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Surkshit Bachpan Surkshit Bharat' Campaign kick starts – Daily Pioneer
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Surkshit Bachpan Surkshit Bharat' Campaign kick starts – Daily Pioneer

With an aim to end the social menace of child marriage in region, Hazaribagh Deputy Commissioner Nancy Sahay initiated a campaign of child marriage free India in all the anganwadi centers, schools, panchayat and other institutions in the district. In the presence of Deputy Commissioner Sahay a pledge was taken to make India child marriage free and…

IFFI 2022: ‘Fatima’, a documentary on human trafficking screened at the International Film Festival of India – The Hindu
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IFFI 2022: ‘Fatima’, a documentary on human trafficking screened at the International Film Festival of India – The Hindu

Fatima, a documentary by Sourabh Kanti Datta on the rescue and rehabilitation of trafficked sex workers was screened at the 53rd edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI). The film narrates the story of the tumultuous life of the eponymous Fatima Khatun, who was married to a pimp at age 9 and became…

Police in Portugal arrest 35 suspected human traffickers in massive operation – Al Arabiya
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Police in Portugal arrest 35 suspected human traffickers in massive operation – Al Arabiya

Thirty-five people suspected of involvement in human trafficking have been arrested in a massive operation that mobilized around 400 officers in Portugal’s southern Alentejo region, Portuguese police said on Wednesday. A total of 65 raids were carried out, resulting in the arrest of alleged members of a human trafficking ring that illegally brought migrants to…

Event under TBBT project organised – The Arunachal Times
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Event under TBBT project organised – The Arunachal Times

MANMAW, 22 Nov: The India chapter of Plan International, under ‘The Birds and the Bees Talk (TBBT)’ project, launched by Reckitt, organised an event to commemorate the International Children’s Day at the government secondary school here in Namsai district on Tuesday. Namsai Circle Officer Mihin Anku, who attended the event, said that, for inclusive development…

Pope meets artist whose work reveals how God touches brokenness
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Pope meets artist whose work reveals how God touches brokenness

Editor’s note: we are a nonpartisan group, presenting this news for you to use for your own research. What began as a private message on Twitter resulted in a private meeting with Pope Francis. It was seven years ago when Servant of God’s Love Sr. Dorcee Clarey reached out to the American artist Makoto Fujimura…

Int'l Child Rights Day celebrated – The Arunachal Times
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Int'l Child Rights Day celebrated – The Arunachal Times

Ringu advocates creating awareness on child rights ITANAGAR, 20 Nov: The International Child Rights Day was celebrated at the Don Bosco Youth Centre (DBYC) in Vivek Vihar here on Sunday with a call for creating more awareness on child rights. The programme was organised by the Arunachal Pradesh State Commission for Protection of Child Rights…

Is there slavery in Qatar? Country receives complaints – The Goa Spotlight
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Is there slavery in Qatar? Country receives complaints – The Goa Spotlight

Modern stadiums, hundreds of large mirrored buildings, modern infrastructure throughout the cities, Qatar seems like a futuristic dream. But the new structures built to host the 2022 World Cup carry a somber imprint. A report by the British newspaper The Guardian revealed that 6,500 workers have died since the Asian country received the right to…

COP27: the impact of climate change on modern slavery must not be ignored
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COP27: the impact of climate change on modern slavery must not be ignored

7 November 2022 This year we have seen the devastating impact on human lives by environmental events, amplified by climate change, such as the floods in Pakistan and devastating drought in the Horn of Africa, caused by five years of lack of rain. We know that in many cases the devastation and damage – such […]

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Explained | How is India planning to end child marriage? – The Hindu
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Explained | How is India planning to end child marriage? – The Hindu

The story so far: The steering committee of a global programme to end child marriage is on a visit to India to witness state interventions which have helped reduce the prevalence of child marriage. The visit by the UNFPA-UNICEF Global Programme to End Child Marriage team is in view of an estimated increase in number…

Child Labour In India: How To End The Endemic | Her Circle
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Child Labour In India: How To End The Endemic | Her Circle

“Children belong in schools not workplaces,” says a report by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). “Child labour deprives children of their right to go to school and reinforces intergenerational cycles of poverty. Child labour acts as a major barrier to education, affecting both attendance and performance in school.” These impactful words matter, especially for…