Unicef UK
Annual Report 2017

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In 2017, supporters helped Unicef UK raise £100.2 million to help create a world fit for every child. Read our annual report to find out more about Unicef UK’s work.

Your support helped Unicef provide:

  • Emergency humanitarian aid for children in more than 100 countries
  • Education for 8.8 million children affected by war or disaster
  • Clean water for 5.9 million people in Syria
  • Life-saving food for 4 million severely malnourished children
  • and much, much more.

In the UK:

  • 690,000 newborn babies were supported by our Baby Friendly initiative
  • More than 1.5 million children now attend a Rights Respecting School
  • 85,000 people took action in support of our campaign to reunite unaccompanied refugee children with family in the UK.

World Children’s Day 2017

On 20 November, Unicef held a series of events to mark World’s Children’s Day and the anniversary of the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child:

  • Unicef Goodwill Ambassador David Beckham released a heart-warming film that reached more than 11.5 million people
  • Outright empowered UK schoolchildren to speak out in support of children’s rights around the world
  • Paddington Bear supported World Children’s Day in his first job as an official champion for children.

Thank you to everyone who helped us achieve so much for children in 2017.

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Read our 2017 annual report and financial statement

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