Wednesday, 30 November, 2022
TopicChild labour

Topic: Child labour

India faces ‘lost generation’ as Covid pushes children out of school and into jobs

Civil society groups are rescuing more kids from forced labour & warn many others are being compelled to work in cities because of migrant labour shortage.

Salaam Bombay! is a haunting exploration of child labour in India

The proceeds from the movie were used to set up Salaam Baalak Trust, an NGO that works for the welfare of street children.

Covid may push millions more into child labour in India and other countries: UN

According to the report by ILO and UNICEF, the result of children being pushed into labour could lead to the first rise in child labour after 20 years of progress.

World Day Against Child Labour: Covid and reverse migration could push more children to work

Loss of livelihood & shut schools will likely be the biggest reasons behind the anticipated increase in child labour in India.

Police rescues 26 child labourers from Parle-G biscuits factory in Chhattisgarh

A government task force on child labour had received a tip-off that minors were employed at the Parle-G factory, said the police.

On World Day Against Child Labour, a look at the hard-hitting statistics of India

India this year ranked 113 out of 176 countries on well-being of children. The 2011 Census says around 259.6 million children in India work as labourers.

On Camera

YourTurn

In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
File photo of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar | Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via Reuters

Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.