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New Delhi [India], Nov 14 (ANI): Asian Games gold-medallist sprinter Hima Das has been appointed as the first ever youth ambassador of United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) India.
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Washington D.C. [USA], Nov 3 (ANI): For more than a decade, Priyanka Chopra has been actively working as a Goodwill Ambassador of United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF).
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New Delhi [India], Aug 24 (NewsVoir): The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is making a USD 600,000 (Rs. 4.20 crore approx.) grant to UNICEF to help strengthen relief and rehabilitation efforts in the southern Indian state of Kerala, which has been ravaged by the worst floods in almost
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New Delhi [India], Aug 4 (ANI): Infant mortality is one of India's most persistent health concerns. It is a well-established fact that breastfeeding reduces child mortality and has health benefits that extend well into adulthood.
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Ranchi (Jharkhand) [India], Jul 5 (ANI): Ranchi Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Shyamanand Mandal said the two nuns of the Missionaries of Charity, who were arrested earlier in the day on charges of child trafficking, sold four babies.
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Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], June 19 (ANI): The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), otherwise known as the Global Goals, are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity.
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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 13 (ANI): On the occasion of World Day Against Child Labour, child rights organisations collectively raised concern about the protection of child artists in the entertainment industry.
Dhaka [Bangladesh], June 12 (ANI): As Myanmar remains 'very slow' in creating conditions for the safe return of Rohingyas from Bangladesh, international pressure are mounting afresh on the country.
New Delhi [India], June 10 (ANI): UNICEF's India representative Yasmin Ali Haque has commended India's 'impressive progress' in reducing maternal deaths.
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Dhaka [Bangladesh], May 22 (ANI): Actress Priyanka Chopra, who is also the global UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Child Rights, on Tuesday urged her fans and followers to care for and support the Rohingya refugees.
Dhaka [Bangladesh], May 22 (ANI): Actress Priyanka Chopra, upon her visit to the Rohingya camps in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh on Monday said the Rohingya children are at the forefront of this humanitarian crisis.
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Cox's Bazar [Bangladesh], May 17 (ANI): More than 60 babies are being born every day in the camps and informal settlements in Cox's Bazar in the nine months since a brutal Myanmar army crackdown forced thousands of families to take refuge in Bangladesh.