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MUMBAI, 12 August 2014 - Maharashtra’s top policymakers, eminent civil society stakeholders and specialists from UNICEF and YASHADA came together at the Yashwantrao Chawan Pratisthan in ...
MUMBAI, India 7 August 2014 - A new report launched jointly by UNICEF and the Institute of Development Studies, UK is calling for effective public action to tackle childhood stunting by ...
The Government of Maharashtra is committed to addressing undernutrition amongst children. The establishment of an independent State Nutrition Mission - the Rajmata Jijau Mother - Child H...
Thanks to Arun’s guidance and assistance, Pochanna and 50 other families now receive monetary support from the government each month to make ends meet.
On the National Girl Child Day celebrated today, join us in congratulating a group of brave girls from Maharashtra who faced tremendous challenges but were resolute in their determinatio...
Mohammad Hasan, a lean and tall teenager from a slum in India’s commercial capital, Mumbai, sports a cheery smile. He exudes a mix of confidence and exuberance suitable to his age.
Pratibha says her dramatic transformation is thanks to lessons learned in Deepshikha, or the ‘Light a Lamp’ programme, which aims to break down age-old negative attitudes toward women
Thanks to social protection schemes that links migrant labourers to government schemes and guarantee them income security, Sakshi along with 5,000 children has returned to school.
Started in the district of Chandrapur, the programme recruits a girl and boy from more than 500 villages, training them how sport can educate, inform and be used for development, and the...
Renuka Giri’s working day begins quite early in the morning. This young and motivated ANM (Auxiliary Nurse and Midwife) in Dhanora village health center in Latur, Maharashtra leaves for ...
The women had been deprived of health services and benefits meant for them for so long, that they had accepted the occasional complications and hygiene related problems arising out of ho...
When it comes to taking on the challenges of life, rural youth seem to be more prepared than their urban counterparts despite their limited access to information and resources. This has ...
Gram Panchayat (local governance) functioning in Birvali village, Latur district in Maharashtra state has undergone tremendous change. Today people’s views are taken into consideration a...
Pardi Village, Yavatmal, Maharashtra: A neatly framed citation hanging on Gram Panchayat walls in Pardi village announces village receiving ‘Nirmal Gram Puraskar’ on attaining full sanit...
Akanksha Bapuji Mashirkar is changing mindsets in her village and is working hard towards making it open defecation free. As a young leader, she has changed the lives of a number of girl...
The small group of women huddled with their young babies at the Anganwadi Centre are listening intently to Durga Gavit, as her four month old son Prashant sleeps comfortably in her lap. ...
Mahilashram High School is one of the 20223 schools in Maharashtra where School Adolescent Life Skills Education Programme (SALSEP) is being introduced for 9th and 11th class boys and gi...
DHL, the world’s leading express and logistics company, today announced its partnership with UNICEF and the Government of India in support of efforts to reduce malnutrition and infant mo...
If you look for apparent signs of development in Tipeshwar village you are likely to be disappointed
From slaughter houses to classrooms, from holding knives to wielding pencils, from fear to hope. The children of the Qureshi community in Parbhani, a region 200 kms east of Aurangabad di...
Nine girls coming from culturally diverse backgrounds and different parts of the state have one common message to share – “Girls are not any less.”
Chandrapur, Maharashtra: Community awareness, generated through the Village Planning Process initiated by UNICEF together with Nehru Yuva Kendra (NYK) in Chandrapur district of Maharasht...
Stunting is low height for age in children. In tackling child undernutrition, there has been a shift from efforts to reduce the prevalence of underweight – inadequate weight for age – to...
Panchafula Khandare, an illiterate woman from Parbhani district, Maharashtra, is a daily wage labourer. She travels wherever her work takes her, her young daughter in tow.
The "Quality Education" package adopts a multi grade multi level method where the class teacher knows the exact levels of understanding of students and assigns activities accordingly.
The citizens' alliance visited Maharashtra in September to assess the malnutrition
 
 
 
 
 
 
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