The UN Children’s Fund is now the first UN organization to hold and make transactions in cryptocurrency.
UN says nearly half of Afghanistan's children out of school due to worsening security, poverty and sex discrimination
Nearly half of Afghanistan's children are not attending school because of worsening security, poverty and sex discrimination, according to a new UN report Sunday
The United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) has estimated that nearly 3,86,000 babies were born on New Year's Day, with India heading the list with 69,070.
Madhya Pradesh's dismal child health indicators can improve with better sanitation, focus on maternal care
Women's empowerment, better sanitation, and improvement in maternal health could improve the nutritional status of children in Madhya Pradesh.
The report also examines how the internet increases children's vulnerability to risks and harms, including by misusing their private information etc.
Nearly 340,000 Rohingya children are living in squalid conditions in Bangladesh camps where they lack enough food, clean water and health care, said UNICEF.
A rubella and polio vaccination campaign for 1.5 lakh children of Rohingya refugees started in Bangladesh on Saturday
Nepal has been elected to the UNICEF Executive Board, representing the group of Asia-Pacific countries for the term 2016-2018.
Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai on Monday criticised Nigerian and world leaders for failing to help free 219 schoolgirls kidnapped a year ago by Boko Haram militants.