One in every 100 children in India between age group of 0-14 years suffers from acute respiratory infection.
23% of India's children are underweight at birth.
More that 50% of India's children are malnourished.
50% of Indian children aged 6-18 do not go to school.
Every sixth girl child's death is due to gender discrimination.
1 out of 4 girls is sexually abused before the age of 4.
3 lakh more girls than boys die every year.
53% of girls in the age group of 5 to 9 years are illiterate.
25% of the victims of commercial sexual exploitation in India are below 18 years of age.
About 80% of child labour is engaged in agricultural work.
90% working children are in rural India.
17 million children in India work as per official estimates.
80% of these are found in the 5 metros.
71% of them are illiterate.
500,000 children are forced into this trade every year.
3% of India's children are mentally/physically challenged.
Mentally/physially challenged girls are at a particular risk to violence and abuse.