A Simple Solution to Save Millions of Children From Wasting Away
Child wasting is a global problem—but unlike many other global challenges, the solution is staring us in the face.
K-Pop Star Apologizes for Posting Russia Photo
Many fans, including some living in Ukraine, became upset at a GOT7 member for sharing an old photo of Russia on his Instagram account.
World Youth Skills Day Reminds Us of Every Child's Potential
On World Youth Skills Day, we can amplify the stories of young people around the world. We can spark conversation and drive action. We can help.
Ukraine's Children Endure Levels of Suffering 'Not Seen Since' WWII: UNICEF
An average of more than two children are killed and four injured each day in the war with Russia, according to the U.N.
Over 3.5 Billion People Will Need Assistive Products by 2050: Report
About 1 billion people with disabilities who need assistive technology have been "denied access," according to a new UNICEF and WHO report.
Resort Owners Renovate Space to Host 100 Ukrainian Refugees
"It's not throwing rocks at Russian tanks or anything, but it's helping. I think that's important," the property owner said.
Ukrainian Children Becoming Refugees at Rate of 55 Every Minute: UNICEF
New numbers from a United Nations agency reveal a grim aspect of the worsening humanitarian situation in Ukraine.
U.N. Warns Russian Invasion Could Result in 5M Ukrainian Refugees
More than 100,000 people in Ukraine have already left their homes with thousands escaping into other countries, according to an estimate from the U.N.
In Wars Across the Globe, Grave Children's Rights Violations Are Increasing
Children living through war will only be safe when parties to conflict take concrete actions to protect them.
American Man 'Begging' Iran to Release Ailing Father, Seeks WH Intervention
"My father has already lost so much precious time. I'm begging Iran to let him spend whatever small amount of time he has left with his family," Babak Namazi said.
16 Million Yemenis Facing Ration Reductions if Program Doesn't Get Funding
"They don't have any money left over to buy anything. It is a heartbreak. It really is," said the head of the U.N.'s World Food Program.
WHO, UNICEF Push for Using Commercial Flights to Send Aid to Afghans
The UN agencies said that the humanitarian needs of Afghans "should not and cannot be neglected."
Sarah Ferguson Defends Princess Eugenie's Husband Over Pictures With Model
Princess Eugenie's husband was seen on a yacht with a model while she was reportedly at home with the baby—but the royal's mother says he is a superhero.
After 16 Months With no Polio Cases, Philippines Outbreak Over: WHO, UNICEF
The WHO and UNICEF say the polio outbreak in the Philippines has ended after 16 months have passed with no detected cases. The nation administered 30 million polio vaccines doses since the disease's resurgence in 2019.
Hurricanes Will Drive More Migrants to Border, Climate Change Experts Say
The U.S. has refused to sign onto a United Nations agreement asking member nations to accept refugees from regions devastated by climate change.
Coronavirus Pandemic Could Push 86 Million More Kids into Household Poverty
"This report should be a wake-up call for the world," said Save the Children International CEO Inger Ashing.
80 Million Children Face Health Risk With Missed Vaccines During Pandemic
At least 27 countries have reported problems administering measles vaccines, while several others face similar diffficulties with vaccinating children against polio, typhoid, cholera and more.
Record Number Of Children Internally Displaced In 2019 By Conflict: UNICEF
"When new crises emerge, like the COVID-19 pandemic, these children are especially vulnerable," said UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore.
Greta Thunberg Donates $100,000 to Combat Coronavirus
The climate activist has launced a campaign with Danish nonprofit Human Act to help children and young people affected by the primary and secondary impacts of the pandemic.
Starting Today Instagram Will Let You Run Your Own Fundraisers
On Tuesday, Instagram added a new feature that will let people raise money for the charity of their choosing.
International Day of the Girl Quotes: Musings on Girl Power
UNICEF announced this year's theme as "GirlForce: Unscripted and Unstoppable," an occasion to "celebrate achievements by, with and for girls."
UNICEF And ETHDenver Explore Blockchain For Good
At ETHDenver, UNICEF Ventures will prototype its recently developed positive action token with the Bounties Network.
Migrants Don't Go to Shelter, Want to Be Closer to U.S.
Newsweek spoke with UNICEF USA CEO and President Caryl Stern, who visited El Barretal, a new shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, where Central Americans are still hoping to cross into the U.S.
UNICEF: 1 Million Babies Live Less Than a Day
"Newborns die because they are poor," said UNICEF's executive director.
30 Million Newborns Could Die by 2030
Despite a steady decrease in the number of children dying before age 5, 7,000 newborns died every day last year.
Five Things to Know About Breast-Feeding Worldwide
Breast is best, so why isn't the world investing?
Nearly 13 Million Infants Weren't Vaccinated in 2016
The infants missed out on the first dose of a combined vaccine against three possibly fatal diseases.
Female Clerics Issue Fatwa Against Marital Rape
Most clerics taking part came from Indonesia, but a handful of female clerics traveled from Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, and India.
S. African Program Breaks Link Between Violence and HIV
If she had stayed, she says, "probably by now I'd be dead and buried."
Cambodia Bans Breast Milk Exports
A U.S.-based company exported milk from more than 90 Cambodian women.