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UNICEF has been working in India since 1949. The largest UN organisation in the country is fully committed to working with the Government of India. Watch video...

India contributes to 18 per cent of all global maternal deaths. A large number of deaths are preventable through safe deliveries and adequate maternal care. A Facility-Based Newborn Care Unit (FBNCU) established with UNICEF support in the Indian state of Rajasthan is helping save about 90 per cent of 50,000 infants that are admitted to FBNCU annually

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HRD Minister, Kapil Sibal supports Awaaz Do Campaign [HQ]

“Every child in India is entitled to equitable and quality education. The RTE provides for that. The “Awaaz Do” campaign will help ensure it. If we want free, quality education for the eight million children who are out-of-school, let us be part of the “Awaaz Do” Champions campaign. I am part of it. You should be part of it.”

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Bringing Child Labourers Back to School

Special training programmes in Bihar currently called Residential Bridge Centres are helping former child labourers enter the school system and gives them support they need in their first crucial steps towards fulfilling their basic right to education.

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Priyanka Chopra appointed UNICEF National Ambassador

Priyanka Chopra started her collaboration with UNICEF in 2008. Since then, she has recorded a series of public service announcements championing girls’ education.

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Hundreds of Religious Leaders Meet to Stop HIV Stigma and Discrimnation

More than 400 religious leaders from around India traveled to the Art of Living International Centre to see how people of faith could tackle stigma and discrimination of those affected by HIV in the country.

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Healthy Hatrick- Anil Kumble Education PSA

"No one can stop me from my right to a good education" ... Education dissolves the barriers created by caste and gender.

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