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Perception gaps major stumbling block in combatting child labour: CRY

New Delhi:A little less than half of the people (45 per cent) believe that it is okay for children to work to support their families as long as they continue going to school, while close to 40 per cent (37 per cent) think that money earned by children is essential to running the household, reveals a rapid assessment conducted by Indian NGO CRY – Child Rights and You.

West Bengal Police with NGO sensitize women and children against perils of abuse and trafficking in Baruipur region

Kolkata: The pandemic may be the worst of times for all, but for a strike forces of social workers led by the West Bengal police and an NGO, it was time to reach out to the villagers of Kolkata's contiguous  South 24 Parganas district with some crucial messages that can protect the children and women from the evils of society.

Child labour may see rise in COVID times: Experts

New Delhi: The unprecedented humanitarian crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has already had a huge impact on Indian economy, and there are high chances that child labour in home-based enterprises, agriculture and in hazardous occupations may see a steep rise in the coming months.

Bengal Govt takes measures to end child labour in districts

Kolkata/UNI: The West Bengal Government has announced its plans for providing educational and vocational training to children who attend various residential schools in the State.

Maneka Gandhi urges citizens to report child labour

New Delhi, Dec 10 (IBNS): Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi urged citizens to put an end to child labour.