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Mumbai: State revenue and forest minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said the government would draw up a comprehensive plan for the rehabilitation of slum dwellers on forest land.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Tribal population, 07/12/2015. Based on Census 2011, conducted by the Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India, State/ UT -wise details of population of Scheduled Tribes (ST) and their percentage in each State/ UT are given at Annexure.

The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) on Thursday said that the health needs of women and adolescents are too often neglected in humanitarian response to natural disasters and conflicts around the world,

The health needs of women and adolescents are too often neglected in humanitarian response to natural disasters and conflicts around the world, even though whether women and girls live or die in a crisis often depends on access to basic sexual and reproductive health services like midwives and HIV prevention, says a new report released by UNFPA,

Asian Centre for Human Rights in its report, “Arunachal Pradesh: Not the Chakmas/Hajongs but other non-tribals pose bigger threat to indigenous peoples”, stated that Chakmas and Hajongs of Arunachal Pradesh who had migrated from erstwhile East Pakistan during 1964-1968 do not pose any threat to indigenous peoples of Arunachal Pradesh.

The Global Gender Gap Index featured in the 2015 Report ranks over 140 economies according to how well they are leveraging their female talent pool, based on economic, educational, health-based and political indicators.

In a recent poll, two-thirds of Americans say they accept climate change, and the vast majority say human activities cause it – but they aren’t very worried

Government has been taking a number of initiatives to achieve gender equity in the social sectors like health, education, etc. and to achieve gender parity on social, economic and political arena. Providing equal space for everyone is the policy of the Government of India since its independence, and this is achievable only with change in mind-set of the common country men. To sensitize this aspect, reliable statistics have a major role to play.

This book lays out a range of policy actions that are needed at the various phases of the demographic transition and uses global and regional experiences to provide evidence on what has worked and what has not.

Australia's population growth has slumped to its lowest level in a decade, figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) have revealed on Thursday.

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