Child Labour
News  /  Published 25.09.22

‘Child-labour-free’ plaques for 16 housing societies in Kolkata

The state commission for protection of child rights has chosen 16 housing societies in the city that have been certified as child-labour-free and have taken a pledge to fight child labour. The commis...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 27.06.22

Kids march against child labour in Taratala

A group of children, many of whom are engaged in odd jobs, participated in a walk to sensitise men and women to give children a chance to study so that they are not forced into work. Around 60 childr...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 18.06.22

In pics: Chimpanzee's day out, Paoli's new avatar, Parambrata's pawsome friend...

In pictures, some events that marked the week that was for Kolkata...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

News  /  Published 13.06.22

In pics: World Day Against Child Labour, Durga Puja preparation begins and more

A quick look at the day that was for Kolkata...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

News  /  Published 27.02.22

Small factories work keep kids from schools in Kolkata

A section of students are staying away from primary classes in government schools even after in-person classes resumed because most of them have started working. These children are engaged in small f...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata


News  /  Published 24.02.22

Emotionally abused child labourers may develop psychiatric disorders as adults: Study

The study conducted by researchers from Banaras Hindu University, King’s College, London, and Brunel University, London, revealed that emotional trauma had the most wide-ranging and long-lasting imp...
By Our Correspondent

World  /  Published 13.01.22

Pope battles against child labour

Pope Francis on Wednesday urged governments to combat child labour, saying it was terrible that children who should be playing are instead working as adults or scavenging in garbage dumps for somethin...
By Reuters in Vatican City

News  /  Published 05.10.21

Campaign on autos against child labour during Durga Puja

The state commission for protection of child rights will conduct a month-long campaign against child labour and begging on the streets of Kolkata during the festive season. The campaign on autos will...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 24.08.21

All work: Child labour

The kids are not alright, especially in an India reeling under the effects of a global contagion. This has been borne out by a report by the International Labour Organization and Unicef — it was...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 20.08.21

School online, kids risk lives for food

But Antara’s parents are happy. They say they earn about Rs 250 from a performance at a village. The family, from Chhattisgarh’s Janjgir district, spends the nights in a tent. “My c...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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