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Category: Child Labour
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HC slams govts on child labour 1.11.2007 The Statesman
HC slams govts on child labour
High Court notices to Centre, Delhi Government 1.11.2007 Hindu: New Delhi
Conflicting claims regarding status of rescued child labourers
US chains will monitor suppliers 1.11.2007 DNA: Money
The American apparel industry estimates that US fashion chains will buy clothes worth $10 billion from India this year compared with $6 billion in 2004.
Counterview: Child labour is only a lesser evil 1.11.2007 TOI: Editorial
The "Oh! It's atrocious" reaction by most to any talk of child labour has become a cliche.
View: Employing children is inhuman 1.11.2007 TOI: Editorial
It is irksome that matters are allowed to escalate a great deal in India before the authorities consider setting their house in order.
Court notice to Delhi govt on child labour 1.11.2007 ndtv.national
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Delhi government on a petition of a voluntary agency seeking directions for appropriate steps f
US supports India's efforts to end child labour 1.11.2007 Oneindia.in: News

New Delhi, Oct 31 (UNI) The United States today supported India's efforts to end child labour saying, ''children should be at school, not doing bonded labour''.
Trick or treat 31.10.2007 Financial Express: Front Page
That some production processes in India use child labour is not news. It happens. It is not India's dirty little secret.
Orissa for meet against child labour 31.10.2007 Asian Age: India
By AKSHAYA KUMAR SAHOO Bhubaneshwar, Oct. 31: Campaign Against Child Labour (CACL), a national network of more than 6,000 organisations, is going to organise a national convention from November 20 to 22 in the city. The convention aims at meaningful interaction among children for the eradication of child labour. The theme of the event is "Hum Bachche Saath Saath Bal-Mazdoori ke Khilaf (Children Together Against Child Labour)". More than 1,000 children delegates, from across the country are expected to participate in the event. A major chunk of them will be child labourers and school-going children, along with 500 adults, including escorts, facilitators, volunteers and NGO representatives, who will participate in the convention. ...
Court puts blame on state govts 31.10.2007 Asian Age: India
By SONAL KELLOGG New Delhi, Oct. 31: Pulling up the Centre and the NCT governments for not doing enough to root out the menace of child labour from the country, the Delhi high court on Wednesday sought explanation from them for branding children employed in a confectionery here as "neglected children" without conducting a probe. "How can you come to such a finding without initiating any inquiry? Is it not required to look into the matter? You cannot justify the action," a bench comprising Chief Justice M.K. Sharma and Justice Sanjeev Khanna asked the NCT government, which refused to recognise 14 children rescued two days ago from a confectionery here as bonded or child labourers and termed them "neglected ...
Child labour: HC blames Centre, Delhi 31.10.2007 TOI: Cities
The Bench also directed both the governments to file their response within two weeks.
HC blames Centre, Delhi for child labour problem 31.10.2007 TOI: Cities
The Bench also directed both the governments to file their response within two weeks.
Child labour allegations a non-tariff barrier: Nath 31.10.2007 Business Standard
Child labour allegations a non-tariff barrier: Nath
Chains off retail kids 31.10.2007 Telegraph: Nation
Twenty-eight children embroidering clothes for British retail chain GAP were rescued from a Delhi factory today.
More child workers 'rescued' 31.10.2007 TOI: Cities
The Labour Department of the Delhi Government, along with Delhi police personnel, carried out raids in Shahpur Jat village in the south district, rescuing 28 children under 14 who were employed in the zari workshops there.
Global media slam GAP for child labour clothing 31.10.2007 ndtv.national
The fallout is growing over child labour being used in Indian sweatshops to churn out garments for global high-fashion brands. Designers like GAP have
GAP row: Suppliers rubbish child labour allegation 31.10.2007 CNN-IBN: India
BLAME GAME: GAP was accused of using child labour in their manufacturing units.The Govt, meanwhile, has warned Europe of possible retaliatory steps.
Govt threatens EU with retaliatory action 30.10.2007 Financial Express: Front Page
The government on Tuesday dismissed allegations of use of child labour against local suppliers of clothing retail major GAP as a motivated campaign on part of the rich nations and threatened Europe of possible retaliatory measures.
A gap in intentions 30.10.2007 Hindustan Times: Views
For a nation so conscious of its global image, we don’t seem to care a tuppence about the sight of millions of children on the streets engaged in all forms of labour.
Nath to European NGOs: Stop slander campaign 30.10.2007 Business Standard
Nath to European NGOs: Stop slander campaign
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