New Voices and Modern Tools in UNICEF’s Flagship Report

In December, the United Nations deemed 2014 one of the worst years on record for the world’s children, especially those in the Middle East and Africa. Despite this dire news, it is also important to focus on UNICEF’s successes in its efforts to support the rights of children worldwide, and what can be done to achieve a better outlook for 2015.

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Musicians and Motorbike Riders Take on Ebola Awareness

West Africa is currently facing the largest and most severe Ebola outbreak in human history. With no treatment or vaccine in immediate sight, innovation is integral to the fight to contain the spread of the virus. Learn how music artists and motorbike drivers are leading the charge.

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Unpacking the Mobi-Case: UNICEF’s Digital School-in-a-Box

Teachers and textbooks are not easily mobilized to crisis-affected and remote rural areas. The Mobi-Case is a portable, suitcase-sized digital classroom containing a projector, speaker, laptop, scanner and free educational content. It provides many of the tools needed to enable education service delivery in hard-to-reach regions anytime, anywhere.

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Mobile App Speeds Up Family Reunification in Humanitarian Emergencies

During the commotion of a natural disaster or armed conflict, children are often separated from their caregivers. The longer a child is missing, the greater the risk that they will not be found and will become victims of violence or exploitation. As a result, the immediate aftermath of an emergency is especially critical for tracing and reunifying families. The new …

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Another Feel-Good App Wastes an Opportunity

  The United Nations International Children’s Fund (UNICEF), works to improve the lives of children living in poverty by providing health care, clean water and sanitation, and emergency relief. New this year to UNICEF is the Tap Project, an initiative that seeks to provide children world-wide with safe drinking water through an app that purports to save lives if the …

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