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.
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.
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‘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.