On December 11, 1946, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) was founded in New York City, New York.
UNICEF supports children around the world in many ways. It protects children from violence by supporting laws that stop child labor. It provides health care, such as healthy food and medicine, to poor or isolated children. It encourages parents and communities to support girls in school. UNICEF also provides food, blankets, clean water, and school supplies to children in areas experiencing conflict or natural hazards.
word formed from the first letters of each of the words in a phrase.
a disagreement or fight, usually over ideas or procedures.
ruin or destruction.
to form or officially organize.
money or food given to regions faced with malnutrition and starvation.
physical, cultural, and social aspects of sexual identity.
place where an organization or project is chiefly located.
system for addressing the physical health of a population.
process of becoming immune to a disease.
to set one thing or organism apart from others.
work or employment.
substance used for treating illness or disease.
event in the physical environment that is destructive to human activity.
to support, care for, and protect.
to take action to prevent injury or attack.
specific freedom or opportunity granted to an individual or organization based on the law.
the science of using tools and complex machines to make human life easier or more profitable.
(United Nations Children's Fund) UN agency whose mission is to help improve the health and nutrition of children and mothers around the world.
international organization that works for peace, security and cooperation.
acts that cause physical harm to another person.
World War II
(1939-1945) armed conflict between the Allies (represented by the United States, the United Kingdom, and the Soviet Union) and the Axis (represented by Germany, Italy, and Japan.)