UNICEF IN UTTAR PRADESH


OVERVIEW

With a population of more than 200 million people, Uttar Pradesh (UP) is India’s most po

UNICEF IN ACTION

UNICEF is supporting the Government of UP in addressing key concerns, from improving th

FAST FACTS

Population:  204.2 million

Child Sex Ratio:  899

Language:  Hindi

Literacy Rate:  70

IMR:  50

MMR:  50

#SwachhHeroes: Meera Devi ODF Champion Pradhan of UP

Meera Devi is a determined lady Pradhan of Budhar Kala Village of District Sonbhadra, Uttar Pradesh. She took upon herself the challenge of transforming her village and ensured that 450 toilets were built. She along with a band of enthusiastic villagers and children work hard to promote and sustain toilet use through communit

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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

drought

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

child marriage

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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Paper - Towards A Nutrition-Se

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

 
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B-3/258, Vishal Khand, Gomti Nagar
Lucknow 226010, Uttar Pradesh.India
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