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CHILD LABOUR NEWS

Despite settlement between victim and accused, crimes involving mental depravity to child can’t be quashed: HC

June 12, 2021 8:47 pm

The Bombay HC refused to quash an FIR against a couple living at a Chembur housing society for employing a minor girl as a domestic help and physically assaulting her.

Study flags ‘labour issues’ in sugarcane producing states

April 11, 2021 1:02 am

A recent study has raised the issue of “ambiguity about definitions of child labour and forced labour” related laws in India, especially for sugarcane producing states of Bihar, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Punjab, and Uttar Pradesh.

Child labour exists in cotton seed farms of north Gujarat: NGOs

October 20, 2020 2:49 pm

Centre for Labour Research and Action had undertaken a survey of farms in Danta taluka of Banaskantha district along with another NGO, Adivasi Sarvangi Vikas Sangh.

Bengal: ‘71% kids have no access to digital education, child labour doubles’

August 29, 2020 2:20 pm

“At least Bengal's data is better than the national data. Across India, only 14 per cent of the school children have been able to continue their education," said Prabir Basu, Joint Convener of RTE Forum (Campaign).

India faces lost generation as virus pushes children to work

August 10, 2020 3:18 pm

Global child labor had been gradually declining in the past two decades, but the Covid-19 pandemic threatens to reverse that trend, according to the ILO.

Railway Protection Force and Unicef join hands to prevent child labour and trafficking

June 23, 2020 10:06 pm

Unicef says there has been 50% increase in child protection calls during lockdown in the country, and Bihar was chosen because of it had the highest number of children among returning migrants. RPF rescued 1,309 children in 2017, 854 in 2018, 830 in 2019 and 124 till May 2020.

Gujarat: 37 kids employed in 2 sari finishing units rescued

May 18, 2020 2:53 am

Following the raids, Jetpur town police registered two cases under the provisions of Juvenile Justice Act, Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act and Indian Penal Code (IPC) against eight persons.

Task force rescues 29 child labourers in Surat

January 23, 2020 1:25 am

"Instead of four raids per month, we are now conducting two raids every week in all districts of the state," said Vipul Mittra, Additional Chief Secretary, Labour and Employment department.

Op Muskan-V: Most of the children rescued by Cyberabad police had fake Aadhaar cards

December 21, 2019 7:13 pm

As many as 541 children were rescued by Cyberabad police in the month of July this year, as part of Operation Muskaan-V.

Mumbai: Minor boy ‘rescued’ from jewellery manufacturing unit

October 03, 2019 9:12 am

On searching the premises, the police found a boy polishing imitation jewellery using an electrical machine, officers at Samta Nagar police station said. They added that the boy was being made to do “dangerous work unsuited for his age, while being confined in a small room”.