors and styles. From people wearing pastel colored dresses to suede shorts; it’s sometimes difficult to keep track of what’s in fashion for 2015. We’ve saved you the trouble and scoured the latest spring fashion trends to give you a rundown of the runway.

Fiercely Fringe