To mark Refugee week, UNICEF Australia Young Ambassadors Marryum Kahloon and Isuru Devendra are raising awareness of children in immigration detention. Currently almost 2,000 children are being held in immigration detention facilities by Australia.
They have collected the thoughts of Australians on this issue. Please scroll … Continue reading
UNICEF Jordan has released a new report that assesses the challenges faced by Syrian refugee children.
Shattered Lives: Challenges and Priorities for Syrian Children and Women in Jordan brings together the voices of Syrian refugee children and women living in Jordan and highlights the key challenges and priorities … Continue reading
In May, well-known international UNICEF photographer Giacomo Pirozzi visited communities outside of Darwin to run photography workshops with 20 Indigenous children and youth. Giacomo has run these EYE SEE photography workshops, supported by SONY Foundation, around the world in Argentina, Tunisia, Mali, South Africa, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Rwanda, Liberia and Pakistan. … Continue reading
AN estimated 215 million children head out to work every day despite international laws to prevent child labour and worldwide campaigns calling for consumer power to end child labour practices.
The World Day against Child Labour, held annually on June 12, calls for a global commitment to end … Continue reading
Abdullah, 4, (right) poses with a friend inside the Domiz refugee camp, inside Iraq. The boys have both been sick recently with diarrhoea. Stagnant water collects outside the tents and open sewage runs behind their homes. Domiz is about 60km from the border. About 40,000 Syrians are living there but … Continue reading
By Eduardo Mariz, UNICEF Australia Communications Intern
Above: Salim Shekh,13, and Rakhi Kundu,17, trumpeting community messages about polio vaccinations in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. © UNICEF/INDA2011-00107/Graham Crouch
Bill Gates knows it. UNICEF, Rotary International and the Global Polio Eradication Initiative knows it. And, if you’ve managed to live your … Continue reading
UNICEF Australia today released its 2012 Annual Report.
In 2012 Australians donated more than $20 million to UNICEF’s global child health and child protection programs.
In 2012 UNICEF Australia: Celebrated the 21st anniversary of the Qantas and UNICEF Change for Good program.
Reached 6,000 Australians … Continue reading
Nguyen Trung Nghia, 11, Nguyen Da Hoa, 14, and Trinh Anh Quoc, 13, do a craft activity at the Centre Supporting the Development of Inclusive Education for Children with Disabilities, in Da Nang, Vietnam. Hoa and Quoc suffer from mental and learning disabilities and Nghia is visually impaired. CREDIT: … Continue reading
Katuwela, 10, holds a palm frond in the rain in the Trobriand Islands in Milne Bay Province, off Papua New Guinea. CREDIT: GIACOMO PIROZZI
UNICEF’S flagship annual report, State of the World’s Children, shows that life for Australia‘s children from conception through birth, early childhood, primary school years … Continue reading
By Shaarn Hayward, UNICEF Australia Young Ambassador
National Reconciliation Week 2013 is here and the theme this year is “Let’s Talk Recognition”. In light of this theme I would like to bring your attention to a type of recognition that myself and the other UNICEF Australia Young Ambassadors have … Continue reading