Latest News on Child Labour
Showing of 0 - 10 from 78 results
Child Labour - Total results - 78
Dec 18, 2018
New anti-trafficking bill awaits Rajya Sabha nod; activists laud focus on rehabilitation, preventive measuresOver 12,000 survivors of human trafficking have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the passing of the new anti-trafficking bill — Persons in Trafficking Bill (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill — by the Rajya Sabha in the Winter Session of the Parliament
Sep 02, 2018
Police traces 24 tribal children trafficked from Jharkhand to Punjab shelter home, arrests two menJharkhand's West Singhbhum SP G Kranthi Kumar said that four children who were reportedly pursuing their studies in the three-room shelter home in Ludhiana were rescued and arrested two persons, including the owner of the home
Jan 23, 2018
Bawana fire: Amid municipal failures and neglect, residents and factory workers are no stranger to accidentsFirstpost hit ground zero to compile this report on how Bawana suffers the consequence of a state that miserably fails to address the cause.
Oct 24, 2017
In Bihar’s Arwal young boys are being kidnapped and forced into slaveryBetween 2015 and 2016, six boys aged between 8 and 16 years went missing in Karpi block of Arwal district in Bihar. Two of them returned after managing to escape their captors. They have harrowing tales to recount. “These men hit me on my face and I fell unconscious. When I woke up I was in a different place. They told me it was Ludhiana,” recalls Manoj Kumar*. He as made to chop wood from nine in the morning till six every evening. “There were eight of us. The other boys were from Sultanpur, Aurangabad, Agra,Jharkhand. Twenty men guarded us. They would beat us if we didn’t chop wood and not give us food. There was no payment at all. They killed four boys. And threw them in the river nearby.” Chilling as his story is, Manoj’s impassive recounting of the horrific ordeal reveals how normalised such violence had been in his life as a slave. Zafar Iqbal reports from Arwal, Bihar for Video Volunteers.
Oct 11, 2017
Assam floods aftermath Part 2: Hapless farm families in Dhubri take to beedi rolling for survivalThe Gangadhar river, which originates in Bhutan, flows for 33 km in Dhubri and is responsible for massive floods, especially causing huge destruction in the Golakganj revenue circle of the district.
Sep 12, 2017
Kailash Satyarthi calls for mass movement to make schools safer for children in IndiaNobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Tuesday called for a mass movement to make schools in the country safer for children.
Aug 09, 2017
China uses forced labour to export products to United States, says reportWashington: China continues to use forced labour to produce goods intended for export to the US, a violation of the American law and bilateral trade agreements, according to a report.
Jun 23, 2017
500 child labourers, beggars rescued in anti-human trafficking drive in RajasthanOver 500 minors forced to work at hotels, factories and those engaged in begging have been rescued from Rajasthan's Hadouti region during Operation Milap.
Jun 21, 2017
Kailash Satyarthi urges India, US to save children from extremism by promoting educationobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US president Donald Trump to send out a strong message against child labour and promote child education, so that children can be prevented from entering the world of extremism
Jun 17, 2017
How to make India a safer place for children: Care about orphans like we care about our cowsIn a country where 20 million children are orphans, several of them abandoned in every sense of the word, shouldn't they deserve more attention than the cows?