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'Unicef India' - 8 News Result(s)

  • India Faces "Enormous Challenge" Of Supporting Younger Population: UNICEF

    India Faces "Enormous Challenge" Of Supporting Younger Population: UNICEF

    India which is home to the largest number of adolescents in the world has an "incredible advantage" but also faces an "enormous challenge" of supporting its younger population, UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore said on Monday.

  • Their Mothers Never Went to School, Daughters Made Education A Priority

    Their Mothers Never Went to School, Daughters Made Education A Priority

    Mumbai: In the narrow alleys of Aarey Colony, next to Royal Palm Estate in suburban Mumbai, lives Gulabsha Rafiq Khan. The 17-year-old lives with her mother and stepfather in a small one-room house whose entrance door greets with a prayer written in Urdu. Her mother Tahira Khan, a native of Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh, married early and came to sett...

  • Priyanka Chopra Was Asked Why Jordan And Not Rural India. Her Response

    Priyanka Chopra Was Asked Why Jordan And Not Rural India. Her Response

    Priyanka Chopra was criticised for 'not visiting rural parts of India,' where children need help too

  • 'Bring Boys Along' in Women's Empowerment: UNICEF

    'Bring Boys Along' in Women's Empowerment: UNICEF

    Reducing infant and maternal mortality rate in India will not be possible if men do not change their mindset and are not involved in the empowerment of women, Unicef India chief Louis-Georges Arsenault noted on thursday.

  • 'One-Third of Indian Women are Underweight'

    'One-Third of Indian Women are Underweight'

    According to UNICEF India, "Malnutrition is more common in India than in Sub-Saharan Africa. One in every three malnourished children in the world lives in India."Although India seems to have made a satisfactory leap on the Global Hunger Index, yet there...

  • UNICEF Shows Concern over Juvenile Justice Act Amendments

    UNICEF Shows Concern over Juvenile Justice Act Amendments

    UNICEF India today expressed concern over the amendments to the Juvenile Justice Act, under which minors above the age of 16 involved in a serious crime can be tried in an adult court, and said such a decision was a "real step back".

  • UN to announce aid for women and children

    UN to announce aid for women and children

    Secretary General Ban Ki-moon plans to end a development summit meeting of world leaders on Wednesday by announcing a huge increase in aid to improve the health of women and children, but independent specialists said they were skeptical about the amount of actual new money committed, given the global economic crisis.Governments and private aid orga...

  • India doing well in reducing maternal mortality: UNICEF

    The Unicef on Monday lauded India's effort in reducing maternal deaths."India ranks 25th among the countries in terms of percentage decline in maternal mortality rates, reducing it by 59 per cent since 1990. There is no dispute that India has done well in reducing maternal mortality," Unicef Chief of Communication in India Angela Walker told report...

'Unicef India' - 8 News Result(s)

  • India Faces "Enormous Challenge" Of Supporting Younger Population: UNICEF

    India Faces "Enormous Challenge" Of Supporting Younger Population: UNICEF

    India which is home to the largest number of adolescents in the world has an "incredible advantage" but also faces an "enormous challenge" of supporting its younger population, UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore said on Monday.

  • Their Mothers Never Went to School, Daughters Made Education A Priority

    Their Mothers Never Went to School, Daughters Made Education A Priority

    Mumbai: In the narrow alleys of Aarey Colony, next to Royal Palm Estate in suburban Mumbai, lives Gulabsha Rafiq Khan. The 17-year-old lives with her mother and stepfather in a small one-room house whose entrance door greets with a prayer written in Urdu. Her mother Tahira Khan, a native of Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh, married early and came to sett...

  • Priyanka Chopra Was Asked Why Jordan And Not Rural India. Her Response

    Priyanka Chopra Was Asked Why Jordan And Not Rural India. Her Response

    Priyanka Chopra was criticised for 'not visiting rural parts of India,' where children need help too

  • 'Bring Boys Along' in Women's Empowerment: UNICEF

    'Bring Boys Along' in Women's Empowerment: UNICEF

    Reducing infant and maternal mortality rate in India will not be possible if men do not change their mindset and are not involved in the empowerment of women, Unicef India chief Louis-Georges Arsenault noted on thursday.

  • 'One-Third of Indian Women are Underweight'

    'One-Third of Indian Women are Underweight'

    According to UNICEF India, "Malnutrition is more common in India than in Sub-Saharan Africa. One in every three malnourished children in the world lives in India."Although India seems to have made a satisfactory leap on the Global Hunger Index, yet there...

  • UNICEF Shows Concern over Juvenile Justice Act Amendments

    UNICEF Shows Concern over Juvenile Justice Act Amendments

    UNICEF India today expressed concern over the amendments to the Juvenile Justice Act, under which minors above the age of 16 involved in a serious crime can be tried in an adult court, and said such a decision was a "real step back".

  • UN to announce aid for women and children

    UN to announce aid for women and children

    Secretary General Ban Ki-moon plans to end a development summit meeting of world leaders on Wednesday by announcing a huge increase in aid to improve the health of women and children, but independent specialists said they were skeptical about the amount of actual new money committed, given the global economic crisis.Governments and private aid orga...

  • India doing well in reducing maternal mortality: UNICEF

    The Unicef on Monday lauded India's effort in reducing maternal deaths."India ranks 25th among the countries in terms of percentage decline in maternal mortality rates, reducing it by 59 per cent since 1990. There is no dispute that India has done well in reducing maternal mortality," Unicef Chief of Communication in India Angela Walker told report...

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