We’re building a new UNICEF.org.
As we swap out old for new, pages will be in transition. Thanks for your patience – please keep coming back to see the improvements.

UNICEF Photography

Photo of the Week
28 November 2016

Syrian Arab Republic, 2016: Abdulaziz (in red), 10, whose father was killed in the continuing conflict, spends time with his friends at the ‘Land of Childhood’ – two basements linked with a tunnel to create an underground playground that gives children a relatively safe place to have fun in their besieged area. “My mom doesn’t allow me to play in the street with the neighbours’ children but when she learnt that this place is underground she let me come here to play,” Abdulaziz said.

Email this
Danger every step of the way

“We risked our lives to come here,” said Mohammad, 17, “We knew it is not safe. We do it, or we die.”

See more In Focus>

Twenty-five landmarks for children

Celebrating 25 years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child with 25 landmarks for children.
See more CRC@25 >

Surviving Hurricane Matthew

“The roofs and tree branches flew away. Water started coming in, things were flying everywhere”.

See more Photo Essays >

Children in emergencies

Around the world, children continue to be caught up in situations that put their very survival at risk.

See more Emergencies>