There's a new plan to take on the top killers of children worldwide. Seth Berkeley explains why it will work.
The crisis in Syria is a children's crisis. Yet, for all our talk about helping suffering children the international humanitarian response has been truly pathetic.
Niger is one of the poorest countries on the planet, yet 50,000 Malians have fled there to escape fighting at home. Niger does not have the capacity to feed, shelter, and provide basic humanitarian relief to these refugees. The international community needs to step up, but so far funding for humanitarian relief is falling short.
UNICEF is supporting efforts to find child labourers a way out of the diamond mines of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This is a disturbing video, but important.
Today's map of the day comes from Children's Chances. It shows the differences in the minimum age to legally marry between boys and girls. As you can see, there are dozens of countries in which girls are permitted to marry at a younger age than boys.
A video from Unicef offers some key insights into how the international community and local partners are taking on this problem. Watch and learn.
CNN teams up with UNICEF to give exposure to this "silent epidemic"
Yesterday was Global Hand Washing Day. Before you scoff at yet another "International _____ Day" consider this fact: diarrhea and respiratory tract infections are by far the biggest killer of children around the word.
UNICEF released its flagship annual State of World's Children report today and this year, UNICEF focused its report on the lives and struggles of children in urban settings.