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Government steps up nutrition drive for women, kids

UNICEF will be joining hands with the state government in the project.

18 Apr 2017 2:20 AM

UNICEF decries sale of Cambodian breast milk to US mothers

The agency spokeswoman in Cambodia pointed out that breast milk banks should not operate by exploiting poor women for profit.

22 Mar 2017 1:21 PM

UN says violence against Syria's children 'at its worst' in 2016

850 children were recruited to fight in the conflict, including as executioners or suicide bombers -- more than double the 2015 number.

13 Mar 2017 1:43 PM

Women, child migrants raped, enslaved in Libya ‘hellholes’: Unicef

Most of the children said they were beaten by adults along the way, with girls suffering more abuse than boys.

28 Feb 2017 5:50 PM

India joins 9 country UN network to reduce maternal, newborn deaths

The network has nine countries which are India, Bangladesh, A Cote d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda.

15 Feb 2017 10:11 AM


Reputation at stake as David Beckham’s emails leaked

David Beckham's image may be tarnished after some of his emails about his charity work were leaked.

07 Feb 2017 11:03 AM

Ugandans design 'smart jacket' to diagnose pneumonia

The idea came to Olivia Koburongo, 26, after her grandmother fell ill, and was moved from hospital to hospital before being diagnosed.

22 Jan 2017 12:53 PM

Two new vaccines to tackle under-5 mortality rate

As per the government statistics, the rubella infection approximately affects 25,000 children every year in India.

22 Jan 2017 2:12 AM

Hillary Clinton: The comeback queen?

The former first lady also 'brings all that star power that de Blasio does not have,' a political science professor said.

18 Jan 2017 10:12 AM

Apeejay Kolkata literature festival to begin on January 15

The four-day festival ending January 18, focussed on the historical spirit of inclusiveness in creativity and culture of the city.

07 Jan 2017 5:55 AM


Priyanka appointed UNICEF Global Goodwill Ambassador

Priyanka was previously associated with the UNICEF as a Goodwill Ambassador on a national level.

13 Dec 2016 10:32 AM