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Children's Living Arrangements

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81.4%
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DHS 2019-2021
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Children living with both parents, Total for children < 18; IA2020DHS: International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai - 2019-21
15.4%
Living with One Parent
 
DHS 2019-2021
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Children living with mother, father alive, Total for children < 18; Children living with mother, father dead, Total for children < 18; Children living with father, mother alive, Total for children < 18; Children living with father, mother dead, Total for children < 18; IA2020DHS: International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai - 2019-21
3.2%
Living with Neither Parent
 
DHS 2019-2021
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Children living with neither parent, both alive, Total for children < 18; Children living with neither parent, mother alive, Total for children < 18; Children living with neither parent, father alive, Total for children < 18; Children living with neither parent, both dead, Total for children < 18; IA2020DHS: International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai - 2019-21
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Children Living Without Biological Parents

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79%
Both Parents Alive
 
DHS 2015-2016
12%
One Parent Dead
 
DHS 2015-2016
9%
Both Parents Dead
 
DHS 2015-2016

Parental Survivorship

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95.3%
Children with Both Parents Alive
 
DHS
4.3%
Children with One Parent Alive
 
DHS
0.3%
Children with Both Parents Dead
 
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List of Organisations

Shiv Sahay Singh - The Hindu,

NGO says West Bengal should take the initiative and provide support to the children and their families who were rescued as bonded labourers

Thaslima Begum - The Guardian,

Women living in camps for refugees of Bangladesh’s war of independence were told a local care home would look after their children. Decades on, many are still searching for them.

Global Social Service Workforce Alliance,

This report examines the evolution of social service workforce strengthening in the light of the three core pillars of the Social Service Workforce Strengthening Framework: planning, developing and supporting. It identifies significant progress and accomplishments that have been made to strengthen the social service workforce at the global level as well as in three specific countries: Romania, Uganda and Viet Nam.

Anuradha Varanasi - Forbes,

Even though the prevalence of child marriage declined in India from 49.4% in 1993 to 22.3% in 2021, a Lancet Global Health study revealed that one in five underage girls and one in six boys are still getting married off before the age of 18. By 2021, researchers estimated that more than 13.4 million women aged 20 to 24 were forced into marriage during childhood.

Times of India,

NEW DELHI: The ministry of women and children development on Wednesday urged childcare institutions (CCIs) across to document the number of ‘care leavers’ and asked all state principal secretaries to verify the database and provide temporary shelter and vocational training.

Jewel Gausman, Rockli Kim, Akhil Kumar, Shamika Ravi, S V Subramanian,

In this study, the authors aim to present a systematic description of the trends in child marriage in girls and boys aged 20–24 years in India and its 36 states and Union Territories between 1993 and 2021.

Rajshree Chanchal, Ajit Kumar Lenka,

The article grapples with the tacit interplay of poverty, caste, and gender and its effects on the education of children in a village. It explores how pandemic-induced school closure impacted the life chances of marginalised children during and after the pandemic in the ‘deprived geography’ of rural Madhya Pradesh, India.

Gurneet Kalra,

This is a series of written interviews conducted with care-experienced persons from Bhutan, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka who have had experience with alternative care. These interviews were published in the September 2023 issue of the Institutionalised Children Explorations and Beyond journal.

Ian Forber-Pratt,

In this editorial, Ian Forber-Pratt, editor of this tenth anniversary edition of the Institutionalised Children Explorations and Beyond, gives an of alternative care in Bangladesh, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bhutan. 

Maninder Kaur, Nilima Mehta, Subhadeep Adhikary, Anamika Viswanath,

This paper intends to capture the landscape of alternative care and its evolution in India, drawing from the review of the legal and policy framework, existing literature, and detailed discussions with Civil Society Organisations(CSOs) and State functionaries.