When children grow up in material hardship, there is not enough money to go around. Children miss out on warm homes, quality food and other crucial aspects of their lives...
We have been talking to rangatahi throughout the country about their opinions on issues affecting them.
New Zealand kicked off the global celebrations for World Children’s Day in true kiwi fashion.
New Zealander Jessica Stall is helping to change the lives of children at home and overseas.
New Zealand has one of the most unequal education systems in the world and the gap between the highest and lowest performing students is being exacerbated by the effects of poverty
Out of 38 OECD countries, New Zealand ranks 33rd when it comes to education equality.
How we can reduce the rates of child poverty in our country?
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.
How can we ensure that every Kiwi child gets a fair chance to learn?
19 year old Lyric Brooklyn has spent time living on the streets since his early teens. He talks about the challenges of being young and homeless in Wellington.
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.
New Zealand's approach to ensuring the rights of our children are upheld has come under the scrutiny of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child.
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.
When 19-year-old, award-winning shot putter Nathaniel is not training, he's helping out Kiwi kids as a teacher aide at a Hutt Valley kindergarten.
Hamish from UNICEF explains how the work he helps coordinate ensures a more prosperous future for kids growing up in the Solomon Islands...
These small island states in the Northern Pacific are remote, and their inhabitants, including many children, have been missing out...
Everyone knew when Zajhyn Eruera, 10, was unhappy. He would scream and shout at the teachers, flip over tables and then bolt for the door
In Yemen’s classrooms, books and pencils are being replaced by mortars and automatic weapons.
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.
Vaccines protect children against disease and death, saving up to three million lives every year.