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ILO- UNICEF Report on Child Labour

International Labour Organisation (ILO) and UNICEF jointly published report on child labour. As per report, world has marked rise in child labour in two decades. Key Findings of report Report highlights, coronavirus crisis might push millions more youngsters toward child labour. As of 2020, number of child labour stands at 160 million. It has increased ..

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UNICEF- Moderna Vaccine supply agreement

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has signed an agreement with vaccine manufacturer Moderna to supply their international vaccination efforts boosting fight against SARS-CoV-2 virus. Key Points Under the supply agreement, UNICEF and its procurement partners like Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), will get access to up to 34 million doses of covid-19 vaccine which can ..

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Assam-UNICEF Online Flood Reporting System

The Assam State Disaster Management Agency and the UNICEF has jointly developed an Online Flood Reporting System. With this, Assam becomes the first state to adopt digital reporting system to find out impact indicators during floods. About the System The new system will report flood levels in Assam on a daily basis. Earlier, the flood ..

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Putola Nach- Puppetry Art-form of Assam

A trust based in Assam recently made videos using the traditional art called “Putola Nach”. The art form was used to take the messages related to COVID-19 to the public through social media. The videos were produced in collaboration with the UNICEF. The names of the videos were COVID Shatru (enemy), COVID Bibharat (confusion). These ..

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Google, Microsoft announce funding to help India tackle COVID-19

Google and Microsoft have recently pledged to help India fight COVID-19. Google is to provide 18 million USD (Rs 135 crores). Microsoft is to help India with relief efforts to buy oxygen concentration devices. The initiatives and the announcements about the funding were made by Sundar Pichai of Google and Satya Nadella of Microsoft. About ..

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