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In little more than 30 years’ time, Africa will be home to a billion children – an unprecedented growth which represents both a challenge and an opportunity. on the positive side, it is an opportunity to reap the demographic dividend and accelerate Africa’s sustainable and equitable development.

The publication ‘Children in India 2018 – A Statistical Appraisal’, presents and analyses the statistics on the conditions of children on broad indicators such as child survival, child development and child protection, etc. covering demographic particulars such as status of child nutrition, health and education, children at work and in situations of crime, etc. The publication also provides useful information on Constitutional and legal provisions for children and important child oriented policies and programmes.

Family size is closely linked to reproductive rights, according to the State of World Population 2018 report.

The global trend towards smaller families is a reflection of people making reproductive choices to have as few or as many children as they want, when they want.

Explore how to move from commitments to actions to empower Africa's rural women for Zero Hunger and shared prosperity. Empowering women in agriculture, value chains and trade will accelerate the achievement of the Malabo Commitments and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Booming population will become a problem for Africa by 2050 if the continent does not begin to seriously promote family planning, a report has warned. This warning was contained in the Goalkeeper data report released by the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation ahead of the Goalkeepers event in New York.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of N. Radhakrishnan Varenickal Vs Union of India & Others dated 05/09/2018 regarding freedom of expression. The matter relates to banning a book on the foundation that a part of it is indecent and offends the sentiments of women of a particular faith.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Romila Thapar & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 29/08/2018 regarding arrest of activists for their alleged Maoist links. Apex Court directs that the activists be kept under house arrest at their own homes. The next date of hearing is on 06/09/2018.

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UPON hearing the counsel the Court made the following O R D E R

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Re Exploitation of Children in Orphanages in the State of Tamil Nadu Vs Union of India & Others dated 10/08/2018 regarding state of orphanages in India.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Sampurna Behrua Vs Union of India & Others dated 07/08/2018 regarding state of children in protection homes in India.