Child labour

World Day Against Child Labour: Raising awareness against exploitation of kids

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

World Day Against Child Labour: COVID-19 may push millions more children into child labour, says UN

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

Tannishtha Chatterjee: Love for children doesn't translate to our policies

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

26 children rescued from biscuit factory in Raipur

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.

Jun 15, 2019, 07:31 AM IST

Why the world should remember June forever!

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

Rehabilitation of children freed from labour improves in India: Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi

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 launches portal 'PENCIL' to eliminate child labour

Rajnath Singh on Tuesday launched portal - Platform for Effective Enforcement for No Child Labour.

Sep 26, 2017, 23:14 PM IST

Hyderabad: Six child labourers rescued

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

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."

Jun 14, 2017, 00:29 AM IST

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!

Sep 03, 2016, 00:35 AM IST

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.

Jul 28, 2016, 10:10 AM IST

Eight Mizoram girls rescued while being trafficked to Gujarat

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

Jul 03, 2016, 10:44 AM IST

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.

Jun 12, 2016, 21:15 PM IST

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.

Jun 12, 2016, 20:54 PM IST

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.

Apr 20, 2016, 18:57 PM IST

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.

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

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.

Nov 06, 2015, 20:13 PM IST

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.

Oct 08, 2015, 10:27 AM IST