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


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


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

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.


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

Handbook on Cyber Crimes again

The Internet has emerged as a tool for empowerment and development for communities across the globe over the last few years. But the sharp rise in internet penetration has also made children more vulnerable to threats online than adults. A project was envisaged as UNICEF and Cyber Peace Foundation, a CSO partner, aimed at identifying gaps in combatting cyber crimes against children and developing practical solutions for law enforcement officers. Workshops with law enforcement officers were held in 5 States covering more than 250 participants to understand the training and information needs

Process documentation of Natio

Abstract : A study in Odisha state to understand how NIPI is being implemented on field – its challenges, barriers and recommendation to strengthen different components of the anaemia control program. Anemia is a key condition of undernutrition that pervades all life stages, especially damaging in children, adolescent girls and pregnant women. Over the last decade, Odisha has done a lot of work to arrest the prevalence of anemia while implementing the National Iron Plus initiative guidelines as per the national policy. There was an interest in understanding how the National I

Post Event Coverage Survey (PE

Evidences have shown that effect of vitamin A supplementation may be reduced when interventions is not delivered with fidelity. Thus, having valid coverage estimates is critical for monitoring VAS programs and determining whether programs are reaching their objectives. Using the globally available standard methodology for conducting Post Event Coverage Survey (PECS) with support from the technical expertise from Helen Keller International (HKI); UNICEF in partnership of Government of Chhattisgarh undertook a PECS after the bi-annual round of Vitamin A (Shishu Sanrakshan Maah- SSM) was



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