User: shawetaanand Topic: Child Trafficking
Category: Child Labour
Last updated: Oct 16 2017 09:51 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Lone samaritan out to save kid beggars 16.10.2017 DNA: Mumbai
A Delhi-based engineer Ashish Sharma gave up his plum job and turned into a crusader on a mission to end child begging. He took it upon himself to undertake rehabilitation of a nine-year-old boy along with eight more such kids who was drugged to beg. The incident took place two years back. It was a watershed moment that motivated him to start a project named Unmukt India, in which he is walking 17,000 kilometres across the country to request the police and public administration to rehabilitate such children. Like many other city-based NGOs working on child labour, he too believes in not taking pity on child beggars as it would help reduce or remove the exploitation of the young and innocent.  “The money given to the beggars is all used by the Mafia gangs. There are small organisations and nexus who professionally train these children on how to beg. If they are hungry, Punjab has so many Gurudwaras, so ideally there should have be beggars in Punjab,” Sharma said. He is in the city as a part of Unmukt ...
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Seven Bihari child labourers rescued 14.10.2017 Hindu: National
Officials of National Child Labour Project (NCLP) rescued seven child labourers of Bihar State at the railway station here on Friday. The boys, all aged between 12 and 16, were employed in a spinning ...
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Let's stop alienating people of northeast in the country: N Biren 7.10.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Let's stop alienating people of northeast in the country: N Biren
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Chouhan promises Bill to hang child molesters in MP 6.10.2017 New Kerala: India News
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) Oct.6 : Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said Friday his government will soon introduce a Bill in the state assembly that will ensure that child molesters are hanged.
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Mainstreaming the North Eastern Region into developmental process is a priority for Centre: Santosh Kumar Gangwar 6.10.2017 New Kerala: India News
Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar, the Minister of State (Independent Charge) Labour and Employment said that mainstreaming the North Eastern Region into the developmental process is a priority for Government of India.
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Review meeting on labour welfare schemes for NE States held 6.10.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Review meeting on labour welfare schemes for NE States held
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Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar chairs the Review Meeting with State Labour Ministers & Senior Officers Department of Labour of North Eastern States in Imphal 5.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar, the Minister of State (Independent Charge) Labour & Employment said that mainstreaming the North Eastern Region into the developmental process is a priority for Government of India.
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Recent laws have legalised child labour in India: Activist 30.9.2017 deccanherald.com
Some of the recently enacted laws have legalised child labour in many sectors in India, representative of an Indian organisation that works against sex trafficking has told members of the UN General Assembly. Ruchira Gupta representing Apne Aap Women Worldwide, an award-winning organisation that works against sex trafficking in India, in her address to a high-level meeting of the General Assembly said, there are two laws "which are very very problematic" and will have a very dangerous impact on poorest of the poor girls. One was passed in September last year, she said in her remarks on Wednesday. "That law has legalised child labour in my country in many sectors like family-based enterprises and audio-visual entertainment. It has also removed the ILO-IPEC list of hazardous industries that children should never be employed in," she alleged. The second law in the works is trying to delink trafficking from sexual exploitation, Gupta said. "Both laws together will make 80 percent of victims of human ...
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I am Shalini Chauhan, a warrior! 29.9.2017 Rediff: GetAhead
In a patriarchal Uttar Pradesh village, a young girl is making a difference.
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‘More children are at risk of sexual abuse’ 28.9.2017 Hindu: Cities
Kailash Satyarthi on Bharat Yatra campaign
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Shri Rajnath Singh Assures Anti-trafficking Bill gets Parliament Nod 27.9.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi : Union Home Minister, Mr. Rajnath Singh, Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Shri. Santosh Kumar Gangwar along with Nobel Peace Laureate, Mr. Kailash Satyarthi, launched 'PENCIL' or Platform for Effective Enforcement for No Child Labour today in the National Capital, New Delhi. Labour Ministers from 10 states were also present at this event.
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Over 70,000 missing children rescued under MHA drive 27.9.2017 The Assam Tribune
Over 70,000 missing children rescued under MHA drive
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Radheshyam attends National conference on child labour 27.9.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Radheshyam attends National conference on child labour
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Over 70K kids saved under Op Muskaan: Rajnath Singh 27.9.2017 DNA: Top News
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has rescued over 70,000 children so far under Operation Muskaan, said Home Minister Rajnath Singh. He was speaking at an event where he launched a portal to curb child trafficking. The portal — Platform for Effective Enforcement for No Child Labour (PENCIL) — was developed by the labour ministry to implement the National Child Labour Project. Singh said that in the last two years, 70,000 children have been rescued. "We are committed to making this country free of child labour, and all must pledge to make India child labour-free by 2022," said the minister. Operation Muskaan, an initiative of the home ministry to rescue and rehabilitate missing and trafficked children, was launched in January 2015. The portal, developed by the labour ministry to curb trafficking, will have a child tracking system, a complaint corner, and will also host a state government official. District nodal officers will also be appointed under the scheme. The portal, a government release said, was ...
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Rajnath Singh launches portal 'PENCIL' to eliminate child labour 27.9.2017 Zee News : States
Rajnath Singh on Tuesday launched portal - Platform for Effective Enforcement for No Child Labour.
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Rajnath Singh launches portal 'PENCIL' to eliminate child labour 27.9.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi , September 26 : In an endeavour to combat the menace of child labour, trafficking and sexual abuse Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday launched portal namely 'PENCIL' (Platform for Effective Enforcement for No Child Labour) here on Tuesday.
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Shri Rajnath Singh to launch PENCIL Portal at the National Conference on Child Labour tomorrow 26.9.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, Sep 25 : Children are valuable assets for any country who need to be nurtured for the better future of the country.
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Union Home Minister launches Platform for Effective Enforcement for No Child Labour (PENCIL) Portal 26.9.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi : The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh launched the Platform for Effective Enforcement for No Child Labour (PENCIL) Portal at the National Conference on Child Labour organised by the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India here today. The PENCIL is an electronic platform that aims at involving Centre, State, District, Governments, civil society and the general public in achieving the target of child labour free society. Shri Rajnath Singh also launched the Standing Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the enforcement of legal framework against child labour. The SOP is aimed at creating a ready reckoner for trainers, practitioners and monitoring agencies to ensure complete prohibition of child labour and protection of adolescents from hazardous labour ultimately leading to Child Labour Free India.
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‘800 child labourers rescued in three years’ 26.9.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
Telangana Home Minister Nayini Narasimha Reddy has said the child labour evil would be eradicated completely only when all children in the school-going age attend school for formal education.Speaking ...
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Union Home Minister launches Platform for Effective Enforcement for No Child Labour (PENCIL) Portal 26.9.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh launched the Platform for Effective Enforcement for No Child Labour (PENCIL) Portal at the National Conference on Child Labour organised by the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India here today.
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