Global supply chains major user of child labour: UN report

News: A report titled “Ending child labour, forced labour and human trafficking in global supply chains”, for the first time, has examined child labour in global supply chains. Facts: About the Report: It was conducted by the International Labour Organization (ILO), Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), International Organization for Migration (IOM), and the… Continue reading Global supply chains major user of child labour: UN report

Pencil Portal

Union Minister for Labour has informed Lok Sabha that 361 Complaints of Child Labour have been resolved Through Pencil Portal. PENCIL portal stands for Platform for Effective Enforcement for No Child Labour(PENCIL).The portal is administered by the Ministry of Labour & Employment. It is a electronic platform to ensure effective enforcement of the provisions of… Continue reading Pencil Portal

Child labour in film, TV comes under scanner

The Union Labour and Employment Ministry has expressed concern over violations of child labour rules in film and television industry. It has also urged the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to ensure strict compliance by the industry with the norms on working conditions for children. Further, it has said that mandatory disclaimers should be presented… Continue reading Child labour in film, TV comes under scanner