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Jul 03, 2019
India witnessed four-fold increase in child rapes between 1994 and 2016, claims reportTitled 'Child Rights in India - An Unfinished Agenda', the report talks about a number of issues including, malnutrition, crime against children and education.
Oct 23, 2018
How Katha India's award-winning, first-of-its-kind app is encouraging underprivileged children to readThis app, created in-house by Katha India, uses animated videos, games and characters to introduce children to concepts like gender equality and diversity
Jul 19, 2018
Over a lakh prisoners in Telangana educated under 'Vidhya Dan' programme; prisons department aims for 100 percent literacyMore than 1.13 lakh illiterate prisoners have been made literates under the Telangana Prisons Department's 'Vidhya Dan' programme over the past four years, a top official said on Wednesday.
Oct 26, 2017
Study links underweight children in urban India with social backwardness, illiteracy and lack of toiletsA new study by National Institute of Nutrition shows that an underweight child in urban India is more likely to belong to a disadvantaged community, have an illiterate father or live in a home without a toilet than other children
Aug 14, 2017
70 years of Independence: India's life expectancy, literacy indicators look up, while IMR, income inequality are worriesIn the 70 years since independence, India has made most progress in improving life expectancy, literacy, but has been slower in improving the level of income, and reducing infant mortality rates when compared to five other nations.
Jun 17, 2017
Narendra Modi calls for reading and library movement across country to bring social changeNarendra Modi called for a reading and library movement across India that would not just make people literate but bring about social and economic change
Apr 26, 2017
Microfinance institutions network launches ‘MFIN Connect’, India’s first financial literacy appMicro Finance Institutions Network has launched a mobile app that will help microfinance clients in educating them about microfinance.
Apr 02, 2017
A digital literacy initiative is helping improve the lives of women in Uttar Pradesh's villagesAn NGO called Jagriti is pushing for digital literacy among women in rural Uttar Pradesh
Jan 04, 2017
Watch: Anurag Kashyap's daughter Aaliyah 'debuts' with documentary on education for girlsAcclaimed filmmaker Anurag Kashyap's daughter Aaliyah Kashyap has made her first documentary film on education of girls as part of a school project
Dec 20, 2016
Are Hindus least educated? Pew study has its biases, but report is a necessary joltThe finding by the Pew Research Centre that Hindus are the least educated religious group in the world is surprising not just because of the nature of its findings but also for the fact that it has been accepted eagerly and are being publicised verbatim