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Mumbai Over 76% of rescued child labourers went back to work, says study

Aug 01, 2014

Mumbai Over 76% of rescued child labourers went back to work, says 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 #Numbers #children #Child Labour #care #Kids #social sector #CRY #Child labourers
New Bolivian law to allow 10-year-olds to work

Jul 05, 2014

New Bolivian law to allow 10-year-olds to work

Bolivia's Congress has passed legislation to allow children as young age 10 to work as long as it does not interfere with their education. #UN #Bolivia #Child Labour #Evo Morales #Carmen Moreno
Labour Enforcement Officer suspended for dereliction of duty in Badaun

Jun 02, 2014

Labour Enforcement Officer suspended for dereliction of duty in Badaun

Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has suspended Labour Enforcement Officer, Badaun, R P Yadav, with immediate effect and a departmental enquiry has been initiated against him, a statement issued by the Uttar Pradesh government said. #Uttar Pradesh #NewsTracker #UP #Child Labour #Akhilesh Yadav #Badaun #Dalit sisters #Badaun gangrape #Badaun dalit sisters gangraped #Labour Enforcement Officer suspended #Labour Enforcement Officer #Child labour prevention law
Better healthcare for children has saved 90 million lives: UNICEF

Jan 31, 2014

Better healthcare for children has saved 90 million lives: UNICEF

On the plus side, UNICEF said some 90 million children who would have died before their fifth birthday if child mortality rates stayed at their 1990 level are alive today. #World #NewsTracker #Health #Healthcare #Unicef #Child Labour #Child Rights #Progress report #right to survival
In Uttar Pradesh, kids fan bureaucrat in charge of social welfare

Oct 16, 2013

In Uttar Pradesh, kids fan bureaucrat in charge of social welfare

Children fanned a senior bureaucrat and others who attended a meeting in Uttar Pradesh. Ironically enough, the bureaucrat is in charge of social welfare schemes. #ThatsJustWrong #Uttar Pradesh #children #Child Labour #Bureaucrat #Social Welfare Department #fan #Shamli #Principal Secretary

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Shame: Middle class India duping domestic help of Rs 18,000 cr every yr

Oct 07, 2013

Shame: Middle class India duping domestic help of Rs 18,000 cr every yr

Estimate the size of the domestic help sector, factor in the minimum wage requirements and what you actually pay your help. The maths should shame you. #ThatsJustWrong #maid #domestic help #Child Labour #Minimum wages #Delhi maid abuse case #Vasant Kunj case #middle class population

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Shame: Middle class India duping domestic help of Rs 18,000 cr every yr

Aug 09, 2014

Police to probe why arrest of Labour MP Lord Janner over child abuse accusations 20 years ago was 'blocked'

Greville Janner, now Lord Janner, was interviewed by appointment as part of a major inquiry into attacks on boys at Leicestershire care homes in 1991 and did not face any charges at the last minute...
Shame: Middle class India duping domestic help of Rs 18,000 cr every yr

Aug 06, 2014

Pregnant women over 40 are up to THREE times more likely to need a C-section

Mothers over 40 (such as Gwen Stefani, who had her third child at 43) are more likely to need a range of interventions during labour, say Norwegian researchers...
Shame: Middle class India duping domestic help of Rs 18,000 cr every yr

Jul 25, 2014

Bolivia's child labour law shames us all

Children aged just 10 are now permitted to work why do we keep denying children their right to a childhood? It is depressing to hear that Bolivia has become the first country to legalise child labour , reducing the minimum age of employment from 14 y...