13 January, 2020
3 Min Read
Syllabus subtopic: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate.
Prelims and Mains focus: about the UN report and its significance; child mortality in India and govt.’s efforts to address it
News: India is among the few countries in the world where, in 2018, the mortality for girls under 5 years of age exceeded that of boys, according to the ‘Levels and Trends in Child Mortality’ report by the United Nations (UN) interagency group for child mortality.
Key findings of the report
State specific mortality burden in India
What did UNICEF say about child mortality in India?
Source: The Hindu
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