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India Must Ban Child Labor

Gordon Brown | Posted 02.20.2013 | Impact
Gordon Brown

Pressure is mounting on the Indian Parliament to end child labor after 150,000 Indians signed an abolition petition demanding an immediate change in the child labor laws.

Akanksha Foundation Wows NYC Crowd

Jim Luce | Posted 12.10.2012 | Impact
Jim Luce

Recognized as 'NGO of the Year' in 2010 by the Rockefeller Foundation and the Resource Alliance, Akanksha is a Mumbai-based institution providing high-quality education to children from low-income communities in urban India.

Study: 42 Percent Of Indian Children Under 5 Malnourished

AP | Posted 03.11.2012 | World

NEW DELHI -- Forty-two percent of children in India younger than 5 are underweight and nearly 60 percent are stunted, a new survey found. The Hunger ...

India Celebrates Children's Day

Posted 11.14.2011 | World

Though Universal Children's Day is on November 20 every year, India celebrates it on November 14. This date marks the birthday of Jawaharlal Nehru, In...

India Child Hunger Rates Horrific Even As Economy Grows

New York Times | SOMINI SENGUPTA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Small, sick, listless children have long been India's scourge -- "a national shame," in the words of its prime minister, Manmohan Singh. But even afte...