Uneducated India: Learning at the rural juncture

The Indian education market is worth a staggering INR 5.9 trillion (USD 92.98 billion). Of this, 59.7 per cent accounts for higher education, a sector that caters to 20 million students from 36,000 different institutions every year.  Accounting for 38.1 per cent, the next chunk is taken away by primary schools, followed by a paltry 1.6 per…

World Day of Social Justice: UN urges world community to end human trafficking and forced labour

This year the World Day of Social Justice, February 20, is being observed with the theme of “Ending human trafficking and forced labour”. According to UN’s International Labour Organization (ILO), forced labour’s external link takes different forms, including debt bondage, trafficking and other forms of modern slavery and efforts need to be mounted to check…