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Afghanistan's Girls Want to Go to School
In March 2022, after more than 180 days out of the classroom, girls in Afghanistan in grades 7 through 12 learned that their schools would remain clos
How UNICEF Supports Children on the Move From Afghanistan
At Gazargah Transit Center in Herat, returning migrant children receive counseling, vocational training opportunities and other services.
Portable Incubators Save Fragile Newborns in Ukraine
Baby Sofia is just a day old. She was born in Sumy, northeastern Ukraine, as air raid sirens wailed in the background. Now, she sleeps quietly in a special portable incubator designed to keep her comfortable and maintain the temperature of her tiny body.
Sidelined in Afghanistan, a Wheelchair Athlete Refuses to Give Up
One year ago, girls and women lost the right to play sports in Afghanistan. But girls like Fatima are holding fast to their dreams.
10 Things Keeping Girls Away From School
Every child wants to learn, and every child has the right to an education. But around the world, 129 million girls are missing out on school.
UNICEF: Help Needed to Save Lives, Safeguard Futures in Afghanistan
A year since the change in political leadership, life is no better in Afghanistan. UNICEF is there — but needs support to meet urgent needs.
UNICEF's Child Friendly Cities Initiative Celebrates Two Years in U.S.
Young people have a seat at the table in Houston, the first CFCI candidate city in the U.S.