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Target And Punish Men Who Buy Sex With Children, Say Experts

New Delhi: The "customers" of the sex trade must be targeted and their demand choked if the country is serious about ending the commercial sexual exploitation...

After Violence In Myanmar, Rohingya Families In India, Pakistan Feel Helpless

Kelambakam, India/Karachi, Pakistan: In a dilapidated shelter in Tamil Nadu's Kelambakam, surrounded by squalor, Alakamma Bibi dials her home in Myanmar every few hours. All she...

Poverty Drives Man To End His And His Children’s Lives

Ahmednagar (Maharashtra): A poverty-stricken 35-year-old man allegedly killed his son and daughter before committing suicide at a village, police said on Friday. Ashok Santu Fatangare,...

India Can Offer Developmental Solutions To The World

Humankind has come a long way in the quest for knowledge, science and technology. The global economy has never before witnessed such unprecedented levels...

A Campaign To Give Children Of Odisha A Healthy Start

Bhubaneswar: The Voice for Child Rights in Odisha (VCRO), in collaboration with Child Rights and You (CRY), a leading child rights organisation, launched a...

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...

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

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

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 --...