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UNICEF, also known as the United Nations Children's Fund, is a United Nations agency responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children worldwide. The agency is among the most widespread and recognizable social welfare organizations in the world, with a presence in 192 countries and territories. UNICEF's activities include providing immunizations and disease prevention, administering treatment for children and mothers with HIV, enhancing childhood and maternal nutrition, improving sanitation, promoting education, and providing emergency relief in response to disasters.


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12% India Covid cases among those under 20: Unicef

Nearly 12% of Covid-19 infections in India are among children and adolescents under 20 years whereas globally, they accounted for 11% of infections, a new report by Unicef analysing data from 87..
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Unicef: 25% of schoolkids from Covid-hit families may drop out

Community volunteers who reached out to 300 habitations in 12 districts across seven states in August- September found children engaged as paid worker or pushed into child labour, the situation being..
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Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom Welcome Baby Girl Daisy Dove

Katy Perry's officially a mama for the first time ... she and Orlando Bloom welcomed a baby girl, Daisy Dove Bloom!!! The couple shared the news through UNICEF, an organization they're both Goodwill.. - Published

School closure has affected 27 crore kids in India: UNICEF

A UNICEF report on the impact of Covid-19 on the lives of 600 million children in South Asia said despite measures to use technology for education, a large number of children were likely to miss out on..
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80 million children at risk of measles, polio as vaccines disrupted - WHO, UNICEF

Some 80 million children worldwide could be at risk of vaccine-preventable diseases like diphtheria, measles and polio due to disruption of routine immunisation during the COVID-19 pandemic, U.N...
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U.S. returns migrant children despite risks worsened by coronavirus: UNICEF

The United States has returned at least 1,000 unaccompanied migrant children to Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras since early March despite risks of violence and discrimination that have..
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At least 19 million children at imminent risk due to Cyclone Amphan in India, Bangladesh:UNICEF

At least 19 million children in parts of Bangladesh and India are at "imminent risk" from flash flooding and heavy rain as Cyclone Amphan makes landfall and the state of West Bengal is expected to take..
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At 20.1 million, India expected to have highest births since Covid-19 declared as pandemic: Unicef

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Coronavirus to impoverish millions of children in Middle East: UNICEF

Millions of children in the Middle East will become poorer as their caregivers lose jobs from lockdowns aimed at stemming the spread of coronavirus across the region, according to the U.N. Children's..
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EU border restrictions to hit transfers of child refugees: U.N.

European border restrictions imposed due to coronavirus will affect plans to transfer hundreds of children out of "dire and dangerous" refugee camps in Greece, a senior official for the United Nations..
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UNICEF sends six tonnes of masks and other gear to help fight China virus

A six-tonne shipment of respiratory masks and protective suits for health care workers landed in China on Wednesday for distribution in Wuhan, the epicenter of a spreading coronavirus outbreak, the..
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India welcomes 67,000 babies, world’s most, on January 1

India welcomed an estimated 67,385 babies, the highest in the world, on 2020 on New Year’s Day. It was followed by China (46,299), Nigeria (26,039), Pakistan (16,787), Indonesia (13,020) and the..
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More than 1,70,000 grave violations against children since 2010:UNICEF

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Protests a reminder children’s voice must be heard: Unicef

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WHO, UNICEF evacuate 76 staff from Ebola teams in Congo due to insecurity

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the U.N. Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday evacuated dozens of their staff working on the Ebola epidemic from the town of Beni in the Democratic Republic of..
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Paneer kathi rolls, uttapam, sprouted dal paratha - Unicef suggests recipes for healthy children

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Unicef: States compromising on blended take-home food

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Nigeria releases 25 children cleared of suspected ties with Boko Haram: UNICEF

The Nigerian army released 25 children on Thursday after clearing them of suspected ties with armed Islamist groups in the country's restive northeast region, the United Nations Children's Fund..
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Indian delegation thwarts Pak attempt to raise Kashmir issue at UNICEF meet in Lanka

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Drop Priyanka as Unicef envoy: Pakistan

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GUSEC, UNICEF to organise Children Innovation Festival

Ingenious Minds: An initiative to foster a spirit of innovation among school children
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Sri Lanka Attacks: What Do We Know?

sri lanka attacks: what do we know?
by Stephanie Boyd - This week, the world has been reeling from news of suicide attacks which have unfolded across Sri Lanka over Easter weekend. It has been reported that more than 350 people lost..
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