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govt urged to take effective steps: The Karnataka Chapter of Campaign Against Child Labour (CACL-K) has urged the State government to bring amendments to Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation Act)

Fifty years after Independence and irrespective of many laws pasased for their protection, 370 million children in India are still struggling to break free from the shackles which bind them to

One year after a State sponsored survey provided these startling statistics on the plight of bonded labourers in the Tamil Nadu, things are not exactly cut out for the State's proposed rescue plan. A

An NGO, Shramjeevi Sangathana, has nailed the lie of the Maharashtra Government that there have been no bonded labourers in the State since 1992. The Sangathana recently rescued a group of labourers

A special report on lost empire that 300 labourers and a six-member team of archaeologists have made it their mission to rediscover. After seven long years of hope and sweat they have stumbled on to

A legislation to prevent the employment of children in hazardous industries, like match and fireworks factories and tanneries, has been mooted at an UGC-sponsored State-level seminar on 'Child rights

As little as 9 per cent of the total projects, under the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) are being undertaken in the slums of the national Capital while the infant mortality rate (IMR)

Pakistani children are being illegally employed to stitch soccer balls bearing the logo of the World Cup finals in France, breaching international child labour agreements Dutch news agency reported.

The tussle between the two adivasi organisations of Nimar region, is likely to restart as workers of both these organisaions, it is learnt, are busy in preparing their strategies for the same. The

Child labour assumes the proportion of a social problem, as at arrests or distorts the national growth process and prevents the child from attaining its all-round