- India’s policy disability has crippled the rights of disabled: Javed Abidi
May 30, 2013
Representatives of the disabled community in India strongly advocate for the inclusion of disability in the post-2015 development agenda.
[Millennium Development Goals] [MDGs] [India] [Disability] [South Asia]
- Despite progress, gender inequality persists: study
Jul 10, 2015
The MDG report-2015 states that women continue to face discrimination in many parts of the world.
[India] [Gender Inequality] [Women empowerment] [Millennium Development Goals] [Gender Empowerment] [UN] [South Asia]
- 15 million to get access to HIV antiretroviral treatment
Jul 16, 2013
UN framework to give 15 million people access to HIV antiretroviral treatment.
[HIV/AIDS] [Disease] [Millennium Development Goals] [UN] [Health] [World Health Organisation]
- New HIV infections down by 49% in Southern Asia: report
Jul 07, 2015
The report also reveals that under-five mortality rate in South Asia has fallen by 60 per cent or more since 1990.
[Health MDGs] [India] [Millennium Development Goals] [South Asia] [UN-ESCAP]
- India, China played central role in poverty reduction: report
Jul 07, 2015
Despite significant gains accomplished by the MDGs, progress has been uneven across the globe, the final MDG report reveals.
[China] [India] [Millennium Development Goals] [South Asia] [Poverty and Hunger]
- India to see a dip in malaria cases by 2015: report
Dec 18, 2012
The malaria burden is concentrated in 14 endemic countries, which account for an estimated 80% of malaria deaths, says a WHO report.
[Indian Malaria Deaths] [WHO] [Health MDGs] [Health] [South Asia] [Millennium Development Goals] [Nepal]
- MDG report 2013: UN calls on nations to step up efforts
Jul 04, 2013
Countries across the world have already made great strides on health targets, and are within close reach of achieving them by 2015.
[Millennium Development Goals] [Health] [Health MDGs]
- Maldives has met most of its MDGs: President
Jan 03, 2014
Maldives has made rapid strides since then and are no longer classified as an LDC, said the President of the Republic of Maldives, Yameen Abdul Gayoom.
[Maldives] [South Asia] [Millennium Development Goals]
- Indian metropolitans likely to become disaster ‘hotspots’
Jul 11, 2013
In the wake of the Uttrakhand flood fury, World Bank has warned that Indian cities may face threat of extreme floods, intense cyclones and rising sea levels in near future, writes Rakesh Sood.
[Climate] [Millennium Development Goals] [South Asia] [World Bank] [Disaster] [Climate Change] [India]
- Child sex ratio in India declines sharply: report
Jul 22, 2014
Gender-biased sex selection is an extreme form and manifestation of gender discrimination, say UN Women and UNFPA
[UNFPA] [child sex ratio] [UN Women] [Girl child] [Women and children] [Millennium Development Goals] [India] [Discrimination] [Gender Inequality] [Female feticide] [Women]
- Millennium Development Goals are within reach: report
Jul 02, 2013
The targets that have already been met include halving the number of people living in extreme poverty and providing more than two billion people with access to improved sources of drinking water.
[Sustainable Development] [Poverty and hunger] [Millennium Development Goals]
- End of poverty possible in our generation: report
Jan 11, 2013
We seem to be finally gaining on absolute poverty, the report by an NGO asserts, even as we near the 2015 deadline of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
[Clean energy] [Child Rights] [Education] [Health and Nutrition] [Education Policy] [Education For All] [Health MDGs] [Health] [Girl education] [Millennium Development Goals]
- Decide on the post-2015 agenda: Hasina to world leaders
Sep 25, 2013
"The world leaders must provide visionary leadership and sincere commitment for achieving common goals for the sustenance of our world," she said.
[South Asia] [Bangladesh] [Sustainable Development] [Millennium Development Goals] [Sheikh Hasina]