User: indiatogether Topic: Human Rights
Category: Child Labour
Last updated: Dec 12 2017 18:47 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Minor labourer falls from roof, dies 30.10.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
A 17-year-old minor boy, working as a child labor to a private contractor today noon died during the treatment in a private hospital in the city after he had sustained severe head injuries after falling from the rooftop while he was fixing an iron angle of an advertisement hoarding in a multi-storied building in Talwandi area under Jawahar Nagar police station.   The police have lodged a case against the contractor under sections of IPC and J.J. Act for causing death by negligence and employing a minor child to work. The dead body was handed over to the family members after postmortem later in the day on Sunday. Raju Erwal (17), a resident of Nagpal colony under Udhyog Nagar police station area sustained severe head injuries after he had fallen from the rooftop of multi-storied  building in Talwandi area early on Sunday morning while he was getting down through stairway with iron angle, told Neeraj Gupta, Circle In charge (CI), Jawahar Nagar police station. The minor boy, while he was getting down ...
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Tonk teen nominated for global kids' peace prize 29.10.2017 DNA: Top News
Seventeen-year-old, Shailendra Singh, who aims to change the way children are treated in his village, has been nominated for The 2017 International Children’s Peace Prize, a renowned global award. Hailing from Bijalpura in Tonk district, Singh has stopped five child marriages in his village by convincing the parents, and today the village has been freed of the menace. He has also saved 33 children from child labour and has enrolled them to schools. He has also started various groups by training other children of his age to support the cause of reducing child abuse in the village. “When I was a small kid, issues like child abuse and child marriage took place very often in my village and I always tried finding ways of removing them. I used to think how will the younger generation of my village succeed if they will get married at an early age and not get proper education. I learnt many ways of handling these situations after I joined Save The Children foundation and Shiv Shiksha Samiti,” Singh said. He ...
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Dowry menace still prevalent in every community: Meera Saxena 28.10.2017 deccanherald.com
"Number of foeticides, especially female foeticides, have been increasing day-by-day and most of those involving in such heinous crime are the families of the victim. The menace of dowry is prevalent in every community and this is a big torture for women", lamented State Human Rights Commission Chairperson Meera Saxena. Speaking at a programme organised to inaugurate the district unit of Human Rights Protection & Corruption Eradication Bureau, at Parijat Kalyan Mantap in Hiriyur in Chitradurga district on Friday evening, she said that each one of us have the right to live. But practices like child labour, prostitution, human trafficking, Devadasi, manual scavenging and the like question the right to live. Traditions like child marriage take away the education rights of children, especially girls. Girls become physically and mentally weak by it. Not treating a child properly because it is a girl child is also torturing. Such social menace can be checked and progress can be achieved only when women unite ...
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Everlasting blue jeans 26.10.2017 HBL: Home
MUD Jeans is a Dutch "circular denim" firm that wants to make fashion a less dirty business
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Losing a niche, korvai in Kancheepuram 25.10.2017 Hindu: News
Weavers as well as connoisseurs recall with nostalgia a type of silk saree that is fading into history
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