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A 23- year-old Italian protester was shot and killed today by a police officer during a riot less than two miles from a gathering of leaders of the world's largest industrialized nations, who were

No one will be surprised by the now customary anti-globalisation protests that are certain to coincide with the Group of Eight heads of state summit in Genoa. But we should all be alarmed when

A two day workshop on report of 'Child Labour' organised by the Human Rights and Environment Forum in association with UNICEF concluded in Biratnagar (Nepal). More than 75 percent of child labourers

Indira Mahila Yojana and Mahila Samridhi Yojana - two of the programmes for women inherited by the current Government at the Centre - have been recast and combined to launch a new integrated

Swayamsiddha and Swadhar are the latest to join the lengthening list of schemes the BJP-led government has announced for women's welfare and empowerment.

Their tender hands no more had to do strenuous work for survival. The International labour organisation (ILO) has come to the rescue of millions of child labourers in Andhra Pradesh, who sans any

Initiated by the International Labour Organisation, five pilot projects aimed at eradicating child labour from Andhra Pradesh would take off in early August.

The two-day workshop organized by the ILO-IPEC Project on Combating Child Labour in the Carpet Industry in Pakistan on self-evaluation/stakeholders began in Lahore on Tuesday. The workshop aims at

Bangladesh has failed to successfully implement the Child Rights Convention (CRC) for child survival, protection and development, enunciated in a "World Declaration" in 1990, reports

Setting aside their differences on contentious issues, ministers incharge of women and child development from the SAARC nations are meeting in Kathmandu next week to assess the progress achieved in