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Teenage girls in Kenya forced into sex work, child labour since schools closed due to pandemic

Mary Mugure, a former sex worker, launched Night Nurse to rescue girls who followed her path. She says since schools in Kenya closed in March, up to 1,000 schoolgirls have become sex workers

Published on 20th 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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Karnataka Government cancels Dasara holidays for school kids, Vidyagama classes to continue

In a webinar with the minister, representatives of teachers and lecturers associations are said to have expressed their concerns about children slipping into child marriage, child labour and gambling

Published on 2nd 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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Nearly 20,000 students benefited under child protection counseling in Jammu

These online counselling sessions and communications on child protection issues were conducted by faculty counsellors in schools of Jammu Division benefitting approximately 20,000 students, said Gupta

Published on 7th September 2020
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IAS officer Santhosh Babu joins Officers’ Academy in Chennai as Chief Mentor after quitting TN Govt service

Babu’s retirement despite having 8 years left in the field came as a shock to many including top political leaders

Published on 23rd August 2020
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Once a child labourer, Malleshwar Rao is now feeding thousands of hungry folk during lockdown

It is truly his Facebook network that he leverages. People approach him to offer donations on this social media platform and he acknowledges them via his posts. You can help him with his work too
 

Published on 23rd August 2020
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How 'Back to School' initiative in Udhampur is helping over 2,000 children get basic education 

The initiative aims at eradicating illiteracy, malnutrition, and domestic child labour by enrolling children from economically weaker families into schools

Published on 23rd August 2020
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Workshop conducted in Srinagar for child labour awareness among placement agencies

Keeping in view the increasing cases of child labour, the training programme was organised by Childline, Hope Foundation where experts gave different presentations on child labour

Published on 21st August 2020
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Eleven child labourers rescued by Rachakonda police in Telangana

According to police, seven children were rescued from Mahesh Zypsam Plaster Company, and four from Sri Pavan Putra Plaster Company

Published on 12th August 2020
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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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The Martin Macwan Interview: How India can take inspiration from the Black Lives Matter movement

In the backdrop of the BLM protests, removal of Confederate statues, we speak to the academic and Human Rights Activist about his letter calling for the removal of Manu’s statue from Rajasthan HC

Published on 21st July 2020
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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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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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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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