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National shame Why is India still abandoning its girls?

Jul 23, 2014

National shame Why is India still abandoning its girls?

A study shows that the sex ratio in the country has deteriorated from from 976 girls to 1000 boys in 1961, to 927 girls in 2001; and to 918 girls in 2011, when biologically girl children are more likely to survive than boys and the country has made constant strides in other spheres of development. #Sex Ratio #Rajasthan #India #Gujarat #United Nations #Punjab #Delhi #ConnectTheDots #BRICs #UN #Himachal Pradesh #Madhya Pradesh #Haryana #Maharashtra #girl children #Chandigarh (UT) Uttar Pradesh
One in every three child brides lives in India UN report

Jul 22, 2014

One in every three child brides lives in India UN report

India has the sixth highest prevalence of child marriage in the world with one in every three child bride living in India, a United Nations report said. #World #Numbers #India #United Nations #UN #children #Unicef #Report #child marriage #child
Angelina Jolie's children to appear in Cleopatra?

Jul 20, 2014

Angelina Jolie's children to appear in Cleopatra?

Superstar Angelina Jolie has reportedly landed roles for all of her six children in 'Cleopatra', which will also see her appear opposite fianc Brad Pitt. #Hollywood #Brad Pitt #Angelina Jolie #Entertainment #Maleficent #Cleopatra #adopted children
Law and order situation is not good in UP Smriti Irani

Jul 19, 2014

Law and order situation is not good in UP Smriti Irani

Expressing dismay over the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh, Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani today asked the Akhilesh Yadav government to pay special attention towards the security of women and children. #Uttar Pradesh #NewsTracker #Amethi #Smriti Irani #Women #children #Crimes against women #Law and Order
Prioritise cases of crimes against children Maha home minister to cops

Jul 18, 2014

Prioritise cases of crimes against children Maha home minister to cops

Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil has asked police force to take up on priority cases of crimes against children and conduct a thorough probe in it. #India #Thane #Mumbai #TheySaidIt #Maharashtra #RR Patil #Police #Pune #Crimes against children #Maharashtra Home Minister #Child Protection Unit

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Prioritise cases of crimes against children Maha home minister to cops

Jul 23, 2014

U.S. Religious Leaders Embrace Cause of Immigrant Children

Across the theological spectrum, clergy are urging Americans to welcome the child migrants arriving from Central America, and many are providing services for them... #Central America #Roman Catholic Church #United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Prioritise cases of crimes against children Maha home minister to cops

Jul 23, 2014

Researchers stress parents' role in keeping kids a healthy weight

Growing evidence suggests parents play an essential role in teaching children healthy habits and making sure they stick... #Central America #Roman Catholic Church #United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Prioritise cases of crimes against children Maha home minister to cops

Jul 22, 2014

Report: Indian mascots hurt Native American children

Report asserts Native children suffer self-esteem issues related to Indian mascot... #Central America #Roman Catholic Church #United States Conference of Catholic Bishops