“I would like to do well so that I can help my parents.”
Ahmat, 14 from Chad, loves learning. But schools in his country - one of the poorest in the world - face enormous challenges and are often overcrowded and understaffed. Watch how we’re helping revitalize the education system so children like Ahmat can achieve their goals. _________
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Throughout northeast Nigeria and across the border regions in Cameroon, Chad and Niger, children are in critical danger. The number of children forced from their homes by conflict in Nigeria has more than doubled in the past year, reaching 800,000 children.
The risk of losing a generation grows with every day that the situation deteriorates in Syria. UNICEF and its partners are committed to keeping Syrian children from becoming a 'lost generation' through critical efforts in the life-saving areas of health, nutrition, immunization, water and sanitation and education.
Education is a fundamental human right: Every girl and boy in every country is entitled to it. Quality education is critical to development both of societies and of individuals, and it helps pave the way to a successful and productive future. When all children have access to a quality education rooted in human rights and gender equality, it creates a ripple effect of opportunity that influences generations to come.
Join the largest sing-along ever to raise awareness for child rights around the world. UNICEF has launched a new interactive digital experience, powered by TouchCast, that allows you to record your own version of IMAGINE, John Lennon’s iconic anthem of hope and peace, alongside your favourite stars.
The #IMAGINE project brings together artist Yoko Ono, renowned music producer and DJ David Guetta, UNICEF Ambassadors – including Katy Perry, Angélique Kidjo, Daniela Mercury, Priyanka Chopra, Yuna Kim – and a host of other high profile supporters with the aim of highlighting the tremendous challenges children face the world over.