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Child Labour in India

Child labour is a big problem in India and the country has highest number of child workers in the world. It deprives the children of their childhood which should be spent in going to school and learning to be good citizens. It harms their full physical and mental development. Moreover, employing child labour is illegal ..

World Day Against Child Labour 2021

World Day against Child Labour was observed on June 12 to raise awareness regarding detrimental consequences of the Child Labour. Theme The day was celebrated under theme- ‘Act Now: End Child Labour.’ Child Labour Child labour is always-evolving menace which the world is dealing since ages. Factories and companies across the world employ young children ..

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ILO- UNICEF Report on Child Labour

International Labour Organisation (ILO) and UNICEF jointly published report on child labour. As per report, world has marked rise in child labour in two decades. Key Findings of report Report highlights, coronavirus crisis might push millions more youngsters toward child labour. As of 2020, number of child labour stands at 160 million. It has increased ..

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NCPCR Statement to Fight Child Labour and Begging

Recently, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has identified 50 religious places to carry the interventions in order to ensure zero tolerance towards child labour. Highlights Shri Ram Janmabhoomi and Taj Mahal have also been included in the list of 50 religious places. The NCPCR will took up the intervention to eliminate ..

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Trends in Violations under Child Labour Act

The Ministry of Labour & Employment has tabled in Lok Sabha the figures on instances of violation of the Child & Adolescent Labour (Prohibition & Regulation) Act, 1986 found during inspections, along with prosecutions started and convictions made. It indicates following trends: The instances of child labour detected during inspections have reduced successively from 2014 ..

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