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Pandemic, and financial struggles fuel rise in child marriages in Andhra Pradesh

At a review meeting for the Nadu-Nedu scheme, Bapatla collector revealed 610 children from the district are not in school and child marriages continue, particularly among girls aged 12 to 15

Published on 12th January 2023
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Andhra Pradesh is right at the top when it comes to pre-school attendance in Southern states, reveals survey

Pre-school attendance, such as at an anganwadi centre, improved school readiness by providing quality learning through interactive play methods with qualified instructors, the survey pointed out

Published on 15th May 2022
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Study reveals that 46 per cent of girls below the age of 15 are anaemic in India

As far as global numbers are concerned, anaemia affects as many as 1.62 billion people across the world. This corresponds to 24.8 per cent of the population

Published on 26th January 2022
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Almost 75 per cent of India's severely malnourished children live in UP and Bihar, says WCD Ministry

Uttar Pradesh has 3,55,314 severely malnourished children. This accounts to 39.5 per cent of the total number of malnourished children in the country

Published on 20th December 2021
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What The FAQ: What is multidimensional poverty and why do we need a National Multidimensional Poverty Index?

NITI Aayog released the National Multidimensional Poverty Index baseline report which is very telling of the state-wise poverty index

Published on 27th November 2021
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NFHS 5: Every fourth woman aged 20-24 fell prey to child marriage even as percentage drops

The percentage of women who ever experienced spousal violence was highest in Tamil Nadu (38.1 per cent), followed by Uttar Pradesh (34.8 per cent), Jharkhand (31.5 per cent), Odisha (30.6 per cent)

Published on 25th November 2021
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What The FAQ: What is the National Family Health Survey all about and how is it conducted?

The National Family Health Survey (NFHS) Five was conducted in two phases and the results of phase two came out on November 24

Published on 25th November 2021
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Campaign to address child health and malnutrition launched in Odisha

National Health Family Survey data reveals, 40 children (per 1000 live birth) still die within the first year of life, and 49 (per 1000 live birth) die before they reach 5 years of age

Published on 30th July 2017

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