Child Labour

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Police says Nithyananda fled country; government has no formal information

22 Nov 2019

Police says Nithyananda fled country; government has no formal information

On Thursday, the Ministry of External Affairs said that it has no formal information on self-styled godman Swami Nithyananda fleeing the country.

Delhi-HC asks couple to plant 100 trees over child labor

03 Mar 2019

Delhi-HC asks couple to plant 100 trees over child labor

The Delhi High Court has agreed to quash an FIR against a couple, who had employed a minor for household work, and directed them to plant 100 trees and pay Rs. 1.5 lakh to the victim.

YouTube acquires documentary on Kailash Satyarthi, 'The Price of Free'

08 Sep 2018

YouTube acquires documentary on Kailash Satyarthi, 'The Price of Free'

American video-sharing website YouTube has acquired the award-winning documentary on the work of Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi and will bring the Indian activist's sustained efforts to end child labor to a global audience.

China: Students illegally working overtime to build Apple iPhone X

23 Nov 2017

China: Students illegally working overtime to build Apple iPhone X

Struggling to meet the iPhone X demand amid production delays, Apple's primary supplier in Asia, Foxconn, has reportedly hired high-school students illegally to assemble the latest iPhone.

Faridabad: 13-year-old enslaved maid attempts suicide; jumps off 11th floor

05 Oct 2017

Faridabad: 13-year-old enslaved maid attempts suicide; jumps off 11th floor

A 13-year-old maid, hailing from Bihar, attempted suicide by jumping off the 11th floor of Kanishka Towers in Haryana's Faridabad.

Children in rich countries: One in five lives in poverty

17 Jun 2017

Children in rich countries: One in five lives in poverty

One in five children lives in relative poverty even in rich countries.

India has world's highest number of stunted children, child laborers

08 Jun 2017

India has world's highest number of stunted children, child laborers

India has the highest number of children stunted because of malnutrition (48.2 million) equivalent to Colombia's population, according to Save the Children's 'Stolen Childhoods' report.