India’s Commitment to End Child Labour

Child-LabourA UN General Assembly (UNGA) committee approved a draft resolution, strongly condemning violence against children and calling on countries to protect them.

Mayank Joshi, First Secretary at India’s UN Mission, affirmed the nation’s strong commitment to the eradication of all forms of child labour.

Saluting the two Nobel Prize winners, Brazil’s Antonio de Aguiar Patriota said, “The award honoured many more Malalas who exist in all our countries but have not been visible or received the recognition they deserve.”

Indiahas taken several steps to enhance the status of 472 million children.“The Indian constitution provides for free and compulsory education for children and having achieved near universal primary education, the government’s focus was on expanding secondary education and its accessibility to girls”, said Joshi.

Medaram Jathara

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