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Inviting 5 Million Young Warriors to Tackle COVID-19 and Renew Hope for India

Young People, the Ministry of Youth Affairs (MoYAS), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), YuWaah and UNICEF, with the support of 950+ coalition partners across Government, Civil Society,...

SAGE Foundation and UNICEF MahaPECONet to upskill youth from migrant families in BFSI sector

Shahani Academic & Global Empowerment Foundation (SAGE), a non-profit trust focused on skills training, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Rise Infinity...

Extreme child poverty will rise during the pandemic: World Bank report

An estimated one in six children or 356 million globally were living in extreme poverty before the COVID-19 pandemic began, and this is set...

W-SHARP, a women-led success story in water security

Almost 70% of Maharashtra state’s geographical area lies in the semi-arid region, rendering it vulnerable to water scarcity. The plight of people living in...

Children Design National Stamps on Child Rights for Children’s Day

The Department of Posts, in association with UNICEF today announced the winners of the 2019 Stamp Design Competition, celebrating Children’s Day in India and...

The Triple Burden of Malnutrition

A recently released Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey (CNNS) survey shows that 35% of Indian children under five are stunted, 17% are wasted and 33...

How Child Rights Came To Be

In the industrialized countries of the early twentieth century, there were no standards of protection for children. It was common for them to work...
SDG - Sanitary conditions in India

CSR: Status on Meeting the SDG Targets

While the countries of the world are progressing well at achieving the SDG targets, but the questions arise whether the efforts are enough after...
Dove

Dove and UNICEF partner to educate and empower girls

Unilever’s personal care brand, Dove and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have partnered to help 10 million young people across India, Brazil and...
Child Labour on Cotton Farms

Corporates can lead, when it comes to eradicating child labour

The number of child workers in India has dropped for the first time in 20 years (4.3 million as compared to 12.6 million child...
Millie Bobby Brown

‘Stranger Things’ Star to Take on Bullies in New UN Role

British actress Millie Bobby Brown, the teenage star of hit drama series Stranger Things, was named as the youngest-ever goodwill ambassador for the United...
Global Handwashing Day

Global Handwashing Day: Schools and colleges come together to spread awareness

Global Handwashing Day is marked on October 15, to increase awareness and understanding the importance of maintaining hygiene. With the support of UNICEF, India...

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