The number of children who died before their fifth birthday has reached a historic low, dropping to 4.9 million in 2022, according to this latest estimates released by the United Nations Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UN IGME).

The Government of Nagaland’s Labour Department issued a notification on 13th February, 2024, regarding the proposed Draft Rules under the Child and Adolescent Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986.

Prospects for Children in 2024: Cooperation in a Fragmented World is the latest edition of the Global Outlook, a series of reports produced each year by UNICEF Innocenti – Global Office of Research and Foresight, which look to the key trends affecting children and young people over the following 12 months and beyond.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Hussain Ahamad Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 05/01/2024.

In the application, the allegation was in respect of illegal mining of earth from the nearby agricultural field by brick kilns in an area in Muzaffarnagar district. Pits were dug by upto 15-20 feet and later they were abandoned. During the rainy season, water got filled in those ditches and five children drowned and died.

A sharp rise in child poverty was registered across 40 of the world's richest countries between 2014 and 2021, according to this new report published by the UN Children's Fund's global research centre, Innocenti.

Nearly 98,000 adolescent girls aged 10-19 were infected with HIV in 2022 – or 1,900 new infections every week – according to UNICEF’s latest Global Snapshot on Children with HIV and AIDS, released ahead of World AIDS Day.

Order for the High Court for the state of Telangana regarding safety measures at government schools and colleges in Telangana.

The petitioner seeks a writ of Mandamus to the authorities concerned to provide sufficient number of fire extinguishers and to get structural safety and soundness certificate, sanitation certificate, water purity certificate, periodically, in respect of government schools, junior colleges across Telangana. The High Court granted four weeks' time to the authorities to file a compliance report on the issue.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Dr Jaya Thakur Vs Government of India & Others dated 06/11/2023.

The Supreme Court directed the Union of India to set down a national model for the ratio of the number of girls’ toilets per female student population across government aided and residential schools in the country. The court also asked the Centre to bring about uniformity in terms of the modalities to be followed for the distribution of sanitary napkins.

Weather-related disasters forcibly displaced a staggering 43.1 million children across 44 countries over the past six years, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said in this report.

The WorldRiskReport (WRR) 2023 examines the complex interrelationship between crises, marginalized groups, and the diverse structure of societies. Diversity plays a significant role in how disaster risk is distributed within a society.