Child Labour Current Affairs - 2020

One in every Three Child are Poisoned by Lead: UNICEF Report

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in a recent report which is first of its kind published impact of lead on children’s health across the world. As per the recent report one in every three children is being poisoned by lead. What does the report say? World’s one-third child population which is nearly around 800 million Read More…

COVID-19 and Child Labour Report by the United Nations

The International Labour Organization and the UNICEF have released a report on Child Labour. The report has been released under the title Title: COVID-19 and Child Labour: A Time of Crisis, A Time to Act Key Findings The report says that millions of children are to be pushed to child labour due to COVID-19 crisis. Read More…

June 12: World Day against Child Labour

Every year, the World Day against Child Labour is celebrated on June 12. It was launched by the International Labour Organization, a United Nations body. The World Day against Child Labour was launched in 2002. Highlights The Children in the age group of 5 to 17 years engaged in work deprives them of normal childhood, Read More…

World Bank: Decline of Money sent by Migrant Workers by 110 billion USD

On April 22, 2020, the World Bank announced that the amount of money sent back by the migrant workers to their home countries is to decrease by 110 billion USD. Highlights Due to the COVID-19 lock down, the remittances to low-income and middle-income countries are to fall by 20%. The decline in remittance is the Read More…

CRY Report on Crime against Children in India

The Child Rights and You recently released a report “How Vulnerable are Children in India to crime?” The report was based on the analysis of National Crime Records Bureau for 2016-17. The report says that the states of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh topped the list of states for crimes against children. There were over Read More…