UNICEF Deputy Executive Director Omar Abdi said Taliban's education minister told him that they are working on a 'framework' to allow all girls to continue their schooling beyond the sixth grade.
A UNICEF report states that over 80 percent of adolescents suffer from ‘hidden hunger’. The goal is to meet the intergenerational nutrition gap through various Government schemes
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The report also noted that India could spend nearly USD 10 billion on Covid-19 testing and healthcare utilisation by September 2021, the biggest share of the overall costs in the region.
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10 million additional child marriages may occur before the end of the decade, threatening years of progress in reducing the practice, said the UNICEF as it released its new survey
Urging stakeholders to end the conflict, the UN chief David Beasley shared that around 1.2 million pregnant Yemeni women are also at the risk of malnutrition.
UNICEF said that an estimated 371,504 babies were born around the world on New Year’s Day.
A look at this auspicious day through the prisms of public health and nutrition
Out of 673 million undernourished people in the world, 189.2 million were registered in India (2017-19): Reports
The conference organised by IFPRI and 19 co-hosts focused on evidence-based insights to further nutrition goals
A unique interactive digital platform brings everyone working on nutrition under one digital roof, and helps them connect, communicate and work with each other.
The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report, released on Monday, estimated that almost 690 million people globally were undernourished (or hungry) in 2019, up by 10 million from 2018.
Here are 6 steps the government must take to ensure that the nutrition needs of vulnerable women and children are not compromised by the pandemic and its fallout.
Agencies encourage women to continue to breastfeed during the COVID-19 pandemic
Unless we empower women and aggressively promote diet diversity, millions of our children will continue to die hungry.
With a dramatic increase in the costs of supplies, shipment and care, the agency appeal is up from a USD 651.6 million request made in late March.
An estimated 392,078 babies were born around the world on New Year’s Day, according to UNICEF. Of this, an estimated 67,385 babies were born in India, the most globally. China comes in second with 46,299 births.
Former Attorney-General of India (AGI), Mukul Rohatgi representing Aryan Khan, son of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, in the drugs-on-cruise case, arrives at Bombay High court in Mumbai.PTI Photo/Shashank Parade
Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri wth BJP MP Manoj Tiwari launch a Covid-19 vaccination campaign for devotees ahead of the Chhath festival.PTI Photo
Actress Kranti Redkar, wife of NCB officer Sameer Wankhede, addresses a press conference at Andheri in Mumbai.PTI Photo
A women displays the boxes of firecrackers at her shop for sale ahead of the Diwali and Kali Puja festival, at Haral village in South 24 Parganas district.PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra
A shopkeeper displays the boxes of firecrackers at his shop for sale ahead of the Diwali and Kali Puja festival, at Haral village in South 24 Parganas district.PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra
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With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates