Pursuant to General Assembly resolution 70/1, the Secretary-General, in cooperation with the United Nations system, has the honour to submit the report on progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals.
The overwhelming mandate to the NDA government in 2014 is based on its promise of ‘Achche Din’ and ‘Sabka Saath and Sabka Vikas’. As the government is approaching mid-term, the socio-economic impact of its policy decision is becoming more evident.
This Monograph “Insights from Multidimensional Child Poverty Index (C-MPI) and Qualitative interviews with Poor Children” is a combination of multidimensional poverty index constructed from child related indicators with data available from Bhutan Multiple Indicator Survey 2010 and qualitative in-depth interviews with children, giving a holistic
The Global strategy for women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health (2016–2030) provides a roadmap for ending preventable deaths of women, children and adolescents by 2030 and helping them achieve their potential for and rights to health and well-being in all settings. The global strategy has three objectives: survive (end preventable deaths); thrive (ensure health and well-being); and transform (expand enabling environments).
Demographic change in Asia and the Pacific is happening at a rate the world has never seen. An explosion in the working age population and a fall in birth rates that took a century in Europe are happening here in just 30 years.
The conditions imposed by the amendment to the panchayati raj law in Haryana have not only excluded a large section of the population from contesting elections but have also deprived voters of their right to choose. All appropriate measures must be undertaken to ensure that these exclusionary conditions are withdrawn.