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New Bolivian law to allow 10-year-olds to work

Jul 05, 2014

New Bolivian law to allow 10-year-olds to work

Bolivia's Congress has passed legislation to allow children as young age 10 to work as long as it does not interfere with their education. #UN #Bolivia #Child Labour #Evo Morales #Carmen Moreno
Labour Enforcement Officer suspended for dereliction of duty in Badaun

Jun 02, 2014

Labour Enforcement Officer suspended for dereliction of duty in Badaun

Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has suspended Labour Enforcement Officer, Badaun, R P Yadav, with immediate effect and a departmental enquiry has been initiated against him, a statement issued by the Uttar Pradesh government said. #Uttar Pradesh #NewsTracker #UP #Child Labour #Akhilesh Yadav #Badaun #Dalit sisters #Badaun gangrape #Badaun dalit sisters gangraped #Labour Enforcement Officer suspended #Labour Enforcement Officer #Child labour prevention law
Better healthcare for children has saved 90 million lives: UNICEF

Jan 31, 2014

Better healthcare for children has saved 90 million lives: UNICEF

On the plus side, UNICEF said some 90 million children who would have died before their fifth birthday if child mortality rates stayed at their 1990 level are alive today. #World #NewsTracker #Health #Healthcare #Unicef #Child Labour #Child Rights #Progress report #right to survival
In Uttar Pradesh, kids fan bureaucrat in charge of social welfare

Oct 16, 2013

In Uttar Pradesh, kids fan bureaucrat in charge of social welfare

Children fanned a senior bureaucrat and others who attended a meeting in Uttar Pradesh. Ironically enough, the bureaucrat is in charge of social welfare schemes. #ThatsJustWrong #Uttar Pradesh #children #Child Labour #Bureaucrat #Social Welfare Department #fan #Shamli #Principal Secretary
Maharashtra govt body works on policy to protect child artistes

Sep 27, 2013

Maharashtra govt body works on policy to protect child artistes

For the first time, a draft policy has been prepared by the Maharashtra State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (MSCPCR) in order to protect children who participate in reality shows, as well as other forms of entertainment such as the circus #Child Labour #GoodReads #Reality TV #Child Rights #working children #Maharashtra State Commission for Protection of Child Rights

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Shame: Middle class India duping domestic help of Rs 18,000 cr every yr

Oct 07, 2013

Shame: Middle class India duping domestic help of Rs 18,000 cr every yr

Estimate the size of the domestic help sector, factor in the minimum wage requirements and what you actually pay your help. The maths should shame you. #ThatsJustWrong #maid #domestic help #Child Labour #Minimum wages #Delhi maid abuse case #Vasant Kunj case #middle class population

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Shame: Middle class India duping domestic help of Rs 18,000 cr every yr

Jul 20, 2014

New law chief guilty of misconduct over race hate trial - but he didn't tell the PM: Professional misconduct after illicitly getting case notes involving school where he was governor

Tory MP Robert Buckland, 45, was last night accused of 'poor judgement' by Labour for failing to declare his censure over an incident at his school where a white child was attacked by 13 Asians...
Shame: Middle class India duping domestic help of Rs 18,000 cr every yr

Jul 14, 2014

Samsung suspends ties with Chinese supplier after evidence of suspected child labour emerges

The South Korean phone giant is investigating claims of child labour and illegal hiring at Dongguan Shinyang Electronics in China... #China #Samsung
Shame: Middle class India duping domestic help of Rs 18,000 cr every yr

Jul 13, 2014

YOU ARE WRONG, MR FRY! Comedian condemned by campaigners after his 'rant' attacking sex abuse inquiry

Child protection campaigners say it was 'simply wrong' that Stephen Fry attacked Operation Yewtree while hosting a Labour party fund-raiser... #China #Samsung
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