UNICEF IN TAMIL NADU


OVERVIEW

Tamil Nadu is one of India’s most progressive states, ranking in the top three on several

UNICEF IN ACTION

UNICEF’s efforts in Tamil Nadu are leading to a range of positive outcomes for th

FAST FACTS

Population:  72.10 million

Child Sex Ratio:  946

Language:  Tamil

Literacy Rate:  80

IMR:  22

MMR:  22

Celebrities pledge their support for well being of every child in India

Published on Feb 6, 2013 Join Aamir Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Sharmila Tagore and millions of Indians in pledging the support for the well being of every child in India.

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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Towards A Nutrition-Sensitive Tribal Sub-Plan: Insights From Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh And Odisha

 
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United Nations Childrens Fund
37/15, 2nd Main Road, Kasturba Nagar
Adiyar, Chennai - 600020
Tamil Nadu, India
Tel: +91 044 – 42891111 / 24410761 - 67
Fax: +91 044– 24410760
Email: chennai@unicef.org
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