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UN Children’s Fund (Unicef) urges Turkey not to use children, refugees as bargaining chips in its latest dispute with European Union

Geneva, March 18, 2017: The UN Children's Fund (Unicef) urged Turkey on Friday not to use children, refugees and undocumented migrants as bargaining chips in...

Sri Lankan Legislators join South Asian Lawmakers to prioritise and safeguard Children’s rights: UN Chief

Colombo, March 6, 2017: Sri Lankan legislators have joined lawmakers from across South Asia to prioritise and safeguard children's rights, the UN children's agency...

Why too many women die in childbirth in Developing Countries? How can we tackle Infant Mortality?

WASHINGTON, Feb 17, 2017: Too many women die in childbirth, and too many babies die during delivery. Dr. Flavia Bustreo at the World Health Organization (WHO)...

Apple Pay now allows Secure and Instant Donations to Non-Profit Organisations with just a Touch!

San Francisco, Nov 15, 2016: In a bid to help charity organisations get seamless donations, Apple Pay has made it easier and secure to...

UNICEF: One in Seven of the World’s Children Breathe Extremely Toxic Air, 600k Die Annually

October 31, 2016: One in seven of the world's children is exposed to pollution levels six or more times higher than international standards set by...

Vaccine Price Drop will Save Millions of Child Lives in World’s Poorest Countries, says UNICEF

Geneva, October 20, 2016: The U.N. Children’s Fund reports a steep drop in the price of a crucial childhood vaccine will prevent millions of deaths...

Girls spend 160 Million more Hours than Boys doing household chores everyday: UNICEF

October 12, 2016: Girls globally spend 160 million hours each day more than boys doing household chores like washing clothes, bringing firewood and cooking,...

10,000 Children kept from School in Central African Republic due to violence, says UNICEF

Oct 01, 2016: The U.N. Children's Fund says about 10,000 children in the Central African Republic or CAR, have not been in school this...

Building Community Toilets cannot counter open defecation in Rural India: WHO

Sept 21, 2016: A new World Health Organisation (WHO) report concludes that more than half of the Indian population still "continue to defecate in...

About 50 million Children in the world are either Refugees, Migrants or Internally displaced, says UNICEF Report

Sept 07, 2016: The U.N. Children’s agency warns that the smallest people are often the biggest victims in the global refugee and migration crisis. “There...

UNICEF estimates 500,000 children used trafficker’s services to reach Europe illegally

September 3, 2016: At least 500,000 children have used the services of traffickers to enter Europe illegally since January 2015, says the United Nations International...

Children Brutalized by Islamic State (IS) will need Urgent Help, say Experts

August 27, 2016: Islamic State extremists almost as a badge of honour, posted this chilling image of five children staring into the camera with guns...

Numbers of Latino Migrant Children are ‘Very High’, warns UNICEF

August 26, 2016: The U.N. children’s agency warns the flow of migrant children from Central America to the United States continues at a high rate,...

Aid suspended in Northern Nigeria by UN after the attack on Convoy

The U.N. children's agency, UNICEF, says an employee and a contractor were injured in the attack and are being treated at a local...

Seventy Million Children likely to die by 2030 if Nations lack Developmental Goals, warns UNICEF

UNICEF urges governments, donors and NGOs to focus on the most disadvantaged children and close the gaps  The migration and refugee crisis affecting...

Unique ID Cards For the Disabled Coming Soon in India

2.23% of India's population suffers from various disabilities  For the first time, Ministry of Social Justice has come up with a new database...

UN Report: Al Qaeda-affiliated Al Shabaab in Somalia put Child soldiers on the frontline in War

Al Shabaab has been luring child soldiers to fight for them against the Somali Government About 5000-6000 children soldiers are fighting war in Somalia...

Traces of Polio Virus Found in Water Samples in Southern India

Traces of polio samples were found in South India last month in May India has been declared polio-free since 2014 Officials said it...

A 5 Years old Afghan soccer fan of Messi is forced to leave his country thanks to Taliban

Watch this 1.5 minute video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E6wA9qmgcwE Afghanistan: It might not come as a surprise  that soccer legend- Lionel Messi has a fan, who dreams someday to be...

Pakistan’s unending struggle with Polio

Islamabad: On March 27, 2014, the World Health Organization announced the eradication of Polio in eleven countries in the South-East Asia Region, including India. However,...

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Twitter to Label Accounts of Government-Linked Media

Twitter has announced it would not amplify tweets by state-controlled media outlets and label the accounts of government-linked media, as well as key government...

A Therapy to Combat Secondary Infections in Covid-19 Patients

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World Breastfeeding Week 2020: Support Breastfeeding for a Healthier Planet

By Bjorn Lomborg and Manorama Bakshi Breastfeeding is an essential factor in reducing child mortality, high level of wasting, stunting, underweight, high levels of anaemia...

PETA Urges Health Ministry to Stop Capture, Use of Monkeys

The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) have sent letters, co-signed by an expert primatologist, calling on the Ministry of Health and...