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‘No place to be born’: 48,000 births projected in Rohingya refugee camps

Save the Children based its projection of new births on an estimate of how many of the refugees were pregnant.

05 Jan 2018 3:29 PM

US government official Henrietta Fore to head UNICEF

Fore currently chairs the board and is CEO of Holsman International, a manufacturing and investment company.

23 Dec 2017 10:03 AM

United Nations reports 31 allegations of sexual abuse in 3 months

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has made fighting sexual abuse by peacekeepers and UN staff a priority of his tenure.

04 Nov 2017 12:35 PM

Students to learn about periods

UNICEF will train school teachers, who will pass on knowledge to their pupils.

01 Nov 2017 1:22 AM

Rohingya refugee kids face ‘hell on earth’, says Unicef

The report comes ahead of a donor conference Monday in Geneva to drum up international funding for the Rohingya.

21 Oct 2017 6:57 AM


To end child marriage, SC must act decisively

As per the latest census, 30 per cent of married women in India wed before they turn 18.

27 Sep 2017 3:19 AM

Salma Hayek makes huge donation

The actress donated $100,000 to UNICEF.

22 Sep 2017 1:50 AM

No cause too small

While celebrities have been in the dock over their life and sartorial choices, questioning them on the causes they endorse is a no-go.

14 Sep 2017 12:05 AM

India must act before water runs out

The country breaks out in a cold sweat every time the monsoon is delayed.

23 Aug 2017 1:45 AM

World Breastfeeding Week: Sustaining breastfeeding together!

Breast milk contains antibodies that help the baby fight off viruses and bacteria.

02 Aug 2017 1:09 PM


UNICEF appoints Indian-origin Lilly Singh as Global Goodwill Ambassador

28-year-old star has started new initiative on social media -#GirlLove- which aims to end girl-on-girl hate.

15 Jul 2017 2:52 PM

2.1 billion people lack safe drinking water at home: report

New research also reveals more than twice as many lack safe sanitation.

13 Jul 2017 6:13 PM

50 per cent kids think getting beat up is normal: Unicef survey

Around 10 per cent named their fathers as the culprit.

30 Jun 2017 2:15 AM

ISIS forces use minors as human shields in west Mosul: UNICEF

While some children are being killed, injured, others are forced to fight on behalf of Islamic State terrorists, the UNICEF official said.

06 Jun 2017 10:28 AM

Farewell 007: A real-life hero

Roger Moore was Bond in seven films over 12 years.

25 May 2017 12:48 AM


Pneumonia vaccine to be part of immunisation plan

Nearly 25 per cent of the 1.4m children below the age of five that die every year globally due to the disease are from India.

13 May 2017 3:17 AM

Mandela, Gandhi very influential in my life: Priyanka Chopra

She urged people not to concentrate on the statistics but to think about what could be done as individuals to save children.

08 May 2017 10:52 AM

Priyanka visits Zimbabwe as UNICEF ambassador, horrified by child sex abuse incidents

She shared horrific details about child sexual abuse after visiting Zimbabwe as a UNICEF goodwill ambassador.

07 May 2017 4:29 PM

Priyanka to attend UNICEF gala in South Africa

UNICEF South Africa Ambassador Jo-Ann Strauss will moderate the event.

03 May 2017 8:34 AM

Indonesian women's group issues edict against child marriage

UNICEF, the UN children's agency, welcomed the edict, describing it as a landmark moment in efforts to end child marriage in Indonesia.

28 Apr 2017 6:00 PM