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Thematic Information Packages 2009

CRC@20
On 20 November 2009, India along with the global community celebrates the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child by the United Nations General Assembly .

CRC@20 -Commemorating Key Landmarks in Child Rights
On 20 November 2009, India celebrated the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child by the United Nations General Assembly. This Data Package gives you an overview of the situation of the Rights of Child in the country.

CRC@20 - The Right to Survival: Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
On the 20th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), UNICEF’s long- standing support to improving water supply, sanitation and hygiene is highlighted and it is reinforced that these are central to ensuring the rights of children.

Right to Survival- Health and Nutrition
The 20th anniversary of CRC calls for ensuring every child has access to the basic right of survival. Society must save the large number of lives snuffed out within the first few days of life.

CRC@20 - Right to Protection
Child protection is an issue in every country and a high priority for UNICEF. Under the Convention on the Rights of the Child and other international treaties, all children have the right to be protected from harm.

CRC@20- The Right to Education
Over the last sixty years, India has made significant progress towards ensuring that quality education is available for all the children in the country.

The Right to Protection and Dignity – End Corporal Punishment
Enactment of the new legislation will be the first step towards the prohibition of corporal punishment in schools and other educational institutions.

IKEA Foundation
On 20 November 2009, India along with the global community celebrates the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child by the United Nations General Assembly .

Exide
On 20 November 2009, India along with the global community celebrates the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child by the United Nations General Assembly .

Goodwill Ambassador Sharmila Tagore Supports HIV Affected in Rajasthan
Guddu told his story to Bollywood star and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Sharmila Tagore, who was on a two-day field visit to the state to see how those HIV-infected and affected are coping with the disease

UNICEF Announces Nominees for 2009 International Children’s Day of Broadcasting Awards
All India Radio Lucknow also bags International Children’s Day of Broadcasting (ICDB) Regional Award.

Kyunki… Jeena Issi Ka Naam Hai - Paving a Path for Positive Change
A unique take on the popular soap opera format, the UNICEF led Hindi entertainment-education serial Kyunki… Jeena Issi Ka Naam Hai (Because… That’s What Life Is) takes a firm and progressive stand for a healthy India in an entirely refreshing way.

Young delegates represent India at J8 Summit
Seventeen-year-old Samuel Venkatesan is one of the voices representing young India at the Junior 8 summit in Rome this year. Joining him are 16-year old Sanjukta Pangi, from Koraput, Orissa and 15 year old Narendra Kumar from Rae-Bareli, Uttar Pradesh.

Help UNICEF and Indian cricketers in their fight to eradicate the threat of HIV and AIDS
Globally in 2007, an estimated 2.1 million children under 15 years old were living with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), and 290,000 children died of AIDS and 420,000 children were newly infected.

State of World's Children Report 2009
On 20 November 2009, India along with the global community celebrates the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child by the United Nations General Assembly .

 

 

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