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What Are The Main Functions Of Unicef?

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UNICEF stands for United Nations Children's Fund. It is a subsidiary organization of United Nations that was established after World War II in December 1946. The main aim of the organization is to provide proper health care and food to children and women of the world.

Following are some of the functions of UNICEF:

- Providing Basic Education Infrastructure to the world
- Increasing Child Survival rate in the developing world.
- Gender equality through education for girls.
- Protection of children from any form of violence and abuse
- Protecting and advocating the rights of children.
- Immunization of infants from different diseases.
- Provision of adequate nutrition and safe drinking water to children
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Promote children´s rights

Help the poor kids to meet their basic needs

Help them to expand their opportunities to reach their full potential.
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Provides funds for training of health and sanitation workers, and crèche workers

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how the unicef org fond?

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UNICEF provides services in primary health-care, nutrition, basic education, sanitation and women's development in developing countries.

The main functions of UNICEF are broadly divided into the following categories:

  • UNICEF works for the protection of children in respect of their survival, health, and well being. This is done in cooperation with individuals, civic groups, governments and the private sector.

  • It provides funds for training the personnel, including health and sanitation workers, teachers and nutritionists. Universal Child Immunizations against preventable diseases by 1990 was one of the leading goals of UNICEF.

  • It provides technical supplies, equipment and other aids, ranging from paper for textbooks, to equipments and medicines to health clinics, to pipes and pumps for bringing clean water to villages .

  • It assists governments to plan, develop and extend community-based services in the fields of maternal and child healths, nutrition, clean water and sanitation.

  • It provides help to children and mothers in emergencies arising from natural calamities, civil strifes and epidemics.

  • It makes effort to prevent diseases like T.B., malaria, eye diseases, skin diseases, etc.

  • UNICEF performs various other functions. As the sole agency for children, it speaks on behalf of children and upholds the Convention on the Rights of the Child and works for its implementation. UNICEF was awarded the Nobel Prize for peace in the year 1965 and the Indira Gandhi Prize for peace in 1989.

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