India ranked 117 in KidsRight Index

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  • India stands in a lowly 117th position out of 181 countries in the KidsRight Index.
  • It is an annual global index which ranks how countries adhere to and are equipped to improve child rights.
  • Countries are judged on five indicators: right to life, right to education, right to health, right to protection and enabling environment for child rights.
  • Iceland topped the index.


  • Kids Rights Index is an initiative started by Kids Right Foundation with Erasmus University, Rotterdam.
  • The index is prepared on the basis of five indicators
  • Right to Life
  • Right to Education
  • Right to Health
  • Right to Protection
  • India scored 0.64 out of 1 in the overall category
  • Iceland has scored 0.967 and Portugal has scored 94.8.
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