2 Lives: 2 Miles Apart

2 Lives:2 Miles Apart // Water

Poor sanitation and water supply increase children's risk of illness and death. 9 year-old Rahma can hardly believe that some people don't have regular access to water in Cairo but that is Wafa's reality just a short distance away.

2 Lives:2 Miles Apart is a series of films that highlights crucial issues impacting children in an urbanized world. "Children in Urban Areas" is the title of this year's "The State of the World's Children" report, released by UNICEF.

Directed and Produced by: Tim Gregory
Director of Photography: Tamer Ashry
Music: Live Footage

 
 
2 Lives:2 Miles Apart // Violence

Violence and crime are major issues in urban settings around the world.

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2 Lives:2 Miles Apart // A New Home

Living area and durability of housing are major issues in urban settings around the world.

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2 Lives:2 Miles Apart // Play

Children can suffer dire consequences when they do not have regular access to safe spaces to play.

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2 Lives:2 Miles Apart // Food

Follow middle-schoolers Christopher and Chaz as they look for something healthy to snack on in their respective boroughs of the Bronx and Long Island.

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2 Lives:2 Miles Apart // Work

Children around the world have to work, some in more hazardous conditions than others.

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2 Lives:2 Miles Apart // School

For a long time, it has been assumed that those in rural areas have worse access to education but children living in poor urban neighborhoods are among the least likely to attend school.

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2 Lives:2 Miles Apart // Water

Poor sanitation and water supply increase children's risk of illness and death.

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2 Lives:2 Miles Apart // Disaster

In the eighth installment of 2 Lives:2 Miles Apart, Kicha and Michael tell us what they remember from January 12, 2010, the day a catastrophic magnitude 7.

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Oneminutesjr. videos

Oneminutesjr. are 60 second videos made by young people between the ages of 12 and 20 from around the world, through UNICEF-supported workshops. These videos have been selected to reflect some of the themes in SOWC 2012 report.

2 Lives: 2 Miles Apart

2 Lives: 2 Miles Apart is a series of films that highlights crucial issues impacting children in an urbanized world.

Youth Speak Out
(IMF Video)

Young people, hardest hit by the global economic downturn, are speaking out and demanding change. Coming of age in the Great Recession, the world's youth face an uncertain future, with lengthening job lines and diminished opportunities.