UNICEF IN GUJARAT


OVERVIEW

With a population of 60 million , representing five per cent of India’s population, Gujara

UNICEF IN ACTION

UNICEF established its office in Gujarat in 1992, and since then has been collaborating

FAST FACTS

Population:  60 million

Child Sex Ratio:  886

Language:  Gujarati

Literacy Rate:  79

IMR:  36

MMR:  36

Girl Stars - Anita the Beekeeper

Uploaded on Feb 19, 2008 Anita Khushwaha is a beekeeper in Bochaha village, Muzzafarpur district, Bihar. When Anita was young her parents did not want her to go to school, they asked Anita to look after the goats instead of going to school. The "Girl Stars" project includes this series of films docume

More
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

drought

When Coping Crumbles: Drought

A total of 330 million people, a quarter of India’s population, have been affected by the drought of 2015-16. The drought has had an impact on 2, 55,923 villages in 254 districts of 10 states. (Indian Express Newspaper, 20 April, 2016) Drought is a complex, slow-onset phenomenon of ecological challenge that affects people more than any other natural hazards Against the background of this repetitive drought and drought-like situation in many states of India over the last few years, UNICEF’s India Country Office sought to improve its first

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

 
Tweets
Facebook

Instagram

Rani is 8 years old, from Godatu Village #Jharkhand. Caroline den Dulk, Chief of Communication..

A photo posted by UNICEFIndia (@unicefindia) on

OUR PARTNERS


UNICEF strongly believes in the power of partners and collaborative efforts and has rich history of working with the corporate sector.
Nandita Das

Celebrities

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

 
Faith-based Organisations

Faith-based Organisation

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

 
Institutions and Organisations

Institutions

UNICEF works global institutions and development partners to collectively advocate for

 

Contact us

UNICEF State Office for Gujarat
Plot No. 70, Sector 19
Gandhi nagar 382 019, Gujarat, India
Tel: +91 079 23230185/23230531/5366
Fax: +91 079 2322-5364
Email: gandhinagar@unicef.org
See More at : 'http://www.unicef.in/Gujarat'