Ans: Established in 1946 by United Nations, UNICEF started its journey in India in 1949 and has been working closely with the Government of India to help the country’s children realize their dreams and get the best start in life.
Ans: UNICEF is fully committed to working with the Government of India to ensure that each child gets the best start in life, thrives and develops to his or her full potential.For more details on UNICEF’s journey in India since 1949, Visit :- http://unicef.in/
Ans: The priority areas that UNICEF is presently supporting the Government of India with are: a) Reducing Neonatal Deaths: UNICEF in partnership with the Government of India is committed to building a national focus on the threat of Neo-natal Mortality and aims at ending all preventable newborn deaths by 2030 b) Child Survival Growth and Development: UNICEF in association with the Government of India is engaged in a series of interventions to protect children from abuse and exploitation with important legislative achievements including the Juvenile Justice Act (2000), the Child Marriage Act (2006), the Right to Education Act and the Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS, 2009) c) Protective and Learning Environment: UNICEF in association with the Government of India is engaged in a series of interventions to promote all children in school and learning by implementing the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan(SSA) programme and the Right to Education Act, 2009 towards ensuring universal elementary education d) Adolescent Empowerment: UNICEF in partnership with the Government of India is engaged in a series of initiatives focused on empowering Adolescents in India and recognizing them as agents of change e) Evidence Based Policy Influencing & Advocacy: Advancing Evidence Based Policy Influencing & Advocacy, UNICEF in association with the Government of India has focused on protecting and promoting children’s and women’s rights based on equity focused programming. For more information Visit :- http://unicef.in/
Ans: To join our campaigns Visit :- http://unicef.in