Sunday, Dec 04, 2022

child labour


'Life in the Shadows' by Chitvan Gill: Stories of tragedy, hope and resilience

July 09, 2022 1:58 pm

The exhibition called, ‘Life in the Shadows’, presented by Chitvan Gill, a filmmaker, writer, and documentary photographer is up at the India International Center till July 14 from 11 am to 7 pm.

Declare rescued child labourers as bonded labourers, issue release certificates: NHRC to Ludhiana DC

June 10, 2022 10:30 am

Dinesh Kumar, a volunteer with Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA), said that the NHRC order was significant as the rescued child labourers would now be eligible for compensation under the Central government's scheme for rehabilitation of bonded labourers and might not return to work.

Report: Pandemic forced students to drop out of school, turn to child labour

April 21, 2022 6:46 pm

ActionAid Association and Slum Mahila Sanghatane conducted a public hearing on the impact of Covid-19 on Children's Education on March 22 in Bengaluru and the report was a part of the public hearing.

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.


Lost childhood: Afghan kids work at brick kilns to help families stay afloat

September 25, 2022 8:57 pm

A recent survey by Save the Children estimated that half of Afghanistan’s families have put children to work to keep food on the table as livelihoods crumbled.