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Dimensions of child abuse: by R.K. RAGHAVAN - FRONTLINE - Volume 23 - Issue 03, Feb. 11 - 24, 2006
Nothing can be more dishonest or harmful to our future generations than underplaying an issue such as the abuse of children.

Young minds at work: by T.K. RAJALAKSHMI - FRONTLINE - Volume 23 - Issue 13 :: Jul. 01-14, 2006
Education is the best way to end child labour, says the ILO. But where are the schools?

Young slaves of Mumbai: by ANUPAMA KATAKAM - FRONTLINE - Volume 23 - Issue 06 :: Mar. 25 - Apr. 07, 2006
Maharashtra is officially child labour-free but the exploitation of children continues in the zari units in its capital.

AIDS - The forgotten face: by SARAH HIDDLESTON - FRONTLINE - Volume 23 - Issue 12 :: Jun. 17-30, 2006
Although the government has recognised the need to give adequate attention to HIV/AIDS, children remain excluded from its response.

Stolen childhood: by JAYATI GHOSH - FRONTLINE - Volume 23 - Issue 22 :: Nov. 04-17, 2006
India has the world's largest child labourer population, and ineffective laws and the absence of a multi-pronged strategy perpetuate the malady.

A business in babies: by RAVI SHARMA - FRONTLINE - Volume 18 - Issue 09, Apr. 28 - May 11, 2001
Adoption agencies thrive on "human trade" as the practice of selling female babies continues among the Lambadas on the Karnataka-Andhra Pradesh border.

Child abuse - Silent victims: by ASHA KRISHNAKUMAR - FRONTLINE - Volume 20 - Issue 21, October 11 - 24, 2003
Sexual abuse of children is a very real problem in India, and the situation is aided by the absence of effective legislation and the silence that surrounds the offence.

Elementary steps: by C.T. KURIEN - FRONTLINE - Volume 23 - Issue 13 :: Jul. 01-14, 2006
Examining the challenges and recent initiatives in providing universal elementary education.

 

Development

Defining human development: by AMIYA KUMAR BAGCHI - FRONTLINE - Volume 19 - Issue 23, November 09 - 22 2002
Of liberty, equality, solidarity — and also security.

Family Health Survey - Miles to go: by T.K. RAJALAKSHMI - FONTLINE - Volume 24 - Issue 22 :: Nov. 03-16, 2007
The third National Family Health Survey has immense significance for policymaking in health, nutrition and gender issues.

 

Nutrition

New data on calorie intakes: by MADHURA SWAMINATHAN & V.K. RAMACHANDRAN - FRONLINE - Vol. 16 :: No. 05 :: Feb. 27 - Mar. 12, 1999
New NSS data show that nutritional intake per person in India has fallen since the early 1970s. In Kerala and West Bengal, however, despite low intake levels, the trend is one of progress.

Targeted nutrition: by T.K. RAJALAKSHMI - FRONTLINE - Volume 23 - Issue 12 :: Jun. 17-30, 2006
A World Bank report on malnutrition among India's children calls for drastic reforms in the Integrated Child Development Services.

 

Women

Many faces of gender inequality: an essay by AMARTYA SEN - FRONTLINE - Volume 18 - Issue 22, Oct. 27 - Nov. 09, 2001
Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen's work on gender inequality is of seminal importance. His work on the theory of the household represents the household not as an undifferentiated unit, but as a unit of cooperation as well as of inequality and internal discrimination.

Taking on dowry: by T.K. RAJALAKSHMI - FRONTLINE - Volume 19 - Issue 23, November 09 - 22 2002
A national survey conducted by the All India Democratic Women's Association reveals that the dowry system is widespread and has permeated every section of society.

Women and development: by POOJA SATYOGI - FRONTLINE - Volume 22 - Issue 18, Aug 27 - Sep 09, 2005
Exploring Gender Equations: Colonial and Post Colonial India edited by Shakti Kak and Biswamoy Pati; New Delhi, 2005; Nehru Memorial Museum and Library; pages 494, Rs.600 (hardcover).

Lesser citizens: by VENKITESH RAMAKRISHNAN - FRONTLINE - Volume 23 - Issue 24 :: Dec. 02-15, 2006
In every State Muslims constitute disadvantaged communities; only the extent and nature of the disadvantage vary.

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