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54 pc Indian women okay with wife-beating: Unicef

In a startling revelation, a United Nations Children's Fund study has found that over 54 per cent of women in India believe it is okay for their husbands to hit them.The Unicef report titled......

Sexual harassment charges dog UNICEF India head

The UNICEF country head in India has come under a cloud as a government enquiry has found him to be prima facie guilty of sexually harassing a female colleague.The enquiry by the Women and Child......

'India has most number of anaemic married women'

India has the largest number of anaemic married women and children, according to UNICEF."There is more than one reason for Indian women and children being anaemic. Low social status of women, poor......

India on track to meet 2015 millennium goals

India is on track to meet its 2015 Millennium Development Goal target on water says a UNICEF report, though sanitation remains a cause for concern.According to the 'Progress for Children: A Report......

How India fought polio and won

'In 2009 we had 741 cases of wild polio virus. This was the highest in the world. We ran the most apolitical crusade ever. We had the support of every government. We were never short of funds. The......

Unicef attacks India's record on poverty

India has failed to use a period of high economic growth to lift tens of millions of people out of poverty, falling far short of China's record in protecting its population from the ravages of......

Preventing adolescent pregnancy can add to India's economy

India could add $7.7 billion every year to its economic productivity if its young girls are able to study and work till their 20s instead of becoming mothers at an adolescent age, according to a UN......

Children worst hit in poverty-stricken India

India is home to one third of the world's poor, yet the government claims that poverty has fallen over the last few years. The Planning Commission recently said the number of people living below......

Free medicine plan remained on paper only

Many health policy initiatives of the government could not be rolled out for various reasons in 2012 during which the country faced fresh challenges on disease prevention as dengue and Japanese......

Kurien, the doodhwalla visionary

Kurien prevailed over stiff opposition from experts and scientists from leading dairying nations like New Zealand and persuaded Unicef to gift a plant to dry buffalo milk. Jawaharlal Nehru......

Kristen Stewart & Dakota Fanning's steamy lip lock!

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! After her Twilight fame, Kristen Stewart is racing back into the limelight for her steamy kiss with Dakota Fanning in......

Vote: Ash's sexiest covers

Years after she won the Miss World title, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is still gorgeous and much sought after. Her stunning looks have made sure that they've featured on a number of magazine covers,......

Anupam Kher's new role

Anupam Kher tells us about his new role. And no, it's not a filmi one.Anupam Kher, whose career spans nearly 400 films and over 100 plays, has been appointed the goodwill ambassador of the Pratham......

After Passenger, it is Arjunan Saakshi

Get your low down on what's happening in the Malayalam film industry, right here! Ranjith Sankar, who shot to fame with his debut film Passenger, is all set to start his new one, Arjunan Saakshi.......

Priyanka Chopra's noble cause

The Bollywood beauty from Jamshedpur, Priyanka Chopra has not forgotten her roots. Her active participation in championing the cause of child and adolescent rights has made her the national......

Delhi Daredevils 'Dare to Care' in Hyderabad

Under a novel and noble initiative by the UNICEF, for the protection and empowerment of adolescent girls in India, the Delhi Daredevils team visited a government-run girls' home in Hyderabad, on......

CWG 2014: Queen's Baton showcased at India Gate

The Queen's Baton of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games was taken at the historic India Gate by the country's top sportspersons in a low-key event on the first day of its India stop on Saturday.......

2014 CWG Queen's Baton makes low-key entry into India

The Queen's Baton of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games was given a ceremonial reception by top Indian sportspersons and officials, including Indian Olympic Association acting chief Vijay Kumar......

Disappointing to miss Indo-Pak series: Irfan Pathan

A dodgy knee has kept Irfan Pathan out of action and the all-rounder is really disappointed that he won't be a part of the India-Pakistan limited overs series. "It's a big series and I am looking......

CCI-ITF: Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan to meet Pavic for title

India's Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan, seeded six, will meet Croatia's unseeded Mate Pavic in the final of the USD 15,000 CCI-ITF men's Futures Tennis Tournament on Saturday after the two left handers......

  People speak for unicef india

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Piaa
Q. The latest UNICEF data shows that one in three malnourished children worldwide are found in India, whilst 42% of the nation's children under five years of age are underweight. It also shows that a total of 58% of children under five were stunted. India shining!
Piaa:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-latest-unicef-data-shows-that-one-in-three-malnourished-/26641393/answers/

Stalin
Q. Under a campaign run by UNICEF and Government of India, Aamir Khan has been promoting awareness against which of these ?A. Polio B. HIV/AIDS C. Family Planning D. Malnutrition
Stalin:  A. We need not worry about it, it is another achievement of Congress rule more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/under-a-campaign-run-by-unicef-and-government-of-india-aamir/26431911/answers/26641406

manish vats
Q. latest report released by UNICEF shows India had the highest number of deaths of children under five years of age in 2011.is it shame on upa?
Manish Vats:  A. Malnutrition- kuposhan more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/latest-report-released-by-unicef-shows-india-had-the-highest/23963527/answers/26431914

Paleshwar Maharaj
Q. Why is Indian society apathetic to our children's needs?
Paleshwar Maharaj:  A. It is a shame on India as a country and we all Indians more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-is-indian-society-apathetic-to-our-childrens-needs/23292238/answers/23963553

  Web results for Unicef India
Happiness of reunion as French scribe Henin meets his daughter

Sachin Tendulkar, Brand Ambassador, UNICEF South A... Mumbai: Indian stock markets are likely to hit rec... Karachi: Senior all-rounder... ...

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It's party time in Malaysia

Malaysia nowadays might be in the news for all the wrong reasons, but the Malaysian government nonetheless is not leaving any stone unturned to... ...

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Doctors to be sensitised on reporting child abuse cases

IMA joins hands with UNICEF in the initiative to safeguard children Taking up the responsibility of identifying and reporting cases of child abuse,... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/doctors-to-be-sensitised-on-reporting-child-abuse-cases/article5930697.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Study

Sometimes, a shard of reality can raise serious doubts about what looks like a grand feat. A small study of water samples from urban and rural... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/environment/pollution/42-of-urban-60-of-rural-indian-houses-getting-contaminated-water-study/articleshow/33978229.cms
Gunmen kidnap two Pakistani UNICEF staff members from Karachi

Gunmen kidnap two Pakistani UNICEF staff members from Karachi Saturday, 19 April 2014 - 1:35pm IST | Place: Pakistan | Agency: Reuters Tweet Gunmen... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-gunmen-kidnap-two-pakistani-unicef-staff-members-from-karachi-1980031

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