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Several UN agencies working closely with Indian authorities for massive vaccination programme

UN teams have monitored more than 4,000 vaccination sessions so far and have helped to train more than 300,000 vaccinators and healthcare workers

Published on 20th January 2021
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Over 10 million children from African countries to suffer acute malnutrition in 2021: UNICEF

Through 2020, in spite of COVID-19 challenges, Unicef and its partners continued to deliver lifesaving assistance to the most vulnerable children and their families

Published on 31st December 2020
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PwC India collaborates with UNICEF and YuWaah to upskill 300 million youths in India over 10 years

At the global level, the collaboration is focused on upskilling millions of young people around the world, including those who lack opportunities to participate in the digital world

Published on 7th December 2020
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WHO's new guidelines states children under age of five don't have to wear masks

Child's capacity to comply with the appropriate use of masks and availability of appropriate adult supervision and so on, should be applied to the decision to use a mask

Published on 4th December 2020
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UGC asks varsities and HEIs to promote cybersecurity courses to increase awareness

More than 1.5 billion children and young people have been affected by the closing of schools worldwide and many are online now taking classes and socialising, the UN's children's agency UNICEF said

Published on 2nd December 2020
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Students debate on post-COVID economic revival at ISBF's 7th Model United Nations Conference

Over 100 delegates representing eight premier higher education institutions from all over India attended the two-day conference. Seven winners collected cash prizes along with certificates

Published on 2nd December 2020
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Every 100 seconds, a child or youth under 20 was infected with HIV last year: UNICEF

According to UNICEF, the Covid-19 pandemic has worsened inequalities in access to life-saving HIV services for children, adolescents and pregnant mothers everywhere

Published on 26th November 2020
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Malnutrition cases in Bengaluru are on rise amidst pandemic but parents fear admitting kids at rehabilitation centre 

Twenty-six children aged 0-5 years have been admitted at the Nutritional Rehabilitation Centre (NRC) at Vani Vilas Hospital since it opened in August but the staff says the actual number is higher 

Published on 23rd November 2020
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Iraq government takes steps to fill the education gap in the country, will build 7,000 schools

Iraq suffers from a shortage of schools due to years of wars, conflicts, and corruption that have severely damaged educational institutions

Published on 23rd November 2020
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A total of 4000 children in Assam want their issues to be part of political parties' manifestos

UNICEF has initiated the 'Reimagine' campaign globally, calling on partners, governments and all UNICEF supporters to build a better post-pandemic world

Published on 20th November 2020
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UNICEF warns emergence of 'lost COVID generation' over pandemic's impact on children

According to the report, one in nine coronavirus cases in 87 countries were confirmed in children and adolescents under 20 years of age, or 11 per cent of all 25.7 million cases reported 

Published on 19th November 2020
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Actor Ayushmann Khurrana pledges to end violence against children this World Children's Day

Ayushmann took to Instagram to share a video of himself where he is seen talking about how the COVID-19 pandemic has been a difficult phase for children

Published on 18th November 2020
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ADB allocates USD 20 mn to help developing members access vaccines for COVID-19

The funds will be available for ADB developing members to support vaccine-related health system assessments and the development of country readiness plans to strengthen the capacity

Published on 17th November 2020
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'Over 97% students in Latin America, Caribbean still out of classrooms': UNICEF study

According to new UNICEF data, the percentage of children not receiving any form of education across the region has soared dramatically, from 4 to 18 per cent in the past few months

Published on 10th November 2020
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Teenage girls in Kenya forced into sex work, child labour since schools closed due to pandemic

Mary Mugure, a former sex worker, launched Night Nurse to rescue girls who followed her path. She says since schools in Kenya closed in March, up to 1,000 schoolgirls have become sex workers

Published on 20th October 2020

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