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Apr 04, 2017
Kailash Satyarthi calls cabinet nod to anti-child labour ILO conventions historicNobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi has welcomed the government's decision to ratify two fundamental conventions of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) to address concerns related to child labour.
Dec 12, 2016
100 million for 100 million: Nobel Laureates, leaders launch child rights campaignThe 100 million for 100 million campaign will call upon young people to learn about their rights & the lives of other children, who live in dire conditions.
Dec 11, 2016
Children's rights unite Nobel laureates, world leaders in Delhi summitThe Laureates and Leaders for Children Summit is a first-of-its-kind congregation of global leaders to address the cause of children’s rights.
Nov 16, 2016
How child labour has come to define crimes against childrenFrom 2010 to 2015, crimes against children saw a steep rise from 26,694 cases to 94,172 cases — an increase of 252 percent
Sep 29, 2016
Volkswagen India cuts ties with paint suppliers over child labour deathsThe carmaker took the decision following a Thompson Reuters Foundation investigation which found child workers were being employed by the suppliers in illegal mica mines
Aug 03, 2016
Child workers die in illegal mica mines as operators exploit their poverty, lack of educationChildren in Bihar, Jharkhand, Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh are risking their lives to work for pittance at illegal mica mines.
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".
Jul 26, 2016
Parliament passes Child Labour Amendment Bill, jail for those employing children under 14 yearsEmploying 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.
Jul 26, 2016
UN body raises expressed concerns over amendments introduced to child labour lawA 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.
Jul 26, 2016
Lok Sabha passes Child Labour Amendment Bill on seventh day of Parliament's Monsoon SessionThe seventh day of the Monsoon Session of the Parliament ended with the passage of the The Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2016.