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Washing hands with soap reduces the risk of diarrhoea, a major cause of childhood illness, by over 40%.
That’s why UNICEF supports handwashing facilities for children in schools and communities across the world. #ForEveryChild
Through the eyes of 21 young photographers.
This is what it’s like to grow up in Surabaya, one of Indonesia’s largest cities.
Easy, nutritious and tasty!
Over 250 million people around the world are on the move.
It doesn't matter who they are, where they are, where they come from or where they're going. #AChildIsAChild no matter what. https://t.co/KPTX5TT0wc
Mother. Mentor. Master chef.
This inspiring woman is determined to help every child thrive with nutritious food. https://t.co/ru6v9MKzoD
RT @UNICEFmena: Too little or too much: more than 16 million children are poorly nourished in the Middle East and North Africa
UNICEF MENA looks today at children's food and nutrition issues in the region: https://t.co/qGTaGGHPVQ https://t.co/uO7Uw63Gc1
This girl is enjoying a chocolate ice cream in Kyrgyzstan but each sugar hit can put a child at greater risk of becoming overweight.
Today, 10 times more girls suffer from obesity than in 1975. We must take action to protect children’s health.
#ForEveryChild, nutritious food. https://t.co/R0KfbuLAVX
How is it that almost 50 million children under five are still suffering from wasting?
This boy is being assessed at a clinic in Mozambique, where UNICEF helps to treat malnourished children. But it should never come to this.
#ForEveryChild, nutritious food. https://t.co/oGZLjyhuhc
Baby Trésor is being cared for at a UNICEF nursery in Mangina, DR Congo, after his mother died from Ebola.
As well as daily health check-ups, Trésor receives love and affection from survivors, who can cuddle him without risk of infection.
They have dreams.
They have hopes.
They have rights.
#AChildIsAChild, no matter what. https://t.co/fzkPF217Ec
Almost 1 in 5 of the world’s children are now overweight. Why are so many children eating food that is high in calories but low in nutrients?
The State of the World’s Children 2019 takes an urgent look at a growing crisis. https://t.co/rTKPzY0Nfx
Zuhuir, 6, is a big fan of fast food in Bangladesh. His parents know the risks but, with so many advertisements targeting children, it can be hard to say no.
It’s time for governments to regulate marketing of fatty and sugary foods so that children can make healthier choices. https://t.co/uxp7OYWcmC
Last year, 18-year-old Kiran helped her friend escape from child marriage by reporting the case to local authorities in India.
She's a bright and inspiring advocate for education who dreams of becoming a lawyer to help solve challenges that girls face. #EndChildMarriage https://t.co/Q1BIb25YXu
RT @AminaJMohammed: Today I’m calling on all children, young people, teachers, parents & leaders to take the #WorldsLargestLesson into your lives & communities & keep it going.
Imagine the future & make it happen!
That’s what this lesson & the #SDGs are all about. #ForPeopleForPlanet #Nigeria https://t.co/SC0rv9psY6
"We had to flee home because of the attacks. We slept out in the open. We had no mattresses, no blankets or food. We escaped with our children for safety."
Nearly 70,000 children have been displaced by the ongoing fighting in northeast Syria.
#NotATarget #ChildrenUnderAttack https://t.co/Y3g2EDIZTD
Temptations are everywhere but 10-year-old Yerzhan is determined to eat better and grow up healthy. https://t.co/LKHOfPPoRU
When Yerzhan goes to a supermarket in Kazakhstan, the first things he sees are sugary snacks.
We’re calling on governments and businesses to control marketing of unhealthy foods and provide clear labels to help families understand what they’re eating. https://t.co/aeXT4BcMkE
Ica loves to sing!
She attends a UNICEF play centre for children affected by last year’s earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia.
Since the disaster, @UNICEFIndonesia has supported over 1.3 million children and their families.
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