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Punish parents for forcings kid into child labour, HC told

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 21:39

The Delhi High court has sought a response from the central government on a plea seeking directions to prosecute parents who force their minor child into the labour market.

Samsung Electronics China supplier to resume business after child labour allegations

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 10:32

The suspension was prompted by a report released earlier in July which said children were working on the assembly lines at Dongguan Shinyang.

Those aware of child labour law continue to hire children: CRY

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 16:06

Almost half of the total 300 employers, who hire children in the age group of 5 to 14 years, are aware of the child labour law but still continue to employ children, according to a recent survey by CRY.

Bolivia legalizes child labor for kids from age 10

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 04:34

Bolivia has passed a law authorizing children to work from age 10, saying the rule is necessary due to realities in the impoverished country where kids join the labor market prematurely.

Three Thane hoteliers booked for child labour, 4 boys rescued

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 12:46

Four minor boys, who were employed as workers at three different hotels at Mira-Bhyander in the district, were rescued and cases of child labour were registered against the hotel owners, police said Wednesday.

`Rehabilitation of child labour scheme approved for 270 districts`

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 20:42

National Child Labour Project scheme for rehabilitation of child labour is presently approved for 270 districts in 20 states of the country, Lok Sabha was informed on Monday.

Samsung halts business with supplier in China on child labour concern

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 15:15

The use of child labour isn`t rare in China. Other multinational tech companies including Apple Inc have been plagued by revelations of exploitation.

Number of child labour has reduced by 65 percent: Govt

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 20:19

The total number of child labour in the country has reduced by 65 per cent as per the Census 2011, Rajya Sabha was informed today.

Allegations of child labour surfaces during Mayawati`s Badaun visit

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 15:48

In an irony of sorts there is report of child labour being used to construct the helipad of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati coinciding her tour on Sunday to meet with the affected families of rape victims.

13 child labourers rescued, factory owner arrested

Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 00:38

Thirteen children trafficked into Delhi and forced to work in cosmetics factory for up to 15 hours every day, were on Friday rescued by the Delhi police and labour department following a complaint.

NHRC seeks report from Karnataka, Odisha on child labour incident

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 19:49

The National Human Rights Commission directed Karnataka and Odisha governments to submit a report on an incident in which a child labourer was hit with an iron rod allegedly by a brick kiln owner in Gulbarga.

12 child labourers rescued in Delhi

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 25, 2013, 21:06

Twelve children working as bonded labourers were rescued from west Delhi, police said.