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Learning gaps due to Covid-induced school closures could impoverish a whole generation: Report

December 13, 2021 9:19 am

The report pointed out that simulations estimating that school closures resulted in significant learning losses are now being corroborated by real data.

73% young Indians believe education quality in the country has become better: UNICEF survey

November 19, 2021 9:50 am

As per the survey, around 59 per cent of girls aged between 15 and 24 years are more convinced than others that education plays a role in success. Furthermore, 67 per cent of girls feel that digital technology has helped children in education, compared to 59 per cent of boys.

UNICEF calls for safe reopening of schools on World Children’s Day

November 13, 2021 7:05 pm

Iconic buildings and monuments to Go Blue in support of child rights on World Children’s Day, 20 November 2021

NCPCR questions UNICEF on plan to screen same-sex films in Bengal schools

November 11, 2021 2:20 am

“We have received a complaint regarding screening films dealing with same-sex relationships to a minor audience. We have sought details on whether they have received the necessary certification," said NCPCR Chairperson Priyank Kanoongo.

'Karnataka govt should research, document operations of Child Rights Gram Sabhas'

October 24, 2021 8:04 pm

Child Rights Trust, a not-for-profit that hosted the consultation, estimates that over 1.5 lakh children participate in CRGS held across 6,000 gram panchayats each year

T20 WC: ICC joins hands with UNICEF to raise awareness on mental health of children

October 15, 2021 3:39 pm

The partnership will amplify UNICEF's global campaign #OnYourMind which calls for commitment, communication and action to promote good mental health for every child.

Only half of schools across the world resumed offline learning: Report

October 11, 2021 9:55 am

According to the tracked data, 80 per cent of schools worldwide are in regular sessions. Out of those, 54 per cent are back to in-person instruction, 34 per cent are relying on mixed or hybrid instruction.

Only 41 per cent of young Indians seek support for mental health problems: UNICEF

October 06, 2021 6:15 pm

India is the only one of 21 countries where only a minority of young people feel people experiencing mental health issues should reach out to others.

Young children's diets 'could get much worse' under Covid: Unicef report

September 22, 2021 12:16 pm

The report studied 91 countries and found that only half of the children between 6-23 months are being fed the "minimum recommended number of meals" every day

Maharashtra education department to use mobile apps to track school dropouts due to Covid-19

September 13, 2021 11:47 pm

Tata Trust and UNICEF have come forward with mobile apps and a pilot has been rolled out in a few education blocks.


Kareena Kapoor dazzles in white at the UNICEF launch

September 04, 2014 4:21 pm

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