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Yuwaah Youth Skilling Initiative

Current context: Ministry of Women and Child Development has announced that the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has launched ‘YuWaah’ Generation Unlimited in India.
Yuwaah Youth Skilling Initiative  
  • Generation Unlimited, called YuWaah in India, is a multi-stakeholder alliance that aims to provide relevant skills to the youth for productive lives and the future of work.
  • The target age group of YuWaah includes adolescent girls and boys.
  • Its key mission is to promote access to foundational, transferable and 21st century skills for youth inside and outside formal education systems.
  • The skills provided under the YuWaah includes defining foundational skills, life skills and flexible learning and identifying and scaling impactful delivery models.
  • YuWaah intends to create platforms to guide youth to market opportunities (career guidance, mentorship, internships, apprenticeships) and facilitate integration of career guidance in school education.

Question: 

Q.1 Which among the following has recently launched ‘YuWaah’ Generation Unlimited in India?
a. UNICEF
b. WHO
c. World Bank
d. Asian Development Bank
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