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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
Kailash Satyarthi calls for greater political will to end child labour

Mar 17, 2015

Kailash Satyarthi calls for greater political will to end child labour

Describing child slavery as the "most heinous crime against humanity," Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Tuesday called for a greater political will in the global development agenda to bring an end to the scourge affecting millions of children worldwide. #United Nations #UN #TheySaidIt #Child Labour #Kailash Satyarthi
Budget 2015: Centre to introduce draft Bill on Small Factories Act

Feb 21, 2015

Budget 2015: Centre to introduce draft Bill on Small Factories Act

The NDA government is all set to move amendment proposals to Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Bill and Factories Act, 1948 #Child Labour #budget 2015 #Budget2015 #Finance Budget 2015 #Small Factories Act
Child labour bill will be test of Modi govt's priorities: Nobel winner Satyarthi

Feb 08, 2015

Child labour bill will be test of Modi govt's priorities: Nobel winner Satyarthi

A bill currently in the Indian Parliament on child labour totally will be a "test" of the new government on how they take the issues of the most exploited children, says Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi. #NewsTracker #TheySaidIt #Modi #Child Labour #Modi government #PM Modi #Kailash Satyarthi #Child labour laws
Child labour should go into pages of history: Satyarthi

Dec 14, 2014

Child labour should go into pages of history: Satyarthi

Satyarthi, who returned to India today, also pitched for the passage of the pending legislation against child labour, saying that history "won't forgive" the legislators if the Bill does not get passed. #TheySaidIt #Child Labour #Malala Yousufzai #Bachpan Bachao Andolan #Kailash Satyarthi #Satyarthi
Crusading for childhoods: Malala Yousafzai, Kailash Satyarthi receive Nobel Peace Prize

Dec 10, 2014

Crusading for childhoods: Malala Yousafzai, Kailash Satyarthi receive Nobel Peace Prize

Saying that all children have a right to childhood and education, Nobel committee chairman Thorbjorn Jagland said "this world conscience can find no better expression" than through this year's winners. #World #India #Pakistan #Taliban #NewsTracker #Nobel Peace Prize #Oslo #Sweden #Child Labour #Stockholm #Malala Yousafzai #Child Rights #Kailash Satyarthi