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Effectiveness of Child Helpline Numbers in India

Childline is India’s first and the world’s largest, 24-hour telephonic helpline service that is accessible to anyone calling on 1098. It works for children in distress across the country. Any call made on the Childline is answered by a trained Contact Officer in any of the six call centres across India. The call centers are present in cities such as Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai and Bengaluru.

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Child Malnutrition in India: How we can Stop Malnutrition

Whenever we come across an extremely weak child, our general notion is that the child must be poor and the family is not able to feed them well and thus the child is malnourished. What exactly is malnutrition? Is it the lack of food intake in the growing years of children that causes this condition? Strictly speaking, malnutrition occurs when the food intake of a child lacks both quality as well as quantity.

 

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Female Infanticide in India

India has globally become a force to reckon with and this makes each one of us very proud. But there still are some ugly truths that need our attention and it’s high time that we stop turning a deaf year towards them. Female infanticide is one such social issue.

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Impact of Poverty on Children: Facts and Solution

Even though poverty is subjective, it can be defined as an inability to secure minimum requirements including food, shelter, and clothing. According to the findings of the 11th National Development Plan, more than 300 million people in India are poor.

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Independence Day: Comprehending the Actual Meaning of Freedom

On 15th August, 1947 at midnight, independent India’s flag was hoisted at Red Fort. It was after many years of being a colony that India eventually become free from the imperial rule. India was a free country now, having ambitions and goals to achieve. Inspite of having so much potential to develop and abundant natural resources, India has been performing relatively low in terms of development and growth. This is also because the population is increasing and poverty and illiteracy is rampant.
 

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