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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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


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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