Child labour

SC snubs govt, media on child labour and prostitution

Even as the Centre suggested banning use of children in TV reality shows, the SC
on Monday criticised the authorities for failing to enforce the
existing laws to prevent exploitation of children for
prostitution and labour.

Feb 08, 2010, 20:27 PM IST

Govt working on consensus to ratify convention on child labour

Government today said it was
working towards building a consensus for implementation of an
ILO convention which seeks to prohibit and take immediate
action for the elimination of the worst form of child labour.

Feb 04, 2010, 21:35 PM IST

Maha to launch special drive to prevent child labour

The state police would soon launch a
special drive to check exploitation of children in the form of
their employment in manufacturing units and for begging,
Maharashtra Home Minister R R Patil said here on Tuesday.

Dec 15, 2009, 18:08 PM IST

Delhi HC for round-the-clock helpline services for child labour

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday
asked the city government to explore the possibility of
starting a round-the-clock helpline services for child labour
in the national capital.

Nov 11, 2009, 22:10 PM IST

Three million Pak children engaged in labour: UNICEF

At least three million children in Pakistan are engaged in labour and thousands others are languishing in jails due to a complicated prosecution process, according to the UNICEF.

Oct 25, 2009, 15:13 PM IST

Govt has no data on action against child labour in `09

Three years since a complete ban
on child labour in the country, more than one crore children
are still working in various areas and worse, the government
has no data on enforcement of the ban during 2009.

Oct 21, 2009, 15:04 PM IST

Labour Minister asks states to help eliminate child labour

Labour Minister Mallikarjun Kharge has stressed on the need to eliminate child labour, a social evil still widely prevalent in the country.

Oct 12, 2009, 11:36 AM IST

Child labourers shouldn`t be sent back without education: Bombay HC

The Bombay High Court today observed
that sending the rescued child labourers back to their
families without providing them any education opportunities
was futile.

Sep 11, 2009, 00:24 AM IST

Children`s `parliament` to discuss education, terrorism

At the fifth `children`s parliament`, kids from across the country will come together to discuss their everyday battle against child labour, child marriage, exploitation and terrorism.

Jul 25, 2009, 14:56 PM IST

Child labour rampant in cosmetic industry: NGO

The sparkle in the make up box that you dab on just before going to a party is the result of the hard labour of a child who, in all probability, had spent hours in scorching heat looking for shining pieces of mica in the soil.

Jul 21, 2009, 18:45 PM IST