Helping to build a world where the rights of every child are realized.
Watch as 17-year-old Lian Fernandez describes surviving Typhoon Haiyan â and the uncertainties she now faces after the storm, in Tacloban City.
A vaccination campaign led by the Philippine government with UNICEF and WHO is underway in Tacloban, Philippines, targeting families in evacuation centers and outlying communities.
In Somaliland, only a third of women giving birth have any kind of skilled personnel with them -- and, in rural areas, the numbers are much lower. Now, a three-year-long programme co-funded by the European Commission that targets maternal and newborn health in Somaliland and Puntland, is slowly changing this reality.
Lexina Lungu is benefitting from Malawiâs bold new approach to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV during pregnancy, birth and breastfeeding.
Learn how non-medical staff play a vital role supporting Botswanaâs health workers â and the Governmentâs efforts to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV.
Zandile, 19, participates in a CAPRISA support group where adolescents living with or without HIV can safely open up to one another and freely discuss issues surrounding sex, gender and HIV/AIDS.
Peer educator Terrence Mayisela, 21, encourages adolescent boys to get tested for HIV and to volunteer for medical circumcision. The procedure can significantly reduce the risk of HIV infection.
The Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA) supports a comprehensive programme of HIV prevention, treatment, care and support in Vulindlela, a rural community fighting high rates of HIV/AIDS.
When Christine* was raped, she â and her family â received critical support from a child helpline operated by Childline Kenya to assist children who suffer sexual, physical and emotional abuse and neglect.
âUNICEF is working on the ground, doing its best 24/7,â said Ms. Farrow. âBut, really, the needs here are so great, they canât do it alone.â