Child Labour

Child labour: Man deboards 12-year-old, brother from bus over repayment of loan in TN

According to sources, the brothers were working in a snack-making unit run by Illayaraja in Kancheepuram district.

published on : 2nd March 2023

290 kids saved from child labour in 2021

The data also showed that 172 cases, including those filed in previous years, resulted in convictions in 2021.

published on : 24th February 2023

25 rescued from shackles of child labour in Delhi's Alipur

According to a senior official, all the rescued children are between the age group of 9 to 17 years.

published on : 6th January 2023

Nine children rescued from factory during anti-child labour raid in Noida

The children, including six girls and three boys, hail from different parts of UP and Bihar and were rescued on Tuesday following a tip-off received by the police.

published on : 29th December 2022

Maha: Three child labourers rescued, factory manager arrested

The Anti-Human Trafficking Cell (AHTC) of the Mira Bhayandar-Vasai Virar Police Commissionerate took the action on Friday and rescued the three children.

published on : 10th December 2022

Cops rescue four minor girls kept as domestic help in Delhi

Sharma stated that two of the four rescued girls were from Uttar Pradesh and the other two were from Jharkhand.

published on : 7th December 2022

Seven child labourers rescued from factory in Uttar Pradesh

All the rescued children are from Araria, Bihar, they said. On a tip-off on Wednesday the AHTU team raided the carpet factory of Sunil Kumar Maurya, Labour enforcement officer Jai Prakash Singh said.

published on : 1st December 2022

Post-pandemic, child labour cases increasing in Karnataka

A Labour Department official said child labour is not limited to one department.

published on : 20th November 2022

Children of a lesser god 

A recent raid by the state labour department had exposed grim tales of children from north India being ‘recruited’ as labourers in Ernakulam.

published on : 15th October 2022

Tamil Nadu plans scheme to reduce child labour

In Virudhunagar district known for its fireworks units, Rs 14 lakh was collected as fine from offenders for employing child workers since March 2020.

published on : 9th October 2022

Tamil Nadu mulls reviving scheme against child labour

Hitherto, under NCLP, rescued child labourers were enrolled in special training centres and were mainstreamed into normal schools.

published on : 9th October 2022

Srinagar Diary: Businesses booked in anti-child labour drive 

A team of Assistant Labour Commissioner Srinagar on directions of Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Aijaz Asad conducted a surprise inspection of 34 businesses, especially in uptown Srinagar.

published on : 29th September 2022

6 girls among 26 teenagers rescued from child labour in Delhi

On Tuesday, a team from Sahyog Care For You worked with the support of the SDM Saraswati Vihar, Chander Shekhar, to rescue 26 teenage children, which included six girls.

published on : 14th September 2022

Child labour: Nashik tribals struggle to survive, give kids to goatherds for Rs 10K

So far, two separate offences under the Bonded Labour System (Abolition) Act have been registered in this connection at Sangamner in Ahmednagar, the official said.

published on : 11th September 2022

Child labour, caste-based discrimination, poverty closely interlinked in India: UN Special Rapporteur

It is "encouraging" that trade unions in Chile, Colombia, Ghana and India provide dedicated support and services for women workers, the reports said.

published on : 18th August 2022

UN investigator Obokat: Contemporary slavery extensive around the globe

Despite the persistence of contemporary forms of slavery among minorities, governments and other bodies “have been playing an important role in preventing the exploitation of minorities,” he said.

published on : 18th August 2022

191 kids subjected to child labour rescued by Telangana police

Of the total 191, 95 boys and 10 girls belonged to Telangana, while 73 boys and 13 girls hailed from other States across the country.

published on : 1st August 2022

Surprise raid unearths child labour at Perumbavoor plywood units

Agents bring in children from Odisha and Jharkhand | Most of them have fake ID proofs

published on : 22nd July 2022

Post-pandemic period witnessed steep increase in rescue of child workers in Delhi

The DCPCR said the children belonged to different age groups and were rescued from factories,

published on : 17th June 2022

Child labour: Rights body for massive rescue

The rescue operations will be conducted from June 12 to June 20 as part of the elimination of child labour week to observe World Day Against Child Labour.

published on : 13th June 2022
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