BANGKOK – A greater humanitarian focus on schools before, during and after natural disasters will save lives, protect children and benefit communities and countries, Save the Children says in a rep

The decision to drop textbooks that question the severity of climate change from schools in Portland, Oregon, has drawn heavy criticism from the National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC), which

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).

UNITED NATIONS – The magnitude-7.8 earthquake that struck Ecuador’s northern Pacific coast on April 16 destroyed 280 schools, leaving 120,000 children without access to education, UNICEF said Tuesd

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 All appropriate measures must be undertaken to ensure that these exclusionary conditions are withdrawn.

OECD Factbook 2015-2016 is a comprehensive and dynamic statistical publication from the OECD.