New Delhi child slave scandal is an outrage!

Last week, a 13-year-old maid was found screaming on a balcony after the couple she worked for locked her in the apartment while they went on vacation. The girl was sold to a job placement agency by her uncle and worked for the two doctors for free while being underfed and beaten. UNICEF reports India […]

53 child labourers rescued in New Delhi

53 child labourers rescued from north-west Delhi, 7 arrested Source: Bachpan Bachao Andolan 4th Oct, 2011 New Delhi: On the heals of India Action Week, 53 child labourers were rescued in simultaneous raids conducted in two areas of Sultanpuri and Mangolpuri police stations of North West district of Delhi. At least 7 employers are apprehended presently. […]

139 child labourers rescued in New Delhi

16th July, 2011, New Delhi: ¬†Eight children, working in a jewellery shop in punjabi basti, Nangloi and sweet shop was rescued during a rescue operation in the capital today. The rescue was conducted on a complaint filed by Bachpan Bachao Andolan. The rescue operation was led by Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM), Punjabi Bagh. The youngest […]

Delhi Child Labour Rescue Team Attacked and Hospitalized

Several activists of a city-based child rights NGO were on Thursday allegedly attacked and severely beaten up by some people while they were trying to rescue child labourers. A group of “traffickers” allegedly attacked workers of Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA) with knives and iron rods in Khureji area of east Delhi and forcibly took away […]

Obama praised Mahatma Gandhi to India’s Parliament

President Obama praised the “father of your nation” Mahatma Gandhi and noted Gandhi’s influence on Martin Luther King and the non-violent resistance that typified the American civil rights movement in his address to the Indian Parliament Monday. “I am mindful that I might not be standing before you today, as president of the United States, […]