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When Reema brought together the collective strength of the adolescent girls from her group, she ensured that her village got incinerators for safe disposal of menstrual absorbents. Reema...
Sky is the limit for Pratibha. She juggles with the studies and her duties as a Peer Educator. Today she is accepted as an agent of change in the village and the whole village looks to h...
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In spite of the heat, mothers with their little children and adolescents are patiently waiting for their turn to be immunized.
Through friendship and constant communication, SMNet staff like Shabnam has managed to embed itself deeply in the community and help them to participate in government’s programmes.
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ALIGARH, India, 12 September 2012 - Meet 25-year-old Sabiya, one of the most committed workers of the Polio Social Mobilization Network (SMNet) in Uttar Pradesh.
It took three years, a brave mother, a determined Community Mobilization Coordinator, a conscious imam, a pro-active gram pradhan and a concerned doctor to get Naeema’s third child, Zaid...
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The year 2008 has been declared as International Year of Sanitation by the United Nations. This madarsa is one of the 30 rural centers of Islamic religious learning which has been chosen...
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While it is true that youth is power and power is youth, one cannot shut one’s eye to the stark reality that this potent section of our society is today also highly vulnerable to HIV\AID...
Around 30 kilometers outside of the city of Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh is Devchauraha, site of one of the approximately 108,000 polio vaccination booths that were set up on the 1st of Feb...
It was a star studded evening for a social cause and AIDS awareness got a fillip with singers and comedians getting together with Lucknowites to express their concern at a musical evenin...
In 1999, in partnership with the government and other voluntary organisations, UNICEF initiated a project for girls’ education in four blocks of Uttar Pradesh’s Barabanki district, where...
The youth debate organised on World Youth Day debated the HIV/AIDS issue. According to the Uttar Pradesh State AIDS Control Society (UPSACS) there are 21,000 HIV positive people in the s...
Naresh Yadav addressing a public gathering on HIV/AIDS
UNICEF State Representative Dr Nimal Hettiaratchy (in blue jacket), flanked by Salt Commissioner S Sunderesan (L) and Project Director - Nutrition, UNICEF (UP), Dr Sheila Vir (R).
The youth debate organised on World Youth Day debated the HIV/AIDS issue. According to the Uttar Pradesh State AIDS Control Society (UPSACS) there are 21,000 HIV positive people in the s...
Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, April 15, 2008: For ten year old Suleman, hailing from a poor weaver’s family and the other scholars of Jamia Arabia Faizul Ullum madarsa in Kotwa, in Varanasi d...
As the Government of India prepares the 11th Five Year Plan, it is crucial that UNICEF works with its partners at the national and state levels to ensure that children’s rights are adequ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
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