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DNA: Mayurbhanj in Odisha is now India's first Child Labour free district

Mayurbhanj in Odisha, India's first Child Labour free district where the major child was labor once. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Concerned by amended child labour bill in India: UN

The UN Children's Fund has voiced concern over the amended Child Labour Bill in India, saying it could legitimise family work and further disadvantage children from poor families.

Eight Mizoram girls rescued while being trafficked to Gujarat

Eight Mizoram girls rescued while being trafficked to Gujarat

Eight tribal girls from Mizoram were rescued from a car while being trafficked to Gujarat.

Nitish announces Rs 25,000 for every rescued child labour

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday inaugurated 'Child Labour Tracking System (CLTS)' in order to keep a track of rescued child labour for their proper rehabilitation besides announcing financial help of Rs 25,000 for every rescued child labour to be given from Chief Minister's Relief Fund.

Pope Francis appeals for end to 'slavery' of child labour

Pope Francis on Sunday appealed to the international community to redouble efforts to end the "modern slavery" of child labour.

Batting great Sachin Tendulkar bats against child labour

Batting great Sachin Tendulkar bats against child labour

Chess champion Viswanathan Anand and other Bollywood stars also tweeted urging people not to use child labour.

Chennai: 15-year-old boy escapes debt bondage, says his employer threw hot oil over his legs

Marimuthu, a south Indian teenager, had no idea the debt bondage he was pushed into last year would lead to serious burns on his legs, forcing him to escape his abusive employer and seek hospital treatment.

Indian plan to let kids work in family business is backward step, says Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi

Indian children also work in restaurants and hotels, washing dishes and chopping vegetables, or in middle-class homes, looking after other children or cleaning and scrubbing floors.

Underage children forced to do labour work for primary school in Faizabad, UP

Watch how underage children are forced to work for Primary School in Faizabad, UP.

DNA: Analysis of the condition of child labourers in the country - Part II

Child labour is a crime. Tuesday night, 17 child labourers were rescued from Old Delhi Railway Station. DNA analyzes how child labourers in the country want to study, but are subjected to labour due to lack of money.

Unequal access to education lets child labour persist

Unequal access to education ensures hundreds of millions of children remain trapped in child labour despite dramatic falls in worldwide poverty levels, according to a new study conducted in India, Peru and Ethiopia.

1.10 lakh child labourers work on Gujarat's fields: NGO report

 Gujarat accounts for 55 per cent of the country's child labour working in cottonseed production and the total number of children working in such fields has reached 1.10 lakh, according to an NGO study report released here on Wednesday.

Govt plans to punish parents if children found engaged in child labour

The government plans to put in place provisions to punish parents whose children are found to be engaged in child labour, which has been seeing a declining trend.

Satyarthi urges youth to join in campaign against child labour

Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Tuesday called upon the youth to join him in his "ambitious campaign of protecting 100 billion left out children".

Law against child labour to be more strict: Bandaru Dattatreya

 Union Minister Bandaru Dattatreya on Thursday said more teeth will be provided to the existing laws against child labour and a rehabilitation fund will be set up for children rescued from exploitation.

Over 8,000 children working in Delhi garment factories: Report

Over 8,000 children working in Delhi garment factories: Report

Over 8,000 children are working in garment factories in different parts of the national capital, an NGO report has revealed.

UN uses food aid to fight against child labour in Egypt

Almost 24,000 Egyptian children have received school meals and rations for their families under a scheme to prevent youngsters in the poorest areas from dropping out of school and working, UN and EU officials said.

Global funding for education facing stagnation: Kailash Satyarthi

Rueing that global funding for education has stagnated over the past four years, Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi said on Friday that an additional USD 22 billion annually, which is just four-and-a-half days of global military expenditure, can bring all children to school.

The story of 14-year-old Santram – Bonded labour since 2009 in Madhya Pradesh

A heart-rending incident has come to limelight in Madhya Pradesh, where a fourteen-year-old boy has been found to be working as a bonded labour in Harda district.

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