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Atrocities against women and children as domestic help increases in Bangladesh

Atrocities against women and children as domestic help increases in Bangladesh

Bangladesh – Condition of domestic workers is horrifying in Bangladesh; they are working 24*7 without getting any leave of payment for sick leaf. Especially the women who work as house help is even worse as…

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Figures show 350 odd crimes being committed against children daily in India in 2020

Figures show 350 odd crimes being committed against children daily in India in 2020

India – As per the latest data, there were around 1,48,185 cases of crime against children in 2019. It equates to 400 such crimes everyday committed in India is against children. Officials from the child rights…

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Child labour and profits to BAT and Imperial Tobacco firms: law firm

Child labour and profits to BAT and Imperial Tobacco firms: law firm

Law firm Leigh Day has alleged that BAT (British American Tobacco) and Imperial Brands have gained huge profits as a result of child labour and risky working conditions on Malawi’s tobacco firms. The legal claim…

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Striking rise in child labour amid pandemic leaves future of Indian children in jeopardy

Striking rise in child labour amid pandemic leaves future of Indian children in jeopardy

Pandemic has brought unprecedented conditions for people across the world, unfortunately the most adversely impacted being the poor and those living in dire circumstances. One such group is people living in rural India, and the…

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60% child labor in Gujarat’s sugarcane fields unpaid: Report

60% child labor in Gujarat’s sugarcane fields unpaid: Report

Thousands of people migrate to Southern Gujarat to work in the sugarcane fields in the region. Many of them are children of migrant sugarcane harvesters. According to a recent report by Netherlands-based child rights organisation,…

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Cocoa industry and child labour – the never ending problem

Cocoa industry and child labour – the never ending problem

A decade has gone by since the $US100 billion cocoa (chocolate) industry had pledged to cut down the child labour in the industry and bring reforms. But recent report initiated by the US government reveals…

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Mining Industry In Venezuela Is Death Bed For Children

Mining Industry In Venezuela Is Death Bed For Children

The mining industry might be booming in Venezuela but it is all at the expense of children that are being forced into child labour, confirms a report filed by the United Nations. Serious reports of…

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Decade Long Lawsuit Against Cocoa Child Labour To Be Dismissed In America

Decade Long Lawsuit Against Cocoa Child Labour To Be Dismissed In America

The America courts are now planning to dismiss a decade long lawsuit filed by child labour victims themselves claiming that they were taken from Mali and held in slavery on cocoa plantations in Ivory Coast.…

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