Child labour

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.

Sep 09, 2015, 23:28 PM IST

Govt plans to punish parents if children found engaged in child labour

The government plans to put in place provisions to punish parents whose children are found to be engaged in child labour, which has been seeing a declining trend.

Aug 03, 2015, 14:40 PM IST

Satyarthi urges youth to join in campaign against child labour

Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Tuesday called upon the youth to join him in his "ambitious campaign of protecting 100 billion left out children".

Jul 21, 2015, 19:09 PM IST

Law against child labour to be more strict: Bandaru Dattatreya

 Union Minister Bandaru Dattatreya on Thursday said more teeth will be provided to the existing laws against child labour and a rehabilitation fund will be set up for children rescued from exploitation.

Jun 25, 2015, 22:19 PM IST

Over 8,000 children working in Delhi garment factories: Report

Over 8,000 children are working in garment factories in different parts of the national capital, an NGO report has revealed.

Jun 19, 2015, 15:46 PM IST

UN uses food aid to fight against child labour in Egypt

Almost 24,000 Egyptian children have received school meals and rations for their families under a scheme to prevent youngsters in the poorest areas from dropping out of school and working, UN and EU officials said.

Jun 18, 2015, 17:18 PM IST

Global funding for education facing stagnation: Kailash Satyarthi

Rueing that global funding for education has stagnated over the past four years, Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi said on Friday that an additional USD 22 billion annually, which is just four-and-a-half days of global military expenditure, can bring all children to school.

Jun 13, 2015, 00:21 AM IST

The story of 14-year-old Santram – Bonded labour since 2009 in Madhya Pradesh

A heart-rending incident has come to limelight in Madhya Pradesh, where a fourteen-year-old boy has been found to be working as a bonded labour in Harda district.

May 27, 2015, 11:42 AM IST

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May 24, 2015, 20:49 PM IST

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May 24, 2015, 19:38 PM IST

Child labour law: CPI(M) slams govt for pushing 'retrograde' changes

The amendments proposed by the Centre to allow employment of children below 14 years in 'non- hazardous' family enterprises will lead to "rampant" use of child labour as it is impossible to regulate such businesses, CPI(M) on Saturday claimed as it slammed the "retrograde" move.

May 16, 2015, 19:19 PM IST

Need poverty alleviation schemes, not child labour laws: JD(U)

The Janata Dal (United) on Thursday criticised the Centre for passing the amendment to the child labour law, stating that the need of the hour in the country was to provide poverty alleviation schemes.

May 14, 2015, 12:54 PM IST

1,859 child labourers rescued in Erode district

A total of 1,859 child labourers were rescued in the district last year, a senior official has said.

May 13, 2015, 12:04 PM IST

65 child labourers rescued from Mumbai, sent back home

In an attempt to curb child labour, the Maharashtra government, along with a non-governmental organisation, helped reunite 65 rescued children with their families.

Apr 21, 2015, 14:11 PM IST

'Report on child labour in India by British firm responsible'

America's major TV network HBO, sued by a British sporting goods company over a 2008 report about child labour in India, told a US jury that the report is "responsible" and claims against it were baseless.

Apr 15, 2015, 12:50 PM IST

U.S. jury told HBO ''concocted'' child labour report

New Delhi- A federal jury in Manhattan heard charges about fiction masquerading as fact on Monday, at the opening of a trial in which HBO faces libel claims over a report on child labour in India.

Apr 14, 2015, 11:29 AM IST

Child Labour Bill must be passed in budget session: Satyarthi

Child rights activist and Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi today demanded the government to ensure a complete ban on child labour up to the age of 14, saying that the Child Labour Bill should be tabled and passed during the second half of the Budget session in Parliament.

Apr 10, 2015, 16:37 PM IST

Bill soon to stop employment of kids below 14 yrs: Dattatreya

To ban employment of children below 14 years in any occupation, a Bill will be presented before the Cabinet soon, a Union Minister said on Tuesday.

Feb 17, 2015, 19:56 PM IST

Child labour bill will be test of Modi government: Kailash Satyarthi

A bill currently in the Indian Parliament on child labour totally will be a "test" of the new government on how they take the issues of the most exploited children in their political priority, says child rights campaigner and Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi.

Feb 08, 2015, 13:47 PM IST

17 minors rescued from railway station in Rajasthan

17 children have been rescued and 13 women arrested in a raid carried out by Anti Human Trafficking Cell and Child Line members from a lodge on railway station road here, police said on Wednesday.

Jan 28, 2015, 14:24 PM IST