IIT Kharagpur Spring Fest Announces Social Initiative 2023: PUKKAR
Along with the melange of various cultural arts, yearly Spring Fest comes up with a unique social initiative, understanding its responsibility towards the betterment of society. Every year the fest we aim at a social cause and strives to resolve it to its fullest. We … read-more
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Ayushman Khurana Becomes Celebrity Advocate Of EVAC For UNICEF
TIME Magazine named Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana as ‘Most Influential People in the World’ for his unique choices of movies. His films played a major role in awakening society with his counter-gender discrimination films. He also spread the message to educate children on World Day against Child Labour. In addition, the UNICEF roped him in as their Celebrity Advocate for the global campaign Ending Violence Against Children (EVAC).
Tags: Ayushman Khurrana, Mumbai, UNICEF, World Day Against Child Labour, celebrity advocate
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
UNICEF Appeals For USD 25 Million For Sri Lankan Children
Sri Lanka's crippling crisis has left almost half of the country's children in need of humanitarian help. United Nations is urging governments to respond to the most vulnerable people's urgent needs within the next four months. On June 11, United Nations Children's Fund requested USD 25.3 million in order to provide nourishment, healthcare, safe drinking water, education, and mental health services to 1.7 million vulnerable children in Sri… read-more
Tags: Sri Lanka, UNICEF, humanitarian assistance, children, Sri Lanka Crisis
UNICEF Honors RJ Umar Nisar For His Exceptional Performance During COVID-19 Outbreak
UNICEF honored radio jockey Umar Nisar (RJ Umar) of south Kashmir with the '01 Best Content Award' and the Immunization Champion award at the annual Radio4Child 2022 Awards in Mumbai. Radio4Child recognized radio workers from private FM and All India Radio across the country for their outstanding efforts during the COVID-19 outbreak. These radio experts emphasized the significance of routine immunization among individuals.
Tags: UNICEF, Covid-19, radio jockey, Jammu and Kashmir, Mumbai
Priyanka Chopra Revisits UNICEF Journey As It Marks 75 Years
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) marked 75 years On December 11. The occasion made Priyanka Chopra revisit her journey as a UNICEF Ambassador. The global star has been working with UNICEF since 2006 and met refugees, children, and women in India, Bangladesh, and other countries. "It's an experience that has been so enriching in so many ways," said Priyanka… read-more
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World Bank Donors Agree To Provide $280 Million To Afghanistan
The World Bank on December 10 said that the donors have approved to release of $280 million for war-torn country Afghanistan. "The Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund (ARTF) donors agreed to provide funds to UNICEF and World Food Programme (WFP) by the end of December 2021," said the World Bank. UNICEF will release $100 million to provide health services in Afghanistan and $180 WFP to bolster food security.
Tags: World Bank, Afghanistan, UNICEF, World Food Program, ARTF
Child Labour Case Hits 160 Million In Last Four Years, Reports Says
World Day Against Child Labour is celebrated on June 12, and this day holds a special significance in India. “The pandemic has led to an increase in child labor globally,” Union Minister of Health & Family welfare Harsh Vardhan tweeted. As per the report of International Labour Organization and UNICEF, the child labour has risen to 160 million in the last four years.
Tags: UNICEF, International Labour Organization, child labour, Dr Harsh Vardhan
Courtesy: Zee News
Manushi Chhillar Joins UNICEF To Promote Menstrual Hygiene In India
UNICEF has chosen actress Manushi Chhillar to raise awareness on menstrual hygiene in India. Besides promoting menstrual hygiene education for girls before their first period, the initiative aims to sensitise males to be understanding, supportive and initiate conversations around periods. Determinedly engaged in enlightening menstrual hygiene issue, the ex-Miss World said, pandemic affected the menstrual hygiene life of females due to a lack… read-more
Tags: Manushi Chillar, menstrual hygiene, UNICEF, periods
Courtesy: The Times of India
Experts Suggest Do's And Don'ts To Females On Menstrual Hygiene Day
On May 28 World Menstruation Hygiene Day, highlighting the significance of awareness regarding periods, experts suggest do’s and don’ts for menstruating females. Asking to select the suitable sanitation method, experts suggest complete comfort, proper bathing and regular washing to menstruating females. Recommending girls to discuss menstruation-related question to right person experts suggest to carry multi-purpose kit with them. Reportedly… read-more
Tags: menstrual hygiene, world menstrual hygiene day, Menstruation, UNICEF, Girls dropouts
Courtesy: The Indian Express
CBSE Calls Students To Join COVID Awareness Programme 'Young Warrior'
CBSE has asked the students to join ‘Young Warrior’ pandemic awareness programme launched in alliance with Health Ministry and UNICEF's youth consortium YuWaah. The board urged the participation of students and teachers between 10-30 age group. Notably, the statement came after PM Narendra Modi appealed the students calling them ‘baal mitra’ to spread awareness about the pandemic. Planning to engage 50 lakh youths, the programme will provide… read-more
Tags: Health Ministry, Healthcare, Covid-19, UNICEF, awareness, PM Narendra Modi, students
Courtesy: The Print