Thursday, October 7, 2021

Inadequate social protection for children

India is home to over 30.3 per cent of extremely poor children. These children, especially girls, suffer systematic discrimination and exclusion in the form of higher school dropout rates, and greater vulnerability to child labour, trafficking and child marriage. Multiple development schemes for poverty alleviation and enhancing social security in rural areas exist, but there is a glaring absence of direct assistance. Read More