Child Labour
West Bengal  /  Published 06.06.21

Brick by Trick

These women from the bhnatas of South 24-Parganas wanted The Telegraph to publish their names. As one of them, Rupa Sikari, said: “If you write something about us, maybe things will change for t...
By Anasuya Basu

India  /  Published 21.02.21

11 bonded labourers rescued

Eleven boys, including an eight-year-old, working as bonded labourers were rescued from several places in north Delhi’s Samaypur Badli area, a child rights body said on Sunday. Raids were condu...
By PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 08.02.21

Trafficking concern over school dropouts

Many students who have dropped out in the wake of the long closure of schools are vulnerable against trafficking, early marriage and child labour, people at the helm of schools said in Calcutta on Sun...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.02.21

Now, NGO guns for Rihanna

Several hundred children visit the abandoned mica mines in Koderma and Giridih districts of Jharkhand daily to gather mica flakes, risking their wellbeing and inviting various respiratory diseases. Ac...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 09.01.21

Posters to fight child labour

The state commission for protection of child rights released three posters as part of a sensitisation programme against child labour on Thursday. The posters were released at Shramik Mela 2021 at Ram...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


Jharkhand  /  Published 22.12.20

Child labourers rescued in Dhanbad

Shankar Rawani, president of Jharkhand Gramin Vikash Trust,and part of raiding team, said, “We have rescued 25 chidren during the last two days, including 12 last night.” “All the r...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 25.11.20

Glare on child labour in Malda

Child labour is rampant at many of plastic crushing units that mushroomed at Sujapur near here in the past few years — a practice that came under lens following an explosion which killed six per...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

Calcutta  /  Published 07.10.20

Children pushed from school to work

Many school-going children from underprivileged families who ideally would have been in school have not just dropped out but have taken up odd jobs during the Covid pandemic, said those working with s...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 03.08.20

Lockdown: Bihar girl pulls rickshaw

The lockdown has robbed many of their jobs. But it has landed Nandini Kumari of Sasaram city with one — pulling rickshaws. It should be illegal under child labour laws for Nandini to do any kin...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.07.20

Diana Award for brave child rescuer

Freed from the shackles of child labour in 2010, a tribal man from Jharkhand’s Giridih went on to win the prestigious 2020 Diana Award in recognition of his efforts to bring positive and sustain...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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