Infochange India

Children

Sat22Nov2014

You are here: Home | Children

Backgrounders

Children : Background & Perspective

Children : Background & Perspective

By Enakshi Ganguly Thukral, Bharti Ali, Saloni Mathur

India has 375 million children, more than any other country in the world. Their condition has improved in the last five decades, with child survival rates up, school ...

READ MORE

Loading...

Analysis

Criminalisation is not enough

Criminalisation is not enough

Criminalising consensual sexual behaviour between young people in the name of prosecuting child sexual abusers is a denial of young people’s right to safe and consensual sexual relations, write Debolina Dutta and Oishik Sircar in this analysis of the new Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act

READ MORE

Loading...

Features

Anatomy of child starvation deaths

Anatomy of child starvation deaths

 By Kathyayini Chamaraj

The shocking facts about the maladministration that led to the recent deaths of severely malnourished children in Raichur and Mysore districts of Karnataka. Fifty per cent of Karnataka’s 0-6 age-group suffers from various stages of malnutrition, with many on the verge of death...

READ MORE

Loading...

Books & Reports

1,500 children saved in one district in two years

By Rashme Sehgal

Approximately 80% of maternal and infant deaths could be averted if pregnant women and newborns had access to basic healthcare services, says Unicef's State of the World's Children Report 2009. This has been proved in Guna district of Madhya Pradesh, where Unicef and the government ha...

READ MORE

Loading...

Changemakers

'All out-of-school children must be considered child labour': Shamshad Khan

By Rashme Sehgal

Winner of Outlook magazine's Best Social Worker of the Year award, Shamshad Khan, director of the Centre for Rural Education and Development Action, is on a mission: to rescue and rehabilitate young children working in the Mirzapur-Bhadohi carpet belt in Uttar Pradesh

READ MORE

Loading...