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Child labour law: Govt should make skill building part of school curriculum

May 14, 2015

Child labour law: Govt should make skill building part of school curriculum

Children constitute 39 percent of the current population of the country and have the potential to become a vital resource as adults in the "Make in India" initiative of the government provided they are nurtured well. #India #GDP #Rajya Sabha #RTE Act #NDA #Child Labour #Make In India #Kailash Satyarthi #Child Labour Prevention and Regulation Act
The new child labour act: Without proper enforcement, the ban is just lip service

May 14, 2015

The new child labour act: Without proper enforcement, the ban is just lip service

Poor reporting and rehabilitation will mean that even if the ban is made more stringent won't really reduce child labour. #HowThisWorks #India #Education #Child Labour #ban #Child Labour Act
Child Labour Act: Govt allows under-14 children to work in non-hazardous family enterprises

May 13, 2015

Child Labour Act: Govt allows under-14 children to work in non-hazardous family enterprises

Government gave its nod to a proposal allowing children below 14 years of age to work only in family enterprises or entertainment industry with certain conditions while completely banning their employment elsewhere. The original child labour law banned employment of children below 14 in only 18 hazardous industries. #NewsTracker #Child labour law #Hazardous industries #Family enterprises #Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act
The amendment to Child Labour Act is welcome, but it's hardly enough

May 13, 2015

The amendment to Child Labour Act is welcome, but it's hardly enough

While the Amendment is definitely a step in the right direction, we will need to ensure that children who are working in family enterprises are given the time and space to attend school regularly. #India #InMyOpinion #Child Labour #Child Rights #Sarva Shiksha Abhiyaan #Young Lives #CLPRA Act
Child Labour Bill should be passed during second half of Budget session: Satyarthi

Apr 10, 2015

Child Labour Bill should be passed during second half of Budget session: Satyarthi

Child rights activist and Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Friday demanded the government to ensure a complete ban on child labour up to the age of 14, saying that the Child Labour Bill should be tabled and passed during the second half of the Budget session in Parliament. #NewsTracker #Child Labour #Budget Session #Bandaru Dattatreya #Kailash Satyarthi #Child Labour Bill

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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