User: indiatogether Topic: Human Rights
Category: Child Labour
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Shri Rajnath Singh to launch PENCIL Portal at the National Conference on Child Labour tomorrow 25.9.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Children are valuable assets for any country who need to be nurtured for the better future of the country. The census 2011 showed a substantial decline in child labour as compared to the data of Census 2001
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Velpur continues to be child labour-free 25.9.2017 Hindu: News
Social evil could be eradicated with entire community’s involvement: Ashok Kumar
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VW moves to secure cobalt supplies in shift to electric cars 22.9.2017 TOI: Intl Business
VOLKSWAGEN-COBALT/EVS (EXCLUSIVE, PIX):EXCLUSIVE-VW moves to secure cobalt supplies in shift to electric cars
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28 bonded labourers rescued from KR Nagar 21.9.2017 deccanherald.com
The authorities rescued 28 people, including minors, who were working as bonded labourers in sugar cane fields at Maragowdanahalli village in KR Nagar taluk on Thursday. Ramaiah, of Tondalu village, Hunsur taluk, and his son Ravi have been booked under the Bonded Labour (Abolition) Act, 1976, IPC Section 370 (trafficking of persons) and the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Act, 2016. They have been remanded in judicial custody. The case was registered at the Saligrama police station. Ramaiah is a contractor for Bannari Amman Sugar Factory. Police said Ramaiah and Ravi had brought the workers from Hunsur (Mysuru district), Koppa (Mandya) and Tiruvannamalai (Tamil Nadu) and forced them to work as bonded labourers, cutting sugar cane and loading it into trucks. The labourers were being periodically shifted to sugar cane plantations throughout Karnataka and Tamil Nadu during the harvest season. They were given advances ranging from Rs 10,000 to Rs 23,000 per family and were promised Rs 240 ...
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Over 40 million people living in slavery worldwide: ILO 21.9.2017 Hindu: Home
About 71% of modern day slaves are women, while 25% are children
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Hyderabad: Six child labourers rescued 21.9.2017 Zee News : States
Police on Wednesday rescued six minor boys who were employed as labourers at a brick-making facility in adjoining Ranga Reddy district and arrested two persons.
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Scholars, activists urge India to act against forced labour 20.9.2017 Hindu: National
On the same day that the International Labour Organisation (ILO) released new global estimates of modern slavery, a group of over 40 activists and academics from different parts of the world have rele...
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Over 40 mn caught in modern slavery, 152 mn in child labour: UN report 20.9.2017 Latest News
The report said that 152 million children, including 64 million girls and 88 million boys, are subject to child labour
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Millions trapped in modern slavery, child labour: UN report 20.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
An estimated 40 million people, mostly women and girls, are trapped in modern slavery and 152 million children are subject to child labour, a UN report has revealed.
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Chandrababu Naidu warns child traffickers will be punished severely 20.9.2017 New Kerala: India News
Kurnool (Andhra Pradesh) , Sept. 19 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday praised Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi for his determination, dedication for child welfare and warned that people indulge in child trafficking will be severely punished.
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"Only the bricks count": children toil to help families in Indian kilns 20.9.2017 TOI: Intl Business
INDIA-SLAVERY/REPORT:"Only the bricks count": children toil to help families in Indian kilns
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POCSO Act implementation pathetic: Kailash Satyarthi 20.9.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
He urges techies, corporates to work for protection of children
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New guidelines on supplementary nutrition on the cards: Maneka 19.9.2017 BusinessLine - Economy
The Integrated Child Development Programme should focus on ‘nutrient dense food’
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40 million suffered under 'modern slavery' in 2016: UN report 19.9.2017 News
Women and girls accounted for 29 million of those affected by modern slavery, or more than seven in 10 people overall
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Rohingya youth held in Hyderabad for cheating, forgery 12.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A Rohingya Muslim youth from Myanmar has been arrested on the charge of cheating and forgery after he managed to obtain various Indian identity cards to get issued a passport, Hyderabad Police said on Monday.
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Police cases registered against 2 IAS officers 12.9.2017 The Assam Tribune
Police cases registered against 2 IAS officers
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Over 7,000 Indian kids trafficked a year: Satyarthi hopes PM Modi will act 11.9.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Satyarthi says PM Narendra Modi's govt will bring in stringent legislation to curb the menace
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Over 7,000 Indian kids trafficked a year: Satyarthi hopes Modi will act (IANS Interview) 11.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
With about 7,000 children trafficked in India every year, child rights activist and Nobel Peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi, who set out on Monday on a Kanyakumari-Delhi "Bharat Yatra", to focus attention on the issue, hopes that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government will bring in stringent legislation to curb the menace.
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Asian nations face grim labour future as population ages rapidly 7.9.2017 Business Standard: Today
Graying workfoce across the region will shrink labour supply in the coming decades
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Dr. Virendra Kumar assumes charge of Minister of State for Minority Affairs 4.9.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, Sept 4: Dr. Virendra Kumar today assumed the charge of Minister of State for Minority Affairs in the presence of Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Union Minister of Minority Affairs. Speaking on this occasion Dr. Virendra Kumar said that the skill development of minority communities will be our priority.
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