Monday, December 4, 2023

Topic: corona lockdown

Half of world’s children experience violence on and offline every year: Report

Half of the world’s children experience violence on and offline in some form every year, with “devastating and life-long consequences” for their mental health, the UN chief warned a symposium on the issue on Thursday.

COVID pandemic pushes 119-124 million people into extreme poverty worldwide: Report

A new report released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) shows that cash assistance policies reduced the number of people into poverty list during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

How COVID-19 threatens food security

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus has aggravated an unresolved global challenge . The upsurge in the infections has lead to a number of countries face enormous level of food shortage around the world leading to acute hunger.

Lockdown ‘violation’: Mentally unstable man beaten to death by cops in Karnataka

The policemen in Karnataka's Madikeri had allegedly beaten the 50-year-old mentally unstable man Roy D'Souza for "violating the lockdown" last week.

Child labour figure rises to 160 million, as COVID-19 puts many more at risk

For the first time in two decades, the number of children being put to work has risen – to 160 million worldwide, representing an increase of 8.4 million over four years – while millions of other are at risk due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new UN report launched on Thursday.

“Huge crowds indicate need for more centres,” Delhi food right group raises concern over ration distribution for cardless

On the first day of distribution of dry ration to people without ration cards in Delhi, in compliance with orders of Supreme Court, Delhi Rozi Roti Adhikar Abhiyan, (DRRAA) a food security NGO, highlighted the implementation challenges on the ground and urged the AAP government to immediately address the issue.