The incidence of online child sexual abuse and exploitation (OCSAE) has spiked worldwide since the pandemic began. India is responding to the menace in several ways, but more needs to be done.
The low-awareness levels, high prices of edible oil, and the lack of commercial channels to dispose of the UCO compel people to re-use edible oil despite the adverse health implications.
In addressing the urgent crisis of climate change, it is crucial to acknowledge the gender dimension of its impacts, and for that to be reflected in the policy frameworks.
President Ram Nath Kovind called manual scavenging 'shameful'. But India is still lacking concrete effort.
As COVID-19 coursed through countries, governments responded with lockdowns that drove people towards digital marketplaces.
Children in Georgia have so far remained protected from the direct consequences of the pandemic, but the indirect impact is yet to be fully assessed
Protection of children during the COVID-19 pandemic: Consequences and necessary measures
Reopening of schools in India must not follow a one-size-fits-all model but should be based on context
South Asia has had dismal indicators for the development of children, the pandemic has only exacerbated these problems while negating most progress made up until now
Efforts to resume and make up for the setback in mass immunisation for preventable childhood diseases must be ramped up