Jammu and Kashmir
Saturday, May 25, 2013
Don`t cut investment on children, says UNICEF
The UN Children`s Fund (UNICEF) Wednesday called on governments not to reduce their spending on chil...
More than 2 lakh Pak children missed anti-polio drive: Unicef
As many as 2,40,000 children have missed UN-backed vaccinations against polio because of security co...
Over two million children hit by Syrian conflict: UNICEF
More than two million children have been affected by the violence, massive population displacement a...
‘Girls in India discriminated, mindset must change’
Girls in the country are facing discrimination and to correct it, the prevailing mindset has to be c...
WHO, UNICEF to continue anti-polio drive in Pakistan
The World Health Organisation and UNICEF Tuesday said they would continue their anti-polio drive in ...
Pakistan floods: 422 killed, over 3,000 injured
At least 422 people have been reportedly killed and over 3,000 have been injured in the floods that ...
More than three under-five kids died every minute in India in 2011
With the highest number of 16.55 lakh deaths of under-five children reported in 2011, India topped t...
UNICEF calls for 100 pc registration of births and deaths
A five-year action plan for achieving 100 per cent registration of births and deaths in Madhya Prade...
August deadliest month in Syria; 5,000 killed
Around 5,000 people died in Syria`s civil war in August, making it the deadliest month since violenc...
Pak clerics refuse to support UNICEF’s immunisation
Clerics in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and adjoining tribal areas have claimed that a UNICEF offic...
Don`t recruit child soldiers: UNICEF
The UNICEF has called for keeping child soldiers out of armed conflicts, citing reports that armed g...
`Child soldiers continue to be recruited in Mali`
The UN Children`s Fund has reported that an alarming number of children continue to be recruited by ...
Half of adolescent girls in India unhealthy
According to the UN, 47% of adolescent girls aged 15–19 in India were underweight.
S Korea resumes aid to N Korea through UNICEF
South Korea says it has decided to resume sending aid to North Korea through the UN children`s agenc...
Will and Kate visit UNICEF centre in Denmark
Prince William and his wife helped pack dozens of UN emergency supplies to be distributed in East Af...
Sri Lanka: UNICEF expands family reunion programme
The programme was started in 2009 after the end of the civil war and was run with Sri Lankan govt su...
Pak could be world`s last polio reservoir: UNICEF
UNICEF warned Pak could be the last polio reservoir placed in the way of global Polio eradication. ...
UNICEF helps Pakistan`s underdeveloped schools
A delegation of UNICEF and Children`s Global Network has offered to train teachers of 140 schools.
26 children killed during Yemen protests: UNICEF
Most of the children died of wounds from live ammunition during clashes.
Snipers targeting children in Libya city: UNICEF
UN was unable to say how many children have been wounded, killed in Misrata.
37% girls marry before 18 in Orissa: UNICEF
Over 37 per cent girls marry before 18 years and 13 per cent young men also tie the knot before 21...
Lowest-ever polio cases recorded in 2010
India has moved closer to eradication of polio, recording only 42 cases in `10 compared to 741 in `0...
One-third HIV cases in age group 15-24: UNICEF
According to the UNAIDS, there are about 7,400 new infections diagnosed every day.
UNICEF says crisis not over for Pakistani flood-hit children
UNICEF has appealed for millions of dollars of additional aid for the children in Pakistan worst hit...
UNICEF executive director calls on Bihar CM
UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake on Tuesday called on Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at his offic...
Unicef`s online campaign to demand education for kids
Unicef on Tuesday launched an online campaign to mobilise the Indian society to speak up for illiter...
UNICEF rushes relief to flood-hit Indian states
The United Nations Children`s Fund (UNICEF) is helping India in rushing relief supplies to millions ...
India doing well in reducing maternal mortality: UNICEF
India ranks 25th among nationa in terms of decline in maternal mortality rates.
Child mortality rate Drops: UNICEF
The global under-five mortality rate dipped from 89 deaths per 1,000 live births to 60.
`Maternal, infant health index improves in India`
There has been significant improvement in maternal and child health indicators in the country.
UNICEF appeals for USD 47 mn to fund relief in flood-hit Pak
The United Nations children`s agency UNICEF launched an appeal for USD 47 million to provide quick ...
UNICEF, Mets on tap for British prince in NYC
Prince Harry showed he can shoot. During his US visit, New Yorkers get to see his arm.
Bopanna-Qureshi in UNICEF Open QFs
Rohan Bopanna joined senior pro and compatriot Leander Paes in the doubles quarterfinals of the UN...
Paes-Dlouhy in QFs of UNICEF Open
Top seeds Leander Paes and Lukas Dlouhy laboured to the doubles quarterfinals of the UNICEF Open wit...
UNICEF helping renovate hospitals in former LTTE areas
A year after LTTE’s defeat, the UN’s children`s fund is actively assisting in reviving hospitals and...
UN bodies call for closing gap in child medicines
UN health bodies called on Friday for more research and clinical trials to close gaps in the market ...
850,000 people die every year from malaria: Unicef
About 850,000 people die each year from a mosquito bite - with nearly 90 percent of all malaria deat...
Ban names Antony Lake as UNICEF chief
UN chief Ban Ki-moon has announced appointment of US foreign policy expert Antony Lake as the new he...
5000 children under 5 die in India everyday: UNICEF
Despite an improvement in child mortality figures, 5,000 children under the age of five die in Ind...
Afghanistan is world`s worst place to be born: UN
Eight years after a US-led invasion ousted the Taliban from power in Afghanistan, the war-ravaged st...
UNICEF acknowledges UP police as `child friendly`
UNICEF has acknowledged Uttar Pradesh police as a "child friendly" police force for working toward...
Three million Pak children engaged in labour: UNICEF
At least three million children in Pakistan are engaged in labour and thousands others are languishi...
World`s one-third child brides live in India: UNICEF
One third of the world`s child brides live in India, which also accounts for a large number of unreg...
One-third of world`s child brides in India: UNICEF
Over a third of world`s child brides are from India, leaving children at a raised risk of exploitat...
India, Nigeria, Congo account for 40% child deaths
India, Nigeria and Congo account for 40 percent of the 8.8 million deaths of children under the age ...
UNICEF upset at Sri Lanka`s expulsion of official
The UN agency for children Tuesday voiced concern about Sri Lanka`s decision to expel its spokesman...
UNICEF slams Sri Lanka`s decision to expel official
The United Nations Children`s Fund (UNICEF) said it was extremely "concerned and disappointed" with ...
Sri Lanka `reviewing` expulsion of UN official
Colombo: Sri Lanka is reviewing a move to expel a senior United Nations official over comments he ma...
Govt stops UNICEF from giving French protein paste to children: Indian Express
Distribution of “ready-to-use therapeutic food” (RUTF) called “pulpy nut” to children in Bihar and M...
Assam to ban corporal punishment in schools
The Assam government will soon introduce legislation banning corporal punishment in schools after a ...
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