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Want private schools to stop looting students with high fees: What students want from parties ahead of TN polls

The manifesto has been composed by the Tamil Nadu Child Rights Watch, Campaign against Child Labour, Forum for Promotions of Child Participation, Right to Education Forum, Tamil Nadu

Published on 1st March 2021
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Delhi HC seeks response from Centre, AAP on recovery of back wages due to rescued child, bonded labourers

The plea also seeks directions to the authorities to initiate the recovery proceedings in 77 cases where recovery, till date, has not been initiated

Published on 16th 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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Farmers' Protest 2020 Decoded: Everything you need to know about new Farm Bills, controversy

The Parliament passed three agricultural bills in September this year to reform the way agricultural produce is marketed. The three bills were made into acts with the President's nod

Published on 4th December 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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Noted Dalit leader and head of NADO, Johar Charles Wesley Meesa passes away

Charles Wesley Meesa, head of National Alliance of Dalit Organisations was a man of masses and he brought people of all the communities together, say people who worked closely with him

Published on 3rd October 2020
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Lockdown has exacerbated problem of child bonded labour due to loans, financial stress: NGOs 

Niharika Chopra, director of policy at the Kailash Satyarthi Children's Foundation said the lockdown has exacerbated the already widely prevalent problem of child bonded labour

Published on 28th June 2020
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What Pa Ranjith said isn't new. Identity politics has made us forget historical facts: Stalin Rajangam

We ask writer Stalin Rajangam if Pa Ranjith's statements had any basis and if in fact, people's lands were snatched away from them

Published on 13th June 2019
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Tamil Nadu promises birth certificates to rescued bonded child labourers

International Justice Mission (IJM)  has identified 51 children from Tiruvallur district in the age group of six to 13 years who do not have the certificates

Published on 12th June 2019
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Here's how the NGO Hand in Hand has transformed the lives of underprivileged children

The work that the NGO has done to eliminate child labour and educate children won it this year's Bal Kalyan Puraskar 

Published on 11th March 2019
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Why Ashif Shaikh's Jan Sahas holds the key to ending Dalit discrimination in Central India

From direct rescues and rehabilitations to legal aid and policy discourse, this NGO goes the whole nine yards to help the oppressed across caste and class barriers

Published on 11th September 2018
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Despite brain surgeries and a lost voice, Pranitha Timothy has helped thousands of bonded labourers and kin of convicts

Pranitha is the founder of Justice and Hope, a Chennai-based organisation established in 2013. The ordeal that she went through personally to get there is quite a stirring tale of hope

Published on 7th March 2018
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How Rothna Begum is fighting against ISIS and patriarchy while liberating women

A lawyer and human rights activist, Rothna Begum has been working to improve the life of women in the Middle East and North Africa for the past 10 years

Published on 5th March 2018

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