Regulating placement agencies can prevent child trafficking

The recent rescue of a teenaged domestic help in south Delh’s Vasant Kunj area after she was treated brutally by her employer is yet another addition to the growing list of shocking cases of ill-treatment meted out to domestics. Most of these helps are from the rural hinterland of the country and, as it turns […]

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‘Uttarakhand’s orphaned children may fall prey to traffickers’

Two months after the Uttarakhand tragedy, the wounds continue to deepen as stories of missing and orphaned children come to the fore with fears expressed that many of them may fall prey to human traffickers. While the state government estimates 455 children missing after the floods ravaged towns and villages, the state’s child rights commission […]

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Cancel licences of units employing child labourers: Court

The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued orders to cancel the licences of factories employing child labourers, an NGO here said in a statement.  “Honorable Chief Justice Deepak Mishra and Justice Sanjeev Khanna passed an order to cancel factory license of the units where such child labourers were found working,” said Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA), a […]

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