Child labour across the globe has risen to 160 million with an increase of 8.4 million in the last four years. The pandemic is putting many more children at risk.Jun 12, 2021, 11:57 AM IST
On World Day Against Child Labour, Madhuri Dixit tweets 'children belong in schools and loving homes'
On the work front, Madhuri Dixit recently released a single titled 'Candle' which marks her debut as a singer.Jun 12, 2020, 17:41 PM IST
According to the new brief from the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and UNICEF titled COVID-19 and child labour: A time of crisis, a time to act' released on Friday, child labour decreased by 94 million since 2000, but that gain is now at risk.Jun 12, 2020, 12:48 PM IST
Directed by Brahmanand Siingh, "Jhalki" features Boman Irani, Sanjay Suri, Divya Dutta, Govind Namdev and two young actors, Aarti and Goraksha.Nov 07, 2019, 18:53 PM IST
Employment of a Child is prohibited in any field including domestic help. It is a cognizable criminal offence to employ a Child for any work.
For 43-year-old Kailash Satyarthi in 1997, the Global March Against Child Labor was absolute passion and persistence crushing all barriers.Jun 12, 2019, 12:01 PM IST
The 2014 Nobel Peace Prize winner, who is in the UAE, said that the provisions for children's rehabilitation have become better in countries such as Brazil, Chile, Nigeria, and South Africa.Feb 03, 2019, 17:03 PM IST
Rajnath Singh on Tuesday launched portal - Platform for Effective Enforcement for No Child Labour.Sep 26, 2017, 23:14 PM IST
Police on Wednesday rescued six minor boys who were employed as labourers at a brick-making facility in adjoining Ranga Reddy district and arrested two persons.Sep 20, 2017, 23:25 PM IST
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."Jun 14, 2017, 00:29 AM IST
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!Sep 03, 2016, 00:35 AM IST
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.Jul 28, 2016, 10:10 AM IST
Eight tribal girls from Mizoram were rescued from a car while being trafficked to Gujarat.Jul 03, 2016, 10:44 AM IST
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.Jun 12, 2016, 21:15 PM IST
Pope Francis on Sunday appealed to the international community to redouble efforts to end the "modern slavery" of child labour.Jun 12, 2016, 20:54 PM IST
Chess champion Viswanathan Anand and other Bollywood stars also tweeted urging people not to use child labour.Apr 20, 2016, 18:57 PM IST
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.Feb 25, 2016, 12:59 PM IST
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.Dec 02, 2015, 03:53 AM IST
Watch how underage children are forced to work for Primary School in Faizabad, UP.
Child labour is a crime. Tuesday night, 17 child labourers were rescued from Old Delhi Railway Station.Oct 08, 2015, 10:27 AM IST