Article Source :HT Syndication

Date of Issue :13th April, 2015

Title of Article : ‘Amendments will promote child labour’

Details : Child rights activists have expressed apprehensions that the proposed amendments to the Child Labour Prohibition Act will promote the menace, besides being difficult to implement.

Reacting to the amendments, Komal Ganotra of child rights advocacy group CRY said given their experience, children have to work for six to seven hours in family-owned enterprises after spending hours in school.

The government is likely to introduce a number of amendments such as exempting children working in family-owned enterprises from the purview of the law.

Reacting to the amendments, Komal Ganotra of child rights advocacy group CRY said given their experience, children have to work for six to seven hours in family-owned enterprises after spending hours in school.