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Stories about UNICEF's work for children around the world
How Long Does It Take to Get Water? For Aysha, Eight Hours a Day
Worldwide, women and girls spend 200 million hours every day collecting water.
Madagascar: The Blue Gold Rush
In the deep south, less than one quarter of the population can get drinking water regularly. And this year, El Niño has hit the region hard.
A Generation Made to Fight: South Sudan's Child Soldiers
UNICEF helped free 1,775 children in 2015, but fears that growing violence is fueling a new surge in recruitment.
Violence and Malnutrition Ravage Lake Chad: A Mother’s Story
UNICEF spotlights Boko Haram's devastating impact on the children of Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria.
While the Rio Olympics May Be Over, UNICEF Brazil Keeps Fighting Zika
In one Brazilian city, UNICEF is teaching children about the Zika virus and mobilizing an innovative community prevention campaign. Learn more about Zika prevention and donate today.
Broken Dreams: UNICEF Reports on Children Fleeing Poverty and Violence
Read UNICEF’s report on the thousands of central American refugee and migrant children that face insurmountable odds to reach the United States every month.
Refugee Olympic Team: Impact Reverberates as Games End
Learn about the lasting impact of the Refugee Olympic Team that competed in the 2016 Rio Olympics. Their perseverance during a large global refugee crisis is inspiring.
The Malnutrition Miracle: What Is Ready-To-Use Therapeutic Food?
The specially formulated peanut paste is nothing short of a miracle for malnourished children.
Refugee Olympic Team: The Refugee Runners of South Sudan
Meet the South Sudan Refugees who fled to Kenyan refugee camps and will be running for the Refugee Olympic Team in the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Refugee Olympic Team: Rami Anis's Story
Meet Syrian refugee Rami Anis who fled to Istanbul and then Belgium as a child. He will swim for the Refugee Olympic Team at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Refugees: What Do We Know About Them?
"The common belief is that migrants and refugees are coming to get jobs," says UNICEF's Chris Tidey. "We find that's a myth."
Refugee Olympic Team: Yiech Pur Biel's Story
Meet South Sudan refugee Yiech Pur Biel who went from training at a Kenyan refugee camp to competing on the Refugee Olympic Team at the 2016 Rio Olympics.