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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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40 percent of world's population has no access to handwashing facilities: UNICEF

The situation is also alarming at schools: 43 per cent globally (70 percent in the least developed countries) lack a handwashing facility with water and soap

Published on 16th October 2020
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Films Division to screen documentaries and animated short films on the International Day of Girl Child

If you are looking to spend your Sunday with your daughters then binge-watch these movies and documentaries played by Films Divison on the International Day of Girl Child 

Published on 10th October 2020
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Education post-COVID-19: UNESCO to convene a special session of global education meeting next month 

According to UNESCO estimates, over 154 crore students are severely impacted by the closure of educational institutions across the world amid the COVID-19 outbreak

Published on 25th September 2020
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UNICEF will lead procurement, supply of COVID vaccines to ensure safe, fast, equitable access to all countries

About 28 manufacturers have shared their annual production plans for COVID-19 vaccines - through 2023 - with UNICEF

Published on 7th September 2020
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Two-thirds of children in Nepal couldn't learn online amid the pandemic: UNICEF report

Globally, the UNICEF said that at least 463 million children were unable to access remote learning after their schools were shut due to the pandemic

Published on 31st August 2020
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Why Facebook India's School of Innovation focussed on skilling students in AR this time

School of Innovation really stepped up its game this time to teach 500 students all about AR, virtually. We talk to students to learn about their experience and Director fo Facebook India as well

Published on 28th August 2020
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UK PM calls reopening of schools 'moral responsibility', threatens to fine parents who keep kids home

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson called reopening schools a moral duty, and his government even threatened to fine parents who keep kids at home

Published on 27th August 2020
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Why these unique videos available on Map of Me can aid you choose a suitable career

Lisa Heydlauff's online platform Map of Me helps youngsters and kids who want to explore entrepreneurship and make wise decisions related to their careers. Take a tour of the videos on their website

Published on 23rd August 2020
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Pattnaik Ompriya Mohanty's Pencil for Change is making Odias around the world proud. This is how

"Today, I am a confident entrepreneur, an analytical thinker and an aspiring business leader — the sum of my experiences," says Pattnaik Ompriya Mohanty while talking about his initiatives with us

Published on 3rd August 2020
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Mahesh Talari helped out Thalassemia patients in a big way with support from the Hyderabad police 

Mahesh Talari, who hails from M Turkapally, was recently felicitated with the Good Samaritan Award by the Rachakonda Police as a gesture of their gratitude for all the good work he has been doing 

Published on 27th July 2020
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Raja Kumari to feature in a reimagined version of Bob Marley's 'One love'

Members of the Marley family, Stephen Marley, Cedella Marley and her son, Skip, will be launching a re-recorded version of the classic song to support UNICEF's work for children affected by Covid-19 

Published on 16th July 2020
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UNICEF, SAP collaborate to provide career-counselling to improve employability among youth

Evidence suggests that technology solutions can be optimized better to address poor learning levels, low retention rates, poor life-skills, and gender inclusion

Published on 15th July 2020
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Why RTE experts believe the World Bank’s STARS programme will damage India’s grassroots school education system

The World Bank approved $500 million for the STARS programme to improve the quality and governance of school education in six Indian states. But education activists are against the programme

Published on 2nd July 2020
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Kareena Kapoor urges people to support UNICEF to help underprivileged children through #ChildhoodChallenge

The 'Jab We Met' actor shared the picture on Instagram as a part of the #ChildhoodChallenge where she shared her happiest childhood memory and urged others to share theirs

Published on 26th June 2020

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