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Activists On How Companies Can Help Create Child Labour-Free Zones In...

Chennai: Brands sourcing garments, shoes, leather and natural stones from India must help create and sustain child labour-free zones by mapping their supply chains and working...

Bonded, Beaten, Burnt: Boy Narrates Bitter Ordeal Of Working In A...

Dindigul, Tamil Nadu: A festering wound on Vijay Kumar's thigh is a constant reminder of the four years the teenager spent behind a hot...

How Demonetisation Is Linked To Drop In Child Trafficking

By Roli Srivastava and Nita Bhalla Mumbai/New Delhi: Business has been slow at the Thakkar Bappa Colony shoe manufacturing hub in eastern Mumbai since the...

Government Spends Paltry 4% Of Its Budget On Children: Kailash Satyarthi

New Delhi: Notwithstanding the suffering of the common people, Kailash Satyarthi supports the government’s demonetisation move as it will help curb trafficking, but the...

Enslaved Teens Dial For Help From Karnataka Shoe Factory

Police have rescued 10 teenage boys, allegedly trafficked and held in bondage in a shoe-sole factory in Karnataka, after a tip-off from a children's...
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End Silence Around Child Labour, Urges Kailash Satyarthi

Kailash Satyarthi has been a campaigner for child rights nationally and internationally for three decades. His Bachpan Bachao Andolan has had particular focus on...
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5.7 Million Children Earn Their Bread, A Fifth Of Them In...

When Chandrasekhar Reddy travelled to the northeast in 2011, the director was looking for material for a film on forests in the region famed...
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Rescued From Child Labour, Chennai Fisherman’s Daughter Aces School Exams

There is quite a celebration in the two-room tenement where Shalini Munnuswamy lives with her parents. Rescued from bonded labour when she was 11,...
Mumbai Schoolboy's Child Labour Project Gets A National Platform

Mumbai Schoolboy’s Child Labour Project Gets A National Platform

The Mumbai police were so impressed with the poster campaign he created that it was adapted for billboards across the city earlier this year.
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Proposed Child Labour Law No Solution: Experts

As 13 year old Rohan (name changed to protect identity) sings a Hindi film song with his friends, his voice rings a celebratory tone that was missing earlier.