UNICEF

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF )

Roundtable

‘City residents need to be involved in sewerage management too’

A roundtable on ‘Safe sanitation: Roadmap of Dhaka North City Corporation’, was organised by Dhaka City Corporation, UNICEF and Prothom Alo

‘City residents need to be involved in sewerage management too’

Coronavirus pandemic

'Over 50 child marriages from a school in Tangail'

As the school was closed in March last year amid the outbreak of coronavirus, teachers lost contact with their students for long and failed to stop early marriage of their students

'Over 50 child marriages from a school in Tangail'

UNICEF calls for schools to reopen in pandemic-hit nations

The United Nations children's agency UNICEF has urged education authorities to reopen schools as soon as possible in countries where millions of students are still not allowed to return to classrooms ...

Jayze Buban, 26, assists her daughter Lynie Jhane Madrigal in answering learning materials at their home, as face-to-face classes are yet to resume amid coronavirus disease (Covid-19), in Manila, Philippines, 16 September 2021.

Bangladesh lags behind goal to prevent child marriage

Child marriage has increased since the outbreak of coronavirus. Experts call for specific measures to be taken to address the issue

Bangladesh lags behind goal to prevent child marriage

Climate change: Adaptation and mitigation go hand in hand

Development partners will work closely with Bangladesh on climate change adaptation

Climate change: Adaptation and mitigation go hand in hand

Climate change:

'Children in Bangladesh, 3 other countries at extremely high risk'

Children in Bangladesh, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and India are among those most at risk of the impacts of climate change, threatening their health, education, and protection, according to a new Unicef ...

'Children in Bangladesh, 3 other countries at extremely high risk'

World leaders out of excuses on climate change, Thunberg, youth activists say

The world's children cannot afford more empty promises at this year's United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), youth activists including Greta Thunberg said, after a UN report found ...

World leaders out of excuses on climate change, Thunberg, youth activists say

Afghanistan

Some Taliban support girls’ education: UNICEF

Some Taliban local representatives had said they were waiting for guidance on the issue from their leaders, said Mustapha Ben Messaoud, UNICEF’s chief of field operations in Afghanistan

Some Taliban support girls’ education: UNICEF

Tech-savvy youths need to face challenges of the future

Youth makes up two-thirds of Bangladesh’s population. That means Bangladesh presently enjoys a demographic advantage. Youth, the driving force of any society, have the ability to adjust to any ...

The youth must be equipped in advanced technological skills to meet future challenges

Covid-19

Around 23m children deprived of routine vaccination

Nearly 23 million children missed out on routine vaccinations last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the highest number in more than a decade, fuelling outbreaks of measles, polio and other ...

Around 23m children deprived of routine vaccination
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