Children's rights: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Right to Health: A Fundamental Right

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 ..

India ranked 117th in 2019 KidsRight Index

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 ..

Smacking ban in Wales a step closer

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 ..

2018 Universal Children’s Day (UCD)

The Universal Children’s Day (UCD) is observed every year on 20th of November across the world to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improving children’s welfare. The 2018 theme is ‘Children are taking ..

National Commission for Protection of Child Rights

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights is a statutory body set up in 2007 under Commissions for Protection of Child Rights Act, 2005. Objective of this commission is to protect, promote and defend ..