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As part of the girl child week, being held from September 20 to 26. Unicef has decided to bring into focus, the issus plaguing this section of the society through Meena, an animated film series,

The Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO) and the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) have joined hands to launch a pilot project on Women's Development and

The National Foundation of India, a non Government organisation, has urged people not to use fire crakcers during Diwali in a bid to discourage child labour. The NGO has also launched an awareness

Childline, a project to help abused, exploited, homeless and all such children in distriess, was lunched at Jehangirpuri in north Delhi through a non-govenrnmental organisation, Prayas, on Friday.

One third of children or 40 million born each year in the world are at risk of being deprived of their rights because they are not registered at birth, Unicef's 1998 report "The Progress of Nations'

Approved by the World Bank, the third phase of the International Development Agency (IDA) assisted Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) project of the Department of Women and Child

The World Bank has approved a $ 300 million loan for a women and child development project in Kerala, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh aimed at reducing the number of infant,

Prime Minister John Howard of Australia struck a deal with a key senator to adopt an Aboriginal land rights law, a compromise that enabled Mr. Howard to avoid calling early

As many as 15, 105 child labourers employed are in hazardous units and 18,043 in non-hazardous units in UP. These child labourers were identified following an order of the Supreme Court last

As a measure of how dramatically the face of modern warfare has changed in the last decade, the Security Council has spent a day debating the rapid increase in the number of child soldiers worldwide