CHILD LABOUR and EXPLOITATION in India

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Introduction In the developing world the problem of child labourers has spread like a tsunami. Just like in tsunami, how one by one wave usually comes and leaves behind scenes of destruction; in the same manner every child who is exposed to child labour, one by one, moment by moment they go far away from… Read more »

SILENT SLAVES:THE DOMESTIC WORKERS

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Sakshi Vijay Niharika Bapna ABSTRACT Domestic workers are a part of every Indian household, yet they remain unnoticed even in the eyes of law. They are ill treated and exploited within the four walls. Laws are made but are hardly communicated and rarely implemented. Its unbelievable that the Indian society is taking the services of… Read more »

CHILD LABOUR IN INDIA-PRESENT SCENARIO

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Jyoti Angrish Every child is a gift of God –a gift must be nurtured with care and affection, with in the family and society. But unfortunately due to socio-economic and cultural problems, the code of child centeredness was replaced by neglect, abuse and deprivation, particularly in the poverty afflicted sections of the society. (1) While… Read more »

HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS AS WORKMEN UNDER THE INDUSTRIAL DISPUTES ACT, 1947

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 The law relating to labour and employment in India is primarily known under the broad category of “Industrial Law”. Industrial law in this country is of recent vintage and has developed in respect of the vastly increased awakening of the workers of their rights, particularly after the advent of Independence. Industrial relations embrace a complex… Read more »

Maastricht University Unveils Maastricht Education and Research Centre in Bangalore

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Bangalore, December 06, 2010: Maastricht University (UM), one of the finest research universities in The Netherlands inaugurated the Maastricht Education and Research Centre (MERC), in Bangalore today. A subsidiary of Maastricht University, MERC will foster academic collaboration with Indian Institutes and conduct joint researches of social relevance in India. On this occasion, Maastricht University signed… Read more »

PROGRESSIVE ABOLITION OF CHILD LABOUR

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 “What I am today is because of education and I want every Indian child to be so touched by the light of education” -Prime Minister Dr.Manmohan Singh.           Children are the future custodians of all the present philosophies including sovereignty, rule of law, justice, liberty, fraternity and international peace and security.  The human rights jurisprudence… Read more »