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Child workers die in illegal mica mines as operators exploit their poverty, lack of education

Updated : Aug 03, 2016

By : Reuters

Category : Life

Child workers die in illegal mica mines as operators exploit their poverty, lack of education

Children in Bihar, Jharkhand, Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh are risking their lives to work for pittance at illegal mica mines. #India #HumanRights #Child Labour #Bachpan Bachao Andolan #Mica mines #National Commission for the Protection of Child Rights #Mine Labour Protection Campaign #mica exports
Labour Ministry clarifies its stance on child labour; slams organisations as 'ill-informed'

Updated : Jul 28, 2016

By : PTI

Category : India

Labour Ministry clarifies its stance on child labour; slams organisations as 'ill-informed'

Labour Ministry on Thursday expressed serious concern over comments from some organisations on certain provisions of the Child Labour Bill that prohibits employment of children below 14 years, terming these as "ill-informed". #NewsTracker #Child Labour #Labour Ministry #UN Children's Fund #Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act #amendment bill
Parliament passes Child Labour Amendment Bill, jail for those employing children under 14 years

Updated : Jul 26, 2016

By : PTI

Category : India

Parliament passes Child Labour Amendment Bill, jail for those employing children under 14 years

Employing a child below 14 years of age in any occupation or processes except where the child helps his family will invite a imprisonment of up to 2 years. #India #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #parliament #Monsoon session #Child Labour #Child Labour Prohibition and Regulation Amendment Bill
UN body raises expressed concerns over amendments introduced to child labour law

Updated : Jul 26, 2016

By : PTI

Category : India

UN body raises expressed concerns over amendments introduced to child labour law

A UN body on Tuesday expressed serious concern over the changes made in India's child labour law which allows children to work in family enterprises and reduction of hazardous professions, saying it could lead to more children working in unregulated conditions. #Rajya Sabha #UN #Unicef #Child Labour #Child Labour Prohibition and Regulation Amendment Bill #Euphrates Gobina
Rajya Sabha passes bill prohibiting employment of children below 14 years

Updated : Jul 19, 2016

By : PTI

Category : Politics

Rajya Sabha passes bill prohibiting employment of children below 14 years

Rajya Sabha on Tuesday passed a bill which prohibits employment of children below 14 years in all occupations or processes except where the child helps his family, with the provision for imprisonment up to two years for any violation. #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #Parliament session #Child Labour #Child labour in India #Parliament monsoon session #Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act
Human Rights Watch slams child labour in Afghanistan, calls on govt to enforce laws

Updated : Jul 14, 2016

By : AFP

Category : Life

Human Rights Watch slams child labour in Afghanistan, calls on govt to enforce laws

"Extreme poverty" often drives child labour in Afghanistan, one of the poorest countries in the world. #Afghanistan #Poverty #HumanRights #Child Labour #Human Rights Watch
19 minors brought as child labours from Bihar rescued in Mumbai

Updated : Jun 13, 2016

By : PTI

Category : India

19 minors brought as child labours from Bihar rescued in Mumbai

Our team in Bihar got a tip off that about 40-50 (minor) children boarding Mumbai-bound Jan Sadharan Express from three stations in East Champaran district. #NewsTracker #Mumbai #bIhar #Mumbai Police #Child Labour
#WorldDayAgainstChildLabour: Here's why we should be worried

Updated : Jun 12, 2016

By : FP Staff

Category : World

#WorldDayAgainstChildLabour: Here's why we should be worried

The United Nations observe World day Against child labour on 12 June every year to highlight the plight of child labourers and what can be done to help them. #United Nations #Child Labour #International Labour Organisation #Shareworthy #World Day Against Child Labour
Satyarthi urges gov to end child trafficking, bonded labour cases in 30 days

Updated : May 27, 2016

By : IANS

Category : India

Satyarthi urges gov to end child trafficking, bonded labour cases in 30 days

Satyarthi also congratulated the government for the new Rehabilitation of Bonded Labour Scheme. #NewsTracker #Child Labour #Child trafficking #Child Rights #Bonded labour #Kailash Satyarthi #Rehabilitation of bonded labour scheme
'Make in India' can't work on toil, miseries of young children : Satyarthi on child labour laws

Updated : Mar 13, 2016

By : hidden hidden

Category : India

'Make in India' can't work on toil, miseries of young children : Satyarthi on child labour laws

Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi feels that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' programme will prove to be a "big disaster" if child labour laws are not strengthened. #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Child Labour #Nobel Laureate #International Labour Organisation #Clean India #skill india #Digital India #Make In India #Kailash Satyarthi #Rotary India Literacy Mission #Child Labour Prohibition and Regulation Amendment Bill