Child labour Current Affairs, GK & News

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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June 12: World Day against Child Labour

Every year, the World Day against Child Labour is celebrated on June 12. It was launched by the International Labour Organization, a United Nations body. The World Day against Child Labour was launched in 2002. Highlights The Children in the age group of 5 to 17 years engaged in work deprives them of normal childhood, ..

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World Bank: Decline of Money sent by Migrant Workers by 110 billion USD

On April 22, 2020, the World Bank announced that the amount of money sent back by the migrant workers to their home countries is to decrease by 110 billion USD. Highlights Due to the COVID-19 lock down, the remittances to low-income and middle-income countries are to fall by 20%. The decline in remittance is the ..

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