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Saritha is part of the School Cabinet and is the so-called Health Minister. It is her job to see that her friends and classmates understand the importance of good hygiene.
Thanks to a UNICEF supported campaign in the district, every household in this village now has toilets, and the area has been declared Open Defecation Free by the Central Government.
Since the project started, the Jirangacha health centre, where Dr Avorjit Saha works day and night, has seen an increase in successful deliveries from 230 in 2012-13 to more than 1500 de...
The Government of West Bengal in partnered with UNICEF to reorganise the labour rooms in Government hospitals in order to introduce best practices for reducing infant and maternal mortal...
Nadia has given the nation an innovative and inspiring model for eliminating open defecation. The transformation of Nadia to Open Defecation Free district is a story of commitment, thoug...
It is more than a year since Bina took a firm approach against child marriage. Now 13, she studies in a hostel at the Bagmundi Higher Secondary School for Girls and looks wise beyond her...
MALDA, India, 7 Febrauary 2012 – Aksha Bibi, a village health worker and a member of women’s self help group, knows how a child marriage can disrupt a girl’s life and have harmful conseq...
With UNICEF’s efforts and IKEA Foundation support, the Positive Deviance programme was extended to address the problem of severe malnutrition in the state.
Thanks to the efforts of religious leaders along with local administration and UNICEF, the entire state of Uttar Pradesh, including Pakbara has not reported a single polio case since 201...
Anita joined the theatre group a year and a half ago after her parents planned for Anita’s marriage, which she refused.
Thirteen-year-old Salim Sheikh and his friends are putting their sprawling Kolkata slum on the map – literally. For a year now, they’ve been gathering data about the people, small brick ...
On 15 October, 2008 the first-ever Global Handwashing Day, Basanti Mudi, Bipasa Mahato and Anupama Pati along with fellow cadets of Mahatma Gandhi College at Lalpur marched the roads of ...
There are thousands of children who spend the best part of their lives working in the 400 brick kilns in North 24 Parganas, West Bengal
Kolkata, 4 June 2008: More than access to water, water quality is a challenge in the state of West Bengal. Eight out of nineteen districts of the state have excess arsenic in ground wate...
Kakoli Chowdhury (centre) at a meeting of women’s Self Help Groups in Bulbulchandi.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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