Nearly 9,400 children and adolescents aged 0 to 19 years were killed in India in 2012.
Child marriage is more common among certain groups and among disadvantaged communities.
In December 2013, too, Mukherjee had visited the World Bank headquarters in Washington on invitation.
The cell will study and monitor various project reports and pilot schemes on education.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II: It is my greatest pleasure to declare the 20th Commonwealth Games open
‘Do you know’ and ‘Sachin’ raises fire-alarms these days since Maria Sharapova was trolled for a simple ‘I don’t’.
Amitabh Bachchan is the goodwill ambassador for polio UNICEF campaign.
Madhuri Dixit has recently been appointed as UNICEF’s ‘celebrity advocate for child right’.
Madhuri Dixit is now UNICEF’s ‘Celebrity Advocate for Child Rights’.
The UN system in India had also condemned the gang rape and murder of the two teenaged girls in Badaun.
Priyanka Chopra said: “The male actors do get paid a lot more. There is a tremendous disparity in remuneration between male and female actors.”
Singer and actress Selena Gomez recently visited Nepal as a spokesperson for UNICEF.
The decision was taken to review the ‘Group hand washing with soap before Mid-Day meals’ programme.
The UNICEF has urged protesters not to take children to rally sites.
The Syrian government has held up hundreds of evacuees from Homs for questioning to weed out ‘terrorists’.