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ICC partners with UNICEF to organise ‘One Day for Children’ at 2019 World Cup

The 2019 ICC World Cup is slated to take place from May 30 to July 14 at England and Wales. 

Apr 16, 2019, 16:47 PM IST

Child marriages still prevalent in Bihar, Bengal, Rajasthan: UNICEF

The report showed that the prevalence of girls getting married before 18 years of age in India has declined from 47 per cent in 2005-2006 to 27 per cent in 2015-2016.

Feb 12, 2019, 12:11 PM IST

Nigeria accuses UNICEF staff of spying for Islamist militants, suspends activities

It said UNICEF had been training people to sabotage troops` counter-insurgency efforts by uncovering the military`s alleged human rights abuses.

Dec 14, 2018, 22:43 PM IST

Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar bats for inclusion of sports in school syllabi

Sachin Tendulkar was in Delhi to celebrate Universal Children`s Day

Nov 20, 2018, 22:58 PM IST

Sprinter Hima Das appointed as UNICEF India's Youth Ambassador

Indian sprinter and Asian Games Gold medallist Hima Das was on Wednesday appointed as UNICEF India's Youth Ambassador.

Nov 14, 2018, 17:28 PM IST

Three in every five newborns not breastfed in first hour of life

According to UNICEF and WHO report, newborns who breastfeed in the first hour of life are significantly more likely to survive.

Jul 31, 2018, 12:10 PM IST

Sonakshi Sinha joins Unesco to promote safe, secure cyberspace for kids

Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha has joined forces with Unesco to promote a safe and secure cyber environment for youngsters to ensure they are not targeted for bullying, abuse, exploitation and more through the internet.

Jun 28, 2018, 14:55 PM IST

We cannot let these children become a lost generation: Priyanka Chopra on World Refugee Day

In a video shared by UNICEF on Facebook, Chopra said besides being stripped of their basic necessities, these children have also been robbed of hope.

Jun 21, 2018, 16:51 PM IST

Priyanka Chopra visits Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh

Priyanka on Monday tweeted a photograph of herself from an aircraft looking out of the window.

 

May 21, 2018, 14:29 PM IST

Pakistani girl's photo on 'Swachh Jamui Swasth Jamui' campaign booklet triggers row, probe ordered

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has ordered an inquiry to ascertain why the error went unnoticed.

May 05, 2018, 17:40 PM IST

Usain Bolt to face Robbie Williams in Unicef charity football match

Now retired, Bolt had given a teaser of what was to come on Twitter on Monday, claiming that he had signed for a football club and would reveal all 24 hours later.

Feb 27, 2018, 16:52 PM IST

Pakistan is the riskiest country for newborns: UNICEF report

The report said that after Pakistan, the Central African Republic is the next riskiest country for newborns, and Afghanistan is the third.

Feb 21, 2018, 13:04 PM IST

6 lakh newborns die within 28 days of birth in India each year: UNICEF

The first 28 days of life – the neonatal period – are the most vulnerable time for a child's survival.

Feb 20, 2018, 11:10 AM IST

India may be on the verge of becoming the most populous nation - Here's why

Among those children, some will unfortunately not make it past their first day. 
 

Jan 02, 2018, 14:45 PM IST

Priyanka Chopra shakes a leg with children on a Punjabi track—Watch

Priyanka took to Instagram to share the video.

Dec 24, 2017, 15:09 PM IST

US government official Henrietta Fore appointed UNICEF head

UN chief Antonio Guterres has appointed former senior US government official Henrietta H Fore as the new executive director of UNICEF, the world body said.

Dec 23, 2017, 11:07 AM IST

I still fail, but see myself playing cricket till 2019: Yuvraj Singh

He had recently hit the headlines for skipping Ranji Trophy matches to train at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru.

Dec 05, 2017, 11:15 AM IST

Unicef expresses concern over malnourished Afghan children

The education situation has improved in Afghanistan since the collapse of the Taliban regime in 2001.
 

Nov 19, 2017, 16:16 PM IST

Privileged to be top most influencer for Unicef: Amitabh Bachchan

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has served as Unicef Goodwill Ambassador for the polio eradication campaign in India, says he is fortunate to be the top most influencer for the organisation.

Oct 25, 2017, 19:44 PM IST

Bangladesh PM seeks help for Rohingya crisis as exodus tops 400,000

The authorities have sent police reinforcements to Cox`s Bazar to protect Buddhist temples in case of a radical Muslim backlash.

Sep 16, 2017, 16:30 PM IST