Instead of snacks, the vending machines sell brightly colored boxes, illustrating the needs of poor families at home and abroad.
Before becoming a supermodel and an ambassador for UNICEF, Halima Aden was just a child refugee who came to the United States.
Issues such as corporal punishment, teenage pregnancy, and sexual abuse are among the most pressing concerns that personally affect Filipino children today. The UNICEF and the Child Rights Network organized the “For Every Child, A Voice; A Children’s Assembly” at the Museo Pambata in Manila on Thursday where 32 children from all over the Philippines urged lawmakers and policymakers to listen and respond to their concerns.
The Unicef Children’s Ball on March 4 at The Peninsula Manila will raise funds for the creation of four National Centers for Children with Disabilities
James Lawrence Malabiga was only two months old when he developed retinoblastoma, a cancer of the eye most common in children. To prevent the tumor from spreading to the brain, his parents decided to have both eyes removed.
The aim of the first Unicef Children’s Ball, set for March 4, at The Peninsula Manila, is the creation of national centers for children with disabilities. In the country alone, there are over 5 million children living with disabilities. While some of them are fortunate to have access to medical attention, most of them do not.
BACOLOD CITY—In the tradition of heritage youth forums started by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization in 1995 and in the Philippines last year by Project Saysay, the Filipinas Heritage Festival Inc. (FHFI) and National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) held here last week the first of a series of localized heritage conferences aimed at educating the younger generations about the importance of cultural heritage, particularly local patrimony.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) has launched a series of storybooks for children in Filipino and English.
The online auction of six Yoda chairs by industrial designer Kenneth Cobonpue to benefit Unicef’s children’s programs brought in a total of P8.76 million in just two hours during the online auction held Dec. 16.