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‘A Future for the World’s Children’ report released

A report titled ‘A Future for the World’s Children’ was recently released by a World Health Organization (WHO) Commission, UNICEF and the Lancet journal. The report included a new ‘Global Flourishing index’, which compares the countries in measures of child survival and well-being. Out of the total of 180 countries assessed, India is placed at ..

Prince Charles launches children’s protection fund for India

The Prince of Britain, Charles has recently unveiled a new children’s protection fund for India. This fund is a part of the charity founded by him in 2007, the British Asian Trust. The trust was founded to fight poverty in South Asia. Noted American singer Katy Perry was named as the ambassador of the new ..

World Day against Child Labour

World Day against Child Labour 2019 was observed on 12 June to raise awareness about the plight of child labourers worldwide with the theme ‘Children shouldn t work in fields, but on dreams’. What is Child Labour? The International Labour Organisation (ILO) defines child labour as “work that deprives children of their childhood, their potential ..

Tackling Anaemia

Even though India has was to dramatically reduce the number of people living in extreme poverty from 306 million people living on less than $1.90 (on a PPP basis) a day in 2011 to 48 million today, it is puzzling to see why it has been unable to show a similar dynamism in its record ..