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17 child labourers rescued from a passenger train at Secunderabad station

The children from the three states had been picked up to work at bangle-making units in Hyderabad, said police

Published on 15th March 2018
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2 Million Steps to Hope: How these marathon runners are helping fight human trafficking

John Moriarty talks about his mega-marathon against human trafficking which flagged off in Chennai on January 18, 2019 

Published on 23rd January 2019
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92,000 calls on childline, women's helpline numbers during COVID-19 lockdown, abuse on the rise

Some of the other calls received following the lockdown dealt with physical health (11 per cent of calls), child labour (8 per cent), missing and run away children (8 per cent)

Published on 8th April 2020
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Activist Kailash Sathyarthi calls for effective measures to globally curb child labour by 2025

The reputed Indian child-rights activist has urged powerful bodies within the world organisation to work effectively and immediately by taking a sustainable and well-revised approach

Published on 18th December 2017
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Allow children to record statements through video instead of court appearance: NGO pleads Delhi HC

A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan issued notice to the Delhi government and police, seeking their stand on the plea moved by NGO Bachpan Bachao Andolan

Published on 20th July 2020
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Attacks on kids grew by 726% in 2018, more male children faced violence in the last 2 years

Activists seek stringent laws to curb attacks on children. Also, in most cases, the attacker is known to the child. People need to be educated on this aspect

Published on 3rd April 2019
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Chennai man reunited with parents after 11 years of memory loss

As a child labourer, Sadasivam was employed at a soap factory when lorry driver Govindasamy saw him and adopted him

Published on 28th August 2018
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Classes in Chottu doses: How this NGO is getting at-risk children the classes they need during lockdown

Chottu Ki Education engages beggars, school dropouts and child labourers in one-year-long bridge courses that help them gain entry into mainstream education. We find out they go about doing this

Published on 8th August 2020
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Clean toilets, naatu muttai, school councils: Read the manifesto of the policy-making children of TN

Arunodaya, a Chennai-based NGO conducted a two-day session for children across the state to come up with their own manifesto for the Lok Sabha polls next month

Published on 21st March 2019
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Coimbatore district witnesses 50 per cent decrease in child labour in a decade thanks to awareness, education

The National Child Labour Project revealed that 20 per cent of the calls that reported cases of child labour were false

Published on 22nd September 2017
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COVID-19 lockdown in India has impacted education of over 247 million school children: UNICEF report

However, the report has highlighted the efforts done by the central and state government to continue education for children through multiple e-platforms like web portals, mobile apps, TV channels, etc

Published on 24th June 2020
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COVID-19 may push millions of children into child labour: ILO, UNICEF

The report titled 'COVID-19 and Child labour: A Time of Crisis, A Time to Act' says child labour decreased by 94 million since 2000, but that gain is now at risk

Published on 12th June 2020
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Empathy is a tool for this unconventional school that brings out an alternative education for its students

Kaliyuva Mane aims to impart its students with education that is taught to them in fun, creative ways and is imparted with sensitvity and understanding. 

Published on 7th October 2017
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Four residential schools being proposed in tribal areas of Krishnagiri

The RSTCs are also expected to prevent children from dropping out, discourage child marriages, the practice of child labour and to uplift the status of tribal people in the hilly areas

Published on 4th September 2018
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Great News! Secondary school dropout rates have dropped in 61% of India's states

Data released by the MHRD states that the dropout rate among secondary school students have gone down in 22 States and Union Territories

Published on 6th February 2020

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