for every child, hope

  • hope
  • a safe home
  • laughter
  • an education
  • play
  • a future
  • love
  • clean water
  • childhood
  • a voice
  • a fair chance

For 70 years, across 190 countries and territories, UNICEF defends the rights of children

UNICEF’s work

Discover the ways that UNICEF advocates for the rights of children around the globe to protect the lives of every child, every day.

Gulistan, 10, and her family have fled their home because of conflict in Syria. Her father says, "The gap between educated and uneducated people is huge. Gulistan is one of the children who has a chance for education..."

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