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India is a story of gains and gaps: UNICEF Representative
Aug 07, 2013 Louis-Georges Arsenault, UNICEF India Representative, in an interview with OneWorld South Asia, strongly states child marriage is a big impediment to women's true empowerment. Excerpts from the interview.
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Sri Lankan govt and UNICEF launch campaign
Aug 18, 2012 The Ministry of Child Development and Women’s Affairs has launched a campaign on a ‘Violence Free Society for Children’ in partnership with UNICEF.
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Gender disparities in various stages of childhood
Sep 19, 2011 The latest UNICEF report, Boys and Girls in the Life Cycle suggests growing gender disparities with age among children worldwide. In secondary school education, girls are most disadvantaged in South Asia while boys are most disadvantaged in Latin America and the Caribbean.
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UN Global Compact launches child rights guidelines for the business world
Aug 02, 2012 On August 1st, 2012 in a unique initiative, the UN Global Compact, UNICEF and Save the Children released their report ‘Children’s Rights and Business Principles’ to rope in businesses to eliminate abuse of child rights.
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Dowry fear, chastity, fuel female foeticide in Delhi: survey
Jan 10, 2013 The fear and burden of dowry, parting with a share in property and maintaining female chastity were the dominant reasons for a male child preference by the Delhi households, the survey reveals.
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SDGs to face challenge of 750 mn child marriages by 2030
Jun 30, 2016 According to a latest report by UNICEF, the world is all set to witness 750 million child marriages by 2030 making it a tough nut for global goals.
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Exploring the state of global adolescents
Feb 28, 2011 The State of the World’s Children 2011: Adolescence – An Age of Opportunity launched by UNICEF, examines the global state of adolescents; outlines the challenges they face in health, education, protection and participation; and explores the risks and vulnerabilities of this pivotal stage.
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Fostering resilience in children and families to tackle crisis conditions
Mar 15, 2011 2011 Humanitarian Action for Children provides an overview of projected humanitarian needs for 2011 in 32 countries and territories, and 6 regions. This latest edition also examines how UNICEF, through its humanitarian action, aims to foster resilience at the individual, community and institutional levels.
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Floods, drought in Sri Lanka exacerbate vulnerability
Jan 21, 2013 Before the twin floods, the northern and eastern regions of Sri Lanka, bore the brunt of a 10-month drought that devastated livelihoods and crops.
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Prevention and control of HIV/AIDS among children
Dec 02, 2010 UNICEF’s latest publication Children and AIDS: Fifth Stocktaking Report 2010 urges to focus on children while building any strategy for the prevention and control of HIV/ AIDS. This is the key to achieve an HIV/AIDS free generation.
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Bangladeshi girls battle tradition to play sports
Oct 07, 2010 UNICEF along with BRAC has formed a unique, all-female sports team in a remote Bangladesh town mostly inhabited by the poor. These eighteen players, who dream of playing women’s cricket for Bangladesh one day, have come a long way breaking barriers of tradition to get acceptance from the society.
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Pakistan: Child labour risks increase as people return home
Oct 13, 2010 Considering past trends, experts fear that there will be a rise in child labour and exploitation, as Pakistan's flood victims now return home. A large number of these children will be put to work to contribute to the family income.
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UNICEF urges Bangladesh to end child poverty
Oct 22, 2010 UNICEF confirmed that over three crore children live below the poverty line in Bangladesh, while launching a survey report on the progress of children in the country recently. Stating child poverty as a major obstacle to development, it urged the government to raise budgetary allocations for the welfare of children.
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Providing newborn healthcare in cholera-hit Haiti
Dec 13, 2010 Concern, a non-governmental organization in Haiti, supported by UNICEF is providing education and awareness to mothers about the benefits of exclusive breastfeeding and infant care. The programme operates in camps for Haitians displaced by the January earthquakes. Concern also promotes hygienic practices to check the spread of cholera.
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Invest in adolescents to further progress towards MDGs: UNICEF
Feb 25, 2011 Investing in the world’s 1.2 billion adolescents could help rescue them from a lifetime of poverty, ignorance, sexual inequality, and violence, said UNICEF in its State of the World's Children report 2011. By providing education and training to teenagers, countries can reap a large and productive workforce that can significantly contribute to the economy, the report said.
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UNICEF launched record 1.4 billion dollar appeal
Mar 18, 2011 Severity of flood in Pakistan and earthquake in Haiti appealed for unprecedented huge funds from UNICEF to respond to the disaster stricken children and women in the last year. The displacement issues in Sudan also escalated UNICEF’s effort of providing emergency services, the sum resulting in a 21 percent increase over UNICEF’s 2010 appeal.
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UNICEF launches campaign to check landmine threat
Mar 28, 2011 UNICEF’s new campaign against landmines will highlight the threat posed by unexploded devices to children. Prior to the International Day for Awareness Against Mines on April 4, it released a Public Service Announcement urging nations to prevent these mines from disrupting the lives of innocent civilians.
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Women's education key to achieve MDGs: UNICEF
May 05, 2011 Greater education opportunities for girls is the key to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, emphasises UNICEF on the Global Action week for Education. Educated women boost poverty reduction besides promoting health and hygiene to augment development.
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UNICEF to reduce infant and maternal mortality rates in Afghanistan
Sep 26, 2011 UNICEF will invest into health and nutrition sector of Daikundi province in Afghanistan to cut down child and mortality rates in the region by 2013. Most of the women in Afghanistan don’t give birth in hospitals due to poverty and lack of health care facilities.
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Nepal: Ex- Maoist soldiers criticise inadequate compensation
Feb 14, 2011 Discharged Ex-Maoist soldiers, many of whom are under 18 complain that the compensation package provided by UNICEF for their reintegration is insufficient and many still remain in need. The rehabilitation package that pays for school, a uniform, and a monthly stipend of US$25 fails to meet their living costs, say ex-combatants.
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Pakistan survey reveals under-five malnutrition similar to Sub-Saharan Africa
Mar 04, 2011 A survey conducted by the Sindh government reveals that child malnutrition rates in the region are well above WHO’s emergency threshold. The government has now launched a strategic nutrition response plan in partnership with UNICEF, WFP and local NGOs. A national nutritional survey covering mothers, elderly and under-fives is also underway in March.
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New window of opportunity for girls in Bangladesh
Mar 21, 2011 The cricket pitch in Bangladesh is breaking societal barriers. A recent all-girls cricket tournament brought hundreds of girls to the field as part of a UNICEF supported project that aims to empower young women for social change.
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Pakistan: One child dies every minute from preventable diseases
Mar 24, 2011 The latest Pakistan Medical Association report paints a grim picture of child health conditions in the country. The report reveals that a child dies from vaccine preventable diseases every one minute. Experts cite insufficient child healthcare facilities, abject poverty, low literacy and lack of skilled birth attendants as some of the major reasons behind the high child mortality rate.
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Temporary schools help girls learn in rural Pakistan
Apr 09, 2011 Temporary learning centres are helping girls to revive their schooling following last year’s devastating floods that destroyed thousands of schools. This UNICEF programme has so far trained 4,000 teachers to get children to restart their lives in the flood affected areas.
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UNICEF's State of the World’s Children 2012 focusses on urban children
Feb 29, 2012 With increasing migration to cities, almost half the world's children are now living in urban centres. UNICEF's annual flagship report 'State of the World’s Children 2012' says that with more than a billion children living in cities, there has to be a greater emphasis on identifying and meeting their needs.
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UNICEF supports children and women displaced by insecurity in north-western Pakistan
Mar 15, 2012 Ongoing insecurity in north-western Pakistan has caused thousands to flee their homes. Families are streaming into Jalozai Camp seeking shelter, support and food.
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UNICEF to focus on non-financial partnerships
Mar 16, 2012 Chief of Resource Mobilisation, UNICEF, Clement Chauvet said that the future engagements of UNICEF will focus on mobilising resources other than financial. He was speaking at the NGO India 2012 meet in Gurgaon, near Delhi.
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Every year, 2 million kids face sexual exploitation: UNICEF
Apr 26, 2013 Although the majority of recorded offenders are male, with less than five per cent believed to be female, there is no single profile of a travelling sex offender
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Red Ribbon Express raising awareness about HIV
Dec 03, 2012 The Red Ribbon Express (RRE) started its first journey in 2007 reaching out to more than six million people across India to promote awareness and reduce discrimination against people living with HIV and AIDS, particularly in rural areas.
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Climate food crisis a disaster for children: UNICEF
Apr 15, 2013 According to the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) 25 million more children will be malnourished in 2050 due to the effects of climate change.
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