Child labour Current Affairs, GK & News

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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Operation Muskaan launched

On July 14, 2020, Operation Muskaan was launched in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Highlights The operation aims at tracing missing children, prevent child labour and bonded child labour and rescue children engaged as domestic helps. Operation Muskaan The operation is conducted by the police of Andhra Pradesh. Police force was joined by Juvenile Welfare, ..

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COVID-19 and Child Labour Report by the United Nations

The International Labour Organization and the UNICEF have released a report on Child Labour. The report has been released under the title Title: COVID-19 and Child Labour: A Time of Crisis, A Time to Act Key Findings The report says that millions of children are to be pushed to child labour due to COVID-19 crisis. ..

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