UNICEF in action
Leveling the Playing Field
Newborns Ring in the New Year With Hope and Possibility
As the clock struck midnight ushering in 2019, revelers around the world greeted the New Year — and also the planet's newest and tiniest residents. More than 395,000 babies were born on New Year's Day, 2019.
We Can End Child Trafficking and Forced Labor
The World Has Failed to Protect Children in Conflict in 2018
Children living in countries at war have come under direct attack, used as human shields, maimed or recruited to fight. Sexual assault, forced marriage and abduction have become standard tactics in conflicts around the globe.
Georgetown University Hosts a Conference
Best UNICEF Photos of 2018
Presenting the ten best photos of the year: powerful images that reflect the urgent needs of children — and the impact of UNICEF's efforts to save and protect the most vulnerable.
Rescue and Relief Efforts Underway After Tsunami Hits Indonesia
Helping Yemen's Children Heal From the Wounds of War
Yemen's civil war has left more than 11 million children in need of humanitarian assistance. UNICEF is on the ground, working with partners to provide protection, nutrition, clean water, sanitation, education and medical care.