UNICEF is a United Nations institution that provides long-term humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries.
Most of UNICEF's work is in the field, with staff in over 190 countries and territories.
Three Ugandan lawmakers charged with treason over the stoning of president's convoy+++The situation remain tense in Southern Cameroon as doctors and nurses flee following attacks by both the government security forces and the separatists+++ UNICEF latest report states internal displacement has significantly increased due to the ongoing conflict in Ethiopia.
One of the world’s biggest populations of child soldiers lives in the Democratic Republic of the Congo — about 30,000 children are forced to serve armed groups as soldiers, sexual slaves and laborers, according to UNICEF. Lisa Bryant caught up with one former child soldier at a new peace forum in the French region of Normandy, not far from the D-Day beaches of World War II.