UNICEF IN ASSAM


OVERVIEW

Assam is popularly known as the Gateway to the North-East, the region made up by India’s

UNICEF IN ACTION

UNICEF interventions in Assam focus on strengthening implementation of central and stat

FAST FACTS

Population:  31.2 million

Child Sex Ratio:  957

Language:  Assamese

Literacy Rate:  73.18

IMR:  54

MMR:  54

Financial Inclusion of Tea Garden Workers in Assam: The Khobong Tea Garden initiative

This is an initiative undertaken by UNICEF Assam in 2015- 2016 in one of the largest tea gardens named Khobong Tea Estate, which is one of the 167 Tea Estates where UNICEF is implementing the community-based Child Protection and Adolescent empowerment programme, in partnership with Tea Management Associations The film sh

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Priyanka Chopra

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[1] 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

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.

 Shakira

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

child marriage

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

Nutrition

Paper - Towards A Nutrition-Se

Towards A Nutrition-Sensitive Tribal Sub-Plan: Insights From Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh And Odisha

Nutrition

Paper - Budget Outlays for Nut

Budget Outlays for Nutrition-Specific Interventions: Insights from Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Uttar Pradesh

 
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UNICEF works with Goodwill Ambassadors to increase public awareness of the rights of child

 
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Faith-based Organisation

UNICEF works with religious communities of all faiths on issues affecting chi

 
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Institutions

UNICEF works global institutions and development partners to collectively advocate for

 

Contact us

UNICEF State Office for Assam,
House no: 27, Basisthapur
Bylan No.3, Adjacent to Regional Passport office
Beltola, Guwahati–781028
Tel: +91 11 0361-2235151/53
Fax: +91 11 0361 - 2235161
Email: guwahati@unicef.org
See More at : 'http://www.unicef.in/Assam'