Child labour

Human connect has become superficial in digital age: Kailash Satyarthi

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Monday stressed the need to employ science and technology to bail out children reeling under abject poverty even as he lamented that "human connect" has become "superficial" in the digital age.

Jan 05, 2015, 21:38 PM IST

Kailash Satyarthi tells kids to be candles which light up the world

Nobel Prize winning child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi said here today that it is everybody's job to end child labour, and asked kids to be "candles which light up the world".

Jan 04, 2015, 20:33 PM IST

Robust means needed to act against child labour: Amnesty

With Kailash Satyarthi's Nobel Peace Prize win bringing the focus on rights of children in India, a leading rights group has called for robust means to act against child labour saying merely banning it is not a solution.

Dec 11, 2014, 13:33 PM IST

Six child workers rescued from college canteen in Greater Noida

Six child labourers were rescued after a raid at a college canteen in Knowledge Park here, police said on Thursday.

Dec 05, 2014, 00:13 AM IST

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.

Nov 27, 2014, 12:10 PM IST

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.

Nov 21, 2014, 23:03 PM IST

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.

Nov 21, 2014, 14:52 PM IST

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.

Nov 15, 2014, 21:26 PM IST

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.

Nov 11, 2014, 07:50 AM IST

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.

Oct 30, 2014, 23:47 PM IST

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".

Oct 30, 2014, 22:29 PM IST

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.

Oct 21, 2014, 21:22 PM IST

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.

Oct 19, 2014, 09:52 AM IST

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.

Oct 11, 2014, 22:04 PM IST

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.

Oct 11, 2014, 00:54 AM IST

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'.

Oct 10, 2014, 23:11 PM IST

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.

Oct 01, 2014, 15:14 PM IST

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.

Sep 30, 2014, 19:43 PM IST

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.

Aug 21, 2014, 20:50 PM IST