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World Breastfeeding Week 2020 is being observed

World Breastfeeding Week is being observed globally during the first week of August as an annual affair and the week is mainly to commemorate the signing of the Innocenti Declaration in August 1990. This global campaign was first organized by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) in collaboration with the World Health Organization and ..

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A third of the world’s children poisoned by lead: UNICEF Report

A new report launched by UNICEF and Pune Earth claims that lead poisoning is affecting children on a massive and previously unknown scale. According to the report, 1 out of every 3 children which adds up to around 1800 million globally has blood levels at or above 5 micrograms per deciliter, the level at which ..

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UNICEF and Sports Ministry to Collaborate for Atmanirbhar Bharat

The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India has signed an agreement with the UNICEF in order to mobilize 1 crore youth volunteers at the earliest in order to achieve the goals of Atmanirbhar Bharat. This has been signed by the Sports Minister, Kiren Rijiju and the UNICEF officials in India. Highlights The ..

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UNICEF and SAP India Come Together to Improve Employability of Youth

UNICEF has partnered with SAP India in order to provide career counselling to the youths in the country so that they can learn something useful and get a good job as per their aptitude. The main objective of the partnership is going to be to improve the employability potential of the youths in the country. ..

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Approx 2.4 Million Children Below the Age of 5 are facing Hunger and Malnutrition in Yemen

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on 26th June 2020 has stated that amid the COVID-19 global pandemic, around 2.4 million (24 lakh) children who are below the age of 5 are facing hunger and malnutrition in Yemen.  The global pandemic has further added to a shortage of humanitarian aid in the war-torn nation that ..

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