In a first, UNICEF in Chhattisgarh seeks support of students' unions to promote children’s right

A leader with an understanding of a child's rights and an active advocate for children’s rights is needed in every village, town and city, added the UNICEF leader.

published on : 7th December 2019

Priyanka Chopra receives UNICEF's Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award

Priyanka Chopra was named the 2019 recipient of the Humanitarian Award by the United Nations Children's Fund in June this year and received the award at the Snowflake Ball.

published on : 4th December 2019

UNICEF holds child rights workshop in Hyderabad

'The Convention on the Rights of the Child' orkshop was conducted as part of the 30 years of CRC celebrations and in continuance with UNICEF’s capacity building initiatives.

published on : 21st November 2019

Enable children to learn languages without ignoring mother tongue: Venkaiah Naidu

Speaking at the 'National Summit for Every Child in India' organised by UNICEF in Parliament to mark 30 years of United Nations Convention on Rights of the Child.

published on : 21st November 2019

India behind Pakistan, Somalia, Bangladesh in preventing deaths due to pneumonia: UNICEF report

According to the report, India ranked second with 1.27 lakh children succumbing to pneumonia in 2018 following Nigeria, which was on top with 1.67 lakh fatalities.

published on : 12th November 2019

Air pollution affects children's brain development: Unicef

Air pollution affects children most severely and its effects continue all their lives because they have smaller lungs, breathe twice as fast as adults and lack immunities.

published on : 8th November 2019

Odisha set to launch ‘Drink From Tap Mission’ in Bhubaneswar, Puri

Under the mission, 22,000 families of Bhubaneswar and Puri will be provided drinking water by March, 2020. The project will be extended to other areas of the State in phases.

published on : 26th October 2019

WATCH | UNICEF ropes in Ayushmann Khurrana to raise voice against child sexual abuse

The actor, who recently shot a video for the same cause, said people need to be more vigilant about such cruel offences and raise their voice by reporting it to the authorities.

published on : 22nd October 2019

One lakh NSS students join hands with UNICEF to fight for child rights in Chhattisgarh

In over 1000 NSS camps, the students will share information on key issues like anaemia, malnutrition, immunisation, right to education and violence against children.

published on : 21st October 2019

Poor diet taking a toll on heath of Telangana kids: Study

The latest report of Unicef raises alarm over high prevalence of malnutrition among kids

published on : 18th October 2019

Experts flag need for upgrading food under ICDS

Only 42 per cent of children (6 to 23 months) are fed at adequate frequency and only 21 per cent are fed an adequately diverse diet, it notes.

published on : 17th October 2019

One in three children under age of 5 malnourished: UNICEF report

hile 149 million youngsters under five have stunted growth or too short for their age, 50 million are too thin for their height, common signs of undernutrition.

published on : 16th October 2019

UNICEF teamed up with Hyderabad based NGOs to uplift poor girl children

According to a survey, while boys are sent to ‘costlier’ pvt schools, girls are married off

published on : 12th October 2019

Diabetes rising alarmingly among Indian children: Nutrition Survey

The first-ever Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey among children and adolescents has found that diabetes is affecting children in a big way in India.

published on : 10th October 2019

Indian MPs thwart Pakistan attempt to raise Kashmir at UNICEF event

Since the abrogation of Article 370 that gave a special status to Kashmir, Pakistan has been trying to internationalise the issue.

published on : 4th September 2019
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