User: indiatogether Topic: Human Rights
Category: Child Labour
Last updated: Nov 18 2017 04:00 IST RSS 2.0
 
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17-year-old rescued child labourer from Bengaluru to address Parliament 17.11.2017 Deccan Herald - State
Kanaka V, a 17-year-old girl from Bengaluru, will be addressing the Parliament on 20 November, to mark the event of Universal Childrens Day organised by the UNICEF. In all, 30 children from across the world have been selected to address the Parliament. Kanaka is one of the four children who has been selected from India. She will speak about the problem of child labour and child rights in the India. Kanaka underwent three rounds of audition before being selected from among hundreds of children from Karnataka. "There are many children like me who suffer in slums and rural areas across the world. Law enforcement is not effective enough to tackle child labour and other child abuses," Kanaka said. She will also talk about the struggles she faced after her mother passed away. Kanaka was forced to drop out of school after her mother, a domestic help was diagnosed with cancer. With her father being physically challenged and her mother a cancer patient, Kanaka was forced into rag picking and domestic labour along ...
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17-year-old rescued child labourer from city to address Parliament 16.11.2017 deccanherald.com
Kanaka V, a 17-year-old girl from Bengaluru, will be addressing the Parliament on 20 November, to mark the event of Universal Childrens Day organised by the UNICEF. In all, 30 children from across the world have been selected to address the Parliament. Kanaka is one of the four children who have been selected from India. She will speak about the problem of child labour and child rights in the India. Kanaka underwent three rounds of audition before being selected from among hundreds of children from Karnataka. "There are many children like me who suffer in slums and rural areas across the world. Law enforcement is not effective enough to tackle child labour and other child abuses," Kanaka said. She will also talk about the struggles she faced after her mother passed away. Kanaka was forced to drop out of school after her mother, a domestic help was diagnosed with cancer. With her father being physically challenged and her mother a cancer patient, Kanaka was forced into rag picking and domestic ...
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Maneka Gandhi makes country statement at the plenary session of 4th Global Conference on Sustained Eradication of Child Labour at Buenos Aires, Argentina 16.11.2017 New Kerala: India News
Maneka Gandhi makes country statement at the plenary session of 4th Global Conference on Sustained Eradication of Child Labour at Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Committed to eliminating child labour: Maneka Gandhi 15.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
India is fully committed to working towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 8.7 to eliminate child labour, Minister of Women and Child Development Maneka Sanjay Gandhi said on Thursday.
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WCD Minister Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi makes country statement at the plenary session of 4th Global Conference on Sustained Eradication of Child Labour at Buenos Aires, Argentina 15.11.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Minister of Women and Child Development, Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi has said that the Government of India is fully committed to continue working to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal 8.7 to eliminate child labour. The Minister was making the country statement at the plenary session of the 4th Global Conference on Sustained Eradication of Child Labour at Buenos Aires in Argentina today.
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Team 'Titans' wins Capgemini Tech Challenge 4.0 15.11.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Capgemini on Wednesday announced that team Titans, comprising Kevin Wadera, Imayabharathi Sakthivel, Nisha Saini and Pawan Mude, won Capgeminis Tech Challenge 4.0. Titans won the title for creating a proof-of-concept of a platform called Ghar Wapsi, aimed at tracking and finding missing children who are lost every day due to long prevalent crimes such as child labour abuse and trafficking. A total of 75 startup finalists battled it out on the day of the finale in a live hackathon held at Capgeminis Knowledge Park in Airoli, Navi Mumbai. This year, the challenge given to the finalists was to address the unique social problem of missing children. The final teams were asked to create a proof-of-concept of a platform that could help find missing children, fight against crime on children, and save them from falling prey to child labour abuse and trafficking. Ghar Wapsi uses crowdsourcing to gain access to available missing children databases, from multiple agencies. The proposed solution facilitates the ...
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Apple leads way in tracing cobalt from Congo, Microsoft lags - Amnesty 15.11.2017 Sify Finance
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Save children, secure the future 15.11.2017 Hindu: Home
Children across the globe are subjected to many harrowing issues. A look at how they can be nipped in the bud.
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Plea to end child labour 15.11.2017 The Assam Tribune
Plea to end child labour
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Children’s Day for rehabilitated child workers 15.11.2017 Hindu: Cities
About 350 children, all studying at the special centres in the district for rehabilitated child workers and coming from economically weaker families, had a day full of games, cultural programmes, and...
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Maharashtra: One held in a suspected case of child trafficking, 16 kids rescued 14.11.2017 Zee News : States
One person was arrested from Patna Junction today in a suspected case of child trafficking and 16 children, in the age group of 10-12 years, were rescued while they were being taken to Maharashtra.
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Most calls to ChildLine pertain to begging and child labour 13.11.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
Next comes physical and emotional abuse
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Spot painting competition 13.11.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Spot painting competition
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This goshala maintains welfare of cows by bonding labour 11.11.2017 Hindu: Home
Officials rescue 11 workers, 4 children of Irular community
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55 child labourers rescued so far this year 8.11.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
A few of them were engaged as bonded labour by house owners
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50K kids to form Tricolour in drive against child abuse 7.11.2017 deccanherald.com
In a symbolic fight against child abuse, over 50,000 school children will make a formation of the Indian flag on November 18 as part of a movement called Raksana. The movement aims to fight against any form of physical and emotional abuse, neglect, child trafficking, discrimination, and child labour. Children between the ages of 12 and 15 from various schools across the city, such as Bishop Cotton, Deens Academy and Delhi Public School, will form the largest human flag with the tagline Stop Child Abuse. Announcing the movement at a press meet, Saravana Kumar, founder of VForce Media said, "This is an event to symbolise a beginning towards the safe and rightful future of children." The organisers hope to set a Guinness World Record with the flag formation. Kannada film actress Ragini Dwivedi, Jayanagar corporator Nagaraju, Pruthvi Banwasi, secretary Karnataka Council of Preschools, were also present at the meet. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy and Kannada film actor ...
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March held to raise awareness about domestic violence, child abuse in Manipur 6.11.2017 New Kerala: India News
Imphal(Manipur), Nov.06 : The delegates of Innovative Artiste Welfare Association (IAWA) on Monday organised a peace rally in Manipur under the theme Lets' voice together to end domestic violence and child abuse.
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NCLP school teachers learn activities for children 5.11.2017 Hindu: Cities
For nearly seven hours on Saturday, 60 teachers and attendants at National Child Labour Project (NCLP) schools in Coimbatore and Tirupur districts listened to experts and learnt new activities and ga...
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From the editor-in-chief 3.11.2017 India Today | February 13, 2012
"In absolute terms, India has the largest number of modern-day slaves in the world, 18 million and counting," writes India Today Editor-in-Chief Aroon Purie.
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Human trafficking for sex: Thousands live in slavery while society remains silent 3.11.2017 India Today| Cover Story
If you have tears, shed them for these underage girls and the hundreds of thousands like them who are trafficked into sex slavery.
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