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    GP, UNICEF to train adolescent in digital space

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:59pm on October 31, 2020

    Grameenphone, in collaboration with UNICEF, has extended the scope of online safety projects and introduced training for adolescents who are outside mainstream education. Through UNICEF’s...

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    UNICEF to stockpile 520m syringes by year-end

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:37am on October 20, 2020

    The UN Children’s Fund has begun laying the groundwork for COVID-19 vaccination by purchasing and pre-positioning syringes and other necessary equipment, reports Xinhua. UNICEF will...

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    Bangladesh has highest child marriage prevalence in South Asia

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 07:51pm on October 07, 2020

    Despite significant progress in recent years, Bangladesh has the highest prevalence of child marriage in South Asia and ranks among 10 countries in the world...

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    UNICEF names Mushfiq as new Nat'l Ambassador for children’s rights

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:21pm on October 04, 2020

    Former national cricket team captain Mushfiqur Rahim has been named as UNICEF’s newest National Ambassador in Bangladesh to promote children’s rights throughout the country. ‘Child...

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    Pandemic threatens lives of millions of children: UN

    Agence France-Presse .Paris | Updated at 10:25am on September 09, 2020

    Disruptions to health services due to the pandemic are putting millions of additional lives at risk worldwide, the United Nations said on Wednesday, warning that...

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    Rohingya children bearing brunt of COVID-19 disruptions: UNICEF

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:53am on August 25, 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt life for more than 460,000 Rohingya children living in Cox’s Bazar, said UNICEF on Monday. Education facilities in the camps...

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    Rohingyas face new challenge to manage COVID-19 threats

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:34pm on August 24, 2020

    The Rohingya refugee children and families in Cox’ Bazar of Bangladesh are facing new challenges of managing the threat of COVID-19. In spite of difficult...

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    Half of Bangladesh children poisoned by lead: UNICEF

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 05:08pm on July 30, 2020

    Over half of the children and young population in Bangladesh have concentrations of lead in their blood at levels likely to cause significant long-term health...

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    Prevent malnutrition caused by COVID-19: UNICEF

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 05:33pm on July 28, 2020

    Admissions for treating severely wasted children with medical complications in Bangladesh were down to 10 per cent in April 2020 compared to pre-pandemic levels, said...

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    Williamson worried about Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:12pm on June 27, 2020

    New Zealand Cricket team captain Kane Williamson expressed his concerns over the coronavirus situation in Bangladesh while appearing in an appeal for UNICEF. Williamson along...