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On child wellbeing index, India only ahead of Pakistan among neighbours

India also improved its rank from 116 of 172 countries in 2018 to 113 of 176 countries this year.

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India ranks 113 of 176 countries on an index that evaluates countries on the wellbeing of children. The End of Childhood Index is part of the Global Childhood Report released on May 28, 2019, by Save the Children, a nonprofit that works for child rights.
The index evaluates countries on eight indicators to determine the wellbeing of children and teenagers (0-19 years): mortality among children under five years of age, malnutrition that stunts growth, lack of education, child labour, early marriage, adolescent births, displacement by conflict and child homicide. A final score out of 1,000

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First Published: May 30 2019 | 9:49 AM IST

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