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COVID-19 Pandemic Hits One-Year Mark
On March 11, it will be a full year since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus was officially declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization — and well over a year since UNICEF launched its emergency response to protect children from the fallout.
Bringing Trafficking Survivors Out of the Shadows
With sensitivity and compassion, Matilde Simas has spent years documenting the impact of various forms of human trafficking and forced labor, sharing the stories of survivors who are slowly rebuilding their lives.
Women Vaccinators Protect Pakistan's Children From Polio
On January 11, Pakistan launched its first vaccination campaign of 2021, with an ambitious goal: vaccinate 40 million children under the age of 5 against polio in just five days.
COVAX COVID-19 Vaccine Deliveries Ramp Up in Africa & SE Asia
What promises to be the largest, fastest and most complex vaccination campaign in history is picking up steam as UNICEF delivers COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility around the world.
These Women and Girls Won't Let COVID-19 Stop Them From Helping Others
Please Donate COVID-19 has hit women especially hard. They are the caregivers, making up roughly 70 percent of the health care workforce, which has exposed them to a disproportionate share of the long...
UNICEF Urges Action to End ‘Catastrophic’ Education Emergency
In sharing its latest analysis, UNICEF renewed a longstanding call for governments to prioritize the reopening of schools to end a "catastrophic education emergency."
Reckoning With the Learning Crisis During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Inside Look: How UNICEF Supports Migrant Children in the United States
COVAX COVID-19 Vaccinations Underway in West Africa
Donate Now A brass band played outside the Treichville vaccination center in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire on March 1, 2021, as health care and frontline workers filed in to become some of the first people...