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Several UN agencies working closely with Indian authorities for massive vaccination programme

UN teams have monitored more than 4,000 vaccination sessions so far and have helped to train more than 300,000 vaccinators and healthcare workers

Published on 20th January 2021
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Over 26 children engaged as labourers rescued; seven held for trafficking 

Eight children from Telangana were counselled and handed over to their parents while the remaining children were sent to rehabilitation homes, they added

Published on 12th January 2021
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Child labor in palm oil industry tied to Girl Scout cookies, finds Associated Press investigation

An Associated Press investigation found most  children earn little or no pay and are routinely exposed to toxic chemicals and other hazardous conditions, while som never go to school 

Published on 29th December 2020
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Karnataka High Court asks state government to open schools in phased manner and ascertain if children have been forced into marriage or labour

In response to the court's order on December 4, the state informed the court that it had issued an order directing that Vidyagama programme be resumed from January 1, 2021, for Classes 1-10

Published on 22nd December 2020
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This Kolkata School gets a Student Justice Cell to fight human trafficking

 

The Cell is part of the Anti-Human Trafficking Club (AHTC) programme to build safe communities for women and children in vulnerable pockets of the city

Published on 7th December 2020
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Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi's NGO rescues 1600 trafficked children from exploitation during pandemic

Children are employed primarily for two reasons- first due to cheap labour cost and secondly, due to their small hands which helps in efficiently fitting embellishments on bangles

Published on 6th December 2020
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COVID-19 worsening gender-based violence, human-trafficking for women: United Nations

However, lockdowns and other measures implemented in the wake of the global health crisis have led to a "shadow pandemic" of rising gender-based violence

Published on 1st December 2020
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A total of 4000 children in Assam want their issues to be part of political parties' manifestos

UNICEF has initiated the 'Reimagine' campaign globally, calling on partners, governments and all UNICEF supporters to build a better post-pandemic world

Published on 20th November 2020
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Kerala Child Rights Commission serves notice to ED on complaint from Bineesh Kodiyeri's relative

After receiving the complaint, KCRC chairman Manojkumar KV reached Bineesh's house and served a notice to ED officials

Published on 6th November 2020
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Yogi Adityanath: All UP districts will now have anti-human trafficking police stations to check trafficking of women and children

These police stations will be set up in all districts of the state for effective action in trafficking cases

Published on 27th October 2020
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Nearly 1.3 lakh child labourers, mostly tribal employed at Gujarat's cottonseed farms: NGO

Low prices paid by seed companies to farmers is one of the main reasons why cultivators are employing children instead of adults

Published on 20th October 2020
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Labouring over India's new labour codes: Why academics, experts believe that it needs a lot more 'work'

Various labour unions have raised their voices against the floor wages being introduced by the new codes but not too many of them have been very vocal about the OSHWC Code

Published on 8th October 2020
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Trafficking Jam: Why India's human trafficking problem has skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic

Every time there has been a crisis, the number of trafficked children have erupted and this pandemic might not paint a different picture but are we equipped enough to handle it?

Published on 7th September 2020
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Award-winning Bengal teachers discuss development of students from marginalised communities

The webinar was conducted by Sandipon Dasgupta, FPO, Chuchura and Sudipta Biswas, FPO, Medinipur

Published on 12th September 2020
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More important to teach girls than boys: Here's how Jharkhand's Smith Kumar Soni is fighting human trafficking, child marriage

We spoke to Smith Kumar Soni, who is an elementary school teacher in Jharkhand's Simdega district to know more about his fight to educate every single girl child

Published on 5th September 2020

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