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Child Labour

A Still from the short film Baitullah

Mukul Madhav Foundation and Finolex Industries Explore the Plight of Child Labourers in New Short Film - Baitullah

In their short film, “Baitullah”, Mukul Madhav Foundation and Finolex Industries shed light on the condition of child labourers in our country and how deeply they are embedded in the society that no one finds it odd....

21 November 2022

Plea For Reopening Of 3 Schools In Tribal Areas

Plea For Reopening Of 3 Schools In Tribal Areas

On Thursday, the Tamil Nadu Tribal People Association requested the state government reopen the three 'National Child Labour Special Schools' located in tribal districts.


We The People: Gorelal Manjhi, The Anti-Child Trafficking Campaigner

Apart from convincing families not to send their children to other cities out of the lure of a few thousand rupees, Gorelal Manjhi, a daily wage labourer, also keeps an eye on the children of his village.


Children in the age of social media.

Money, Fame But No Safety Net: The Murky Market Of Kid Influencers

There exists no law in India to regulate how minors access social media and many petitioners and experts feel the law needs to take the lucrative child influencer industry under its ambit to ensure no child is exploited in...

14 November 2022

World Day Against Child Labour

Maharashtra: Four Booked For Employing Children, Practising Bonded Labour In Thane, Palghar

The cases were registered at Padgha police station in Thane and Jawhar police station in Palghar on Monday and no arrests have been made so far, an official said.   


Maharashtra Government Announces Helpline To Prevent Child Labour

A new initiave in the form of child helpline number has been introduced by the Maharashtra government. the Chief Minister appeals the citizens to put it to good use.

12 June 2022

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Happy Children’s Day: Are Our Children Happy Enough To Celebrate?

From perverse paedophilia to the curse of malnutrition, poverty and negligence – where have we pushed our children since independence?

14 November 2022

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World Day Against Child Labour

World Day Against Child Labour: TV Celebs Share Their Worries And Concerns

As everyone commemorated World Day Against Child Labour, here are a few TV celebs who spoke up about the importance of this day in creating awareness against the social evil of child labour.

12 June 2022

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06 May 2022
UP: Ten Child Labourers Freed From A Carpet Factory In Bhadohi

UP: Ten Child Labourers Freed From A Carpet Factory In Bhadohi

Maurya said that the factory director managed to escape during the raid.


28 October 2021
How School Dropouts Of Covid-19’s First Wave Are Driving Construction Boom In Agartala

How School Dropouts Of Covid-19’s First Wave Are Driving Construction Boom In Agartala

With India's remotest landlocked state Tripura witnessing a construction boom, many school dropouts are brought here to work as migrant labourers to meet the...


28 August 2021
Officials Rescue 46 Child Labourers In UP's Sultanpur

Officials Rescue 46 Child Labourers In UP's Sultanpur

Assistant Labour Commissioner Nasir Khan said the rescued children were taken for medical examination.


24 August 2021
NHRC Asks  All States To Submit  Action Report To End Child Labour

NHRC Asks All States To Submit Action Report To End Child Labour

NHRC has asked the chief secretaries of all states and the administrators of union territories to file a report about the steps taken to implement the...


04 August 2021
Over 58,000 Rescued In 2020-21 From Child Labour

Over 58,000 Rescued In 2020-21 From Child Labour

In 2020-21, over 58,000 children were rescued across India, rehabilitated and mainstreamed under the National Child Labour Project.


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29 July 2021
Covid Lockdown Increases Risk Of Child Labour, Trafficking

Covid Lockdown Increases Risk Of Child Labour, Trafficking

Schools have closed, online education is a luxury and in many cases children are pushed into labour and trafficked due to their financial vulnerability


26 July 2021
Sri Lanka To Raise Minimum Employment Age To 18 Years To Prevent Child Exploitation

Sri Lanka To Raise Minimum Employment Age To 18 Years To Prevent Child Exploitation

The National Child Protection Authority (NCPA) has stated that strict laws are required to prevent child exploitation


03 February 2021
Top Child Rights Body Identifies 50 'Religious Places' To Combat Child Labour

Top Child Rights Body Identifies 50 'Religious Places' To Combat Child Labour

Taj Mahal and Ram Janmbhoomi in Ayodhya have also been identified in NCPCR’s list of religious places for the intervention to combat child labour.


03 September 2020
Assam Doctor, Wife Pour Hot Water On 12-Year-Old Domestic Help; Absconding

Assam Doctor, Wife Pour Hot Water On 12-Year-Old Domestic Help; Absconding

Siddhi Prasad Deuri, a retired doctor of the Assam Medical College and Hospital, had, in an inebriated state, allegedly poured hot water on the boy as he was...


20 December 2018
5 Child Labourers Rescued From Eateries, Shops In Navi Mumbai

5 Child Labourers Rescued From Eateries, Shops In Navi Mumbai

The Navi Mumbai police on Wednesday conducted a raid at a tyre shop, three eateries and a grocery shop and rescued the children.


25 November 2018
Child Sexual Abuse 'Moral Epidemic': Kailash Satyarthi

Child Sexual Abuse 'Moral Epidemic': Kailash Satyarthi

He is also hoping that the anti-trafficking bill, which has been passed in the Lok Sabha, will be passed in the Rajya Sabha as well.


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11 August 2018
Aadhaar Cards Of Over 30,000 Children Living In Shelter Homes Linked With Track Child Portal

Aadhaar Cards Of Over 30,000 Children Living In Shelter Homes Linked With Track Child Portal

The portal will aid coordination between child homes, police departments and state governments.


30 September 2017
Recent Laws Have Legalised Child Labour In India: Activist To UN General Assembly

Recent Laws Have Legalised Child Labour In India: Activist To UN General Assembly

'It will create data that will show a decrease in human trafficking in India, but it will increase the numbers of child labourers and prostituted children'


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