Afghan girls must not be excluded from school: UNICEF

KABUL: The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has welcomed the reopening of secondary schools in Afghanistan on Saturday, after months of closure due to coronavirus pandemic, but stressed that girls must not be kept from the classroom. “We are deeply worried”,

Pakistan listed among countries with highest number of births on New Year’s Eve

Pakistan has been ranked among the top ten countries with the highest number of births recorded on New Year’s Day. The report was published by the United Nations (UN) Children’s Agency. As per UNICEF, an estimated 371,504 babies were born

UNICEF launches $6.4 billion appeal to help 190 million children

GENEVA: The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) launched its largest-ever emergency funding appeal for $6.4 billion to reach more than 190 million children affected by humanitarian crises amidst the coronavirus pandemic. The appeal, which includes essential support and services through the

UNICEF plans to deliver 2 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines

GENEVA: The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has announced to deliver nearly 2 billion doses of the coronavirus vaccine to developing countries in 2021. In a statement, UNICEF said it was working with the World Health Organization (WHO)

Thunberg donates prize money to support children during pandemic

STOCKHOLM: Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has donated a $100,000 prize she won from a Danish foundation to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) for use against the COVID-19 pandemic. “Like the climate crisis, the coronavirus pandemic is a child

Usman Dar discusses Kamyab Jawan’s collaboration with UNICEF

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Youth Affairs Usman Dar on Monday received Chief of Education UNICEF Ms Ellen van Kalmthout and discussed future collaboration with the PM Kamyab Jawan Programme. While talking about various components of PM