User: indiatogether Topic: Human Rights
Category: Child Labour
Last updated: Aug 17 2018 12:03 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Officials, NGOs vow to stop child labour 13.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Improving standard of living need of the hour, says Collector
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Face recognition software at rly. stations soon 13.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
It will be uploaded in closed-circuit TV cameras and will help identify children who run away from home
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Best advocates of child rights are children 12.6.2018 Hindu: Home
An NGO is trying to reach out to children who are most likely to drop out by creating Child Rights Clubs in government schools
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Rehabilitated child workers felicitated 12.6.2018 Hindu: Coimbatore
Children who had studied at special centres run by the National Child Labour Project (NCLP) and had completed graduation were felicitated at a functio
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Child labour schools a big hit in Krishna district 12.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
Innovative teaching/training modules prove a winning formula
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‘The returns on the investment in ending child labour are incalculable,’ says the United Nations 11.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
2018’s World Day Against Child Labour Day shines a spotlight on the global need to improve the safety and health of young workers and end child labour
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Painting of wall, rally mark World Day Against Child Labour 10.6.2018 Hindu: Fitness
It is important to spread the anti-child labour message to make Madurai a child labour-free district, says Collector Veera Raghava Rao
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Media sensitised on child labour 10.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Media sensitised on child labour
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Activists seek end to child labour 10.6.2018 Hindu: Chennai
Demand repeal of Act that allows those below 14 to work after school
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Karnataka Boy Got 624/625 In Class 10. After Re-Evaluation, This Happened 9.6.2018 NDTV News - India-news
The re-evaluation result gave Mohammad Kaif Mulla a perfect score of 625, making him the state topper in Class 10 board exam.
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Ernakulam district striving for child labour-free tag 8.6.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Labour dept launches year-long campaign; shops to be inspected
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Child help desk at South railway station 8.6.2018 Hindu: News
To rescue children found wandering alone in trains or at stations
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City-based NGO organises plantation programme 7.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
City-based NGO organises plantation programme
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Childhoods in India: Traditions, Trends, and Transformations review: Deep inequality 2.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Why do the lives of children vary so much? Researchers analyse the complex issue of child rights in our country
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Justice Delivery System Begging For Complete Overhaul: Justice Gogoi 2.6.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Supreme Court judge Ranjan Gogoi on Friday termed the children-friendly amendments recently made in laws as a "mirage" and said it was not a secret that the justice delivery system in India was...
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50 child labourers rescued from Rajkot 1.6.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
Around 45 to 50 child labourers who were forced to remain confined in a small room working in a pitiable condition in dairy and imitation jewellery-making units were freed by the social defence department of Rajkot district from the city on Thursday. The officials of the district social defence office raided a dairy plant in Sama Kantha and jewellery making units of Shyamnagar and found these children living in misery. The officials and Thorana police raided unit of Gopal Dairy run on cooperative basis in city and found 25 to 30 children working in the packaging unit while more than 35 children reportedly escaped from the back side door. In another raid, the officials found 20 children working in imitation jewellery-making unit. Kanaksinh Jhala, district social defence official said, “When we were going back after raid at dairy, local people informed us that two imitation jewellery unit been operated in Rajaram society also had some child labourers. We went there and rescued 24 children from pitiable ...
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India improves its childhood index global ranking 31.5.2018 General News
India has improved its ranking in the world childhood index but stays at a poor 113th position -- up from 116 in 2017 -- in the list of 175 countries indexed by global child rights group, Save the Children.
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Hope floats 30.5.2018 Hindu: Kids
Economy takes precedence over environmental ethics. Even the generous-hearted philanthropist among us is swayed by it
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Nobel laureate Satyarthi pitches for NGT-like children tribunal 29.5.2018 General News
Child rights activist and Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi today advocated the setting up of a National Children Tribunal for quick delivery of justice in crimes against children. Speaking to reporters here, Satyarthi also asked the Centre to pass a law against human trafficking in Parliament before the 2019 general elections. "Crime against children are rising in the country. Sexual exploitation of children has gained the proportion of an epidemic in society," Satyarthi said. "The National Green Tribunal has brought some fear in the minds of those who violate environmental laws. So, on the lines of the NGT, we demand that there should be a National Children Tribunal for quick delivery of justice in crimes against children," he said. Stating that child trafficking was a big issue, Satyarthi said, "We urge the Union government to pass the anti human trafficking law in Parliament before the 2019 polls" he said. He urged Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Governor O P Kohli to ...
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Man gets one-year jail for breach of trust 26.5.2018 General News
A man employed by an LIC agent at Bhayander was sentenced to one year jail on the charge of criminal breach of trust in an August 2017 case. Thane Judicial Magistrate First Class P D Chavan, in his order given yesterday, held Avinash alias Shridhar M Haldankar (29) guilty and awarded the sentence. He also slapped a fine of Rs 1,500 on him. Prosecutor Jaishree Korde told the court that Haldankar used to work in the office of the LIC agent. "On August 21, 2017, the agent gave a sum of Rs 76,000 and some policy documents of a client to the accused for submission in LIC office," Korde said. The agent kept waiting outside the LIC branch for the accused to return. However, the accused vanished from the scene with the money, Korde said. An offence had been registered against Haldankar with Naya Nagar police station at Bhayander, after which he was arrested and tried.
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