Child labour

Committed towards eradicating child labour: Chavan

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.

Jun 12, 2011, 21:08 PM IST

Child labour generates Rs 1.2 lakh cr black money

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

Action plan to eliminate child labour soon: Delhi Govt

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.

Jun 02, 2011, 19:08 PM IST

Six child labourers rescued from Lucknow University canteen

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.

Apr 14, 2011, 13:34 PM IST

Child labour rescue team attacked, four hospitalised

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.

Mar 17, 2011, 22:37 PM IST

Bipasha’s latest Twitter pic provokes child labour charges

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

There`s still child labour on movie sets: Sarika

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

Government agency under scanner for child labour

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 chocolate has activists` blood boiling

Valentine chocolates may become the new blood diamonds.

Feb 10, 2011, 12:55 PM IST

`Strit vigil against child labour and begging`

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.

Dec 30, 2010, 14:34 PM IST

Over 1000 of child labour rescued: Delhi Police to HC

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.

Oct 22, 2010, 23:00 PM IST

SC unhappy with state govts response on bonded & child labour

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

Committee formed to stop child labour

With a view to stop child labour
in Chhattisgarh, the state government has formed an Authority
Review Committee, official sources said Tuesday.

Sep 14, 2010, 11:39 AM IST

End child labour, Bangladesh court tells government

B`desh court directs govt to end child labour within a year in industries.

Sep 06, 2010, 12:17 PM IST

India set to ratify international convention on child labour

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

Petition given to PM seeking ban on child labour

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
14.

Jun 21, 2010, 20:11 PM IST

US commits $60 mn towards child labour elimination

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

Drive against child workers slackening: UN labour agency

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

Pakistan`s poverty pushes its children to work

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

`India-specific conditions stalling ILO convention`

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.

Mar 08, 2010, 17:32 PM IST