One of the five states where immunisation coverage dipped in 2012-2013 was Gujarat.
UN children’s agency said women and children have carried out three-quarters of all reported Boko Harem suicide bombings with girls blamed for nine such attacks since July.
It has designated a public health administrator as the nodal point to report any such unsolicited distribution, especially of breast milk substitutes.
The Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee presented the Nadia district administration, a memento and a painting prepared by her.
This WHD, several corporate houses have decided to check the quality of food the staff eat at their firms.
In a couple of months, the training module will be made in collaboration with SCERT.
Programme aims to build a nation-wide cadre of doctor-trainers who can later disseminate the knowledge at different levels.
Ban Ki-moon reiterated UN’s commitment to giving equal rights and entitlement to “those with different sexual orientation”.
Actress Kareena Kapoor has been roped in to support Child-Friendly Schools and Systems (CFSS) campaign.
Former MP and Rashtriya Lok Dal leader Jayant Choudhary was also present at the event.
The UNICEF also approached Aligarh Muslim University, Jamia Milia Islamia, Hamdard University, Darul Uloom Deoband, Nadwatul Ulema, Lucknow, and other such organisations.
The song directly targets the mindset of fathers, presenting before them a positive scenario where girls can thrive and develop to their full potential.
Aamir Khan, who is in Nepal to promote child nutrition, has been appointed as UNICEF’s Goodwill Ambassador for South Asian region.
Aamir Khan participated in a Unicef-initiated nutrition programme organised by a local women’s group at Kapilvastu in western Nepal.
Private school cabs hired by parents should have a woman assistant and be registered with the schools, the plea said.