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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”.

Gujarat: 1,269 child labourers rescued in five years

August 14, 2019 4:55 am

A total of 2,997 raids were conducted under the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act (1986) across the state between 2013 and 2018, states a written reply tabled earlier this year by the Gujarat government.

Back from Telangana: 700 will return to Odisha with education, hopes of escaping brick kilns

May 16, 2019 8:55 pm

The worksite schools for children of brick kiln migrant workers were established by Aide et Action, district collectors of Rangareddy and Yadadri, Telangana Brick Kiln Owners Association, and Rachakonda Police Commissionerate, in 2016.

Mumbai: Armed with roses, 35 kids fight against child labour, sensitise mill owners

November 15, 2018 3:22 am

35 children are part of an initiative to curb child labour, started by the Mumbai Police along with the Labour Commission and two NGOs.

Eliminate child labour from mica mining in Jharkhand: Kailash Satyarthi

October 28, 2018 10:04 pm

Kailash Satyarthi said innovative approach of creating 'Bal Mitra Grams' (child friendly villages) in Jharkhand has proved that eradication of child labour was possible with the joint efforts.

HC seeks Delhi govt reply on plea to implement order on prevention of child labour

October 28, 2018 5:02 pm

A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V K Rao was hearing an application by NGO 'Bachpan Bachao Andolan' (BBA) and associate organisation 'Save the Childhood Foundation'.