It was a little over a year ago that Manaro volcano, on Vanuatu’s Ambae Island, started to erupt. Within days, the island’s residents were evacuated.
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.
Meet some of the amazing children around the world who refuse to let things like war, conflict or natural disaster stand in the way of getting an education.
3 year old Lisa was traumatised by the Sulawesi disaster. UNICEF is helping her recover.
Every day in NZ, kids are turning up to school with no shoes, no coats and empty bellies. How can we ensure that every Kiwi kid gets a fair chance to learn?
Whether facing disasters, conflict or disease – you’ll be giving the most vulnerable children around the world the chance to survive and thrive.
11-year-old Sabah has seen things no child should see. But even being confronted with violence on almost a daily basis, going back to school was her dream.
Toby Fricker shares his experience of meeting young children determined to keep learning while living on the frontline of Ukraine's violent eastern conflict.
Last month New Zealand's approach to ensuring the rights of our children are upheld came under the scrutiny of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child.
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
Thirteen-year-old Ahmad doesn’t go to school. Instead, he goes to work. Hard, back-breaking work...
The Kingdom of Thailand wants every child in the country to receive an education, no matter where they come from...
In Yemen’s classrooms, books and pencils are being replaced by mortars and automatic weapons.
Schools are helping Syrian children overcome the horrors they’ve experienced. But freezing classrooms are driving countless children away from learning.
When Ruba was born 1000 days ago, frail and underweight, her mother, Fawzia, was already sick and malnourished. Fawzia’s husband, Mastour, was struggling...
In an area plagued by gang violence, sport and recreational activities offer children a haven from insecurity on the streets of El Salvador.