Category Archives: MIEF Awareness Bulletin

Child Labour In India: An overview

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With an officially estimated 12.6 million children engaged in hazardous occupations (2001 Census), India has the largest number of child labourers under the age of 14 in the world   What is Child Labour? Employing children for economic activity under age (say 5-14 year olds) is defined as child labour. The actual higher limit of…

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Condition Of Government Schools In India: A Shocking Truth

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According to global education report of 2004, India’s ranking was 106 out of 127 countries in the education sphere Although India is amongst the ten fastest growing economies in the world, India has the largest number of illiterates by far -close to 40%. .Sixty years after independence, possibly the greatest challenge India faces now is…

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State of education in India: What you must know

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In India today, 4% of our children never start school. 58% don’t complete primary schools. And 90% don’t complete school This statistic will get any country worried for their future. If our children do not get educated we are axing our future and pushing our country towards less development . For an emerging and developing…

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Child Malnutrition in India: What you must know

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An estimated 40 % of the world’s severely malnourished children under 5 live in India Malnutrition is not just a surface problem, or a disease that goes away. Research shows that it can potentially impede sensory, cognitive and social development. This means malnutrition in childhood not only suffer as young babies but are less likely…

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