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India Builds Momentum On Sustainable Development Goals

India Builds Momentum On Sustainable Development Goals

It is heartening to see India making steady progress on the Sustainable Development Goals.  India is one of the member states of the United...
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...
This Is Delaying Bonded Labourers Rescue In India

This Is Delaying Bonded Labourers Rescue In India

Chennai: Plans to rescue more than 18 million bonded labourers from India by 2030 have been delayed by a lack of funds, activists said, calling...

Half Of India’s Under-18 Population Lives In Poverty: Study

London: At least half of India's under-18 population lives in acute poverty, reveals a "deeply disturbing" study from Oxford University. Across the 103 low and...
Childbearing Expenses Push 47% Of Women Into Poverty, Shows Study

Childbearing Expenses Push 47% Of Women Into Poverty, Shows Study

By Devanik Saha/ IndiaSpend.org Catastrophic maternal healthcare expenses push 46.6 per cent mothers in India into poverty -- with the illiterate being especially susceptible --...
Childhood Stunting In India Reduces By Nearly 10% In Last Decade: Survey

Childhood Stunting In India Reduces By Nearly 10% In Last Decade:...

New Delhi: During Question Hour in the Lok Sabha last week, the Rural Development Minister Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar's deputy Ram Kripal Yadav...
Poverty May Up Death Rate More Than Obesity, Alcohol: Lancet Study

Poverty May Up Death Rate More Than Obesity, Alcohol: Lancet Study

London: People living in poverty may be 1.5 times or 46 per cent more at risk of an early death than individuals who are obese...
Trapped In Bengal’s Dying Tea Gardens, Workers Lose Children To Traffickers

Trapped In Bengal’s Dying Tea Gardens, Workers Lose Children To Traffickers

By Anuradha Nagaraj Jalpaiguri: Fagua Ooraon was running late for work when traffickers stopped outside his hut and said they were taking his teenage daughter...
Corruption, Caste Keep Poor From Owning Land In Uttar Pradesh

Corruption, Caste Keep Poor From Owning Land In Uttar Pradesh

By Rina Chandran Kachhidih, Uttar Pradesh: For decades, Kunta lived in a hut outside Kachhidih village in Uttar Pradesh, enduring the insults of higher-caste villagers who...
Natural Disasters Push 26 Million Into Poverty Annually: World Bank

Natural Disasters Push 26 Million Into Poverty Annually: World Bank

Marrakesh: Natural disasters drive at least 26 million people into poverty each year and cause more than USD 500 billion in lost consumption, far...