Q:

What does the acronym UNICEF stand for?

A:

Quick Answer

UNICEF is the acronym for United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund. Although the organization is still known as UNICEF, the official name is now United Nations Children's Fund.

 Know More

Full Answer

Established in 1946, UNICEF is currently active in 190 countries and territories throughout the world, working to ensure that the rights of every child are honored. UNICEF focuses on child protection and social inclusion, child survival, education, and emergencies and humanitarian action. The work it does includes:

  • Protecting children from violence, exploitation and abuse
  • Providing HIV/AIDS pediatric treatment and prevention
  • Offering free, compulsory, quality education for all children
  • Implementing immunization, nutrition and sanitation programs
  • Aiding children and their families in conflict zones

Learn more about Social Services
Sources:

Related Questions

  • Q:

    What is EBT for SNAP?

    A:

    EBT is an acronym for Electronic Benefits Transfer, and is the system used to remit government funds in the SNAP program. SNAP is an acronym for Supplementary Nutritional Assistance Program and is the government food-stamp program. An EBT card functions similarly to a debit card at eligible retailers, and is used to purchase SNAP-eligible food items.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What does C6H12O6 stand for?

    A:

    According to the Encyclopaedia Britannica, C6H12O6 is the molecular formula for the carbohydrate glucose. C6H12O6 also makes up the formula for a number of other compounds, including fructose, galactose and inositol.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What does .net stand for?

    A:

    The .net domain is derived from the word "network," as the .net suffix was intended for use by networking organizations, and primarily Internet services providers. Due to a lack of enforcement of those original guidelines, the .net domain is now in general use.

    Full Answer >
  • Q:

    What does DM3 stand for?

    A:

    DM3 stands for cubic decimeter in the International System of Units measurement system. In the United States, this volumetric quantity is called a liter. It is also equivalent to 1,000 cubic centimeters.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:

Explore