Monday, March 4, 2024

Topic: Migration

280 million people leave home for ‘a better life’: Data

More than 280 million people have left their countries to pursue “opportunity, dignity, freedom, and a better life”, the UN chief said on Sunday, International Migrants Day.

For first time ever, people forced to flee homes surpassed 100 million this year

For the first time ever, the number of people forced to flee their homes surpassed 100 million this year. Most, 59.1 million, are displaced within their own countries, often for years or even decades.

India’s religious mix has been stable since 1951, says Pew Center study

Every religious group in the country has seen its fertility fall, including the majority Hindu population and Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist, and Jain minority groups, according to a new study published by the Pew Research Center, a non-profit based in Washington DC.