Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan said that the state govt was committed towards eradicating child labour by ensuring that
every child of school-going age attends school.
According to a report, the figure was arrived at by calculating the number of child labourers, the income earned by them and the illicit profits being generated by employers by not appointing adult workers.Jun 12, 2011, 18:13 PM IST
Delhi Government will soon
come out with an action plan to eliminate child labour from
the city and provide the vulnerable children shelter, better
education and health care facilities.
Six child labourers working in
canteens at Lucknow University have been rescued by a team of
the Uttar Pradesh Labour department, sources said here Thursday.
Several activists of a
city-based child rights NGO were on Thursday allegedly attacked and
severely beaten up by some people while they were trying to
rescue child labourers.
Stars of bong beauty Bipasha Basu doesn’t seem to be favouring her a bit. After an advocate recently filed a complaint against the actress about an obscene pic of her in a magazine, there is more trouble coming her way now. A Twitter pic of Bips has courted child labour accusation as she posted the pic which shows two little girls tying her shoe laces. No sooner did she post the pic, she started getting extreme reactions.Feb 24, 2011, 08:46 AM IST
Sarika says there has been no marked improvement in the condition of young ones on movie sets and it can still be called "child labour".Feb 17, 2011, 12:21 PM IST
Several children, aged below 14 years, were seen sprucing up the Kanshi Ram Awas Yojna, a housing scheme for economically weaker sections of the society, in Kalindikunj town.Feb 15, 2011, 18:07 PM IST
Valentine chocolates may become the new blood diamonds.Feb 10, 2011, 12:55 PM IST
Kerala Home Minister
Kodiyeri Balakrishnan told assembly that police have
been asked to put up strict vigil against child labour
practice and children being used for begging purpose.
The police told the Delhi High
Court that more than one thousand children, working in various
places in the national capital, have been rescued by it in
last one year.
Supreme Court on Friday expressed displeasure that despite allocation of funds by the Centre, various state governments have failed to undertake a survey required for eradicating bonded and child labour.Oct 01, 2010, 21:56 PM IST
With a view to stop child labour
in Chhattisgarh, the state government has formed an Authority
Review Committee, official sources said Tuesday.
B`desh court directs govt to end child labour within a year in industries.Sep 06, 2010, 12:17 PM IST
Accelerating its fight against child labour, India is now preparing a roadmap for ratification of an international convention that prohibits child labour in hazardous occupations.Aug 08, 2010, 10:45 AM IST
Stressing on the need for urgent
amendments to the child labour law, a group of eminent people
have given a petition to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seeking
a ban on all forms of employment of children under the age of
US President Barack Obama said his administration has committed USD 60 million this year to towards elimination of child labour around the globe that number around 215 million.Jun 12, 2010, 10:00 AM IST
Some 215 million children and a growing number of boys are locked in the practice of child labour.May 08, 2010, 11:12 AM IST
Abbas Sajeet is 11 years old, but he doesn`t go to school. Instead, he earns 2,500 rupees (USD 30) a month as an auto mechanic in the Pakistani capital, Islamabad.Mar 21, 2010, 11:06 AM IST
The government on Monday said the
ILO conventions, seeking elimination of the worst form of
child labour, was not yet ratified because some socio-economic
conditions were obstructing the
necessary legislative framework.