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International Labour Organization (ILO) and the UN Children's Educational Fund (UNICEF) announced a programme to combat the bonded labour problem in Nepal. The programme entitled:"Towards elimination

Permits for entry to Aboriginal land in Australia should be scrapped and territory governments should be able to acquire Aboriginal land for public purposes, a review of the Northern Territory Land

The National Human Rights Commission has identified six areas including Telangana (AP) and Kalahandi (Orissa) which need priority attention in eradicating bonded labour and drawn up an action plan to

The first meeting of the National Human Rights Commission's Central Action Group on bonded labour has decided to identify the districts where the practice is acute and organise a workshop for the

The Federal Government of Australia is trying to water down the United Nations declaration on the rights of indigenous peoples after attacks on the UN initiative by the One Nation Leader, Mrs

Adidas-Saloman said an internal investigation had found no evidence that sub-contractors had used prison labour in China to produce footballs. The German sports goods company suspended orders for

The US Government will provide an additional amount of US dollars 500,000 to support the implementation of the second phase of the MOU on elimination of child labour in garment industries of

The Balika Samriddhi Yojna (girld child scheme), launched in 1997 to elevate the status of the girl child born to a family living below the poverty line, has failed to make a headway due to severe

According to research carried by CWIN, an NGO working for child welfare, 15 per cent of the total children in Nepal are engaged in hazardous work. 4,50,000 children are among the nine million

The Centre has rejected a major recommendation of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) prohibiting the Government employees from hiring children below 14 years as domestic servants. NHRC

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