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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
Mexico finds 63 children working 15-hour days in vegetable packing firm

Aug 21, 2015

Mexico finds 63 children working 15-hour days in vegetable packing firm

Authorities in northern Mexico found 63 children between the ages of 8 and 17 working long hours in miserable conditions at a vegetable packing company, officials said Thursday. #NewsTracker #Child Labour #Mexico #Coahuila #Yezka Garza
You have the power to change the world: Satyarthi urges youth to join campaign against child labour

Jul 21, 2015

You have the power to change the world: Satyarthi urges youth to join campaign against child labour

Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Monday called upon the youth to join him in his "ambitious campaign of protecting 100 billion left out children". #NewsTracker #Assam #Guwahati #Peace #Child Labour #youth #Kailash Satyarthi #Norbel laureate
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