The Draft National Education Policy, 2019 prepared by a committee chaired by Dr K. Kasturirangan has been shared by the Ministry of Human Resource and Development for public comments. The policy aims at making India a knowledge superpower by equipping students with the necessary skills and knowledge.

Only 6 per cent of children in Africa live in areas where air pollution is reliably measured at ground-level, leaving half a billion children across the continent living in areas with no reliable means of measuring air quality, according to a new UNICEF report released on World Environment Day.

A collaboration between a British university and Indian institutions is helping improve the survival rates associated with childhood cancer in India.

More than a quarter of a billion children better off today than 20 years ago. But one in four children still denied right to a safe and healthy childhood, with children living in or fleeing conflict zones among the most disadvantaged.

Hundreds of children remain separated from their parents two months after a powerful cyclone battered Mozambique leaving them in limbo and at risk of abuse or being trafficked into slavery, chariti

Juba To interrupt the transmission of the measles virus, the Ministry of Health for South Sudan, with support from the World Health Organization, UNICEF and other partners, have launched reactive m

In many developing countries, agricultural policies and programs are often designed in a way to promote productivity growth with modern inputs and technologies, and with limited reference to the nutrition gains that gain be made through production diversification.

The UNICEF-WHO low birthweight estimates report presents new global, regional and national estimates of low birthweight, showing that 1 in 7 babies worldwide – more than 20 million babies – are born with low birthweight. This puts them at serious risk of death, stunting and developmental difficulties.

The 2030 Agenda promises equal access to justice for all by 2030, but we live in a world where justice systems only deliver in justice for the few says this new report. Two-thirds of the world’s population – lack meaningful access to justice and Closing the justice gap requires a fresh vision, a transformation in ambition, and strategies that take seriously the scale of the problem.

India has 2.9 million children who have missed out on the first dose of measles vaccine between 2010 and 2017 despite over 80 per cent of immunisation coverage, the UNICEF said on Thursday.

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