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By 2030, 69 million children under the age of five will have died, 167 million children will be living in poverty and 750 million women will have been married as children, unless the issues facing the most disadvantaged children are tackled says this annual UNICEF report.

More people are on the run than ever before in recorded history, the United Nations said in a report released Monday.

Conflict and persecution caused global forced displacement to escalate sharply in 2015, reaching the highest level ever recorded and representing immense human suffering, according to a report released today by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.

With a multitude of conflicts and crises causing record displacement around the world, resettlement has become an increasingly vital part of UNHCR’s efforts to find solutions and advocate for fairer responsibility-sharing for refugees, a UNHCR report released at an annual meeting in Geneva says.

This was said yesterday by the Deputy Minister, Mr Ramo Makani, when responding to Mr Cosato Chumi (Mafinga Urban-CCM) who asked the government to consider licensing villagers living around forest

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Tribal Population, 02/05/2016. As per Census 2011, State / UT -wise and tribe-wise details of Scheduled Tribes (STs) in the country are given at Annexure I. Percentage of Scheduled Tribe persons below poverty line, State-wise and at all India level for the year 2011-12 estimated by the erstwhile Planning Commission are at Annexure II. Details of centrally sponsored schemes being implemented by Ministry of Tribal Affairs are given at Annexure III. State / UT-wise details are at Annexures IV to XV.

Recent SC order enlivens the hopes of people living in five Kaani hamlets

Forest dwellers inside Odisha’s Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) have put forward their own Community Forest Resource Management and Conservation (CFRMC) plan for vast forest stretches.

WWF, the world’s largest conservation organisation, has been accused by leading tribal defence group Survival International of inadvertently facilitating serious human rights abuses against pygmy g

Judgement of ther Delhi High Court in the matter of Indian Radiological and Imaging Association (IRIA) Vs Union of India & Others dated 17/02/2016 regarding ineffective implementation of Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act, 1994.