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An ancient settlement has been discovered at Tejgadh which feel will explain, perhaps for the first time, the continuity in history of a tribal civilisation. The settlement, however, lies buried

India and the United States are engaged in a 'war of nerves' over the visit of customs officials from Washington to check prevalence of forced child labour in the textiles industry.The US customs

While strict rules govern environment conditions in the workplace, children are often forced to sit on uncomfortable chairs, use outside toilets and eat their lunch in unhygienic conditions. The

The Maharashtra Government has set up a 'Shabari Tribal Finance and Development Corporation' for the economic development of 90 lakh tribals in the

An important tribal community of Assam, the Dimasha, has demanded a separate state to protect its identity and wage a fight against

As part of the girl child week, being held from September 20 to 26. Unicef has decided to bring into focus, the issus plaguing this section of the society through Meena, an animated film series,

The Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO) and the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) have joined hands to launch a pilot project on Women's Development and

The National Foundation of India, a non Government organisation, has urged people not to use fire crakcers during Diwali in a bid to discourage child labour. The NGO has also launched an awareness

Childline, a project to help abused, exploited, homeless and all such children in distriess, was lunched at Jehangirpuri in north Delhi through a non-govenrnmental organisation, Prayas, on Friday.

One third of children or 40 million born each year in the world are at risk of being deprived of their rights because they are not registered at birth, Unicef's 1998 report "The Progress of Nations'