child labour

Closed classrooms sow seeds of child labour

Closed classrooms sow seeds of child labour

Schools across the state have been closed since March and there is no clarity on when they will reopen. This could grow seeds of child la...Read More

COVID-19 crisis may lead to rise in child labour after 20 years, says ILO-UNICEF

COVID-19 crisis may lead to rise in child labour after 20 years, says ILO-UNICEF

The short-term impact of COVID-19 has already been felt, the long-term tremor is expected to unravel. One such mid to long term impact is...Read More

Madhya Pradesh among top five states in child labour

Madhya Pradesh among top five states in child labour

According to the Census 2011, MP recorded total 7,00,239 child labours'.

Apple, Google among tech firms sued over child labour

Apple, Google among tech firms sued over child labour

The lawsuits was filed on behalf of 14 anonymous (or "Doe") plaintiffs who are either guardians of children killed in tunnel or wall coll...Read More

Child labour Act needs relook Activists

Child labour Act needs relook Activists

Mumbai: At a time when the country is clamouring for women empowerment, gender equality and forest cover, another issue that was never re...Read More

India can eradicate child labour with proper enforcement of laws: official

India can eradicate child labour with proper enforcement of laws: official

India can eradicate child labour with proper enforcement and implementation of laws and by creating awareness among public, a senior gove...Read More

Donald Trump is ending India’s USD 5 billionn trade concessions

Donald Trump is ending India’s USD 5 billionn trade concessions

US plans to end preferential trade status for India under a scheme which allows certain products to enter the country duty-free

Abolition of slavery, child labour possible: Kailash Satyarthi

Abolition of slavery, child labour possible: Kailash Satyarthi

New York: Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi voiced optimism that abolition of slavery and child labour is possible as he exhorted people, ...Read More

Children’s Day 2018: Is all hunky-dory for child stars behind the scenes?

Children’s Day 2018: Is all hunky-dory for child stars behind the scenes?

When children work on sets of TV shows and films, different rules apply because children, in the end, are children. We gush and exclaim a...Read More

Thane cops raid Mira Road bakery, minors rescued

Thane cops raid Mira Road bakery, minors rescued

Bhayandar: Further tightening the screws on those encouraging child labour in their establishments, the Anti Human Trafficking Unit (AHTU...Read More

Mumbai cops rescue 21 child labourers

Mumbai cops rescue 21 child labourers

Mumbai: Mumbai police’s crime branch have rescued 21 victims of child labour from Mulund railway station. All victims are said to be nati...Read More

Kranti Nation: India and the Fourth Industrial Revolution by Pranjal Sharma-Review

Kranti Nation: India and the Fourth Industrial Revolution by Pranjal Sharma-Review

Title: Kranti Nation: India and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Bhopal: Prevalent child labour deprive many of childhood

Bhopal: Prevalent child labour deprive many of childhood

Bhopal: Government claims to provide all facilities to ensure children should go to schools. But it remains an uncomfortable reality that...Read More

Mumbai: Create conducive work environment for child actors, demands expert panel

Mumbai: Create conducive work environment for child actors, demands expert panel

Mumbai: In a first-of-its-kind dialogue on how child artists are rarely looked upon as labourers in the film industry, a panel discussion...Read More

Ujjain: Caterer forces minor to work in marriage party, booked

Ujjain: Caterer forces minor to work in marriage party, booked

Ujjain: A complaint has been lodged with Neelganga police station accusing a caterer of forcing minors to work in a marriage party. Accor...Read More

Revive 14-member supervisory committee to end child labour: Bombay High Court tells Maharashtra government

Revive 14-member supervisory committee to end child labour: Bombay High Court tells Maharashtra government

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has described the Maharashtra government’s approach as ‘insensitive’ towards child labour. The court has ac...Read More

Bombay High Court warns of action if Maharashtra govt fails to implement law protecting kids

Bombay High Court warns of action if Maharashtra govt fails to implement law protecting kids

Mumbai: Coming down heavily on the Maharashtra government, the Bombay High Court on Tuesday said unless it does not give importance to hu...Read More

Bombay High Court voices concern over rising numbers of missing children, be proactive on child labour tells cops

Bombay High Court voices concern over rising numbers of missing children, be proactive on child labour tells cops

Mumbai: The Bombay HC recently voiced concern over the rising numbers of missing children. The HC suggested people must become proactive ...Read More

Indore: Collective cruelty to children must be abolished from society for good

Indore: Collective cruelty to children must be abolished from society for good

Indore: Time is yet so harsh that it allows children to become a forced seller of toys and balloons at traffic signals instead of playing...Read More

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Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh’s kids fare badly in all parameters

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh government despite several efforts, is not able to make a huge difference in the state of children. Child marriage...Read More

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