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WHO: 1.8 Billion People Depend On Healthcare Facilities Without Water Services

Around 1.8 billion people are at heightened risk of Covid-19 and other diseases because they use or work in healthcare facilities without basic water...

Making Orphaned and Abandoned Children Self-reliant

There are millions of orphan children across India, who lack the basic facilities required for survival. Having lost their parents at a very young...

40% of World’s Population Do Not Have Access to Handwashing

Although handwashing with soap is vital in the fight against infectious diseases, including the novel coronavirus, 40 per cent of the world's population, or...

Ayushmann Khurrana: We have to Raise Better Sons!

Actor Ayushmann Khurrana is distraught reading about the recent horrific gangrapes and killings at Hathras and Balrampur. "Shocked, shattered and devastated. After Hathras, another gangrape...

800 Million Children Have Dangerously High Lead Values in Their Blood

As many as 800 million children have dangerously high lead values in their blood. The neurotoxin can cause permanent brain damage, warn researchers. The...

Actor Ayushmann To End Violence Against Children As UNICEF Advocate

Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana has been roped in by UNICEF India as a celebrity advocate who will work at ending violence against children. Ayushmann will...

463 Million Children Unable to Access Remote Learning During Pandemic: Unicef

At least 463 million children were unable to access remote learning after their schools were shut due to the coronavirus pandemic, a Unicef report...

Large Number of Children at Increased Risk of Violence, Abuse Amid Pandemic: UNICEF

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused disruptions to child protection services in more than 100 countries, leaving a large number of children at increased risk...

India Confident of Covid Vaccine, Trial Stage Marks ‘Beginning of the End’

As India races to bring a vaccine for Covid-19 by mid August, the government on Sunday said that it is entering the human trial...

Manushi Chhillar becomes UNICEF’s Face for Children During Crisis

Actress and former Miss World Manushi Chhillar have been roped in by UNICEF India to lend her voice in providing urgent support to children...

Coronavirus Threatening Livelihoods of 600 Million Children in South Asia: UNICEF

The coronavirus is threatening the livelihoods of 600 million children in South Asia, UNICEF said in a report released Tuesday. The report, “Lives Upended,” describes how the...

COVID-19 Could Push Millions of Children into Forced Labor: Warn UN Agencies

By Lisa Schlein A joint report by the International Labor Organization and U.N. Children’s Fund warns that millions of children are likely to be pushed...

Manushi Chhillar Joins Hands with UNICEF to Promote Menstrual Hygiene

Former Miss World and Bollywood debutant Manushi Chhillar has joined hands with Unicef to promote menstrual hygiene as she says there still is silence...

COVID-19 Restrictions Cause Disruption in Vaccination Programs: WHO, Other Organisations

Nearly 80 million children under age 1 are at higher risk of preventable diseases such as measles, cholera and polio because of the disruption...

UNICEF Warns That COVID-19 Crisis Prevents Shipment of Vaccines for Children

By Lisa Schlein The U.N. Children’s Fund warns that COVID-19 mitigation measures are preventing the shipment of vaccines to dozens of developing countries, putting the lives...

Being a Part of UNICEF as Goodwill Ambassador is a Lifetime Privilege, Says Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas was honoured with the Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award for her philanthropic work as UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Child Rights. She was...

Measles Kills 140,000 people, WHO Calls it “Collective Failure”

Measles infected nearly 10 million people in 2018 and killed 140,000, mostly children, as devastating outbreaks of the viral disease hit every region of...

Over 13 Children Die Every Hour From AIDS-Related Causes: UNICEF

Some 320 children and adolescents died every day from AIDS-related causes in 2018, or 13 every hour, according to a global snapshot on children,...

Toxicity in Air Affects Children’s Brain Development: UNICEF

Unicef Executive Director Henrietta Fore has warned that air pollution toxicity can affect children's brain development and called for urgent action to deal with...

1 in 3 Children Under the Age of 5 Undernourished or Overweight

At least one in every three children under five years of age is undernourished or overweight, according to a new Unicef report that sounds...

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Digital Payments In India Sees 76% Growth In Last 12 Months

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