Violence against Children


UNICEF: Invest More in Violence Prevention



Keep Children Safe

Keep Children Safe encourages a national conversation on violence against children that explores challenges and shares solutions.

Y-Klick National Youth Advocacy Forum

Close to 300 young people from across Jamaica gathered for a National Forum on Youth Advocacy, led by the newly-formed group Y-Klick.

Report: 6 of Every 10 Students Bullied

The first ever national study on bullying, commissioned by the Child Development Agency, has found that 60-65 percent of students have been bullied at some time in their lives.

Puppet Show Teaches Children's Rights

Jamaica’s first-ever animated puppet show, Ackee Walk, is now on television -- through a partnership with Television Jamaica, Emprezz Golding and UNICEF.

Living with HIV

I was 27 years old when I found out I was HIV positive, my son was 13 years old.

“I remember one night I had nightmares of someone running me down..."  I said to myself ‘Why don’t I just end it? I don’t know if I can live with this thing.’

Innovative Challenge Course by BREDS

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BREDS/The Treasure Beach Foundation has launched a unique outdoor challenge course designed to build resilience and leadership skills for youth.

The General Colin Powell Challenge Course takes participants through a series of physical and mental challenges, under the supervision of trained facilitators.



Support UNICEF


If you want to contribute to the UNICEF Country Programme in Jamaica, and help Jamaican children enjoy a better childhood, please contact the following offices:


You can check for volunteer opportunities with a broad range of organizations we support.

Click here to view our list of partners. 

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