child survival

Hidden in the ghettos, scattered on the outskirts of this ancient turmeric-coloured city, and milling about in centres are hundreds of migrants, stranded, with dashed hopes and unfulfilled dreams.

New Zealand still isn’t immune from outbreaks of disease, and a lack of vaccination can still be a death sentence for kiwi children.

We want every one to be thinking about how we can reduce the rates of child poverty in our country, and we want every political party to be discussing this.

NZ is in the middle of a housing crisis with many sides - cost, quality and availability among them. But every child has the right to a safe and healthy home.

If you want to see the impact of growing up in poverty, have a look in the emergency rooms of NZ's hospitals. Poverty and poor housing is making our kids sick.

Until poverty, unemployment and poor living conditions are addressed, Somali children will continue to live, and die, from the menace of hunger.

The impact of climate change on kids has increased spectacularly over the last ten years. It's now a concern that has huge ramifications for how families live.

There has been progress in tackling poverty around the world but many children still miss out. These facts galvanise UNICEF to take action to end child poverty.

Violence against children in the South Pacific is a silent plague that has the power to undo all the positive development efforts made in the region.

Kyla Reina is a Women's Refuge counsellor who works with children of women living in abusive relationships. She says that young people are victims as well.

Malnourished and feeble, the infant had been suffering from diarrhoea and vomiting for close to a month..

There are children sprawled on the floor of wards, twisting and turning with discomfort upon their mattresses...

These small island states in the Northern Pacific are remote, and their inhabitants, including many children, have been missing out...

Clouds of dust billow across the pathways of Badanrero Village. As the dust picks up momentum, small children and goats scurry for shelter...

The first light of morning brought bad news to Mohammed, in the small hospital room where he has been staying

Three-year-old Nur has been vomiting for three days, with severe diarrhoea, and now his father watches him, wondering if he waited too long to bring him in...

Eight times a day, the water arrives by bicycle, sloshing around in big, yellow jerry cans tied to a creaking bicycle frame.

“If this well dries up completely, I think we are going to be finished. This is the end of us.”

An unusual ally has been enlisted in the fight against polio in the war-torn mountains of Yemen: donkeys.

Every day we see the very worst of what people can do to one another, and the very worst conditions that people are forced to survive in

It would be unconscionable for us to watch other countries suffer and drown while we reap the benefits of cheap labour from those same countries.

It was three years ago, on a Tuesday morning, when Boko Haram stormed Zara’s village, and the slaughter began...

Find out what we're doing to help create a world where every child has the chance to survive and thrive.

Vaccines protect children against disease and death, saving up to three million lives every year.

Vaccines work. We're busting some of the most common myths around vaccinations so you can learn the truth.