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Forced To Work For 15 Hours Every Day, Labourers Freed After...

Mumbai: Nearly 25 workers, including children, who worked 15 hour days for seven years, were rescued at the weekend at Baran in Rajasthan, in...

Years After Father Sold Her, Arunachal Teen Tracks Him Down, Slaps...

Biswanath: When she was a little over knee high, Badaik's father took her on a trip. They walked through lush tea gardens, boarded a bus...

New Portal ‘PENCIL’ Launched To Rescue, Rehabilitate India’s Child Workers

New Delhi: The government launched an online portal on Tuesday to register, rescue and rehabilitate child workers, as part of a drive to curb the...

Consultation On How Seasonal Migration Affects Children Held

Mumbai: The Maharashtra government and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) held a one-day consultation to provide a platform for making migration safer for children. The...

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...

Farmer Drank Pesticide, Son Quits School To Support Mother, Siblings

Guntur, Andhra Pradesh: Shiva Prasad wants to go to school. At 14, that is where he should be. That is where he was, in...

Number Of Child Workers In Mumbai Decrease. Here’s Why

By Roli Srivastava Mumbai: The number of children working in Mumbai's roadside food stalls has plummeted in recent years, activists and police said, attributing the...

After Brick Kiln, 200 Child Workers Rescued From Bangle Factories In...

By Roli Srivastava Mumbai: Nearly 200 child workers, some as young as eight, were rescued from bangle factories in Hyderabad over the last week, as...
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From Child Workers to Educated Artistes, Chennai Parai Drummers’ Journey

Chennai: After performing in Chennai, folk musician N Deepan stunned the audience by revealing he was a child labourer once. From the age of...