Are Delhi schools serving unhealthy food?
Schools in Delhi are serving unhealthy food to the students. An inspection by the Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights has found that …
FSSAI must ensure food regulations at schools are mandatory
Despite directions and advisories, foods high in fat, salt and sugar are easily available in schools; this calls for stricter and mandatory …
Is Chandrababu’s call for more children an indirect push for Amaravati megacity
Andhra chief minister's new-found concern about declining population may have something to do with his plans for a grand new capital city
Incremental child budget won’t bring transformational change
If tomorrow’s budget sticks to being just about an incremental change of numbers, nothing much will change. Transformation always needs …
Too much screen time linked to an epidemic of myopia among young people
Patients having atopic dermatitis, food allergy have structural differences in skin
Identifying such differences will help prevent children at an elevated risk from developing food allergies
‘Need to be accompanied biggest reason for girl student drop outs’
New study says 90 per cent of over 3,000 girls in 1,604 households across four states claimed this to be the reason
Assam schoolchildren draw up agenda for 2019 Lok Sabha elections
About 500 girls from Assam, aged 14-19, have produced a 'Children’s Agenda' focusing on health, nutrition, water, sanitation and …
Wealth, inequality and children’s right to survival in India
The National Family Health Survey – 4 shows how economic inequality has a direct effect on stunting and wasting of India’s children
Messages matter: Are junk food ads creating a crisis for today’s children?
Advertisements featuring junk food and even cartoon characters endorsing unhealthy foods can lead to problems for children today
Increased participation of women in workforce will lead to better outcomes: ILO report
The paper says that enterprises with gender-inclusive cultures are over 60 per cent more likely to have improved profits and productivity
Most African countries don’t have real-time air pollution monitors: Unicef
This includes Chad, Somalia and the Central African Republic where air pollution has reached emergency levels
Every third child in the world is poor: UN
Children are more prone to poverty than adults across the world
Even India’s best-governed states are not a 100% in child health: Report
It finds that states like Kerala and Tamil Nadu, which did well in overall child well-being, slipped down in child health indicators
305 million African children will be living in extreme poverty by 2030: Report
New British think tank report suggests cash transfers, access to basic services and redistributive public finance can help in curtailing child poverty
Fetching water from miles away increases risk of death: UK study
'Children of women who fetch water in this manner are especially disadvantaged'
2 of 3 child deaths in India due to malnutrition: Report
Children under 5 in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Assam and Rajasthan worst-hit, finds study of 2017 data by ICMR, PHFI and NIN
Africa: We must go beyond singular responses in the fight against child poverty
Policies need to address in all the complexities of child poverty
Simply put: Children's Day
'We need better awareness to stop this trend of old age pregnancies'
Jaideep Malhotra, president of the Indian Society for Assisted Reproduction (ISAR) and director of Rainbow IVF, talks to Down To Earth about the …
Kids facing effects of climate change are taking their governments to court
Besides protesting, youth are also increasingly in the courts, suing governments for their failure to preserve a healthy environment for future …
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