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Thematic Information Packages 2010

Thematic Information Packages 2009

Thematic Information Packages 2008

Thematic Information Packages 2007


Thematic Information Packages 2007

Unite for Children, Unite against HIV/AIDS
It is a global campaign launched by Kofi A. Annan Secretary-General of the United Nations on 25th October 2005, largest ever mounted to bring the world’s attention to the global impact of HIV/AIDS on children and young people.

India's Silent Revolution in Rural Sanitation
For over a week in September, villages across India turned into classrooms for a group of water and sanitation sector professionals from countries as far off as Mozambique, Ethiopia, Sudan and Cambodia.

Declining Child Sex Ratio
In 1901 there were 3.2 million fewer women than men in India – a hundred years later the deficit increased over 10 times to 35 million at the time of Census 2001. The most disturbing decline is seen in the age group 0 -6 years.

Eradicating Polio - Let's finish the job
After they simmer in the 40-plus heat for two months, when the north Indian plains do get the monsoon showers, it is a time for celebration. The rainy season, however, brings with it an increased risk of poliovirus transmission.

National Nutrition Week
Preventing under-nutrition has emerged as one of the most critical challenges to India’s development planners in recent times. Despite substantial improvement in health and well-being since the country's independence in 1947

Child Rights
The Indian Constitution has a framework within which ample provisions are available for protection, development and welfare of children.

UNICEF and INDIA's 60th
As India celebrates its 60th year of independence, it is also UNICEF’s 60th anniversary. Both entities have grown together.UNICEF has been a catalyst to India’s progress.

World Breastfeeding Week
In India, the World Breastfeeding Week from 1-7 August 2007 is finding new ways to accelerate reductions in neonatal and infant mortality, by popularizing the concept of promoting early initiation of breastfeeding.

School Enrollment
What started as a nightmare for these children unfolds like a fairy tale today. These children succeeded through sheer hard work and perseverance believing that in order to cope with adversities one has to be the best.

Targeting Mother & Child
In rural India, even the poorest spend months planning every detail of a family wedding. The birth of a child, in stark contrast, is considered a routine affair, requiring minimal preparation and expenditure.

Coping with floods
Floods affect India every year. However, this year the remarkable efforts put in by UNICEF saved the lives of many and prevented outbreak of diseases after the floods.

Kids at Work - A Challenge for India
Children have the right to a joyful childhood. Every child has the right to grow up in a safe and nurturing environment with protection and guidance and deserves a childhood free from exploitation and abuse.

Child malnutrition in India
Child malnutrition scenario has changed in the recent years. The drop in children affected has marginally reduced.

Children and AIDS
The changing phase of AIDS and its spread in children reflects awareness among the common man

Advocacy with parliamentarians on children's issues
Stars are busy people. Girl stars are no different. Selected for their grit, determination and achievements in the face of extreme hardships they were interviewed by the media.

Total Sanitation Campaign
100 per cent sanitation is possible in India. Several villages are already proving this true.

Making schools safe
To carry the issue of child protection forward, it is very necessary to ensure that the children are safe in schools.

Invest in health - Build a safer future
To ensure that the health scenario imporves, India plans to enhance public investments and improve efficiencies in various sectors

Coping with Water Scarcity
This year's theme of World Water Day - 'Coping with water scarcity' - comes as yet another reminder of the challenges India faces as it aspires to achieve fast track economic growth over the next five years.

International Women's Day
International Women’s Day focuses on the different aspects of women empowerment including education, heath, and employment from different parts of India. The main focus is on rural women and the different issues and social problems they face there.

Child Participation
Child participation means children need to have a meaningful role - to do something they think is worthwhile, to play a role that shows people care for them and overall to have their rights to dignity, safety, protection and comfort respected.

UNICEF in Assam
A look at the reforms in education, health & women in the north eastern states of India

Girl Stars
Girl Stars are women from some of the most disadvantaged communities in India who, through education and personal initiative, have become successful, self-sufficient and empowered individuals.

60 years of progress for children
Climbing the ladder, UNICEF has worked for the betterment and progress of children.

Tsunami : Two years on
Two years after tsunami, the affected people are still looking for relief. UNICEF takes a close look at the devastating situation of the homeless and orphaned people.

SOWC 2007
A look at the situation of women and children of India and their empowerment.

Unite for Children - Unite Against AIDS

Child Rights
Joining hands together for children rights, providing them a safe and secure world to grow in.

World Social Forum - India
Focusing on the World Social Forum, with creating a new ray of hope for child workers and children.

Village Planning
The changing face of Indian villages with focus on education, health & women.

Millenium Development Goals
Leading way to a whole new world with improvisement of health, education and development of women and children.

Violence against children
A look at the scenario of the plight of children

Water and Sanitation
A report on the sanitation and water condition in India and South Asia.



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