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Wednesday, January 22, 2020



One in three girls from poor households has never attended school: UNICEF

January 20, 2020 3:01 pm

A new study has revealed that one out of three adolescent girls from the poorest households around the world has never been to school. Gender discrimination and ethnic origin are some of the reasons behind the exclusion.

Give kids dal parantha, uttapam, paneer kathi roll, suggests Unicef. Try these easy recipes

November 21, 2019 12:47 pm

Unicef recently released a book on foods that kids should have to stay healthy. According Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey 2016-18, 33 per cent of kids are underweight, 40 per cent of adolescent girls and 18 per cent of adolescent boys are anaemic, and about 10 per cent are diabetic.

UNICEF, IGNOU join hands to develop curriculum on child rights for budding journalists

November 15, 2019 8:53 pm

"The IGNOU-UNICEF initiated model course ware can be adapted as certificate courses, executive courses and part of current full-time curriculum in media and communication institutes for budding and working journalists," said Shambhu Nath Singh, School of Journalism, IGNOU

Explained: How Guru Nanak’s langar is helping UN achieve its ‘zero hunger’ goal

November 16, 2019 9:43 am

Of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the second one ⁠— ‘zero hunger’ ⁠— aims to end extreme hunger and malnutrition, especially among children, by 2030.

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

October 17, 2019 7:18 am

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

September 25, 2019 10:48 am

"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

Special campaign rolled out to educate Pune villagers on child rights

August 21, 2019 4:16 am

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

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

June 07, 2019 5:52 pm

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

May 28, 2019 3:05 pm

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.


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.