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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
Yojana Gist: Issue March 2017 Budget 2017-18 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...
Frontline Gist: Issue February 17, 2017 Message from The Marina The unprecedented youth protest in Tamil Nadu demanding revoc...
The human development concept was developed by economist Mahbub ul Haq. At the World Bank in the 1970s, and later as minister...
How would you feel if your favourite celebrity had manipulated you? Had subconsciously persuaded you to purchase a product in...
Lying is probably one of the most common wrong acts that we carry out (one researcher has said 'lying is an unavoidable part ...
The third tier of governance have been often termed as an appendage since it continously lags in funds with respect to its de...
Prelude The condition of women started improving when issues related to them began to be raised by the socio-religious reform...
Frontline Gist:Issue February 3, 2017 Death in the Delta What constitutes Drought: (Related Article: What constitutes Drought...
Caste System: An Introduction One of the most distinctive features of the Indian society and culture has been the varna syste...
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...
Global terrorism is one of the biggest threats of 21st century. Terrorism is defined as “calculated use of violence of threat...
The Revolt of 1857 is one of the most important chapters in the history of India’s struggle for freedom. There is a lack of c...
Frontline Issue: May 13,2016 : Quest for Equality Temple Entry for women: Analysis of the issue: The issue contains a detaile...
“Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana”, a ‘Scheme for providing Physical Aids and Assisted-living Devices for Senior citizens belonging ...
National Commission for Schedule Tribes (NCST) has approved the proposal for five additional seat for tribals in Sikkim assem...
The government of India has proposed a labour code which will provide social security cover to the entire workforce in the co...
UN Women — the international organisation’s arm for empowering women has released a world ranking of the number of women parl...
Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2017 has made 26 weeks of paid maternity leave mandatory for all women employed in the or...
Rural Electric Corporation (REC) Limited has contributed Rs. 25 crores towards SBK as part of REC’s Corporate Social Responsi...
The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016 was passed by the Lok Sabha , months after the Rajya Sabha approved the measure ...
The long-simmering controversy over the use of ‘Sahayaks’ — or helpers — by officers of the Army has returned with the surfac...
The Commonwealth is launching an initiative to help member states tackle domestic violence. The programme, which is being lau...
Govt has linked Aadhaar to school midday meals, among several other schemes. About mid day meal Scheme: The Mid-day Meal Sche...