Debate over effectivness of India's child labour bill
Published: Thursday, 28 July 2016
Indian parliament has passed the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2016, to restrict children working in hazardous conditions, placing the mining sector under scrutiny. However, certain provisions of the bill have been opposed on the grounds that exemptions will likely keep child labour vulnerable to unsafe conditions.
India’s Child Labour
(Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2016, has been
passed despite doubts cast over the effectiveness of the new
Opponents of the bill have argued that it will be
ineffective in curbing child labour in unsafe conditions by
making "and will likely push more child...