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WHO, UNICEF alert of drop in vaccinations during coronavirus pandemic

WHO, UNICEF alert of drop in vaccinations during coronavirus pandemic

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Govt intervened to stop over 5,584 child marriage during coronavirus-induced lockdown

Govt intervened to stop over 5,584 child marriage during coronavirus-induced lockdown

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COVID-19 lockdown in India has impacted education of over 247 million school children: UNICEF report

COVID-19 lockdown in India has impacted education of over 247 million school children: UNICEF report

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COVID-19 May Push Millions Of Children Into Child Labour: ILO, UNICEF

The report titled 'COVID-19 and Child labour: A Time of Crisis, A Time to Act' says child labour decreased by 94 million since 2000, but that gain is now at risk.

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Africa Has The Potential To Create An Entirely New Development Path: IPE MD Ashwajit Singh

India's role in Africa is well documented as a development partner. The strength of such partnership is based on the shared historical injustice and the exploitation of the resources in the past. From infrastructure to digital revolution and sustainable development, India -- Africa partnerships are unfolding in a much greater way. But there are impediments as well that pose challenges. Ashwajit Singh, Managing Director, IPE Global has been driving many developmental projects in Africa. He speaks with BW Businessworld's Manish Kumar Jha on such issues and the role that India could play.

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UNICEF Urges World Leaders To Invest In Health Workers To Ensure Proper Care Of Mother, New Born

"Too many mothers and newborns are not being cared for by a trained and equipped midwife or nurse, and the results are devastating."Henrietta Fore, UNICEF Executive Director.

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World Hunger Is On The Rise, Still Affects 821 Million People: UN

Although the malnutrition rate declined in previous decades yet since 2015 it’s witnessing an unusual increase which possesses a serious threat to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.

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Continuum Of Care In India: From Child Care Institution To Family

Several psychology studies have indicated that living in a child care institution, away from family, can impact a child’s growth and development in a negative way

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UNICEF Appoints Nahid Afrin As 'Youth Advocate' For North East

The UNICEF engages 'Youth Advocates' to harness their voice as agents of change in society

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How Digitized Learning Is Bridging The Gap Between Rural And Urban Education System

Infrastructure must be strong for the success of any tech based education program. Lack of proper infrastructure also means that sometimes students have to travel miles to reach schools.

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How India Is Progressing To Make Child Rights Accessible?

One of the first major milestones achieved towards the care and protection of parentless and abandoned children was the introduction of the Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS), by the Ministry of Women and Child Development, in 2009

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70% Of Indian Households Don’t Have Access To Toilets: Dr Siddeek Ahmed, Chairman & MD, Eram Scientific Solutions

With a huge section of the population still with no access to proper sanitation, it's integral that the social sector steps up and finds innovative solutions to the country’s sanitation problems. In an exclusive interview with BW Businessworld, Dr. Siddeek Ahmed, Chairman & MD of Eram Scientific Solutions, discusses one of these social innovations, which is an award-winning, eco-friendly, e-toilet

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4.3% Of GDP Lost Due To Inadequate Sanitation, Open Defecation: Divyang Waghela, Head- Tata Water Mission

"Tata Trusts has partnered with MIT, IIT Bombay, University of New South Wales, and some private sector players who have technological solutions available in the drinking water space," , Divyang Waghela, Head-Tata Water Mission at Tata Trusts

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Inadequate Breastfeeding May Drain Indian Economy Of $14 Billion: UN Report

In China, India, Nigeria, Mexico and Indonesia alone, inadequate breastfeeding is responsible for more than 236,000 child deaths each year

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Delhi's Pollution A Wakeup Call For World: UNICEF

The capital's smog, said to be its worst in 17 years, led to the closure of the city's over 5,000 schools to minimise the risk for children

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