Articles by Joseph Wesley
India's victims of child trafficking need our urgent attention
As India celebrates 75 years of Independence, there is an urgent need to work towards unshackling India's young victims of sex trafficking and paying heed to the unheard voices of survivors.
Updated on Aug 16, 2022 05:23 PM IST
A lost generation: The grim reality of child labour and exploitation in India
Exacerbated by Covid-19 and India's unemployment crisis, child trafficking remains rampant across India despite many legal protections. This needs urgent attention
Updated on Jun 21, 2022 05:27 PM IST
Drought-hit states are seeing a spurt in child labour
The theme of this year’s World Day Against Child Labour on June 12 is the impact of conflicts on child labour . More than 164 million children were affected by drought last year. The most vulnerable – girl children – have been pushed into child marriage, child labour, abduction and child trafficking.
Updated on Jun 12, 2017 12:54 PM IST
Violence is a neglected aspect of debates on child labour
Child labour is indeed the biggest violence a country can inflict on its citizens of tomorrow
Published on Jun 13, 2016 08:19 PM IST