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12 Jun 2021
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 children working in the last four years. The ILO report warned that the efforts to end child labour has stalled for the first time in 20 years.
12 Jun 2020
On World Day Against Child Labour, Madhuri Dixit tweets say no to child labour
On the work front, Madhuri Dixit recently released a single titled 'Candle' which marks her debut as a singer.
World Day Against Child Labour
12 Jun 2020
COVID-19 may push millions more children into child labour, says UN report
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.
07 Nov 2019
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.
15 Jun 2019
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.
12 Jun 2019
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.
03 Feb 2019
Rehabilitation of children freed from labour improves in India: 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.
26 Sep 2017
Rajnath Singh launches portal 'PENCIL' to eliminate child labour
Rajnath Singh on Tuesday launched portal - Platform for Effective Enforcement for No Child Labour.
20 Sep 2017
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.
13 Jun 2017
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."
02 Sep 2016
DNA: Mayurbhanj in Odisha is now India's first Child Labour free district
28 Jul 2016
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.
03 Jul 2016
Eight Mizoram girls rescued while being trafficked to Gujarat
Eight tribal girls from Mizoram were rescued from a car while being trafficked to Gujarat.
12 Jun 2016
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.
12 Jun 2016
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.
20 Apr 2016
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.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
25 Feb 2016
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.
Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi
01 Dec 2015
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.
06 Nov 2015
Underage children forced to do labour work for primary school in Faizabad, UP
08 Oct 2015
DNA: Analysis of the condition of child labourers in the country - Part II
DNA: Alert in India on Extreme heat waves!
DNA: Big report on increasing anger of women
DNA: Exclusive revelations on AIIMS server hack
DNA: Accident or negligence in Madhya Pradesh's borewell incident !
DNA: In Himachal BJP lost to Congress or rebels?
DNA: How AAP changed the game in Gujarat?
DNA: When actor Dharmendra was born in Ludhiana in 1935
DNA: Gujarat gave AAP national party status
DNA: This victory of BJP in Gujarat will always be in 'record'
DNA: Main reasons behind AAP's victory in MCD elections