According to the latest government figures, there was a 50 per cent increase in cases of crimes against children between 2012 and 2013.
A team of Labour Department and NGO Bachpan Bachao Andolan rescued 11 child laborers aged 8 to 14 years on Wednesday from Guru Vihar in Ludhiana. Children were working as bonded laborers and were not getting minimum wages. They were being paid Rs 50-100 per week by Surindra Export – in Guru Vihar on Rahon […]
The children were between 8-15 years of age and included eight girls.
He said, “There is a hug gap between the identification and rescue of the child.”
Later, volunteers of Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA) reached the spot to help the family.
The children were handed over to their guardians after medical check up by Child Welfare Committee (CWC).
The founder of Bachpan Bachao Andolan urged children to ensure women’s safety and discard caste distinction.
The court then ruled, “Chief Secretary be present and file affidavit on number of missing children and the number of children traced”.
The bench was hearing a PIL by NGO Bachpan Bachao Andolan.
The tribal areas of North Chhattisgarh report high incidences of missing children.
Chief secys and DGPs of Bihar, Chhattisgarh told to appear on Oct 30.
Kailash Satyarthi’s relative inconspicuousness in public life thus far speaks of a larger social failure
Satyarthi agrees with Nobel Committee that “it as an important point for a Hindu and a Muslim, to join in a common struggle for education.
Singh was among 2,500 workers and their children who were rescued from the stone quarry by a team of activists, led by Satyarthi — his first rescue operation.
With OB vans parked in the narrow lane outside the office, traffic piled up and onlookers were left wondering what the buzz was all about.