The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the constitutional validity of the Right to Education Act, 2009, which mandates 25% free seats to poor children up to the age of 14 in government and private aided and unaided schools (but not in unaided minority institutions) uniformly across the country.
Child malnutrition levels twice as high as those in sub-Saharan Africa are country's 'national shame', says PM
Delhi's high court has ordered the capital's government to build shelters for destitute pregnant women so they can receive care when giving birth. It is treating maternal mortality as a human rights violation.
A ground-breaking Right to Education Act has come into force in India legalising the right to free and compulsory schooling for all children between the ages of six and 14.
Selection of documentaries on key Child Rights issues in Africa from various sources.