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World Day Against Child Labour: India’s uphill battle

World Day Against Child Labour: India’s uphill battle

June 12, 2020

Child labour is one of the several persisting social problems in India, despite decades of action to remove the evil practice. The coronavirus pandemic could have made the situation far worse.

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Cruelty of child labour seen through the lens

Cruelty of child labour seen through the lens

June 12, 2020

Though the Indian society has turned a blind eye towards child labour, the film industry has been highlighting this curse with various films over the decades.

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India good place for living, but not for raising children or safety of women

India good place for living, but not for raising children or safety of women

January 24, 2020

Though India has made a place in the best 25 countries to live in 2020, it seems it is not good enough for raising children or safety of women. Also it has not been working enough to promote equality and social mobility as it ranks seventh lowest in the Global Social Mobility lis...

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India moves ahead in child wellbeing index in Global Childhood Report

India moves ahead in child wellbeing index in Global Childhood Report

June 11, 2019

Save the Children, a UK based non-profit organisation that works for child rights released the Global Childhood Report for 2019 on May 28 which listed India at 113th position among 176 countries on an index that evaluates countries on condition and well-being of children.

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Child labour in India

Child labour in India

June 12, 2018

In its 16th year , the focus of World day against child labour is 'to improve safety and health of the children; but with a big group of them still working in hazardous conditions in India, and being robbed of education, it seems a long way to minimise and then eradicate child la...

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World Day Against Child Labour 2017

World Day Against Child Labour 2017

June 12, 2017

Each year on June 12, the World Day Against Child Labour brings together governments, employers, various organisations and millions of people from around the world to highlight the plight of child labourers. This year, the World Day Against Child Labour focuses on the impact of ...

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