Children are more than labels | UNICEF

As heart-breaking images of children’s bodies washing up on the shores of Europe flood social media and news feeds, it is not enough for the world to be shocked by these images. Shock must be matched by action. The plight of these children is neither by their choice nor within their control. They need and have a right to protection. Read Anthony Lake’s full statement on the refugee and migrant crisis in Europe: ________________________________ Subscribe to UNICEF here: The official UNICEF YouTube channel is your primary destination for the latest news updates from the frontline, documentaries, celebrity appeals, and more about our work to realize the rights of every child. Click here to see all of our latest trending videos:

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Malawi children caught in middle of climate change effects | UNICEF

Malawi is facing its worst drought in 30 years and its worst food crisis in nine years. Two years of erratic rain and drought have combined with one of the most powerful El Niño events in years to wreak havoc on the lives of the most vulnerable children. Cases of severe acute malnutrition are life-threatening for young children. UNICEF is supporting mass screening in most of the country’s district to prevent and identify malnutrition as well as delivering therapeutic foods for treatment. ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Subscribe to UNICEF here: The official UNICEF YouTube channel is your primary destination for the latest news updates from the frontline, documentaries, celebrity appeals, and more about o

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Vlogger Shameless Maya chooses her favorite #GlobalGoals | UNICEF

17 goals. 15 years to achieve them. Each goal resonates differently with every individual so we asked Shameless Maya to share which goals she is most passionate about. Comment below with yours! Check out Shameless Maya’s channel here: https:// _____________________________________________________________________________________ Subscribe to UNICEF here: The official UNICEF YouTube channel is your primary destination for the latest news updates from the frontline, documentaries, celebrity appeals, and more about our work to realize the rights of every child. Click here to see all of our latest trending videos: For more about UNICEF’s work, visit: Follow UNICEF here: UNICE

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Why I fled Syria in search of a better life for my children | UNICEF

After her 4-year-old son was killed in a bomb blast, Naham and her family fled Syria to give her children a better life. Naham and her three remaining children have now reached a centre for migrants and refugees in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. “We fled because we were afraid. Not afraid of dying but fear for our children, for their futures, for their minds,” she says. Find out more about our work helping children affected by the refugee and migrant crisis: ____________________________ Subscribe to UNICEF here: The official UNICEF YouTube channel is your primary destination for the latest news updates from the frontline, documentaries, celebrity appeals, and more about our work to realize the rights of

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What it’s like to be smuggled out of Afghanistan in a car trunk | UNICEF

Smuggled by truck and squeezed into a car trunk, 13-year-old Allahyar and four Afghan boys fled the Taliban in Afghanistan, traveling through Pakistan and Iran to Turkey. “The journey is difficult”, he says, now in Serbia after a treacherous sea crossing , “but we have no choice.” ____________________________________________ Subscribe to UNICEF here: The official UNICEF YouTube channel is your primary destination for the latest news updates from the frontline, documentaries, celebrity appeals, and more about our work to realize the rights of every child. Click here to see all of our latest trending videos: For more about UNICEF’s work, visit: Follow UNICEF here: UNICEF Connect blog:

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Word game with Shakira | UNICEF

What’s the first word that comes to mind when you hear ‘children’? UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Shakira joined us for a rapid-fire word game. ________________________________ Subscribe to UNICEF here: The official UNICEF YouTube channel is your primary destination for the latest news updates from the frontline, documentaries, celebrity appeals, and more about our work to realize the rights of every child. Click here to see all of our latest trending videos: For more about UNICEF’s work, visit: Follow UNICEF here: UNICEF Connect blog: Facebook: https:// Twitter: https://twitter.com/unicef Instagram: Tumblr: Pin

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Unfairy Tales: The story of Ivine and Pillow | UNICEF

Some stories were never meant for children. Ivine’s journey from Syria is an Unfairy Tale no child should ever imagine, let alone endure. For 14-year-old Ivine, the war in Syria has taken a huge toll on her home, family, and dreams. “I’d have nightmares about those scenes, and I’d cry. I’d wake up, and my pillow would be soaking wet from all my tears.” We bring her story to life. Share this story. Battle misinformation about refugees with a simple #actofhumanity ______________________ Animation produced by Studio 180LA in collaboration with Consulado. _____________________________________________ Subscribe to UNICEF here: The official UNICEF YouTube channel is your primary destination for the latest news updates from the fr

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Dreaming big after being a child soldier | UNICEF

“I don’t think small children should be soldiers.” 12-year-old Simon* was recently released by an armed group in South Sudan. He is now back in his childhood home of Pibor and dreams of becoming a pilot. *His name has been changed to protect his identity ____________________________________________ Subscribe to UNICEF here: The official UNICEF YouTube channel is your primary destination for the latest news updates from the frontline, documentaries, celebrity appeals, and more about our work to realize the rights of every child. Click here to see all of our latest trending videos: For more about UNICEF’s work, visit: Follow UNICEF here: UNICEF Connect blog: Facebook: https://www.fac

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Youth map the climate change they want to see | UNICEF

“I don’t think it’s too late to stop climate change,” says Halima, a youth blogger in Niger. She’s one of many youth mappers across the world who are tackling environmental issues and the impact of disasters on their communities through digital tools. Voices of Youth Maps is a mobile application and online platform for young people to identify issues and engage with their communities to positively impact their neighborhoods. ________________________________________ Subscribe to UNICEF here: The official UNICEF YouTube channel is your primary destination for the latest news updates from the frontline, documentaries, celebrity appeals, and more about our work to realize the rights of every child. Click here to see all of our latest trending videos:

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A girl with microcephaly in Brazil gains 3 mothers | UNICEF

“A lot of people look at us in a different way,” says Cleane, one of three women who have taken in Duda, a baby girl born with microcephaly, after her parents were unable to take care of her. The neurological disorder, which may be caused by the Zika virus, is becoming a major public concern as reported cases rise sharply across South and Central America. Despite experiencing prejudice, the three women are fully committed to raising Duda and getting the treatment she needs to help improve her development. ____________________________________________ Subscribe to UNICEF here: The official UNICEF YouTube channel is your primary destination for the latest news updates from the frontline, documentaries, celebrity appeals, and more about our work to realize the rights of

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