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November 28,2019

Despite SC intervention, victim compensation in POCSO cases poor due to cumbersome process, failure to invoke law

First Post

Only five percent of children who are victims of sexual offences and who have filed cases under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act 2012 are getting compensation as stipulated in the Act despite the fact…

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November 28,2019

Trafficking, Rescue and Dream of Becoming a Doctor: Story of a Survivor

News Click

Shamshad Ali*, (name changed), now 19, trafficked from Bihar at the age of 10, was rescued by law enforcement agencies and Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA) activists from a zari (embroidery) making unit in Delhi’s Khanpur area in…

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November 25,2019

Bengaluru is India‘s child trafficking capital

Gracemont Gazette

Children between the ages of 10 and 14 continue to be brought to Garden City from villages in north India after their parents are paid a nominal amount and promised a job, shelter and work in Karnataka.…

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November 19,2019

Child labourer’s death takes ugly turn

The Tribune

The death of a minor boy after being mercilessly thrashed by labour contractor of a plywood factory took an ugly turn, when a group of trade union activists, along with the father and relatives of the deceased,…

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November 25,2019

Greta Thunberg wins International Children’s Peace Prize

Jagran Josh

Greta Thunberg, a young environmental activist, was recently awarded the International Children's Peace Prize. She has been given this honour to fight for environmental protection.

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November 20,2019

Free, Compolsory education till age 18 could curb trafficking, child labour: MP's convention

UNI India

New Delhi, Nov 20 (UNI) A group of MPs on Wednesday urged the government to make education free and compulsory till the age of 18 years, in a bid to protect socio-economically vulnerable children from being trafficked…

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11/17/2019

“I Call Upon The PM To Ensure Clear Air”: Kailash Satyarthi’s Letter To India’s Children

Youth ki Awaaz

My dear children, I am sorry. I am sorry we have deprived you of the happiness of celebrating you and your day. Your compassion, courage and commitment for other children, is the shining sun above the dense…

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November 14,2019

Kailash Satyarthi Urges PM To Develop Five-Year Plan To Tackle Pollution

NDTV

NEW DELHI: Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, requesting him to amend the Air Act 1981 and come up with a five-year national action plan to ensure clean air as the pollution levels…

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November 15,2019

7-Year-Old Inaugurates Telangana's First "Child-Friendly" Police Station

NDTV

HYDERABAD: Telangana's first ''child-friendly'' police station was inaugurated on Thursday at the Rachakonda Medipally station by D Ishan, a 7-year-old boy who had wished to become the Police Commissioner for a day.

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November 15,2019

Delhi: Haze eclipses programme on missing kids

The Times of India

NEW DELHI: ‘I am sorry, we have deprived you of the happiness of celebrating you and your day,” said Nobel Peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Children’s Day, after an event that was planned at India…

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November 12,2019

Mobile theatres to screen child slavery film in rural India

Thomson Reuters Foundation News

Traffickers target people in rural villages – largely poor, women and children – luring them to cities with the promise of good jobs but then selling them into modern day slavery

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10/31/2019

Subway India to mark World Sandwich Day with #GoodComesBack campaign

FNB News

World Sandwich Day falls on November 1, and this year, submarine sandwich chain Subway India is inviting its patrons to be a part of their global campaign #GoodComesBack by availing a Buy One Get One (BOGO) offer on…

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October 31,2019

DU students joins hands with Satyarthi for free, safe, educated childhood

UNI India

New Delhi, October 31 (UNI), Delhi University student on Thursday join hands with Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satarthi for free, safe and educated childhood.

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10/29/2019

Indian Government Asked Social Media Platforms To Take Off 71 Sexual Abuse Videos

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Around 71 videos of child pornography, rape and gang-rape, among other offences, were taken off from social media, according to the home ministry’s annual report released last week.

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October 30,2019

NCRB Report: Criminally negligent

Deccan Herald

The National Crime Records Bureau released its annual ‘Crime in India’ report for 2017, a year behind schedule. The report has been criticised for not reporting data on lynching.

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10/22/2019

Bengalureans participate in the world’s largest walk against slavery

The Times of India

Over a 100 Bengalureans got out on Saturday morning to be a part of a unique walk. They were walking simultaneously, along with many other participants in nine other cities across India, and at 500 other…

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10/18/2019

Children need priority from all stakeholders

Daily Pioneer

Five year ago, on October 10, Kailash Satyarthi was awarded the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize for his struggle for the liberation of children from bonded labour practices. Now on the fifth anniversary of the award it becomes necessary…

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October 16,2019

Child slavery: 45 kids rescued from 14 factories in Wazirpur

Millennium Post

New Delhi: As many as 45 child labourers were rescued from the premises of 14 factories in North West Delhi's Wazirpur Industrial area.

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October 16,2019

45 Children, Including 3 Girls, Rescued from Factories after Raid in Delhi's Wazirpur Industrial Area

News 18

New Delhi: Forty-five child labours, including three girls, were rescued from 14 factories in series of raids in Wazirpur Industrial Area of northwest Delhi, police said on Wednesday. The children were rescued in a joint operation conducted by…

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October 16,2019

HC directs Labour Commissioner to look into regulating placement agencies

The Week

New Delhi, Oct 16 (PTI) The Delhi High Court has directed the Secretary-cum-Labour Commissioner of the AAP government to personally look into regulating the functioning of private placement agencies and ensuring compliance of a previous direction to register…

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10/10/2019

India must take lead in global battle against online child sexual abuse: Kailash Satyarthi

The Times of India

NEW DELHI: Warning about the severe dangers of online child child pornography and sexual abuse acquiring epidemic proper globally and India as one of countries to be the worst affected in years to come.

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October 10,2019

Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi said – without worrying children, the goal of sustainable development cannot be achieved

Herald Publicist

Kailash Satyarthi, the winner of a Nobel Peace Prize for his fight against child labor and exploitation, said his mission as a children’s rights activist began when he himself was a child.

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September 26,2019

To free every child

Harvard News

Kailash Satyarthi, the winner of a Nobel Peace Prize for his fight against child labor and exploitation, said his mission as a children’s rights activist began when he himself was a child.

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October 7,2019

National conference on complex sexualities in digital contexts: ‘Internet is for porn, rest is a small part’

Hindusthan Times

The terms “Pubg”, “pornography” and “paedophilia” held the attenion of psychiatrists, psychologists, doctors and mental health champions for the better part of Saturday at KEM hospital in Pune.

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10/04/2019

Worried About Jammu And Kashmir Kids Just Like Other Children: Kailash Satyarthi

News Nation

Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi on Thursday said he was concerned about the children of Jammu and Kashir just like their counterparts in other states but refrained from commenting on scrapping the special status granted to the…

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10/01/2019

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi calls on Harvard community to help fight child labor

Harvard

October 1, 2019—In shaky, handheld camera footage from the film The Price of Free, Kailash Satyarthi and colleagues burst into an urban Indian factory, demanding, “Where are the children?” They run through the building in a desperate search, before…

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10/02/2019

17-Year-Old Is Fighting to End Child Marriage in India After Escaping It Herself

People Exclusive

For 17-year-old Payal Jangid, her fight against child marriage in her native India is personal. The teen — who last week was recognized at the Gates Foundation Goalkeepers Awards with the Changemaker Award — has been a tireless…

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September 26,2019

Child marriages have crippled vitality of society: Goalkeepers Award winner Payal Jangid

Financial Express

The 17-year-old told PTI she believes the practice of child marriage has completely crippled the vitality of society and there is urgent need to eradicate the age-old social evil so children like her can concentrate on education.

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September 26,2019

Child marriages have crippled vitality of society: Goalkeepers Award winner Payal Jangid

Business Standard

She grew up being told girls had to play second fiddle to the men in their families and herself escaped child marriage, but young Payal Jangid, who was conferred the Goalkeepers Award in the US, has more than…

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September 26,2019

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi’s long struggle to protect rights of the young

The Harvard Gazette

Kailash Satyarthi, the winner of a Nobel Peace Prize for his fight against child labor and exploitation, said his mission as a children’s rights activist began when he himself was a child.

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September 25,2019

Rajasthan girl Payal Jangid gets Changemaker Award from Gates Foundation

The Indian Express

Payal Jangid, who fought against her own marriage at a young age, is now campaigning to discourage child marriage and persuade parents to keep their children in education.

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September 26,2019

Rajasthan girl gets Changemaker Award at Gates Foundation event

Hindustan Times

Youth activist Payal Jangid, 17, from Rajasthan, won the Changemaker Award for her fight against child marriage and child labour in her village at the same ceremony where Prime Minister Narendra Modi was presented the Global Goalkeeper Award…

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09/25/2019

Indian girl receives 'Changemaker' award by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

The Times of India

NEW YORK: A teenage Indian girl has received the "Changemaker" award here by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for her fight against child marriage in her village in Rajasthan.

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September 23,2019

Delhi government forms guidelines to ensure rescued labour kids are not pulled out of schools

Hindustan Times

According to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) formulated by ‘Samagra Shiksha’, part of Delhi government’s education department, the District Urban Resource Coordinators (DURCC) will be included as a part of the District Task Force (DTF) set up in each…

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September 23,2019

Protecting Children Is the Key to Sustainability

Project Syndicate

The United Nations, heads of governments, and all concerned stakeholders must reinvigorate their commitment to the 2030 Agenda, and particularly those goals concerning children. That means embracing four priorities.

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September 21,2019

The Kapil Sharma Show preview: Sunidhi Chauhan, Divya Dutta and Sanjay Suri promote Jhalki

The Indian Express

On Saturday, actors Divya Dutta, Sanjay Suri and singer Sunidhi Chauhan will grace The Kapil Sharma Show to promote Jhalki. Apart from Kapil Sharma, Krushna Abhishek’s Sapna will also take charge to add some fun moments in…

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09/21/2019

HC panel asked to look into plea on detention of children

Hindustan Times

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Jammu and Kashmir high court’s Juvenile Justice Committee to look into allegations that children were being held in detention by security forces after the revocation of J&K’s special status on August…

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September 20,2019

Emulating China: India seeks to adopt facial recognition system for police

Business Standard

India is planning to set up one of the world’s largest facial recognition systems, potentially a lucrative opportunity for surveillance companies and a nightmare for privacy advocates who fear it will lead to a Chinese-style Orwellian state.…

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09/20/2019

Appointment of Child Welfare Committees moving at snail's pace

The New Indian Express

HYDERABAD: Despite the department of Women Development and Child Welfare (WDCW) getting a full-time minister Sathyavathi Rathod, there is still no progress in terms of appointment of Child Welfare Committees (CWC) for the newly formed…

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09/18/2019

Pathway to Child Labour Free Fashion Industry in India

Desi Blitz

Prominent charities met and discussed how to eliminate child labour from the fashion industry in India. The Good Fashion and Lifestyle event took place in London on September 11, 2019. The event focused on showcasing work from…

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September 19,2019

Human trafficking thriving in Telangana

The New Indian Express!

Telangana records around 300 cases of human trafficking in 2018, majority reported within Cyberabad limits; State police release blow-by-blow module on standard operating procedure to deal with traff

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September 17,2019

Year after 8 girls were sexually assaulted, rights panel appoints NGO to audit Maharashtra tribal schools

The Indian Express!

Last September, a 61-year-old founder trustee of the ashramshala was arrested along with a woman warden aged 37 for raping five minors and sexually assaulting three other students in the school.

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September 16,2019

Defining India through their eyes - Book Review

Yahoo News!

Four women, three Bharat Ratnas and three Nobel Laureates, with two each of lawyers, economists, activists, private-sector mavericks, sportspersons and actors, and politicians — all figure in this book edited by Sonia Singh of NDTV. Sonia declares…

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09/15/2019

Nobel Media CEO lauds Kailash Satyarthi, says humanity can change the world for better

Outlook

New Delhi, Sep 15 The Nobel Prize shows that humanity can change the world for the better, Nobel Media CEO Laura Sprechmann said as she praised Nobel peace prize winner Kailash Satyarthi for motivating children to realise their…

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September 15,2019

From A Bonded Labourer To A BSc Student In DU: Here's Rajesh Jatav's Story Of Grit

Image Credit: istockphotos.com

NDTV

NEW DELHI: Rajesh Kumar Jatav had never envisaged of pursuing education until he was freed from a kiln in 2007. Rajesh, unlike many other children of his age, had to slog for 18 hours…

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September 09,2019

Kailash Satyarthi:?Fiesty Icon of Child Rights

Hindustan Times

Born on January 11, 1954, to a police constable and a homemaker in the town of Vidisha in Madhya Pradesh, he was named Kailash Sharma. He grew up with his elder brother in a progressive environment.

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September 09,2019

Every fourth day a child trafficked from Jharkhand: NCRB

The Pioneer Daily

Every fourth day a child is trafficked from Jharkhand – a State that is striving relentlessly to keep its children in school and prevent child labour. The latest National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) report, released in…

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September 05,2019

Wiping out child labour on the cards

Khaleej Times

Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi is the star of a documentary, The Price of Free, based on his struggles in highlighting the issue of child labour. In a freewheeling chat with Khaleej Times at Bal Ashram,…

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09/03/2019

Crowdfunding campaign to publish children''s book of dreams

Outlook

New Delhi, Sep 3 A book comprising artworks and prose by children on the India of their dreams has turned to crowdfunding to support the publishing expenses. The book, "I Dream...", containing 375 pages of diverse dreams…

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09/03/2019

'Jhalki' trailer: Boman Irani, Tannishtha Chatterjee star in film on child trafficking

Don't believe in doing initiations as an actor: Boman Irani

Mumbai: Actor Boman Irani, who plays Nobel Peace Prize recipient Kailash Satyarthi in his forthcoming film "Jhalki", has said that he doesnt believe in doing imitation as an actor.…

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09/03/2019

Guidelines sought to implement JJ Act

The New Indian Express

KOCHI: Bachpan Bachao Andolan, an NGO founded by Nobel Peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi, on Monday approached the Kerala High Court seeking to frame guidelines for the implementation of the provisions in Juvenile Justice (Care and…

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August 31,2019

Child marriages down, but some cases observed in rural areas

Sunday Guardian Live

New Delhi: India has seen a decline of 30.3% in the number of child marriage cases over the years, though some cases of the age-old practice have been observed in rural areas till date.Data from the…

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August 30,2019

Six children rescued from bonded labour

The Asian Age

Mumbai: Six children, forced into bonded labour, were rescued after police raided a Kurla slum on Wednesday. The incident came to fore after the parents of a 12-year-old boy, Sonu (name changed), shared their ordeal during…

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August 28,2019

MP Police-BBA venture:12 police stations get child-friendly

Business Standard

Madhya Pradesh police in association with an organisation founded by Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi have come up with "child-friendly corners" in police stations with an objective to make young victims of crime and juveniles in conflict with…

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August 29,2019

13 child workers rescued from 2 factories

Times of India

Ludhiana: The district task force rescued 13 child labourers from two factories in Kabir Nagar on Wednesday. The team — led by Koom Kalan naib tehsildar Mukhtiyar Singh, and comprising members from non-government organisations (NGO) and…

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August 28,2019

Poor follow-up pushes child labourers back to work

The Times of India

Ludhiana: In July 2015, a 13-year-old boy working in a garment factory in the city was rescued by a team from the local administration and volunteers of the Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA).

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August 27,2019

Kerala has the happiest children, Madhya Pradesh the least

The Hindu Business Line

Children are the happiest in Kerala and the least happy in Madhya Pradesh. The India Child Well-Being Report released on Tuesday analysed the well being of children based on 24 government data indicators. The report…

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August 23,2019

Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi shares his 4 P's to save the world

Connected to India

Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi gave the inaugural address at the Pan Indian Institute of Management Alumni event, IIMPACT 2019 held at Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre, Singapore on August 17.

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August 27,2019

67 children rescued from bangle-making unit in Hyderabad sent back home

The New Indian Express

HYDERABAD: The children who have been rescued from abusive bonded child labour in the city’s bangle making units at Balapur will get a new lease of life as the Rangareddy district administration has sent over…

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August 23,2019

MP records highest number of minor rape cases in last 16 years

Times of India

BHOPAL: In a seminar on child rights held at a private hotel in Bhopal by Joining Forces of India, an international alliance of child-rights organizations put forward some shocking data of National Crime Record Bureau showing…

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August 26,2019

7,277 POCSO cases pending in 19 Delhi courts

The Indian Express

According to a source, the information, placed before Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi in July, sheds light on the number of POCSO cases pending in the capital from March 2013, when POCSO courts were set…

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08/19/2019

NCPCR initiates creation of cells in J-K, Ladakh to monitor child rights

ANI

Soon after welcoming Center's move of scrapping of Article 370, country's apex child right body National Commission For Protection of Child Rights(NCPCR) has initiated creation of J&K cell and Ladhak cell to effectively monitor the child rights of children…

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August 19,2019

More than 800 infants dead in Maharashtra's Palghar in 2 years, govt denies malnutrition cause: Report

Money Control

In tribal-dominated Palghar district, more than 800 infants have died in the past two years, according to a report by DNA. The report states that in the recent budget session of the state legislature, the government informed that…

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August 19,2019

Jhalki, backed by Kailash Satyarthi, to release on 27 September

cinestaan

It is not every day that you find a Hindi film that is backed by a Nobel laureate. Kailash Satyarthi's support for Brahmanand Singh and Tanvi Jain's upcoming Jhalki (2019) stems from the touching and simple context of the…

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07/30/2019

Stop the illegal trade of human lives

Given the trans-national nature of trafficking, there is need for a comprehensive legislation that should factor in a well-equipped criminal justice system, a rehabilitative mechanism, ranging from the district to the national level, time-bound investigation, trial, rehabilitation and reintegration Human…

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06/28/2019

Child Labour Cases In India Increase By A Staggering 509% Since 2016

Despite the Child Labour (Prohibition & Regulation) Amendment Act being revised in 2016, according to News18, India's child labour statistics indicate a 509% increase, simply meaning the country is struggling to cope with this crisis. A study carried out by…

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06/26/2019

Opinion |?Protect our children from the dangers of the Internet

The complete elimination of online child sexual abuse requires a structured and unified response at global levels In April 2018, Madhya Pradesh police busted a WhatsApp child sexual abuse and pornography group. The group had a Kuwaiti administrator and about…

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06/15/2019

26 child labourers rescued from Parle-G biscuit factory

The District Task Force (DTF) has rescued 26 children from a biscuit manufacturing unit of popular brand Parle-G, who were working there as child labourers, an official said here on Saturday. "Under the direction of District Collector, we carried out…

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04/04/2019

After happiness curriculum, Delhi govt wants to bring ethics to classrooms

By The Indian Express The Delhi government is keen to integrate its Happiness Curriculum with Social, Emotional and Ethical (SEE) Learning curriculum, a programme that aims to bring compassion and ethics to the classroom. The curriculum, developed by the Atlanta-based…

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March 14,2019

Why I want political parties to talk about human trafficking, and not Ram Mandir, this election season

By Dailyo

A few months ago, I sat down with Bhuvan Ribhu of the Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA) at his quaint Kalkaji office. This was after my return from the Global Sustainability Network United Nations, New York Chapter. After listening…

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March 14,2019

Designers pledge for child labour-free fashion world

By The Quint

New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi, a campaigner against child labour, on Wednesday led a group of designers to pledge a child labour-free supply chain in the Indian fashion industry. Read More

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March 12,2019

Nobel Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi warns of media 'war-mongering' in India

By Business Today

The Indian activist, who won the Nobel in 2014 with Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai, has organised a joint statement signed by 71 other laureates calling for nuclear-armed India and Pakistan to defuse tensions after skirmishes at their border.…

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03/03/2019

Action Fortnight Against Child Labour

Action Fortnight against Child Labour is a partnership between State Governments, Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA) and local organizations to take collective action for the rescue of child labourers from across the country. The process for rescue and rehabilitation was done…

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03/08/2019

Where are the Missing Women of India?

India has been in the news across the globe as a hotbed of violence and abuse against women. An annual poll conducted in 2018 by the Thomson Reuters Foundation titled ‘The World’s Most Dangerous Countries for Women’ ranks India at…

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03/06/2019

Rachel Roy Talks Consumers’ Role in Ethical Fashion, White House Chat About Child-Labor Issues

By Rosemary Feitelberg

A week after discussing child labor with First Lady Melania Trump and Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi, Rachel Roy wants to keep the conversation going in the fashion industry.

Roy, a U.N. Women-appointed Champion for Innovation and Change, continues…

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03/03/2019

Satyarthi, 58 Nobel winner appeal for Peace

By The Times of India

NEW DELHI: In a joint appeal, led by India’s Nobel peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi, 59 Nobel laureates from across the world have urged the PMs of India and Pakistan to defuse the rising tension to avoid any escalation…

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March 06,2019

India named the most dangerous country in the world for women

By Times News Service

Muscat: India is the most unsafe place in the world for women, a newly-released report has said.
An annual poll conducted by the Thomson Reuters Foundation titled ‘The World’s Most Dangerous Countries for Women’ ranks India…

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February 19,2019

Nobel Prize Winner Wants to End Child Labor and Slavery

By Broad Journal

Kailash Satyarthi is a 65-year-old Indian, anti-child labor activist, and former engineer. He was the Nobel Peace Prize recipient in 2014 alongside Pakistani education activist, Malala Yousafzai. He has been fighting against child labor most of his…

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02/19/2019

Kailash Satyarthi plans to end child labor in his lifetime

By CNN World

One night this summer in Dubai, Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi was riding in a car pulling out from a screening of "The Price of Free," a documentary about his life, as a boy ran out in front…

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02/15/2019

Capacity building tour flagged in

By Northlines

A Capacity Building Tour (CBT) to Dehradun for 20 College Students of Government Degree College, Thanamandi was flagged in at Head Quarters Romeo Force, Palma by Maj Gen PS Bajwa, General Officer Commanding, Romeo Force. Read More

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02/08/2019

Nobel winner Kailash Satyarthi’s new campaign: to protect children from online abuse

By Arab News

DUBAI: Clad in a neat white kurta, Kailash Satyarthi comes across as an unassuming man. But when the Nobel Peace Prize winner starts to speak, it is impossible not to be gripped by his story of a…

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02/06/2019

‘Adults have lots to learn from kids’

By The Pioneer

Nobel prize winner for peace (2014) Kailash Satyarthi was felicitated by non resident Odias (NROs) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) on February 2. Read More

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02/05/2019

Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi felicitated by Non Resident Odias in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

By Orissa Diary

Dubai: Nobel Prize winner for peace (2014) Shri Kailash Satyarthi was felicitated by Non Resident Odias (NROs) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) on the 2nd of February, 2019. Shri Satyarthi is one among the only 5…

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02/05/2019

Are children safe in schools across the country?

By India Today

We are living in a society where child abuse is not seen as a crime. Instead of reporting the henious act, mostly parents hide it for the sake of family honour. It is indeed important to learn…

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02/04/2019

President Ram Nath Kovind felicitates NGO for fight for child rights

By The Times of India

 

CHENNAI: Hand in Hand India, an international non-profit organization was conferred with the Bal Kalyan Puraskar 2019 (known as National Child Welfare Award), by the ministry of women and child development, for its consecrated…

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01/29/2019

Kailash Satyarthi: 'I cannot be satisfied without freeing every child from slavery'

Indian children's rights activist Kailash Satyarthi, founder of the Save Childhood Movement and president of the Children's Foundation which carries his name, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014. He joins FRANCE 24’s Aziza Nait Sibaha to talk about…

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01/29/2019

Shalimar Paints acts as a catalyst for positive change through its latest campaign 'Rang Badlav Ke'

Shalimar Paints in association with Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation initiated their campaign ‘Rang Badlav Ke – Paint the Change!’ with over 1600 volunteers, students from 80 academic institutions, employees from 30 corporates and diplomats from 20 countries. Read More.

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11/22/2018

We need legally binding convention against scourge of online child porn - Kailash Satyarthi

The Daily Telegraph 

Child Sex Abuse has emerged as the internet darkest's secret. It is $8 billion (£6.2 billion) industry in itself - and that sum does not include the exponential profit made by data service provider across the globe.…

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01/18/2019

Advertising Taking kids to Kumbh Mela 2019? Here’s what to keep in mind for their safety

To go missing at Kumbh Mela is an age-old colloquial motif. As much as we love to brush it off as a joke, the bare truth behind it is alarming.

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January 16,2019

Mukti Caravan to make Kumbh child-friendly

By Times of India

ALLAHABAD: With the aim of making Kumbh Mela a child-friendly fair, Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation and mayor Abhiilasha Gupta on Wednesday jointly launched Mukti Caravan, a grassroots campaign-on-wheels to free children from all forms of exploitation. Read More

01/14/2019

Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation extends support to Govt for safety of kids at Kumbh Mela

By UniIndia

New Delhi, Jan 14 (UNI) In extension to its goal of creating a child-friendly world, Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation, founded by Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi, has pledged to establish a Child Friendly Kumbh Mela 2019, by extending…

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01/10/2019

Experts for prevention of violence against kids

By Times of India

PATNA: Legal experts, social workers and academics discussed various means for prevention of violence against children at a daylong workshop organized by the Child Rights Centre of Chanakya National Law University (CNLU) in association with Know Violence in Childhood,…

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01/07/2019

Satyarthi calls on Norwegian PM, seeks support for global law against online sex abuse, trafficking

By Business Standard

Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi Monday called on Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg and sought her support to the demand for a legally-binding international convention against online sexual abuse, pornography and trafficking of children. Read More

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01/07/2019

Sycophancy in politics has become disgusting: Venkaiah

The Hindu

Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said sycophancy in politics had become a disgusting practice of late with followers trying to feed the vanity of their leaders. Read More.

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01/05/2019

A 15-Year-Old Boy, Son Of A Labourer, Is Braving All Odds To Introduce Children To Education In Meerut

By India Times

It is not easy to speak for oneself and that too when you are poor, deprived, and son of a daily wage labourer, but there are young social warriors like Shivam who have not only fought for…

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01/03/2019

"My goal is a globalization of compassion"

By Der Tagesspiegel

Mr Satyarthi, since the beginning of the 1980s you have opposed the exploitation of children. What is the current status of child rights in the world? Read More.

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01/02/2019

Child laborers get new lease of life

By Telangana Today

Hyderabad:  More than 500 children got a fresh lease of life due to the efforts of the Rachakonda Police last year, with two separate drives being taken out to curb employment of children at brick kilns, restaurants,…

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12/27/2018

How Child Activists Are Working Day & Night To Avert Child Marriages In Jharkhand

By India Times

A few months ago, life was not as good for 15-year-old Leela Kumari as it is today. “A sudden set of events in the form of my marriage plans had threatened to completely derail my dreams and…

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December 12,2018

To curb child labour, DCPCR will sound out factory owners

By Millennium Post

New Delhi: In a bid to curb child labour, the Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) will reach out to different factory owners in the city and make them aware about the laws and Acts…

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04/12/2018

Court sets aside order discharging AAP MLA in child labour rescue case

Business Standard 

Aam Aadmi Party leader and MLA Amanatullah Khan, who was last year involved in an ugly war of words with party leader Kumar Vishwas and was booked and arrested for an alleged assault on Delhi chief secretary Anshu Prakash at…

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12/04/2018

Ajyal Film Festival: New film focuses on child slavery

By Al Jazeera

Nobel Peace Prize recipient and children's rights activist Kailash Satyarthi is in Qatar these days, taking his message to the big screen. Read More

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11/30/2018

IAS Officer Rescues 50 Girls Who Were Being Sexually Abused

By The Better Indian

Sexually abused and their complaints hushed, 50 girls were kept in a pitiable condition in a missionary home in Tamil Nadu.  Read More.

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November 21,2018

Every child working is working at the cost of adult job: Kailash Satyarthi

By New Indian Express

MUMBAI: A child working means one job less for adults, Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi said here Wednesday, underlining the connection between illiteracy, exploitation of children and unemployment.

Delivering a lecture here, Satyarthi also said one cannot…

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11/20/2018

World Children’s Day: Youths use social media to check child marriage

By Orissa Post

Bhubaneswar: Several youths from the state Tuesday took to the social media to send messages to the target audience to end the menace of child marriage.

On the occasion of World Children’s Day, six youths from the city…

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11/20/2018

Urgent need to address children’s issues: Satyarthi

By Kuwait Times

KUWAIT: Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi who has championed the cause of children for more than 37 years was in Kuwait recently as part of an event organized by TakMinds, a new platform launched by Takreem, which…

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11/15/2018

Academy Award Submission for Best Documentary Feature: ‘The Price of Free’

By SydneysBuzz

Directed by Doneen and produced by Oscar®-winning filmmaker Davis Guggenheim (‘An Inconvenient Truth’, ‘He Named Me Malala’) and Sarah Anthony, ‘The Price of Free’ (formerly titled ‘Kailash’) follows Nobel Prize winner Satyarthi and his team of leaders around the…

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November 19,2018

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi wants global treaty to tackle online child abuse

By Reuters

 

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nobel peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi called on Friday for a United Nations convention on online child sex abuse and trafficking, saying an international law is the only way to end the global scourge.…

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10/16/2018

Satyarthi meets Pope seeking law against online child sexual abuse

The Quint

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi met Pope Francis at Vatican seeking support for a new legally binding International law against 'online child sexual abuse', a statement said.

For over a year, Satyarthi has been demanding a legally binding United…

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11/16/2018

His Holiness Pope Francis extends his full support to our Founder, Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi

Nobel Peace Laureate Mr. Kailash Satyarthi met His Holiness Pope Francis in Vatican City on 16th November seeking support for a New Legally Binding International Law against Online Child Sexual Abuse. The Holy Father has extended his full cooperation and…

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November 10,2018

Top 7 quotes from screening of 'The Price of Free,' doc on Kailash Satyarthi, Nobel Peace Prize winner fighting to end child slavery

It would be hard to find a more inspiring person than Kailash Satyarthi. For four decades the activist who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014 (an award shared with Malala Yousafzai) has led the effort to end child slavery…

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November 12,2018

Activists want a scientific survey on child labour in Karnataka

As the state government gears up to conduct a new survey on child labourers, activists have urged the labour department to fix loopholes to get a near accurate picture of the ground situation. 

The survey in Bengaluru Urban district in…

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11/09/2018

Kids Thrashed, DCPCR Raps Children

The Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Right (DCPCR) has sent a notice to a government school in the northeast Delhi's Tukhmirpur, after a video on students being beaten by teachers went viral.  Read more

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11/09/2018

Be a firewall for children

Last month, Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi, during his key note address as the chief guest on the occasion of 93rd Foundation Day of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) at Nagpur called upon the swayamsevaks (volunteers) to serve as firewall to protect…

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November 08,2018

Why Did Kailash Satyarthi Attend The RSS Event?

By Youth Ki Awaaz

Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi attended the Vijaydashami programme of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on 18th October 2018. What we have witnessed on 18th October 2018 is not only a defining step in the movement for children,…

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November 04,2018

First crack in the firecracker industry to curb child labour

These child labourers lost their lives to frequent accidents in the firecracker factories. During the campaign, BBA visited schools and public places to spread awareness about the occurrence of child labour in firecracker factories through street plays and series of…

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10/31/2018

Kailash Satyarthi Believes We Should Form a ‘Firewall’ To Protect Children Against Abuse; Here’s What He Meant

Recently Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi during his keynote address as the Chief Guest on the occasion of 93rd Foundation Day of Rashtriya Swayam Sewak Sangh (RSS) at Nagpur called upon the swayam sewaks (volunteers) to serve as a firewall…

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10/25/2018

Don't believe in ideological untouchability: Satyarthi on attending RSS event

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi Thursday defended attending an Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) event held in Nagpur last week, saying he didn't believe in "ideological untouchability".

He also praised the Hindutva organisation for its "immense contribution" to the society.

Satyarthi said…

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10/25/2018

Educate And Liberate To End Trafficking

Trafficking networks still thrive in the country despite many efforts by the authorities. There is an unending trail of tales and exploitation stories of young girls emanating from tribal belts of West Bengal, Jharkhand and other regions of the country.…

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10/24/2018

Healthy diet amplifies self-esteem of kids: Kailash Satyarthi

Gurugram: Oct 24 (IANS) Balanced and healthy food is crucial for growth of the mind as well as the body which helps amplify self-esteem during adolescence, Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi said here on Wednesday.

"Availability of good nutrition and hygiene lie…

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11/02/2010

A Lack of Transparency

By The Crimson

In a New Delhi village where a staggering 85 percent of women are victims of sex trafficking, the Najafgarh Community Centre is imprinted with the sign of Venus, the symbol for the female gender and for the anti-trafficking…

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10/18/2018

RSS shakhas can act as firewall to protect children: Kailash Satyarthi

by The Indian Express

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Thursday suggested that the RSS shakhas (branches), situated in almost all villages of the country, can serve as a firewall to protect children, especially girls.

Stressing that women today were grappling with…

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10/18/2018

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi attends RSS's 'Vijaya Dashami' function in Nagpur as chief guest

by DNA India

Nobel Prize winner and social activist Kailash Satyarthi attended annual "Vijaya Dashami" function of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in Nagpur on Thursday. 

Satyarthi was invited by the RSS as the chief guest at this year's "Vijaya…

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10/18/2018

Stop aping others, embrace Indian culture: Kailash Satyarthi

By The Statesman

Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Thursday urged the Indian youth to embrace their national culture and stop aping others.

Reflecting on the RSS’ agenda during their annual Vijayadashmi event marking the organisation’s foundation day, Satyarthi said: “Though…

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09/22/2018

Inspect child care centres within 2 months: HC

by The Hindu

Tells Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh to prepare status report on deficiencies

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the commissions for protection of child rights in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh to prepare a list of all…

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August 20,2018

SC asks govt to comply with verdict on drugs abuse

by TheWeek

The Supreme Court today asked the Centre to take necessary steps to comply with its 2016 directions on the growing menace of drug abuse among children.
    While deciding a PIL filed by NGO Bachpan Bachao Andolan of…

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08/21/2018

Asian Games 2018: Saurabh Chaudhary bags Gold, Abhishek Verma clinches Bronze in Men’s 10m Air Pistol

By Times Now Digital

Saurabh Chaudhary and Abhishek Verma added to India's medals tally as they bagged Gold and Bronze medals, respectively, in Men’s 10m Air Pistol event on Day 3. Chaudhary was up against Matsuda in the battle for Gold and…

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August 06,2018

Deconstructing The Myths Surrounding The New Anti-Trafficking Bill

By Ms. Sampurna Behura ( Youth Ki Awaaz)

 

In the times of proliferation of “liberal” thinkers and writers, some of the civil society organisations have found new ways and dimensions to accommodate such brow-raising scholarship.

While the platform should and must…

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08/07/2018

Better Late than Never: The Trafficking Of Persons Bill

By Ms. Aditi Mukherji ( Business World)

 

Two months ago, the country woke to the news of the gruesome murder of 16-year-old Soni Kumari. She had been employed as a domestic help in an affluent neighbourhood in Delhi.

After she dared to ask…

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August 08,2018

LET’S EMBRACE OUR CHILDREN

By Ms. Piyali Chatterjee (The Pioneer)

 

Nationwide issues and concerns that our children are confronting should not be camouflaged by larger agendas, interests or biases of political parties.

In the present world of hostilities, discrimination, violence, harassment and negligence, being a…

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June 29,2018

Mobile App Launched to Trace Missing Children

One child goes missing every eight minutes in the country. In a landmark step to address this grim situation, Bachpan Bachao Andolan recently launched a mobile application which comes as a ray of hope to thousands of anguished families of…

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June 12-18, 2018

India Action Week Against Child Labour

India still has the highest number of child labourers in the world despite stringent laws and regulations. Bachpan Bachao Andolan has been working consistently with the government to spread awareness about the issue, build ownership and strengthen its response mechanism…

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June 27, 2018

Nikki Haley Visits Mukti Ashram

US Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, visited Mukti Ashram, BBA's short-term rehabilitation centre forrescued boys in New Delhi and met Nobel Peace Laureate Mr Kailash Satyarthi. She interacted with the children rescued from the situations of child labourand…

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