Bill soon to stop employment of kids below 14 yrs: Dattatreya

To ban employment of children below 14 years in any occupation, a Bill will be presented before the Cabinet soon, a Union Minister said on Tuesday.

Child labour bill will be test of Modi government: Kailash Satyarthi

A bill currently in the Indian Parliament on child labour totally will be a "test" of the new government on how they take the issues of the most exploited children in their political priority, says child rights campaigner and Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi.

17 minors rescued from railway station in Rajasthan

17 children have been rescued and 13 women arrested in a raid carried out by Anti Human Trafficking Cell and Child Line members from a lodge on railway station road here, police said on Wednesday.

Human connect has become superficial in digital age: Kailash Satyarthi

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Monday stressed the need to employ science and technology to bail out children reeling under abject poverty even as he lamented that "human connect" has become "superficial" in the digital age.

Kailash Satyarthi tells kids to be candles which light up the world

Nobel Prize winning child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi said here today that it is everybody's job to end child labour, and asked kids to be "candles which light up the world".

Robust means needed to act against child labour: Amnesty

With Kailash Satyarthi's Nobel Peace Prize win bringing the focus on rights of children in India, a leading rights group has called for robust means to act against child labour saying merely banning it is not a solution.

Six child workers rescued from college canteen in Greater Noida

Six child labourers were rescued after a raid at a college canteen in Knowledge Park here, police said on Thursday.

13 child labourers rescued from Cuttack

Thirteen child labourers, engaged in hotels, liquor shops and construction sites, were rescued by the Cuttack district Child Welfare Committee (CWC) with the help of police, a CWC member said on Thursday.

Kailash Satyarthi appeals to MPs to pass Bill banning child labour

Ahead of Parliament's Winter Session, Nobel laureate and child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi on Friday appealed to all the MPs to ensure passage of a Bill seeking complete ban on child labour.

Must end child labour to create more jobs: Kailash ​Satyarthi

Nobel laureate and child rights crusader Kailash Satyarthi said on Friday children working as labourers needed to be rescued and rehabilitated to tackle the rising unemployment rate globally.

Cotton mills in Tamil Nadu using forced child labour: Report

 Cotton manufacturers in Tamil Nadu are using forced child labour for long hours in dangerous conditions in their factories, a British daily alleged, a charge rubbished by a major textile body in the state as totally wrong.

Child labour: Ice cream is a job, not a treat, for Afghan girl

The gaggle of girls outside a school in Herat are all about the same age, but one of them sticks out.

Baby crushed to death at DU College, NHRC dissatisfied over denial of relief to parents

 National Human Rights Commission today expressed "dissatisfaction" over various government agencies skirting responsibility to pay monetary relief to the parents of a five-month-old child who was allegedly crushed under a vehicle at a construction site in a Delhi University college.

Education key to ending child labour: Nobel laureate Satyarthi

 Nobel laureate and child rights champion Kailash Satyarthi Thursday said governments around the world "must invest" more on education to eradicate child labour and "build a peaceful society".

Spend less on arms, more on schools: Nobel laureate Satyarthi

Countries around the world should cut their defence budgets and invest in education if child labour is to be eradicated, said Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi.

Three days of global military expenditure enough to educate world's children: Kailash Satyarthi

Reema Sharma

 

Life has not changed for Nobel peace prize winner Kailash Satyarthi, who still believes that he has a long way to go and that his cause of eradicating child labour has a long path of struggle ahead.

Delhi govt not serious in fighting menace of child labour: Bachpan Bachao Andolan

The Nobel Peace Prize to child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi may have put the spotlight on the issue of child labour, but his NGO Bachpan Bachao Andolan says Delhi government is not serious about dealing with the "menace", unlike many other states.

Hailing Kailash Satyarthi: At the vanguard to save innocence

'Who is Kailash Satyarthi?' was the first reaction from all and sundry when his name began trending on news and social media. While many of us know who Malala Yousafzai is, we hardly know about this man who was shrouded in anonymity until the colossal Nobel Prize was conferred upon him.

Kailash Satyarthi's Nobel to put renewed focus on child labour in India

The Nobel Peace Prize to Indian child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi will renew global attention on the persisting problem of child labour in India, where millions of them continue to work under cruel and dehumanising conditions despite an official ban on employing child workers.

Nobel Peace Prize: It is India's victory over 'child slavery', says Kailash Satyarthi
Nobel Peace Prize: It is India's victory over 'child slavery', says Kailash Satyarthi

An Indian children's rights activist Kailash Satyarthi who was on Friday awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 along with Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai, dedicated his award to the 'nation' and 'children in slavery'.