Tags Posts tagged with "India"

Tag: India

Traffickers Buy Up Land, Houses To Smuggle Women Across India-Bangladesh Border

Traffickers Buy Up Land, Houses To Smuggle Women Across India-Bangladesh Border

Chennai: Along the India-Bangladesh border that runs through Bengal, human traffickers are buying land, building homes and enrolling on voter lists to create cover...
In Goodwill Gesture, Indian Army Reaches Out To Flood-Hit Myanmar Children

In Goodwill Gesture, Indian Army Reaches Out To Flood-Hit Myanmar Children

Guwahati: As monsoon rains trigger floods and landslides in Arunachal Pradesh, the Indo-Myanmar border villages are affected the most. Due to inaccessibility to neighborhood,...
1 In 5 children In Developed World In Relative Poverty, Says United Nations

1 In 5 children In Developed World In Relative Poverty, Says...

Paris:  One in five children in rich countries lives in relative poverty, according to a UNICEF report published today that put the US and New...
In 2015, India Had Second Highest Obese Children In World, Shows Study

In 2015, India Had Second Highest Obese Children In World, Shows...

New York: India with 14.4 million had the second highest number of obese children in 2015, after China with 15.3 million, a study has found. The...
No Place For The Poor In India’s Smart Cities, Say Campaigners

No Place For The Poor In India’s Smart Cities, Say Campaigners

Mumbai: An ambitious government plan to upgrade the cities risks further marginalising poor and minority communities and hastening slum evictions, while failing to address...
India’s Great Healthcare Challenge And Opportunity

India’s Great Healthcare Challenge And Opportunity

By Nayan Kalnad, Niranjan Bose and Hari Menon/ IndiaSpend.org India added 450 million people over the 25 years to 2016, a period during which the...
Number Of Child Brides Rise In Urban India, Decline In Rural: Study

Number Of Child Brides Rise In Urban India, Decline In Rural:...

By Vipul Vivek / IndiaSpend.org Underage marriages, especially of girls, are rising in urban India and declining in rural India, according to a new analysis...
TV Show Tackles Gender Issues In India, Becomes One Of The World’s Most Watched

TV Show Tackles Gender Issues In India, Becomes One Of The...

New Delhi: A TV show that is shattering social taboos - from domestic violence and acid attacks to menstruation and child marriage - has...
Here’s What’s Keeping Educated Indian Women Away From Work

Here’s What’s Keeping Educated Indian Women Away From Work

Mumbai: Lack of safe workplaces in India and the danger of reaching them by public transport is keeping more educated women out of the...
Child Brides On The Rise In India’s Urban Areas, Shows Report

Child Brides On The Rise In India’s Urban Areas, Shows Report

New Delhi: An increasing number of underage girls are being married off in India's towns and cities, a study has revealed, challenging long-held assumptions...