The eastern state of West Bengal is the nation's fourth most populous, with more than 91


UNICEF has been providing continued technical support to the Government of West Bengal


Population:   91 million

Child Sex Ratio:  950

Language:  Bangla

Literacy Rate:  77.1

IMR:  31

MMR:  31

Kyunki... Jeena Issi Ka Naam Hai -- Stories of Change

Published on Jun 8, 2012 UNICEF's entertainment-education serial Kyunki... Jeena Issi Ka Naam Hai has inspired people to be the change. In the rustic villages of India, five unique small screen heroes: Savita the ANM, Shabnam the Anganwadi Worker, Hiralal the teacher, Kamla an ASHA worker and Phoolwati the

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

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


Paper - Towards A Nutrition-Se

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


Paper - Budget Outlays for Nut

Budget Outlays for Nutrition-Specific Interventions: Insights from Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Uttar Pradesh



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UNICEF Field Office for West Bengal
L&T Chambers, Fourth Floor 16
Camac Street, Kolkata-700017
Tel: +91 033 4015600,
Fax: +91 033 4015601
Email: kolkata@unicef.org
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