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Affirming goal of child labour-free society, India ratifies global conventions

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi, the indefatigable activist for children`s rights, said India`s ratification of the two ILO conventions was a "very happy moment for me."

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.

Indian garment sector not deploying child labour: AEPC

Apex garment body Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) Tuesday said the Indian garment sector complies with international labour laws that prohibits child labour.