UNICEF

Odisha: Health experts urge parents to avoid formula milk for babies

Some states like Maharashtra have already set up breastfeeding rooms at private buildings and public places.

published on : 19th November 2022

Non-binary people face bias from doctors, says study

It is not just the non-binary who face social stigma and discrimination. 

published on : 12th November 2022

Bengal girl prevents her marriage by dialling Childline; dreams of becoming nurse

In the National Family Health Survey-4 (NFHS), conducted in 2015-16, it was found that the rate of child marriage in Purulia district stood at 43.7 per cent. It came down to 37 per cent in NFHS-5.

published on : 24th October 2022

ICC to promote gender equality in tie-up with UNICEF

The partnership will be activated in the upcoming T20 World Cup in Australia where all 16 nations will hold 'Cricket 4 Good Coaching Clinics' with up to 40 school children taking part in each one.

published on : 14th October 2022

UNICEF regrets poor response to USD 39 million appeal for Pakistan's flood-hit children

Swelling waters have swept away villages, roads and bridges, and at one point inundated a third of Pakistan's territory.

published on : 21st September 2022

Crises did not happen by chance, can be fixed with plan: Priyanka Chopra at UNGA

Meanwhile, Priyanka will be seen in international projects such as 'It's All Coming Back To Me', and the series 'Citadel'. In Bollywood, she will be starring in Farhan Akhtar's 'Jee Le Zaraa'.

published on : 20th September 2022

UNHCR rushes aid to Pakistan amid raging floods in south 

More than 1,300 people have been killed and millions have lost their homes in flooding caused by unusually heavy monsoon rains in Pakistan this year.

published on : 5th September 2022

One third of Gaza Strip population in need of psychological and social support: UN

More than two million people live in the Gaza Strip: there is only one mental health hospital, with a capacity of fifty beds, to serve the five governorates in the Strip.

published on : 5th September 2022

SAWM-UNICEF course for young women journalists

The young journalists will be supported with guidance and financial aid to travel to remote districts to write ground reports.

published on : 5th September 2022

It's back to school in Ukraine - but far from normal

Schools in the Kyiv and Lviv regions were among those welcoming students back to classrooms Thursday, including more than 7,300 displaced students forced to flee their hometowns.

published on : 2nd September 2022

Sri Lanka's economic crisis: Staple foods unaffordable, severe malnutrition in region, says UNICEF

Mass food insecurity will only further promote malnutrition, poverty, disease and death in the region.

published on : 27th August 2022

Students Police Cadets project: Kerala IPS officer's initiative now reaches 12000 schools across India

It is designed as a partnership programme between State Government Departments of Home, Education, Health, Forest, Excise, SC/ST, Social Welfare and Civil society at large.

published on : 16th August 2022

Australia men's team donate tour prize money to crisis-hit Sri Lanka children

The donation made by Australia men's cricketers will go towards UNICEF's programs to support nutrition, healthcare, safe drinking water, education, and mental health services of Lankan children.

published on : 11th August 2022

Gender pay disparity, unpaid childhood chores are related: Study

According to UNICEF, girls spend 40 per cent more time on household chores than boys.

published on : 24th July 2022

Sudan forces fire tear gas at protests as death toll from tribal clashes rises to 60

"Violence is never a solution," UNICEF tweeted Sunday, in a country where the UN estimates half the population will be pushed into extreme hunger by September.

published on : 18th July 2022

Children, youth in Kerala should volunteer to conserve environment: Minister

The event was conducted as a part of the ‘climate assembly’ to be organised by UNICEF and Kerala Legislative Assembly on Monday at the Kerala legislature complex.

published on : 6th June 2022

Kerala to host climate assembly 

Kerala assembly will host a Children and Youth Assembly for Climate Change on June 6.

published on : 19th May 2022

UNICEF and WHO warn of 'perfect storm' for spread of measles outbreaks among children

Apart from its direct effect, which can be lethal, the measles virus also weakens the immune system and makes a child more vulnerable to other infectious diseases like pneumonia and diarrhoea

published on : 28th April 2022

Encourage voices of children: Orissa HC Chief Justice S Muralidhar

The conference was organised by the State Women & Child Development department and the UNICEF under the aegis of the Orissa High Court.

published on : 25th April 2022
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