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UNICEF Aotearoa Young Ambassadors on the steps of the Beehive
A visit to Parliament

The UNICEF Aotearoa Young Ambassadors visited Parliament to strengthen their advocacy skills and meet with some of the nation’s decision-makers.

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UNICEF Young Ambassadors outside the Beehive in Wellington
Eligible to Vote in the 2023 General Elections? Why Your Vote Matters and Deciding How to Use It

Wanting to know where each of Aotearoa's larger political parties stand on the issues important to rangatahi youth and tamariki? We've got you covered...

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Building back better after emergency strikes - kids go to school in Afghanistan
Building back better after emergency strikes

A year after a devastating earthquake in Afghanistan, UNICEF continues to deliver long-term solutions for children and their communities.

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Oumou Bah, 2, eating ready-to-use therapeutic food
This Peanut Paste Has Changed The World

It’s not your ordinary peanut butter from the supermarket. It’s called Plumpy’nut®, also known as Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food. What's inside this plastic packet has brought millions of kids back from the brink.

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Child holding up learning passport on phone
No Wi-Fi? No Worries!

The Learning Passport is a digital learning platform that gives young kids app or browser-based school classes without always having to be connected to the internet.

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A little girl stands amongst the boxes of supplies sent to the survivors of the 7.7 magnitude earthquake in Kahramanmaraş, Türkiye.
UNICEF's humanitarian response in earthquake affected regions of Türkiye and Syria.

One month after devastating earthquakes in Türkiye and Syria, millions of children need continuing humanitarian support.

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A group of children laughing and smiling while they eat muffins
5 Things You Should Know About Malnutrition

Childhood malnutrition affects more than 229 million kids worldwide. It's a triple threat which includes undernutrition, hidden hunger and overnutrition.

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Depriving girls of secondary education translates to a loss of at least US$500 million for Afghan economy in last 12 months
Depriving girls of secondary education translates to a loss of at least US$500 million for Afghan economy in last 12 months

New analysis by UNICEF has found that depriving girls in Afghanistan of their right to secondary education will have a devastating effect on the country’s economy.

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10-year-old Margaryta with other children are sitting at the shelter of the kindergarten, where UNICEF has delivered new generators.
Getting warmth where it’s needed most

After living through shelling, power outages, and freezing temperatures, new generators from UNICEF have changed the lives of Ukrainian children.

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10 year old Peri-Gul inside a communal housing unit where latrines are being built in Sola Village, Tarinkot District.
“When the water truck arrives...”

Join us on the road with UNICEF as we bring water to drought-afflicted villages in Afghanistan’s Southern Region.

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Two sisters hold hands at a refugee camp in Syria: Syrian children amidst the challenges of conflict, receiving support from UNICEF Aotearoa.
Syrian crisis

After 10 years of conflict, the situation for many children across Syria has never been worse with continuing violence and rights violations, food insecurity and a tumbling economy.

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Three young children in colourful dresses are laughing and smiling at the camera
What supporters should know about their donations

We want Kiwis to be informed about donating. What makes the biggest impact for children - giving a small gift each month, or a large single donation?

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