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1 in 20 girls experience rape between ages of 15 and 19: UN report finds

While there have been remarkable gains for girls in education, little headway has been made to help shape a more equal, less violent environment for them

Published on 5th March 2020
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According to a recent UN report, 1 in 4 children live in a country of conflict or disaster 

Sweden, which holds the Security Council presidency this month, organised the open meeting on the theme 'Protecting Children Today Prevents Conflict Tomorrow'

Published on 10th July 2018
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COVID-19 lockdown in India has impacted education of over 247 million school children: UNICEF report

However, the report has highlighted the efforts done by the central and state government to continue education for children through multiple e-platforms like web portals, mobile apps, TV channels, etc

Published on 24th June 2020
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Malala Yousafzai warns 20 million girls may never return to school post COVID-19

According to a UN report released last month, the global coronavirus pandemic has created the largest disruption of education systems in history, affecting nearly 1.6 billion students

Published on 20th September 2020
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Over 5 million people internally displaced in India in 2019, says UN report

The report said that natural disasters resulted in more new displacements than conflict and violence. Almost 10 million new displacements in 2019 were recorded in East Asia and the Pacific

Published on 5th May 2020
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Poor diets threaten health more than malaria, tuberculosis, measles, says UN report

The report proposes a series of policy actions across the entire food system, including educating all concerned

Published on 9th November 2018
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These Odia boys are taking Gujarat by storm with 'Go Aahar' which helps farmers grow fodder in a controlled environment 

In boxes that vary from 12x8 feet to 60x30 feet, farmers can grow fodder within seven days. Humidity, temperature, room pressure, carbon dioxide and nitrogen — everything is controlled

Published on 19th January 2019
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UN report says child death declined faster in India over the past five years

According to the report, the gender gap in child survival has reduced almost four-fold in the last five years. However, an estimated 6.3 million children under 15 years of age died in 2017.

Published on 18th September 2018
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UN report says it will take us 257 years to close gap between women and men in economic terms

The UNDP 2020 report ranks India at a staggering 122 among 189 countries in its Gender Inequality Index. India has a score of 0.501 (2018) while Switzerland which tops the list has just 0.037

Published on 1st July 2020
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UN report says that India made rapid progress in increasing access to sanitation in schools

The annual report is produced by the World Health Organization/UN Children's Fund Joint Monitoring Programme which monitors global progress on drinking water, sanitation and hygiene

Published on 3rd September 2018
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Unhappy India: Meet the country's happiness experts, learn where to study happiness as India plumbs depths in UN Happiness Index

As Indians were ranked among the unhappiest people the world over in the UN Happiness Index, yet again, we take a look at the people for whom happiness is a full time business, Like, literally!

Published on 21st March 2017
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World is on notice as one million species face extinction: UN report on impact of humans on nature

The study also discusses progress on key international goals, such as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Aichi Biodiversity Targets and the Paris Agreement on climate change

Published on 7th May 2019

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