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On December 31, 2019, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) released its annual report. The report stated that since 1989, the number of countries experiencing conflicts has increased and the attacks on children has increased as well. Highlights According to the report, the number of attacks on children since 2010 has increased three-fold. The agency ..
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The World Children’s Day also known as Universal Children’s Day is observed every year across the world on 20th November. The purpose of this day is to improve child welfare worldwide, promote and celebrate children’s rights and promote togetherness and awareness amongst all children. This day is promoted and coordinated by United Nations Children’s Fund ..
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The Constitution of the World Health Organization states that “The enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health is one of the fundamental rights of every human being without distinction of race, religion, political belief, economic or social condition”. The right to health implies that: Everyone should have access to the health services they require, As ..
Topics: Children's rights • Constitution of India • Directive Principles • Economic, social and cultural rights • Fundamental rights • Fundamental rights in India • Human rights instruments • International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights • Law by country • Politics by country • Right to Health • Rights
India has been ranked 117th out of 181 countries in the 2019 KidsRight Index, which ranks countries on the basis of how much they are involved and equipped to improve child rights. Iceland made the top position with an overall score of 0.967, followed by Portugal, and Switzerland. The annual global index is an initiative ..
Topics: Children's rights • Countries • Economic development • Erasmus University Rotterdam • Iceland • Organizations • UNICEF • United Nations • United Nations Development Group • United Nations Development Programme
A ban to smack children in their back is a step closer. the Welsh government published a bill to remove reasonable punishment as a defence. If passed the children will have the same protection from physical punishments as the adults. However there are campaigns being conducted against it as it woulf criminalise ordinary parents. the ..