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The Little Data Book on Gender 2019 illustrates the progress towards gender equality for 217 economies around the world.

The sex ratio at birth (SRB; ratio of male to female live births) imbalance in parts of the world over the past few decades is a direct consequence of sex-selective abortion, driven by the coexistence of son preference, readily available technology of prenatal sex determination, and fertility decline. Estimation of the degree of SRB imbal

India also recorded an improvement in life expectancy at birth. The life expectancy at birth in 1969 was 47 years and in 2019, it is 69 years.

A national newspaper said there were 11 million stunted kids in Nigeria, a problem that would hold back the country's growth.

India’s population grew at an average annual rate of 1.2 per cent between 2010 and 2019 to 1.36 billion, more than double the annual growth rate of China, according to a report by the United Nations Population Fund.

Eritrean human rights activists have accused the EU of funding a scheme in Eritrea that uses "forced labour".

More than 2 lakh people were forcibly evicted and over 40,000 houses demolished across India last year, according to a report released by the Housing and Land Rights Network.

Mutare – The Government of Zimbabwe (GoZ), through the Ministry of Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage, is developing its National Migration Policy with support from the International Organization f

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) in its endeavour to facilitate the policy makers in evolving the best developmental policies has been bringing out the publication “Women and Men in India” on annual basis. The publication portrays the extend of gender inequality and gender discriminations through crucial statistical indicators of socio-economic and demographic relevance. Gender statistics have a crucial role in gender mainstreaming in developmental policies.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Gaurav Kumar Bansal Vs Dinesh Kumar & Others dated 25/02/2019 regarding the need for setting up rehabilitation homes for persons (i) living with mental illnesses who have been cured; (ii) who do not need further hospitalization; (iii) who are homeless; and (iv) who are not accepted by their families.

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