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 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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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. ..
United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has appointed popular singer Nahid Afrin (17) of Assam as the first ‘Youth Advocate’ of the northeastern region to fight for child rights. UNICEF engages ‘Youth Advocates’ to harness their voice as agents ..