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Two get 14 years RI for child trafficking in Hyderabad

Two get 14 years RI for child trafficking in Hyderabad

In a search operation on January 9, 2016, 219 minor boys, all hailing from Bihar, were rescued from bangle-making units of the convicts in Talab Katta area in the Old City, it said.

Ministry of Women and Child Development expands ChildLine to 435 locations, key railway stations

Women and Child Development Ministry expands ChildLine to 435 locations

World Day Against Child Labour was first launched in 2002 aiming to raise awareness and activism to prevent child labour. According to a UNICEF study, in 2011 child labour constituted 13 per cent of the workforce in India at 10.2 million.

20 kids rescued from steel unit in fresh raid in Delhi’s Wazirpur Industrial area

Some children claimed that they were not pressured to work in the factory. Barring a 16-year-old, all of them said their parents were aware of where they were working.

Ministry of Women and Child Development expands ChildLine to 435 locations, key railway stations

Inter-state programme to fight child labour and trafficking

Collaboration between Maharashtra, Bihar involves cops, govt officials, NGOs

Two get 14 years RI for child trafficking in Hyderabad

Trace out-of-school children, list them and get them to school within 8 days, says Maharashtra Principal secretary

The officers have been asked to prepare a complete list, along with district/taluka information of all children, get them admitted to the nearest school from the spot of migration and also get an education guarantee card issued by the district from which the students have migrated from.

Belgian King & Queen meet domestic workers, children in Mumbai

The Belgian King also attended a Cleantech Summit, where solutions for smart cities were discussed.

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Massive campaign to keep Sabarimala child labour-free    

The state-run Child Protection Unit authorities are getting ready to launch a thorough drive, titled “Operation Saranabalyam”, during the three-month-long pilgrim season, beginning on November 15 this year.

Two get 14 years RI for child trafficking in Hyderabad

Why Indian Intelligence is spooked by global index of modern slavery

What does an ILO-backed report say about the country? Why have its methodology and conclusions been questioned by the IB?

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2022: Rajnath Singh sets target to wipe out child labour

‘Operation Smile’ was launched by the ministry in January 2015 to rescue and rehabilitate the missing children. 

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Millions trapped in modern slavery, child labour: UN report

The report said that some 152 million children, including 64 million girls and 88 million boys, are subject to child labour, accounting for almost one in ten children around the world.

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The elephant in the room

What if our children had books that got them to think about compassion, kindness and caring for all life forms, including the many humans who have no voice of their own? What if schooling helps break stereotypes and reiterate ideas of equity and equality?

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India set to ratify global conventions to combat child labour

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi had said that India’s decision for ratification of Convention 182 and Convention 138 was “long overdue” in providing justice to the country’s children.

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Revenue earned through child labour is a belittling, says Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa

Speaking on the eve of the World Day Against Child Labour, the Chief Minister also listed out several initiatives taken by her government to ensure that children were sent to school and not employed in work.

Dictum & Diaspora | India’s not so hidden shame: Child slavery and bonded labour

The Indian political class is not seized with the great questions of social justice such as alleviation of poverty, equality of genders, freedom from hunger, corruption, child labour and violence against women.

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Child Labour Act: Reading between the lines

The proposed amendments that were cleared by the Union Cabinet in May this year seek to completely bar children less than 14 years from working in any sector, barring entertainment industry.