UNICEF Gives Marginalized Out-of-School Children a Chance at Education
“When I started working at the barber shop three years ago, I could not imagine that going to school was still possible for me.” Read More




A Ray of Hope in Challenging Times
One of the world’s largest camps for Temporarily Dislocated Persons (TDPs) in Jalozai, has been a sanctuary for thousands of families fleeing the unrest in Northern parts of the country. Read More






With Funds from Barclays, UNICEF Cultivates Young Entrepreneurs
Okara: Poverty, coupled with limited access to both quality education and employment opportunities, is often a major factor hindering young men and women from fulfilling their potential in life. Read More




Stitching the Fabric of Dreams
Jhang: The sound of many sewing machines working in unison breaks the quiet hum of life in Thatta Kuriyana, a small village in Jhang District, Punjab province. Read More


UNICEF Representative Angela Kearney’s interview to PTV World

In a recent interview to the Pakistan Television’s weekly programme ‘Diplomatic Enclave’, UNICEF Representative in Pakistan, Ms. Angela Kearney talked at length about UNICEF’s programmatic priority areas in Pakistan. Watch

Adolescent deaths from AIDS tripled since 2000 – UNICEF
Islamabad: The number of adolescent deaths from AIDS in the world has tripled over the last 15 years, says UNICEF in its recently released data. Read More

Op-Ed: A Fair Chance

On Nov 20, we celebrated Universal Children’s Day. Every year on this anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, we take steps forward and back and reflect on the state of the children in the world. Read Full Op-Ed

Op-ed: Toilet Use contributes to a Strong and Talented Pakistani Nation
Living in Pakistan for more than one year, every Pakistani I have met proudly says, ‘there is no lack of talent in Pakistan’. At first I thought it’s a popular statement from a Bollywood movie but later a friend of mine clarified that it wasn’t the case, people say it quite often because they believe in it. Read Full Op-Ed

Universal Children's Day 2015

Why fair matters
New York/Islamabad:
The world remains a deeply unfair place for the poorest and most disadvantaged children despite major advances since the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in 1989, according to a UNICEF report released today. Read more



For Every Child, A Fair Chance
Giving a fair chance in life to every child, everywhere – especially the most disadvantaged – offers the greatest hope of breaking inter-generational cycles of inequity and poverty in every society. That is the central proposition underlying UNICEF’s ‘equity agenda’. Read Full Report

UNICEF Pakistan Annual Report 2014
Click link to download full report in PDF format. Download Report

State of the World Children 2015 - Reimagine the Future
Will rapid change accentuate or diminish the extremes that separate children who want for almost nothing and those who are deprived of almost everything? Read the full digital report or the executive summary.


For every child
Health, Education, Equality, Protection