Rescued Child, Symbol of Hope, urges parents to ‘Stop And Think’

The NCPCR, International Labour Organisation and UNICEF have called the world’s attention to the plight of millions of children around the world who are exploited as child labour, including in domestic work. “Children in domestic work are especially vulnerable to exploitation. Their work is often hidden from the public eye, they are isolated and very […]

Education, Vocation Training, Rehabilitation & Child Labour

Guest Post by: Dr Neeraja Sharma Home Problem of Child-Labour is not new to anybody. ILO under convention 138 makes a distinction between child labour and child work. ‘Child work’ is that participation of children in the economy which does not affect their physical and mental development adversely. This kind of work under ILO guidelines […]

Forms of Child Labour Found in Asia

Bonded child labour is extensively rooted in socio-cultural and political structures in parts of South Asia. Source: Sona Sahu / – “Child is the father of the man” or he is the future of tomorrow? But no more. With the growing exploitation and the way we are depriving him of his basic rights, the […]

UNICEF: Child Labor Must End

Worldwide, the latest UNICEF report from New Zealand estimates nearly 160 million children aged 5-14 are engaged in child labor – equivalent to half the population of the United States. UNICEF: 4 October 2010: While New Zealanders watch their team compete in the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games, many children in India will never have the […]