India Is Now Polio Free
India has not reported any case of polio since a two-year old girl got polio paralysis on 13 January 2011 in Howrah district of West Bengal. India’s victory over polio paves the way for polio-free certification of the South East Asia region of WHO. India overcame huge challenges, with a strong commitment that matchMore
Priyanka Chopra inspires teenage girls to aim high...
Bollywood Actress, International Recording Artist and UNICEF India Ambassador Priyanka Chopra met with young women in Chandrapur, India, to mark International Youth Day and to witness how their lives are being transformed through the Building Young Futures programme, which is run in partnership w
Giving Children A New Start To Their Lives
In this quiet village of Bhuja in southern Rajasthan, 14 year old Payal and her younger brother managed to stay back in school despite several pressures to get engaged in child labour following their father’s untimely death. The children suddenly learnt they had to earn wages to manage their family.
UNICEF Ambassador Shakira strikes a chord with girls from Udaipur
UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Shakira met with a group of adolescent girls from Udaipur in Rajasthan. For Shakira, it was inspiring to hear the girls’ stories. “It is very special to spend time with these girls, internalize their challenges, their efforts to get an education and to make a better life f
Reducing Child Marriage in Ind
The elimination of child marriage has finally reached the global policy agenda with the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals. This achievement required many years of investments in research and evidence generation, programming, advocacy and lobbying. Dedicated organizations, such as Girls Not Brides, have been set up and in recent years we have seen an increase in international donor funding for programmes to reduce child marriage. Ending child marriage is a corporate priority for UNICEF’s child protection, gender equality and adolescent empowerment work globally, across Sout
Paper - Towards A Nutrition-Se
Towards A Nutrition-Sensitive Tribal Sub-Plan: Insights From Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh And Odisha
Paper - Budget Outlays for Nut
Budget Outlays for Nutrition-Specific Interventions: Insights from Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Uttar Pradesh