The Central Government today issued yet another notification banning employment of children in six more activities and processes including rag picking and scavenging. Issued as part of the
Nike has been getting raked over the coals in recent weeks for a Feb. 22 report documenting sexual harassment, physical punishments and other abuse at factories that make its products in Indonesia.
The government proposes to withdraw 18 lakh children from hazardous occupations, the Union labour minister Dr Satyanarayan Jatiya said here on
For the past three or four years, environmental groups have been highlighting conditions in ship demolition yards, primarily in the Indian subcontinent and China. So the code's call for all ships to
The campaign against child labour, disputing claims by fireworks manufacturers, estimates that about 45,000 children are still employed in the fireworks units in Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, in hazardous
Last year before Diwali, the Tamil Nadu Fireworks and Amorces Manufacturers' Association (TFAA) put out advertisements proclaiming that there was no child labour involved in the firecracker industry.
Fire burned out of control on Tuesday at the scene of pipleline explosion in southern Nigeria that killed about 250 villagers who had been scooping up gasoline with buckets, witnesses
Students from various schools of Delhi gathered at the India Gate lawns this evening to express their solidarity with children who work in the firecracker industry and other similar hazardous
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