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Striving for a “just, free and equitable society” by combating human trafficking, slavery and child labour: Shakti Vahini – Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Orissa & West Bengal

Shakti Vahini visions, aspires and strives for Just, Free and Equitable society. We consider it a duty of every citizen to have social concerns and strive for the progress and development of society. In our efforts and struggle to achieve … Continue reading

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Textbook for tribal children awarded – remedy against child labour

The Hindu – JAIPUR, August 14, 2011 A unique book authored by a civil servant for bringing the Vagadi-speaking tribal children in southern Rajasthan to the mainstream of education and helping them learn Hindi and English has been selected for … Continue reading

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Schooling vs child labour – an unfinished agenda by Harsh Mander

Harsh Mander, The Hindu, November 19, 2011 Millions of our children still labour today, in factories, farms, kilns, mines, homes and city waste dumps, when they should be in school or in a playground. We profoundly fail these children, collectively depriving them … Continue reading

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Rescuing forced labour and children – The Anti-Slavery Society

People subjected to forced labour are frequently from minority or marginalised groups. For example, slavery in Sudan affects different ethnic or religious groups. Bonded labour in India, Nepal and Pakistan disproportionately affects dalits and those who are considered to be … Continue reading

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Tribes need to be prioritised according to the “UNICEF Working Paper Series Children of India”: The Status of Tribal Children in India: A historical perspective

Brief excerpts from the IHD – UNICEF Working Paper Series, Children of India: Rights and Opportunities (2011) | Read the full report (PDF) >>By Virginius Xaxa, Professor of Sociology, Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University 2. Status of Tribal Children On the eve of Independence, … Continue reading

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