The @UN works for everyone, everywhere by:
🇺🇳 preventing conflict
🇺🇳 vaccinating children
🇺🇳 protecting refugees
🇺🇳 feeding the hungry
🇺🇳 providing quality education
🇺🇳 addressing the climate crisis
🇺🇳 empowering women
🇺🇳 responding to #COVID19 & more
In 2020, teen girls across the globe filmed their lives during lockdown. This year, they're back — challenging taboos and standing up to reclaim their hopes for a fair future.
UNICEF’s ‘Coping with COVID-19’ season two launches 29 Nov, mark your calendar!
“They are not like me.” Dina, 14, from Kazakhstan on struggling with her classmates.
She has worked through her feelings of anxiety with the help of a psychologist. “She taught me to express my thoughts openly... no matter the difficulties, you need to go forward.” #OnMyMind
I can't wait for the opening ceremony of #UIFF2021 today. It feels like a true celebration after a tough 18 months.
For those of us who can’t be there in person, the festival is streaming free online 👉 mymovies.it/ondemand/uiff/
The response to the ongoing crisis in #Eswatini should first & foremost respect & protect the fundamental rights of #children. As said by Nelson Mandela "the true character of society is revealed in how it treats its children." My statement here: uni.cf/3nlipYI
10,000 #children killed or maimed in #Yemen. reut.rs/2XzHnuC
Here is just one: 11yr old Emad. He trains like an Olympian, so that one day he may again walk "and play football!" with prosthetic limbs from @UNICEF. His bravery & commitment need your support. @UNICEF_Yemen
"Not stepping up globally and at all levels to ensure that girls and boys continue to study will have implications for each and every child, both in the communities and in the country as a whole."
@RobertG_Jenkins on protecting education in Afghanistan. uni.cf/3jIiBR5
This is Dhiffushi island, #Maldives. Local authorities estimate that over 200ft of beach have eroded in the past few years. The local school is now perilously close to the sea. #ClimateCrisis#COP26 Photography: @AshwaFaheem
What do you need to eat healthier?
12-year-old Jyoti from Nepal is thinking about the whole supply chain - and believes farmers need more support to produce affordable, safe, sustainable and nutritious food.
Syria: four children were killed while on their way to school this week in an attack at a market.
After more than a decade of brutal conflict in the country, civilians -- and often children -- are still bearing the brunt of the violence, says @UNICEF.
The education of ALL girls in Afghanistan must resume now.
Millions of children have already lost out on learning because of conflict and COVID-19. As schools reopen, girls cannot, and must not, be left behind.
This year, we will award the best films capturing childhood at #UIFF2021.
We were lucky to work with brilliant design students at @IedFlorence who conceptualized and created the Iris award.
Check out the inspiration behind their beautiful design 👇
Four children killed on their way to school in Syria.
Four futures snuffed out.
Four families shattered.
We repeat our calls to those fighting that children are #NotATarget. They should be protected at all times especially in times of conflict.
Chaimae, Magaritta and Louise from the Netherlands are calling for "food forests" - areas rich with nutritious fruits and vegetables, instead of food deserts where it’s hard to find or buy healthy food. @voicesofyouth