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Bangladesh is the 6th largest migrant sending country and the 8th largest remittance receiving country, globally, says the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

Countries in southern Africa have achieved little in stopping child labour, with children as young as five found working in livestock and crop production, and forestry and fisheries, according to a new report by the US labour department.

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, most experts estimated child marriage would continue for many more decades. Because the pandemic has increased poverty levels and hunger, and decreased access to education, the risk of girls becoming child brides is also increasing.

The COVID-19 pandemic has raised concerns about the mental health of a generation of children. But the pandemic may represent the tip of a mental health iceberg – an iceberg we have ignored for far too long. The State of the World’s Children 2021 examines child, adolescent and caregiver mental health.

The 2021 World Population Data Sheet provides the latest population, health, and environment indicators for more than 200 countries and territories, each carefully researched by PRB’s expert team of demographers and analysts.

The conceptual approach of the Statistical Report on Women and Men in Nigeria is in line with those published from 2008 to date i.e., gender disaggregated analysis of key social and economic indicators across several areas of contemporary life within the country.

Order of the High Court of Delhi in W.P.(C) 6444/2021 in the matter of Ratiram Ahirwar & Others Vs Delhi Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board & Others dated 13/07/2021.

The Lieutenant Governor of Delhi in exercise of his power under Section 22 of the Building and Other Construction Workers’ (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service), Act, 1996 had directed payment of Covid-19 ex-gratia amount to registered construction workers in Delhi. The matter related to grant of Covid-19 ex-gratia relief to registered construction workers in Delhi.

The number of international migrant workers has increased from 164 to 169 million, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said, noting a marked rise in the number of young people seeking opportunities abroad, too.

The Supreme Court of India June 29, 2021 directed all states and Union territories (UT) to implement the ‘One Nation One Ration Card’ scheme for the benefit of migrant workers by July 31, 2021. It also asked them to bring in an appropriate scheme for distribution of dry ration to migrant labourers till the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic lasts.

The latest global estimates indicate that the number of children in child labour has risen to 160 million worldwide – an increase of 8.4 million children in the last four years. 63 million girls and 97 million boys were in child labour globally at the beginning of 2020, accounting for almost 1 in 10 of all children worldwide.

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