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

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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

disaster

Coping Crumples

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-hand understanding of t

juvenile

Strengthening Rehabilitation &

Juvenile Justice is a key area of social policy, dealing with a growing number of children and youth who have been marginalized and displaced by rapid socioeconomic changes. The framers of the Constitution of India placed a duty on the State to ensure that children live a life of dignity and respect. By also ratifying the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, the Government of India had, in 1992, agreed to the international legal obligation to protect, promote, and fulfill the civil, political, cultural, economic and social rights of children. Yet, 40%1 of ou

child safety, online safety

Child Online Safety in India

Child Online Protection is a global challenge which needs to be undertaken urgently. Today’s children have wide access to internet via mobile phones, laptops, tabets, desk tops, and other devices. They are fascinated by such devices and scouring the internet for all types of information. In India, it is estimated that about 134 million children have mobile phones. The number is growing by leaps and bounds. Also, with broadband expansion, these children will have faster access to internet by 2017. This phenomenal growth will provide opportunities to the children of

 
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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
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