New Partnership, SaferKidsPH, Addresses Online Child Abuse

Online child abuse is the leading cybercrime in the Philippines. New technologies, such as live streaming, are putting more Filipino children at risk of sexual abuse. Australia is committed to advancing the rights of children and protecting them from exploitation, abuse, and violence. That is why the Australian Embassy in the Philippines has initiated the…

Food Panda Vows To Fight Hunger In Philippines

Filipinos, in general, love to eat. We have our meals three times a day, and sometimes even eat snacks in between. Our love for food requires easy access to our every craving to be a necessity. This makes foodpanda, the world’s leading online food ordering and delivery platform, a relevant mobile app for most of…

UNICEF Pacific Urgently Responding to Government Appeal and Needs of Children After Worst Ever Cyclone Winston in Fiji

Less than 36 hours after Cyclone Winston devastated Fiji, UNICEF Pacific has begun assisting those most affected, in partnership with the Government of Fiji. UNICEF today began to distribute pre-positioned emergency supplies in Fiji, with a focus on distribution to worst-affected communities. UNICEF Pacific Deputy Representative Isabelle Austin said “In the immediate aftermath of a disaster…

UNICEF Launches Children First! Storybooks to Promote Reading and Spark Children’s Imagination

UNICEF launches Children First! Storybooks a collection of six books that promote reading and inspire children’s imagination. Written in Filipino and English text for children ages three and above, the books talk about different topics such as overcoming shyness, cultivating friendships, and reaching for one’s dreams. The stories are presented in colourful illustrations to fire up…

APEC Chairs Raised P8.8 Million for The Benefit of Children

With a total of P8,810,000 in funds raised for the benefit of children, the special UNICEF Auction for Action with Kenneth Cobonpue becomes the most successful auction organized by UNICEF Special Advocate for Children Daphne Oseña-Paez.  The auction featured six limited-edition Yoda chairs specially designed by Kenneth Cobonpue for the APEC 2015 Economic Leaders’ Welcome…

Children’s Lives and Wellbeing Saved by Preparedness and Resilience-Building Actions in The Wake of Typhoon Melor/Nona

UNICEF commends the Philippine government’s preparedness actions which minimized damage to life and property as Typhoon Melor/Nona exits the country. Improved government coordination, preemptive evacuations and responsive planning have shown that a disaster-prone country can come together to protect the lives of its citizens, especially its children. On December 13, Sunday, Typhoon Melor/Nona intensified from…