Achieving global commitments on climate change, sustainable development as well as full and productive employment and decent work for all will require a stronger focus on indigenous and tribal peoples, according to this new study published by the International Labour Organization (ILO).
Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Sabu Mathew George Vs Union of India & Others dated 16/02/2017 regarding advertisements in websites of Google India, Microsoft Corporation (I) Pvt. Ltd. and Yahoo India which are in violation of Section 22 of the Pre-conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act, 1994. Mr.
At least 10 million people globally do not have citizenship of any country, according to the UN. Without nationality, stateless people cannot vote and can find it difficult or impossible to gain access to healthcare, education and employment.
Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Voluntary Health Association of Punjab Vs Union of India & Others dated 08/11/2016 regarding increase of female foeticide and resultant imbalance of sex ratio and the indifference in the implementation of the stringent law that is in force in India.
India has been listed in 87th place in a global gender gap index study conducted by the World Economic Forum (WEF). India has gained 21 spots from 108th position in 2015 and overtook China (99) with improvements across Economic Participation and Opportunity and Educational Attainment.
Indigenous Peoples' right to give or withhold consent to development projects that affect their natural resources and ways of life has become stronger thanks to a new manual that guides development actors in designing and implementing such projects.