- India is a story of gains and gaps: UNICEF Representative
Aug 07, 2013
Louis-Georges Arsenault, UNICEF India Representative, in an interview with OneWorld South Asia, strongly states child marriage is a big impediment to women's true empowerment. Excerpts from the interview.
[Child marriage] [South Asia] [Children with disabilities] [Child mortality] [India] [Education Policy] [UNICEF] [Child protection] [Education For All] [Child Rights]
- Nothing is as good as mother’s milk for a baby: Mrinal Pande
Aug 23, 2013
Mrinal Pande, Chairperson, Broadcasting Corporation of India (Prasar Bharati), in an interview to OneWorld South Asia, said that mothers should discard age-old superstitions and adopt breastfeeding in the best interest of their babies.
[South Asia] [Child mortality] [Children] [Women's Safety] [India] [Child protection]
- Maternal health in India: Betting big on midwives, ANMs
Apr 13, 2015
According to a top Indian health official citizen participation is the key to reducing maternal mortality rate in the country.
[South Asia] [Child protection] [SDGs] [Healthcare] [India] [Child mortality rate] [Panchayat]
- India’s Kailash, Pak’s Malala win Nobel peace prize-2014
Oct 10, 2014
The South Asian duo has been awarded for their unrelenting efforts against the suppression of children and young people.
[Child Abuse] [Child lobour] [Child protection] [Child Rights] [Malala Yousafzai] [Nobel Peace Prize]
- SDGs to face challenge of 750 mn child marriages by 2030
Jun 30, 2016
According to a latest report by UNICEF, the world is all set to witness 750 million child marriages by 2030 making it a tough nut for global goals.
[India] [Children] [Child protection] [Child mortality] [South America] [Child abuse] [UNICEF] [South Africa] [Child marriage]
- Child protection never a concern for India, say activists
Mar 25, 2013
It is crucial for the post-2015 development framework to include a goal on child protection, said experts at a meeting convened by Butterflies, an Indian NGO, and Family for Every Child, a global network of child rights groups, in New Delhi.
[Child protection] [Post-2015 Development Agenda] [United Nations] [Child rights] [India]
- Manifesto of the not-yet-franchised
Aug 28, 2013
Young people, boys and girls, from across India came up with a 11-point manifesto reminding the government and the UN to move towards inclusive and sustainable growth.
[Child rights] [South Asia] [Child protection] [Accountability] [India]
- Indian PM announces three new vaccines for children
Jul 04, 2014
India is committed to tackle child mortality and provide health for all through multiple initiatives, said Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.
[Child protection] [India] [Child mortality rate] [South Asia]