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Yojana Gist: September 2016 Women Empowerment Preface: Every issue of Yojana deals with a single topic comprehensively sharing views from wide ranging
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) defines Child Rights as the minimum entitlements and freedoms that should be afforded
The proximity to the largest producers of heroin and hashish- Iran, Afghanistan, and Pakistan the (Golden Triangle and Golden Crescent) has made India
CONTEXT: Domestic violence is an epidemic affecting individuals in every community, regardless of age, economic status, sexual orientation, gender, ra
Women make 50% of the world's population but still they are discriminated at every step of their life. This is happening not only in India but almost
Assertions of mechanically memorising decontexualised bits of facts and in for mation from prescribed textbooks with the primary objective of clearing
Frontline Issue: May 13,2016 : Quest for Equality Temple Entry for women: Analysis of the issue: The issue contains a detailed analysis of the burning
60% of Indians do not have access to safe, private and hygienic toilets as per a report by ‘Wateraid’, 2015. In India almost 48 % of children younger
India is among one of the fastest growing economies of the world. Countries agriculture is capable to produce 3 crops in a year. Still it is facing ac
Context of this Article: Although not a new phenomenon, the process of globalization has truly made the world a smaller place in which political, soci
Affirmative action refers to the act of positive discrimination through the instrument of reservation in jobs, educational institutions for economical
The role played by universities: Universities are temples of learning where students from all walks of life with interest in diverse disciplines indul
The article aims to analyse the Role of Judiciary, What is expected out of judiciary, Examining the success of these expectations and the impact there
“ICT offers immense potential in improving the quality of education and skill training in India.” The difficulties faced in imparting quality educatio
The development of young children is now increasingly recognised as a development and human rights issue of critical national importance. The statisti
After 1900 India has able to win only 28 gold medals in Olympics games which are equal to the number of medals won by American Athletes Michael Phelps
Women empowerment is considered as a tool to eradicate all the social problems like poverty, illiteracy and gender discrimination. Empowering women, e
Abortion presents an ethical as well as moral dilemma . While procured abortion is a direct attack on a foetus with a lethal intent , it certainly sho
The quality of education imparted to children of today will determine the quality of demographic dividend of tomorrow and in turn the economic growth
Politics is the power game that decides the distribution of resources whereas religion refers to the belief system held by an individual. When politic
There is no universal interpretation of poverty in general, or of child poverty more specifically. While it may seem like a simple concept, poverty is
Disparities in the survival and health prospects of children from different backgrounds are not random. They systematically follow the contours of soc
"Censorship is when a work of art expressing an idea which does not fall under current convention is seized, cut up, withdrawn, impounded, ignored, ma
National AIDS Control Organisation is a division of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare that provides leadership to HIV/AIDS control programme i
Historical View The Zika virus is mainly found in South America, Africa, the Pacific Islands, and Southeast Asia. The virus was first discovered in Af
These are microbes that can withstand our most potent drugs and cause untreatable illnesses. Health experts believe it can invoke an “apocalyptic” thr
The term Public Health Emergency of International Concern(PHEIC) is defined in the IHR (2005) as an extraordinary event (i) which constitute a public
Quality is multiple perspectives and is not a unitary concept. The dimensions of quality in education include achieving pre-determined targets and obj
Launched in 2000-2001, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) is Government of India's flagship programme for achievement of Universalization of Elementary Educa
Yojana: February issue on Health and Well being for All Analysis of the article: The article covers the February issue of Yojana,2016 on the topic " H
Yojana : May 2016, Issue on Differently Abled Analysis of the article: The article covers the May issue of Yojana,2016 on the topic " Diferently Abled
Yojna Analysis Analysis of the Articles: The article on Transforming education discusses the basic loopholes in the education sector and areas requiri
Women were traditionally at a disadvantage in most societies especially by the end of 17th century. The advent of Industrial revolution, ending of Sla
The LGBT refers to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender communities. It is a collective term that includes within its purview both the concept of th
‘Civil Society’ and ‘Development’ are two concepts that share the underlying principle of ‘People’s Participation for their own Welfare’. In this cont
Civil Society and Democracy are two inter-related concepts that share the underlying principle of ‘People’s Participation’ in running various affairs
Recently proposed Assisted Reproductive Techniques (Regulation) Bill, 2014 is making surrogacy narrow and limited to only Indian couple. India is been
The Union Ministry of Women and Child Development this year made rapid strides to address the issues of women and child development. Special emphasis
Mission Indradhanush The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has launched “Mission Indradhanush”, depicting seven colours of the rainbow, to fully imm
Human Rights (HR) as those rights which should be available to all human beings by the virtue of their being part of Human Species. Taking their cue f
The Concept In broad terms civil society is commonly defined as the area outside family, market and state, encompassing a spectrum of actors and entit
Feminism is a highly debatable topic. This is basically a movement with a collection of ideologies that aim to establish, define and defend the roles
War, military force and organized violence have been central to the globalization of human affairs for much of history, especially in the modern epoch
The globalization of environmental affairs takes a number of forms , including: the encounters between previously separated ecological systems from di
What explains this globalization? As in the case of classical globalization, It is certainly not attributable to conquest, the source of most previous
The Concept In theory, the concept of globalization comprises mainly economy, society, culture and politics. In an ideal sense, people from different
‘Jan Aushadhi’ is a campaign launched by the Department of Pharmaceuticals in association with Central Pharma Public Sector Undertakings,
Education is the most important lever for social, economic and political transformation. Education is the most potent tool for socioeconomic mobility
Desirable element Economic burden is shared and thus providing economic security to the individual. Upbringing of children is better in a joint family
VIOLENCE is defined by the World Health Organisation as “the intentional use of physical force or power, threatened or actual against oneself, a
Child labour is preferred an account of low wages and also because children are obedient, submissive, trouble free and are prepared to do all types of
The Cabinet has moved an amendment to prohibit all forms of child labour below the age of 14 years making exceptions for children helping families or
Caste System: An Introduction One of the most distinctive features of the Indian society and culture has been the varna syste...
Yojana Gist: February 2017 Less Cash Economy Preface: Every issue of Yojana deals with a single topic comprehensively sharing...
On the surface, India's economy looks solid heading into 2016, with third quarter 2015 growth up 7.4% over third quarter 2014...
China’s Engagement in Pakistan The hype surrounding the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), to be built through Gilgit B...
In a major relief to lakhs of cardiac patients, the government has cut prices of life-saving coronary stents by up to 85 perc...
Women were traditionally at a disadvantage in most societies especially by the end of 17th century. The advent of Industrial ...
The Concept In broad terms civil society is commonly defined as the area outside family, market and state, encompassing a spe...
Frontline Issue: May 13,2016 : Quest for Equality Temple Entry for women: Analysis of the issue: The issue contains a detaile...
Global terrorism is one of the biggest threats of 21st century. Terrorism is defined as “calculated use of violence of threat...
Even after the 70 years of independence, more than 50 % of total populations don’t have any bank account. Expectations ...
A national workshop on Preparation of Heat Wave Action Plan was recently organised in Hyderabad . Discussions were held with ...
The National Regulatory Authority of India (NRAI) has been given the maximum ratings by global health body World Health Organ...
According to economic survey 2016-17, despite overall growth, there is a striking evidence of divergence or widening gaps in ...
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has constituted a Scientific Panel on “Food Fortification and Nutrit...
In the Union Budget 2017-’18 Finance Minister announced a hike in budget allocation for the welfare of women and children, fr...
National Action Plan for Children, 2016 (NPAC) was launched on National Girl Child Day. The NPAC has been developed by the Mi...
A global coalition to create new vaccines for emerging infectious diseases, designed to help give the world an insurance poli...
The annual index of Transparency International for the year 2016 has been released. Highlights of the index: Transparency Int...
The basket of vaccines in India’s Universal Immunisation Programme (UIP) was static for many years — until the entry of the P...
The Union Cabinet has given its approval to the proposal for India’s taking full membership of the International Vaccine Inst...