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    Unicef

    The United Nations Children's Fund, originally known as the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund, was created by the United Nations General Assembly on 11 December 1946, to provide emergency food and healthcare to children and mothers in countries that had been devastated by World War II.

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    Millions going hungry in Africa's Sahel zone: UN
    Business

    Millions going hungry in Africa's Sahel zone: UN

    The number of people needing food aid in the Central Sahel has risen sharply over the past year to over three million and the situation owing to growing insecurity and climate shocks, the United Nations said on Monday, urging nations to prevent the situation getting worse.

    EIB, UNICEF join hands to impart quality education
    International

    EIB, UNICEF join hands to impart quality education

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) and UNICEF on Monday announced a new partnership aimed at increasing access to quality education and reducing the impact of climate change on children.

    Priyanka Chopra bids adieu to 2019 with video loaded with fond memories
    Entertainment

    Priyanka Chopra bids adieu to 2019 with video loaded with fond memories

    The year 2019 was indeed a special one for Priyanka Chopra, be it having her wax sculpture at Madame Tussauds or sharing screen-space with her husband in his hit song, to her contribution in Unicef and what not! Priyanka, on the first day of the new year, shared a video recalling all her milestones in the year that has gone by.

    17% of babies to be born globally on Jan 1 will be Indian
    National

    17% of babies to be born globally on Jan 1 will be Indian

    An estimated 67,385 babies will be born in India, in 2020 on New Year's Day, UNICEF said on Wednesday.

    ICC extends partnership with UNICEF for Women's World T20
    Cricket

    ICC extends partnership with UNICEF for Women's World T20

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced that it has extended its partnership with UNICEF through to the Women's T20 World Cup 2020 with the focus on empowering women and girls through cricket.

    ICC continues partnership with UNICEF for Women's T20 World Cup 2020
    Cricket

    ICC continues partnership with UNICEF for Women's T20 World Cup 2020

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday announced that it has extended its partnership with UNICEF through to the ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020 with the focus on empowering women and girls through cricket.

    9 kids in Afghanistan killed, maimed daily: Unicef
    International

    9 kids in Afghanistan killed, maimed daily: Unicef

    An average of nine children were killed or maimed on a daily basis in the first nine months of this year in "the worlds most lethal warzone" of Afghanistan, according to a Unicef report released on Tuesday.

    Justice Deepak Gupta rakes up issue of child rights violation in shelter homes
    National

    Justice Deepak Gupta rakes up issue of child rights violation in shelter homes

    Raking up the issue of rampant violation of child rights in shelter homes across the country, Supreme Court Justice Deepak Gupta, on Saturday, said that the focus should be shifted to alternate care and betterment of care provided in the institutions.

    Ricky Kej highlights children's rights in new song
    Entertainment

    Ricky Kej highlights children's rights in new song

    Grammy-Award winning musician Ricky Kej has come out with a song, "Wake up! For every child", and says it is about hope for a happy future for children.

    'Thousands of kids awaiting repatriation stranded in Syria'
    International

    'Thousands of kids awaiting repatriation stranded in Syria'

    Tens of thousands of children awaiting repatriation to their home countries remain stranded in northeastern Syria, the war-torn country's Unicef representative said on Monday.

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