Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Topic: Child rights

Nestlé adds excessive amount of sugars to baby food in low-income countries: report

An alarming report by Swiss nonprofit Public Eye and the International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN) has accused global food giant Nestlé of adding excessive amounts of sugar to its baby food products sold in low- and middle-income countries.

UN demands ‘urgent protection’ of children in conflict zones in 2022

As a year in which millions of youth were caught up in armed conflicts around the world came to a close Friday, the United Nations...

‘Rajasthan Rising’, marginalised girls fight child marriage

“I protected myself but I knew there are girls out there who are facing the same problem in lockdown. I knew we needed to...

NCPCR data reveals thousands of kids lost parents due to coronavirus, states take action

In the last week of April, when the COVID-19 daily caseload in India crossed the catastrophic 4,00,000 mark, a five-year-old girl staying with her COVID-19 contracted parents in Mangalore’s Father Mullers Hospital became an orphan overnight, losing three family members within hours.