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Bollywood news: Manushi Chhillar to promote menstrual hygiene

On World Menstrual Hygiene Day on Thursday, Manushi will be promoting the need to educate girls with all information on maintaining hygiene, constructing adequate sanitation facilities and providing quick access to feminine hygiene products.

May 28, 2020, 15:03 PM IST

World Creativity and Innovation Day 2020: Learn about its history and significance

The United Nations celebrates World Creativity and Innovation Day on April 21 every year.

Apr 21, 2020, 20:26 PM IST

Priyanka Chopra to donate $100,000 to women doing their bit in coronavirus COVID-19 crisis

She posted a video in which is seen requesting her users to nominate such women.

Apr 01, 2020, 17:42 PM IST

WhatsApp launches coronavirus information site to prevent spread of rumours

WhatsApp has partnered with the World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to launch a coronavirus-related information center. 

Mar 18, 2020, 20:59 PM IST

India delivers 30,000 doses of vaccines to Maldives after measles outbreak

At least 30,000 doses of MR vaccine were quickly procured from the Serum Institute of India, Pvt. Ltd, and, within three days the vaccine reached Male'. 

Jan 24, 2020, 07:00 AM IST

Societies change when children take over

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Watch how young children took up cudgels with their enforced circumstances to fight issues like child marriage, discrimination and lack of infrastructure to complete their education and become champions of child rights.

Dec 30, 2019, 18:08 PM IST

170,000 violations against children since beginning of decade: UNICEF

The figure represents an average of 45 rights violations per day for the last 10 years, reports Efe news. Unicef added that the number of countries experiencing conflict was the highest since the adoption of the Convention of the Rights of the Child in 1989.

Dec 30, 2019, 11:06 AM IST

World Children's Day 2019: These brave kids took efforts to make a big change—Watch

UNICEF's World Children's Day is treated as a global day for children worldwide as it aims at improving the lives of millions of kids around.

Nov 20, 2019, 16:31 PM IST

UNICEF to celebrate 30 years of Convention on the Rights of the Child on Wednesday at Parliament Annexe

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) will celebrate thirty years of Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) on Wednesday in the national capital on World’s Children Day. The event will be held at the Parliament Annexe at 4 pm.

Nov 19, 2019, 14:04 PM IST

Over 80 per cent adolescents in India suffer from hidden hunger: UNICEF

Over 80 per cent adolescents in India suffer from 'hidden hunger', a form deficiency of one or more micronutrients such as iron, folate, zinc, vitamin A, vitamin B12 and vitamin D, according to a new UNICEF report released on Thursday.

Oct 31, 2019, 23:45 PM IST

Ayushmann Khurrana joins fight against child sexual abuse

The "Article 15" actor has been roped in by UNICEF for Ministry of Women and Child Development's key initiative - the POCSO Act.

Oct 22, 2019, 11:48 AM IST

Indonesia raises minimum age of women for marriage

There was unanimous agreement on the revision to the country's existing marriage law, according to a statement on Indonesia's House of Representatives' website.

Sep 18, 2019, 16:07 PM IST

Focus on your problems: India's message to Pakistan on Kashmir issue at UNICEF event

India once again thwarted the iniquitous attempt of Pakistan to rake up the Jammu and Kashmir issue on an international platform, reiterating that it is the internal matter of India.

Sep 04, 2019, 16:54 PM IST

Focus on your problems: India's message to Pakistan for raking up Jammu and Kashmir at UNICEF event

On Tuesday, an argument broke out between the delegates from India and Pakistan at the UNICEF South Asian Parliamentarian Conference on Children Right’s Convention in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Sep 04, 2019, 11:49 AM IST

Kangana Ranaut supports Priyanka Chopra, says not an easy choice when stuck between duty and emotions

Priyanka was slammed by many including Pakistan's Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari who among others penned open letters and signed petitions to urge UNICEF to remove the Bollwood actress for her alleged "hypocricy".

Aug 22, 2019, 09:54 AM IST

Syrian children not targets, appeal all parties involved in conflict to protect them: UNICEF

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Friday said that children were not targets and appealed to all parties involved in the conflict in Syria to protect children and their families at all costs.

Jul 27, 2019, 18:36 PM IST

Deshhit: Why Team India Is Sporting ‘Innovative’ New Orange Jersey Against England

India is wearing their ‘orange jersey’ as a part of UNICEF’s ‘One Day For Children’ Campaign’ during the match at Edgbaston. The money that will be raised will be used in supporting UNICEF’s work in cricket-playing nations to help children remain healthy and learn to play.

Jul 01, 2019, 20:40 PM IST

Groundwater more contaminated in non-ODF villages'

The objective of the study was to assess the relationship between living in an ODF environment and the contamination levels of faecal bacteriological indicators found in water, soil and food sample taken from ODF and non-ODF villages.

Jun 06, 2019, 15:20 PM IST

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