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Telling Numbers: Half of India’s children suffer from malnutrition, says UNICEF

UNICEF report found that one in three children under the age of five years — around 200 million children worldwide — are either undernourished or overweight. And in India, every second child is affected by some form of malnutrition.

Meet Ridhima Pandey, the Indian girl who has petitioned UN against climate crisis

"I want a better future. I want to save my future. I want to save our future. I want to save the future of all the children and all people of future generations," says Ridhima Pandey

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Special campaign rolled out to educate Pune villagers on child rights

The Chief Minister Rural Development Fellows (CMRDF) would also ensure that Child Act Protection Committees are formed and activated in their respective villages.

Teens vulnerable to revenge porn, no law in place: UNICEF seminar

The increasing exposure of teenagers to the internet is making them vulnerable to revenge porn, which is undefined by law, experts said ahead of a two-day seminar by UNICEF on Saturday in Gandhinagar, focused on child protection from online abuse. “We have found that teenagers in the age-group of 14 to 18 years are the […]

1 in every 10 men in Nepal gets married underage: UNICEF

Using data from 82 countries, the study revealed that child marriage among boys is prevalent across many countries around the world, spanning sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, South Asia, and East Asia and the Pacific.

Attacks on schools in Afghanistan tripled in 2018: UN agency

UNICEF also said that Afghanistan's conflict and deteriorating security situation left more than 1,000 schools closed last year and that half a million children were denied their right to education.

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Kareena Kapoor Khan keeps it simple yet elegant at UNICEF event

The actor opted for a beige midi dress, and like always, looked absolutely gorgeous.

2.9 million children in India miss first dose of measles vaccine: UNICEF

India, with its large annual birth cohort of 25 million, is followed by Pakistan and Indonesia - 1.2 million each, and Ethiopia 1.1 million, it said, adding that the situation is "critical" in low and middle-income countries.

Climate change threatens 19 million Bangladesh childrens' lives, future: UNICEF report

The report says that because of the impact of climate, families across Bangladesh, a low-lying delta nation crisscrossed by more than 130 rivers, have migrated to big cities from villages after losing their livelihoods to increasing salinity in arable land, flooding, or river bank erosion.

India to welcome 69,944 babies on New Year's Day: UNICEF

An estimated 3,95,072 babies, including 69,944 babies in India, will be born around the world on New Year's Day, the UNICEF said. Of those, a quarter will be born in South Asia alone, it added.

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Kareena Kapoor dazzles in white at the UNICEF launch

Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan was in the capital on Thursday (September 4) to launch the UNICEF Child friendly schools and systems package.

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