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President Pranab Mukherjee launches 100 Million for 100 Million Campaign  

President Pranab Mukherjee launched a ‘100 Million for 100 Million’ Campaign at Rashtrapati Bhavan. The campaign was conceptualized by Nobel peace prize winner Kailash Satyarthi and was organized by the Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation. Key Facts The campaign aims to mobilise 100 million youth and children for 100 million underprivileged children across the world. Its ..

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Parliament passes Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2016

Parliament has passed the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2016.  The bill was first passed in Rajya Sabha and later in Lok Sabha during Monsoon session of Parliament. It seeks to amend the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986 to widen the scope of the law against child labour and stricter punishments ..

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Rajya Sabha passes Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2016

The Rajya Sabha unanimously passed Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2016. The Bill seeks to amend the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986 to widen the scope of the law against child labour and stricter punishments for violations. Key Provisions of Bill Prohibition of employment of children below 14 years in all ..

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12 June: World Day against Child Labour

The World Day Against Child Labour is being observed annually across world on 12 June to bring awareness against child labour. Significance of the day: The observance of the day seeks to bring together governments, employers and workers organizations, civil society, as well as millions of people from around the world to highlight the plight ..

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