Each January, UNICEF celebrates babies born on New Year’s Day, an auspicious day for childbirth around the world.
Over 300 million children globally between the age of five and 17 years of age were not in school, the Unicef said in a news report. More than one-third of them, or about 104 million, are in countries affected by conflict or disaster, the report titled “A future stolen: young[Read More…]
Death of children below the age of five continues to steadily reduce in India, declining from nearly 22 per cent in 2012 to 18 per cent in 2017, which is now for the first time below the one million mark, the UN said in a new report. “The under-five mortality[Read More…]
The UN Children’s Fund (Unicef) has warned that the children from the Rohingya Muslim minority are facing the danger of becoming a “lost generation”. “We’re talking about risking the loss or potential loss of a generation of Rohingya children,” Unicef spokesperson Simon Ingram told the media here on Wednesday. “If[Read More…]
New Delhi: A quarter of global neonatal deaths happen in India where nearly 600,000 newborns die within 28 days of their birth every year, according to a new Unicef study. The study, which found the number of newborn deaths in India was one of the highest in the world, says the[Read More…]
Blue Whale Challenge is a deadly and sinister game that has reportedly claimed the lives of a hundred of teenagers across the world. A couple of days back media reported another teenage suicide in the city of Panchkula, Haryana linked to Blue Whale. His last words, “‘I should just die,[Read More…]
Actress Priyanka Chopra met Nobel Laureate Malala Yousufzai and seems to be quite impressed by the young lady. Chopra, who is the goodwill ambassador for UNICEF, shared a picture with Yousufzai on Instagram. She also praised her for her efforts in empowering and inspiring young girls. “I could write a[Read More…]