Four out of every five dollars of wealth generated in 2017 ended up in the pockets of the richest one percent, while the poorest half of humanity got nothing, a report published by Oxfam found on M

According to this report published by the Ministry Of Statistics And Programme Implementation, women form 46 per cent of the total 13.41 lakh elected representatives (ERs) in Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) across the country. The share of women elected members in Panchayati Raj institutions is highest in Jharkhand (59%) followed by Rajasthan (58%) and Uttarakhand (58%) and lowest in Daman & Diu (29%) followed by Arunachal Pradesh (33%), Goa (33%), Gujarat (33%) and Tamil Nadu (33%).

The National Planning Commission released its first Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) report stating that around 28.5 percent of Nepali population is living in poverty.

This book presents an authoritative overview of the role of evaluation in generating evidence for informed decision making and learning to advance sustainable development. Agenda 2030 includes the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and evaluation has been identified as one of the tools to understand and report on progress toward these goals.

This book presents an overview of the main research findings and case studies concerning education and skills for inclusive growth, green jobs and the greening of economies.

As the debate about whether the internet is safe for children rages, The State of the World’s Children 2017: Children in a Digital World discusses how digital access can be a game changer for children or yet another dividing line.

The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation has been bringing out India Country monitoring reports showcasing progress achieved under MDGs since 2005.

Children are in especially difficult circumstances when their basic needs for food, shelter, education, medical care, protection, discrimination and security are not met. A majority of these marginalized, excluded and vulnerable children, are girls. Gender inequality compounds all forms of exclusion .

Gender parity is fundamental to whether and how economies and societies thrive. Ensuring the full development and appropriate deployment of half of the world’s total talent pool has a vast bearing on the growth, competitiveness and future-readiness of economies and businesses worldwide.

The projected expansion in Africa’s child population will necessitate an increase of more than 11 million skilled education and health personnel by 2030, if it is to keep pace with the continent’s unprecedented demographic transition, UNICEF said.

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