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Infographic: Education Crisis in Syria
Syria was a leader in basic education in the region before the crisis began in 2011: an estimated 97% of primary school-age children were ...
Every five minutes a child dies as a result of violence
Every five minutes a child dies as a result of violence and millions are left unsafe in their homes, schools and communities. The stories of ...
Voices of Syria
Please note that these videos contain graphic descriptions which are distressing. Since 2011, 11 million Syrians have been forced to leave their ...
Children on the move through Europe dream of a “normal” life
Unicef Social Protection Specialist, Aleksandar Lazovski, reports on the dangerous situation for children who are travelling from conflict zones ...
5 innovations that have changed children’s lives
History shows that a seemingly small innovation can make a huge difference in children’s lives and that solutions don’t have to cost much or ...
“As the father of three little girls, the situation in Lebanon is heart-breaking”
“As the father of three little girls, the situation in Lebanon is heart-breaking” Donncha O’Callaghan, rugby player & UNICEF Ireland ...
Cathy Kelly reports from a visit to Za’athari Refugee Camp, home to more than 80,000 Syrian refugees.
WORLD War 2 still haunts and fascinates us – we watch films about it and shudder at the thought of people’s lives turned upside down by war, ...
Mobile apps are a lifeline for young Syrian refugees
Unicef Communications Specialist, Lely Djuhari, met refugee children fleeing violence in Syria who are using mobile apps to get information on daily ...
“I do not want to die like him” – Nada (7)
Yemen is one of the most terrifying places in the world to be a child. Children are bearing the brunt of a brutal armed conflict which escalated in ...
A day in the life of a UNICEF fundraiser
Written by UNICEF fundraiser, Peter Stears Being a UNICEF fundraiser carries with it a great amount of pride. When you step outside of the Dublin ...
Warning – graphic content: Violence against children in South Sudan
The violence against children in South Sudan has reached a new level of brutality. UNICEF's Executive Director Anthony Lake issued the below ...
“Her vision took twenty years to come to fruition, but today’s the day.” – Irene’s Story
UNICEF Ireland’s deputy director Kieran O’Brien reports from Mpendla Safe Park in South Africa. ...