UNICEF IN WEST BENGAL


OVERVIEW

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

UNICEF IN ACTION

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

FAST FACTS

Population:   91 million

Child Sex Ratio:  950

Language:  Bangla

Literacy Rate:  77.1

IMR:  31

MMR:  31

#SwachhHeroes Sonahara Biwi #WestBengal

Sonahara Bibi, the founder of a self-help group, took up the task of constructing toilets in her village after a Swachh Bharat workshop on sanitation. Watch her story as she fought the odds and went on to become a role model in and around her village. #SwachhHeroes

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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

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SAWM INDIA and UNICEF partner

The India chapter of South Asian Woman in Media (SAWM) and UNICEF came together to mount an unprecedented initiative in which SAWM members – journalists in their own right – travelled across the country to report stories around 'A Day in the Life of…' an adolescent girl child in India. From Baramullah in the Kashmir valley to the jungles of interior Tamil Nadu, from urban spaces in Mumbai to the backwaters of Jharkhand's Singhbhum district, ten SAWM India journalists, from print and TV, in English and in several Indian regional languages, gave voice to gi

school safety

Case study on School Safety

school safety

Training Module on School Safe

 
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UNICEF works with Goodwill Ambassadors to increase public awareness of the rights of child

 
 
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Contact us

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
See More at : 'http://www.unicef.in/West-Bengal'