User: indiatogether Topic: Human Rights
Category: Child Labour
Last updated: Apr 28 2017 02:01 IST RSS 2.0
 
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The future of our children 28.4.2017 Hindu: Letters
The author has poignantly captured the plight of children in war-torn countries, but the situation in India isn’t very heartening either (“Caught in the crossfire”, April 27). We continue to see child...
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‘Adults who commit crime against children must be tried under JJ Act’ 27.4.2017 Hindu: Cities
Mumbai: The Bombay High Court recently upheld a circular issued by the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) that states that any adult who commits a crime against a child will not only be tried under t...
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Caught in the crossfire 27.4.2017 Hindu: Opinion
Children are never responsible for wars and conflict, yet they are the worst sufferers
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‘Child artistes can work only for 5 hours a day’ 25.4.2017 Hindu: Other States
20% of child’s income to be kept in fixed deposit, as per Labour Ministry’s proposed changes to law
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For a better tomorrow 24.4.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Visthar, a civil society organisation that facilitates community-based advocacy, has initiated several efforts to ensure social justice for common people, particularly the underprivileged. Founded in 1989 by David Selvaraj in Bengaluru, the organisation works in different parts of Karnataka. One such project called Bandhavi is underway in Koppal. Bandhavi was initiated in Bengaluru in 2005 to address the issues of gender discrimination and social exclusion. The organisation realised that though the Devadasi system was outlawed in 1988, it was still being practised in many parts of North Karnataka. So, the project aimed to create better opportunities for the girl children of Devadasis. The project works in collaboration with civil society organisations, community-based organisations and government departments. Some of the organisations that have associated with the project as part of its multi-stakeholder approach are Navajeevana Mahila Okkuta in Raichur, Antyodaya organisation in Bagalkot, Aralu ...
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Satyarthi given P.C. Chandra award 23.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Nobel laureate and social activist Kailash Satyarthi was on Sunday presented the P.C. Chandra Purashkar (award) for his global crusade against child slavery and exploitative child labour.
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Horror at home for HIV kids: Orphans forced to clean filth 23.4.2017 TOI: India
In the video which went viral on Saturday, the girl can be seen repeatedly dipping into a deep manhole and rising till her chin and dumping muck from a bowl on the footpath, while other children lend a helping hand.
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NGO uses orphans for scavenging work 23.4.2017 TOI: All Headlines
NGO uses orphans for scavenging work
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Orphanage warden, supervisor arrested 23.4.2017 Hindu: Home
An orphanage warden and supervisor were arrested after they allegedly forced the children living in the orphanage to clean drainage and septic tank at Uppal on Saturday. Local activists of Bharatiya J...
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India should prioritise spending on children: Kailash Satyarthi 22.4.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Govt should protect one generation of children and the subsequent generations will be protected
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Not enough global political will to prioritise children: Satyarthi 22.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Saturday said the world lacks enough "global political will" to prioritise children and adequate budgetary allocations have not been made for education, health and child protection.
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Women held for forcing minors into alms seeking 22.4.2017 Hindu: Cities
The police have arrested two women for forcing minors to seek alms. The arrested have been identified as Suganya (21) and Mariammal (30), both from Coimbatore. The police said that Suganya was found s...
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4 child labourers rescued from 2 units 22.4.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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38 labourers rescued from brick kiln in Kolar district 20.4.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
Among them, 32 were bonded labourers and remaining children
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'Australian fashion retailers graded poorly on labour rights' 19.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Australian fashion retailers are not paying enough attention to the conditions of workers who are providing them materials and creating their products, said a report on Wednesday.
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Kailash Satyarthi asks Donald Trump to revise refugee policy 15.4.2017 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
He demanded that Trump admin should draw up a holistic plan for protection of the rights of children
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Uttar Pradesh to train 6,005 child labourers in Lucknow 14.4.2017 Zee News : States
The Uttar Pradesh government is working on an ambitious scheme to train and make child labourers employment ready, an official said on Friday.
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UP to train 6,005 child labourers in Lucknow 14.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Uttar Pradesh government is working on an ambitious scheme to train and make child labourers employment ready, an official said on Friday.
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Plea to rehabilitate bonded labourers 12.4.2017 Hindu: News
15 workers were rescued last year
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Identity crisis 12.4.2017 FrontLine: Home
A closer look at the way Aadhaar data are stored reveals that the system has the potential to perpetuate caste identities. Making Aadhaar mandatory may also leave a large section of people like students, those with disabilities, and rescued victims of trafficking and bonded labour, out of welfare schemes.
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