Tag: UNICEF

UN: World hunger was dramatically worse in pandemic year

The United Nations on Monday lamented what it called a “dramatic worsening” of world hunger last year, saying much of that is likely connected to...

Shiv Sena slams Modi govt for Central Vista project amid pandemic | India News

MUMBAI: The Shiv Sena on Saturday said that while smaller countries in the neighbourhood are offering help to India to tackle Covid-19, the Modi government...

Fears of exploitation grow for children stranded in Ethiopia’s Tigray conflict

Hundreds of children separated from their parents are at risk of abuse, exploitation and child labour after fleeing conflict in Ethiopia‘s northern Tigray region, aid...

Sent 3,000 oxygen concentrators to help India: UNICEF

The UNICEF said on Saturday that it sent critical lifesaving supplies, including 3,000 oxygen concentrators, to help India amid the ravaging second coronavirus wave. The...

Desi ads follow gender stereotypes: UN study | India News

NEW DELHI: New research released by Unicef on representation of women in advertisements shows that while girls and women are well-represented as characters (49.6%) and...

UNICEF: Female characters in Indian ads prominent but highly stereotyped | India News

NEW DELHI: A new research released by UNICEF on representation of women in advertisements shows that while girls and women are well-represented as characters (49.6%)...

AstraZeneca woes grow as Australia, Philippines, African Union curb COVID-19 shots

Australia and the Philippines limited use of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday, while the African Union dropped plans to buy the shot amid global shortages,...

The world needs syringes. He jumped in to make 5,900 per minute

By Karan Deep Singh In late November, an urgent email popped up in the inbox of Hindustan Syringes & Medical Devices, one of the world’s...

Ghana first nation to receive coronavirus vaccines from COVAX

Ghana received the world’s first delivery of coronavirus vaccines from the United Nations-backed COVAX initiative on Wednesday – the long-awaited start for a program that...

At nearly 60,000, India records highest number of babies born on New Year’s Day: UNICEF

United Nations: More than 371,500 babies were born worldwide on New Year‘s Day and India is estimated to have recorded the highest number of births...

PwC India announces collaboration with UNICEF and YuWaah to upskill 300 million youth in India over next decade

PwC India has announced the rollout of a strategic collaboration with UNICEF and YuWaah (Generation Unlimited in India) to help bridge the digital gap. Under...

Vaccine storage issues could leave 3 billion people without access

GAMPELA, BURKINA FASO: The chain breaks here, in a tiny medical clinic in Burkina Faso that went nearly a year without a working refrigerator. From...

View: Yoga to the rescue in unbalanced times

By M Venkaiah Naidu Ever since Covid-19, life has not been the same. Prolonged lockdowns have led to uncertainties and anxieties. Which is why it’s...