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'.

76 percent of rescued child labourers went back to work: Study

Over 76 percent of child labourers rescued in raids conducted six years ago in Mumbai went back to work, according to an NGO working for children's rights.

Delhi govt rescues 9 children engaged in child labour

In a rescue operation carried out by Delhi government, nine children, allegedly being engaged as child labourers, were rescued from Kotla village road.

34 children rescued in separate raids in Delhi

Thirty-four child labourers were rescued in two separate raids in North and Central Delhi in a joint operation of Labour Department, Delhi Police and Bachpan Bachao Andolan.

Punish parents for forcings kid into child labour, HC told

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.

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

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

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

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.