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In Focus 2007

ICDB 2007: 25 ‘wow’ child prodigies interviewed by kid radio jockeys
In the days leading to the D-day, the recording studios of the radio station were abuzz with hectic activity. The 22 kid comperes of the children’s programme were busy giving finishing touches to their labour of love...

Progress for Children Report - A Statistical Review December 2007
Key data from the Progress for Children report December 2007

ICDB 2007: The World We Want

A World Fit for Children + 5
In May of 2002, the United Nations General Assembly held its first Special Session devoted entirely to children, where assembled world leaders made a solemn commitment to protect and promote children’s rights...

Red Ribbon Express flagged off
1 December 2007, New Delhi: World AIDS Day acquired a special significance for India as the Red Ribbon Express (RRE) rolled out the railway tracks on a year-long journey across the country on Saturday.

Red Ribbon Express: HIV/AIDS awareness on wheels
India is all set to launch its biggest campaign involving children and youth in spreading awareness about HIV/AIDS when Red Ribbon Express chugs out of New Delhi on December 1.

Statement by Dr. Murzi, Representative, a.i, UNICEF at the release of the Red Ribbon Express
Madam Sonia Gandhi has executed an act of enormous significance as she has just flagged off a train to freedom – freedom from AIDS and the stigma associated with it.

National Child Reporters Meet
Children from villages and districts across the country gathered at Gandhi Darshan for the first ever National Child Reporters Meet, November 19th to 21st 2007.

The CRC@18: It’s Impact on a Generation of Children
While it is difficult to attribute progress and tangible results for children and families solely to the existence of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, its overall positive impact on the lives of millions of children and families around the globe

First National Child Reporters Meet in Delhi
A national workshop for child reporters is being held in New Delhi from today till 21st November at Gandhi Darshan.

The Convention on Child Right turns 18 today – Happy Birthday!
The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child turns 18 today, which means an entire generation of children has grown to adulthood under its protection.

Children's Day 2007 - Calendar of Events
India's first Prime Minister, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, was born on November 14. He was very fond of children and enjoyed meeting and interacting with them and being photographed with them. Children called him Chacha (Uncle) Nehru.

Children's Day 2007
November 14th is a celebration of ‘Children’s Day’ in the memory of our first Prime Minister, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. Fondly known as Chacha Nehru his message was clear. Children came first for him and he sought to provide our children with childhood.

Commission for Protection of Child Rights
This statutory body at the National and State level has been proposed to be set up under the Commission for Protection of Child Rights Act 2005.

A Special Policy on Universal Access for Children affected by HIV and AIDS
“I want to become a doctor despite all discrimination and problems I face today”..”I want to be a soldier and serve the country”..”I want to invent medicine which can kill HIV and make this world free of this disease” These are the dreams of some of the H

2nd anniversary of the Unite for Children Unite against AIDS Campaign
UNICEF is celebrating the second anniversary of the Unite for Children Unite against AIDS campaign on 25 October 2007.



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