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World Children's Day

We must invest more in children

Unfortunately, the current levels of investment for children’s education, health or technology in Bangladesh is very low compared to neighbouring countries in South Asia

We must invest more in children

World Children's Day

UNICEF Superstar

The UNICEF Superstar Campaign was launched during the 2020 lockdown in Bangladesh

UNICEF Superstar

‘If we don't invest in childhood, we lose all opportunities to ensure economic growth’

Yett spoke to 13-year-old child journalist Gargee Tanushree Paul on the occasion of World Children’s Day about issues affecting children today, and what the government, UNICEF and partner ...

‘If we don't invest in childhood, we lose all opportunities to ensure economic growth’

World Children's Day at a glance

On 20 November 1989, world leaders adopted the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. This is the most extensive global commitment in the world's history

World Children's Day at a glance

World Children's Day

Matiur Rahman with the Editor for a Day

Rupkatha Rahman, a student of Class 12 at Dhaka's Holy Cross College, was given the symbolic responsibility of being Prothom Alo's Editor for a Day on the occasion of World Children's Day

Matiur Rahman with the Editor for a Day

World Children's Day

Our hopes on World Children's Day

Today is 20 November, World Children Day. Children from different parts of the country shared their expectations with us to mark this special day.

We must respect the rights of children for a better future and better planet

Clearing Afghanistan's landmines one careful step a time

About 41,000 Afghan civilians have been killed or wounded by landmines and unexploded ordnance since 1988, according to the United Nations Mine Action Service

This picture taken on 9 November, 2021 shows deminers from the HALO Trust working in Nad-e-Ali village in Helmand province

Father’s extramarital affair led to killing of 5-yr-old daughter: RAB

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) have arrested a man and his four associates from the city for allegedly killing his daughter over his alleged extramarital affair in Debidwar upazila of ...

Father’s extramarital affair led to killing of 5-yr-old daughter: RAB

World Pneumonia Day

24 thousand under 5 children die of pneumonia in Bangladesh annually

Every year 24,000 children under five years of age die of pneumonia in Bangladesh. And 13 per cent of them die due to oxygen deficiency. In the hospitals, 45 per cent of under 5 cdeaths are due to ...

24 thousand under 5 children die of pneumonia in Bangladesh annually

Nearly 240m children with disabilities around world: UNICEF

The number of children with disabilities globally is estimated at almost 240 million, according to a new UNICEF report.

Nearly 240m children with disabilities around world: UNICEF
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