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'Don't give a child a tool to earn': On World Day Against Child Labour, netizens take to Twitter to raise awareness
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'Don't give a child a tool to earn': On World Day Against Child Labour, netizens take to Twitter to raise awareness

World Day Against Child Labour, celebrated annually on 12 June is an initiative launched by International Labour Organisation (ILO) to raise awareness about the plight of child labourers worldwide.

World Day Against Child Labour 2019: Experts rue lack of govt response to concerns over 'family enterprises' clause in Indian law
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World Day Against Child Labour 2019: Experts rue lack of govt response to concerns over 'family enterprises' clause in Indian law

World Day Against Child Labour 2019: In India, 12 percent of all children are engaged in some form of child labour, according to a 2017 UNICEF report.

World Day Against Child Labour 2019 today: 'Children shouldn't work in fields, but on dreams' is ILO's theme this year
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World Day Against Child Labour 2019 today: 'Children shouldn't work in fields, but on dreams' is ILO's theme this year

The World Day Against Child Labour, introduced by the International Labour Organisation in 2002, is observed every year on 12 June to raise awareness about the plight of child labourers worldwide.

Assam floods aftermath Part 2: Hapless farm families in Dhubri take to beedi rolling for survival
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Assam floods aftermath Part 2: Hapless farm families in Dhubri take to beedi rolling for survival

The 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.

Number of child labour cases declined between 2001 and 2011: Govt
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Number of child labour cases declined between 2001 and 2011: Govt

The number of child labour cases in the country has gone down from 1.26 crore in 2001 to 43.53 lakh in 2011, Lok Sabha was informed on Monday.

The new child labour act: Without proper enforcement, the ban is just lip service
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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.