Keyword : Child Rights

Here’s why world will be difficult for children by 2030

About 69 million children (under five) will die from mostly preventable causes, 167 million children will live in poverty, and 750 million children would have been married off by 2030. The UNICEF i

We do not see the end of child labour in the near future with this law: Kailash Satyarthi

The Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2012 has been passed by the Lok Sabha and is expected to be notified soon. Child rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winn

Promising a new dawn

In a historic move, the government, after nearly two decades, ratified two of International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) core conventions on child labour – convention number 138 (minimum

“Education is the best antidote to child labour”

How can we ensure that children taken away from labour will have a better future? By making education a fundamental right. After enacting the Right of Children to Free and

Keeping them safe

What do Johanna Spyri’s Heidi, RK Narayan’s Swamy and His Friends and Charles Perrault and Disney’s Cinderella have in common?  They were happy children who lived in a world

Covid-19: Nobel laureates, world leaders call for $1 tn fund to protect children

Eighty-eight Nobel laureates and world leaders have come together as part of ‘Laureates and Leaders for Children’ and called for the global attention towards children during Covid-19 lo

57 minor girls from UP shelter home test positive

Fifty-seven minor girls have tested positive for the novel coronavirus at a state-run children’s Shelter Home in Kanpur district of Uttar Pradesh, with five of them pregnant and one HIV posit

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