In order to reach every child in India, UNICEF India is dedicated to continuing its government support throughout this extraordinary development journey. Our mission is to provide every Indian child with the best possible start in life as well as opportunities for growth and development. In order to accomplish this, UNICEF India is working with partners and its technical expertise to address the underlying causes of a number of complex structural issues. Relies on support and donations from businesses and individuals to sustain and expand health, nutrition, water and sanitation, education, and child protection programs for all girls and boys in India.
What are UNICEF India’s Programs?
They are dedicated to advancing the rights of Indian boys and girls, especially the most disadvantaged. They operate all over India to protect the rights of children, help them reach their full potential, and save their lives.
UNICEF India collaborates with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and other partners to enhance services and provide women and children with high-quality care. UNICEF addresses the factors that prevent these mothers and children from receiving the health information and care they require, focusing on the most vulnerable.
UNICEF India works to uphold the rights of children to grow up in a family that is free from abuse, violence, and exploitation.
All Indian children must have access to inclusive, equitable, and high-quality education, according to UNICEF India. In 17 states, the state governments, civil society, academic institutions, and the private sector all closely collaborate with UNICEF.
In order to maximize each child’s chances of survival, growth, and development, UNICEF India works to ensure they are all well-fed and receive the best nutrition possible.
Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene
Every child in India has access to safe sanitation facilities, clean water, and good hygiene practices thanks to the cooperation of UNICEF India, the government, and other organizations.
Social Policy and Social Protection
UNICEF India works to produce data on child development, promote increased public and private investment in children, strengthen child-friendly local government institutions, and assess social protection programs for kids and families.
Adolescent Development and Participation
The next generation of leaders and change-makers in India are being actively engaged and empowered by UNICEF India.
Gender disparities both in the lives of those who care for them and in the lives of children have the potential to prevent each child from realizing their full potential.
Early Childhood Development (ECD)
In addition to training them to provide high-quality early childhood education, UNICEF India supports the training of frontline workers to engage and mentor parents in providing nurturing care, responsive feeding, early stimulation, and support for children’s learning at home.
Disaster Risk Reduction
The main goals of UNICEF’s risk reduction strategies are to improve public health systems, water security, and overall preparedness for floods and famines, expand child-friendly spaces, increase social sector recovery readiness, provide comprehensive school safety and security, and manage the supply chain for relief operations.
Planning, Monitoring, and Evaluation
UNICEF India works tirelessly to gather data, encourage its analysis, and make it available for use in programming, advocacy, and policy discussions in the area.It promotes information management and dissemination to guarantee access to the most recent statistics on women and children in India.
Communication for Development
All development goals and government priorities require behavioral and social change, especially when it comes to encouraging the adoption of positive behaviors and practices and establishing new norms, such as changing harmful gender norms.
Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability
Promoting the right of every child to a healthy and sustainable future. The four pillars that support UNICEF’s climate and environmental sustainability strategy are:
- i) Make children focus on environmental strategies
- ii) reduce emissions and pollution
iii) empower children as agents of change,
- iv) protect children from impacts.
The potential for UNICEF to programmatically implement large-scale climate-related initiatives has been initially identified in five areas..
UNICEF India is a leading charity focused on improving the lives of children in India, focusing on health, nutrition, water, sanitation, education, and child protection. By offering basic healthcare and supporting children’s safety, UNICEF India aims to reduce child mortality, increase school enrollment rates, and protect children from violence. In collaboration with government partners and organizations, UNICEF India continues to work towards a better future for children in India.