Meet Obai, a 14-year-old from Raqqa, Syria. After his father was killed, he and his family fled to a refugee camp where, thanks to a UNICEF Child-Friendly Space, he’s rediscovering how to be a kid again.
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When disaster strikes, UNICEF knows what children need: In the third quarter of 2018 over 120,000 Syrian children received emotional support in UNICEF Child-Friendly Spaces
UNICEF finds unique solutions to tough problems: Education is limited for Rohingya kids over 14 in the refugee camps in Bangladesh so UNICEF helped established 60 Adolescent-Friendly Spaces and 211 clubs where 53,000 adolescents are now getting life skills training
UNICEF stands up for the most vulnerable: UNICEF helped 870,000 girls and women threatened with or victims of female genital mutilation
UNICEF protects children’s rights to legal status: More than 16 million children received birth certificates last year
UNICEF keeps families together: UNICEF helped care for 36,000 unaccompanied or separated children, reuniting 19,000 children with their families or caregivers
UNICEF gets results: UNICEF came to the aid of 25 million children involved in child labor and helped over 120,000 children released from armed forces receive the care they need to recover from the trauma they’ve experienced