Author: Atindra Nath Das

You Need a Classroom to Break the Chain

Reading Time: 3 minutesIt’s time we understand how education can do wonders in eliminating child labour, opines Atindra, for Different Truths. A little less than 1.5 crore children call Jharkhand their home. And one of the big problems about 11 lakh of them face while growing up, is how to balance school and work or to choose between […]

One in Every Three Child Labourers in West Bengal is Illiterate

Reading Time: 4 minutesAs World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL) knocks at the door, on-ground data suggests that it’s time the West Bengal state should review its strategies in order to reverse the worrying trend. As per census 2011 data, close to 1.4 million child labourers in India in the same age group are denied of their right to education, while […]