Interview with Shantha Sinha, anti-child labour activist and founder of MV Foundation
Sreelatha Menon | July 5, 2017
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 Compulsory Education Act, 2009 (RTE Act), it is a state obligation to do all that is necessary to get a child to school. Indeed, the amendment to the Child Labour Act, 2016 complemented the RTE Act in prohibiting child labour in all its forms, making it unacceptable for children to work during school hours.
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