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Implement National Health Policy With SDG Push


Right to Education Act (RTE) implementation, which enabled a near-universal access to education, especially for the most vulnerable. Of the children enrolled in schools between 2007-2008 and 2012–13, 56% were girls, and 32% from disadvantaged groups of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes. 129 more words

Child Labour

In the perspective of Millennium Development Goal (2) – Achieve Universal Primary Education

Child labour can always be banned on paper. Laws can always be passed to make schools admit a greater number of underprivileged children for free. 271 more words


International CSOs in a differentiated, globalised and networked world: Five traits they must drop

Presentation to the IANGO Charter Conference, Amsterdam, 9th September 2016

“This global wave of restrictions has a rapidity and breadth to its spread we’ve not seen before, that arguably represents a seismic shift and closing down of human rights space not seen in a generation.”  1,678 more words

New UNESCO Report Reveals World Will Need 85 Years to Meet Basic Education Goals

A report published by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on September 6, 2016, revealed that not only did a majority of countries that agreed to Millenium Development Goals (MDGs) in 2000 fail to meet their educational targets (MDG2) but are on track to also fall well short of the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) now established for 2030. 412 more words

Original Reporting

Poor data hurts African countries' ability to make good policy decisions

African policy makers are increasingly called on to use evidence-based research to inform development decisions. But this requires the rigorous collection of data as well as a coordinated system to disseminate it. 986 more words