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India will be among 174 International Labour Organisation (ILO) member states aiming to adopt an international convention for an immediate universal ban on the worst forms of child labour including

In spite of the Government's formal statements to the contrary, forced labour remains widespread in Myanmmar, says Juan Somavia, Director-General of the International Labour Office (ILO) in a report

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the two workers organisations affiliated to the two major political parties in Nepal, the Nepali Congress and the CPN-UML, signed an agreement

India and UNICEF signed an agreement on Monday under which UNICEF will provide a total of 300 million dollars for child welfare programmes in the country aimed at reducing low birth weight rate,

The fact that 2.6 million chidren are working in exploitative environments across Nepal has brought into question the efficacy of existing Labour Act especial its provisions for children. These

Low literacy rate among tribals has become a stumbling block to link them with the mainstream in Orissa. Even after five decades of independence, tribals are living in ignorance. The light of

Report : Though the law prohibits employment of children, there are millions of child labourers in the country, according to researchers. A report "Child Labour Situation in Nepal" jointly launched

The European Commission agreed to ask the European Court of Justice to impose a fine of more than $108m on France over its refusal to annul legislation banning women from working at night. If

More than 120,000 children, some as young as seven, are serving as soldiers in Africa's numerous wars, according to a report released at a conference in the Mozambican capital Maputo. "We have to

The Haryana Government has launched a special drive to scrupulously and strictly implement various schemes for the welfare of weaker sections and indigent families. The Chief Minister, Chaudhary

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