What we do
We are dedicated to advancing the rights of all girls and boys in India, especially the most disadvantaged.
We work across India to save children’s lives, help them fulfill their potential and defend their rights.
We work to improve maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health through collaboration with communities, governments and partners in India.
We work to ensure the realization of children's rights to grow up in a family environment, protected from violence, abuse and exploitation.
UNICEF is committed to ensuring all children in India have access to inclusive and equitable quality education.
We work to ensure that all children in the country are well nourished and receive optimal nutrition to promote their survival, growth and development.
Water, sanitation and hygiene
We work with government and partners to ensure that every child in India has access to clean water, basic toilets and practices good hygiene behaviors.
Social policy and inclusion
UNICEF works to create an enabling policy environment for equity and children’s rights in India.
Adolescent development and participation
UNICEF is working to engage and empower adolescents in India to be the next generation of leaders and change makers.
Early Childhood Development (ECD)
The early moments matter and are essential for every child to reach their full potential.
Disaster risk reduction
India is among the world’s most disaster-prone countries with 27 of its 29 states and seven union territories exposed to recurrent natural hazards.
Planning, monitoring and evaluation
Evidence-based policy planning and programming for the advancement of every child.