Child Labour still on rise in Karnataka

Post-COVID many districts in Karnataka are receiving more child labour cases. Incidents of child labour in Karnataka show no sign of decreasing post the pandemic. Raids by the Karnataka Labour Department in 2021-22 have rescued about 850 children from various workplaces. Data collected from Karnataka Labour Department show that 1,981 children have been rescued in […]

Continue Reading

Covid-19 hampers child labour rescue drive

The pandemic has made it difficult to rescue working children in Cuttack district. Cuttack, Odisha: Authorities in Cuttack district have been unable to conduct child labour rescue drive since June this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  Banamali Mohapatra, District Labour Officer said, “This year between June and October only three children could  be rescued […]

Continue Reading

Childhood dreams being baked at brick kilns

Children working in extreme conditions in brick kiln in Kushtagi, while their health and well-being is threatened Riddhiman Roy  “We use the field when we have to use the bathroom, there used to be a groundwater pump here, but that stopped working, and for food, we get our meals packed from home”, said Vikas, an […]

Continue Reading