Unicef

August 17, 2022
August 17, 2022

Tendulkar asks Maria Manda, 'Kemon acho?'

Indian cricket great Sachin Tendulkar exchanged greetings with Bangladesh midfielder Maria Manda and shared sporting advice while talking to the country's representatives of UNICEF as the organization’s Goodwill Ambassador for the South Asia Region on the occasion of International Youth Day through a video call.

July 25, 2022
July 25, 2022

Drowning 2nd leading cause of death for Bangladeshi children under 5

Each year, over 14,000 children in Bangladesh die due to drowning. Although largely unrecognised, drowning is the second leading cause of death for children under the age of five in the country, making it a major public health problem.

July 16, 2022
July 16, 2022

"Covid-19 fuelled largest continued backslide in childhood vaccinations"

The largest sustained decline in childhood vaccinations in approximately 30 years has been recorded in official data published today (July 16, 2022) by World Health Organisation and Unicef.

July 14, 2022
July 14, 2022

Nearly 3 out of 4 youths in 92 countries lack employable skills

Nearly three quarters of young people – aged 15 to 24 – in 92 countries with available data are off-track to acquire the skills needed for employment.

June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022

9 out of 10 Bangladeshi children want more education, health allocation: Unicef survey

Nine out of ten Bangladeshi children say it is very important for the government to spend more on education, health and other areas that directly impact children, according to a new survey of Unicef.

June 17, 2022
June 17, 2022

37 million children displaced, highest since World War 2: Unicef

Conflict, violence and other crises left a record 36.5 million children displaced from their homes at the end of 2021, the highest number recorded since World War 2.

June 6, 2022
June 6, 2022

Break the trend, invest more in children

Too many children in Bangladesh miss out on a childhood and live precarious lives as they are forced to drop out of school, take up hazardous work, or enter into child marriage.

June 1, 2022
June 1, 2022

Bangladesh top recipient of vaccines from Unicef

Unicef delivered over 190 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines to Bangladesh through Covax in one year.

May 31, 2022
May 31, 2022

Bangladesh No. 1 recipient of Covid vaccines from Unicef under Covax

Unicef delivered over 190 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines to Bangladesh through Covax in one year.

May 28, 2022
May 28, 2022

Making up for learning loss in Covid: Govt should take up nationwide programme

Unicef has recommended that the government prioritise a countrywide remedial programme for recovering the learning loss caused by 18 months of school closure amid the Covid pandemic.