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

Jul 28, 2016

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

Jul 26, 2016

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

Jul 26, 2016

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

Jul 19, 2016

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

Jul 14, 2016

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

Jun 13, 2016

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

Jun 12, 2016

#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 #12 June