India stands in a lowly 117th position out of 181 countries in the KidsRight Index, the annual global index which ranks how countries adhere to and are equipped to improve child rights. Iceland secured the top position in the index followed by Portugal.
Countries are judged on five indicators: right to life, right to education, right to health, right to protection and enabling environment for child rights. KidsRights Index is an initiative of Kids Right Foundation in cooperation with Erasmus University, Rotterdam.
The annual global index named Kids Right Index has ranked countries on the basis of how much they are involved and equipped to improve child rights. India scored 0.64 out of 1 in the overall category .Iceland has scored 0.967 and Portugal has scored 94.8.