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India has highest number of stunted children, child workers: Report
India now has the highest number of children stunted due to malnutrition -- 48.2 million, equivalent to the population of Colombia, as per the latest global report on childhood. Also, 31 million of...
Is Humanity Completely Dead On Our Planet, This 8-Year-Old Bride Die On Her Wedding Night
In Yemen a 8 year old child bride, a pretty small girl, died recently on her wedding night from internal hemorrhaging. A man almost five times her age was married to her. Its a very common practice...
Poverty, Child Marriage, Violence Decline When Women Own Land: World Bank
A discussion in Washington, held this week, focussed on, how improvement of land ownership can help improve global poverty and foster development. However, this is not the first time when a group of...
Eight Ways 2015 Was A Momentous year For Girls
What a year it’s been. From the Sustainable Development Goals and global support for girls’ education to commitments to end harmful practices that hold girls back, 2015 has been momentous. Here are...
Uganda: Protect Young Girls From HIV/Aids By Ending Child Marriages
You might want to ask, what does it have to do with child marriage? Quite frankly, a lot. The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), has it on record that young girls and women are most likely to...
Education as a vehicle to end violence against women
The sun sets this year on the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which include the elimination of gender disparities in education at all levels. Even though the number of countries that have...
Child marriage: Tamil Nadu takes top spot in country
Tamil Nadu claims itself to be progressive on many fronts, but the NCRB data for 2014 suggests otherwise. For the second consecutive year the state tops in the number of child marriages in which...
In Nepal, young boys are turning into husbands. One former child groom speaks out.
A special Upworthy series about global health and poverty, made possible by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. What were you doing when you were 8? Pannilal Yadav doesn't really remember his...
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