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Bonded labourers

  • The Interstate Migrant Workmen (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 1979

    Category : Acts and Bills
    Subjects : Bonded labourers
    Author : Ministry of Labour and Employment

    An Act to regulate the employment of inter-State migrant workmen and to provide for their conditions of service and for matters connected therewith.

  • Bonded Labour in India

    Category : Other Policies
    Subjects : Bonded labourers
    Author : Devinn Finn

    Researchers of bonded labor in India seek to understand its long-standing practices through an examination of contemporary forms of labor coercion, their origins and relationships to poverty and inequality, and implications for policy making. Child labor, agricultural debt bondage, and bonded migrant labor are persistent forms of modern slavery that fall under the Indian constitutional definition of forced labor.

  • Bill Summary :The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Amendment Bill, 2010

    Category : Acts and Bills
    Subjects : Bonded labourers, Child labour, Children of migrant workers
    Author : Anirudh Burman

    The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection ofChildren) Amendment Bill, 2010 was introduced in the Lok Sabha on November 16, 2010 by the Minister of State Shrimati Krishna Tirath for the Ministry of Women and Child Development. The Bill seeks to amend the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000.

  • Protocol on Prevention, Rescue, Repatriation and Rehabilitation of Trafficked & Migrant Child Labour, 2008

    Category : GRs
    Subjects : Bonded labourers, Welfare schemes, Social security, Child labour, Children of migrant workers
    Author : Ministry of Labour and Employment

    There is an increasing trend of migration and trafficking of children for labour in different parts of the country. Compelled by the socio-economic conditions, a large number of children are migrating from economically backward areas to big cities for work.

  • The Bonded Labour System (Abolition) Act, 1976

    Category : Acts and Bills
    Subjects : Bonded labourers
    Author : Ministry of Labour and Employment, GOI

    An Act to provide for the abolition of bonded labour system with a view to preventing the economic and physical exploitation of the weaker sections of the people and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

  • P. Sivaswamy vs State Of Andhra Pradesh

    Category : Court Cases
    Subjects : Bonded labourers
    Author : Supreme Court of India

    A letter written by the Secretary of a social organization alleging prevalence of bonded labour in stone quarries in Andhra Pradesh.

  • Public Union for Civil Liberties vs State of Tamil nadu and Ors.

    Category : Court Cases
    Subjects : Bonded labourers
    Author : Supreme Court of India

    The case has brought to the notice of this Court tell-tale miseries of bonded labourers in our country and their exploitation and the necessity of identifying and checking the practice of bonded labour in this country and to rehabilitate those who are victims of this practice.

  • Bandhua Mukti Morcha vs Union Of India and Others on 16 December, 1983

    Category : Court Cases
    Subjects : Bonded labourers
    Author : National Human Rights Commission, NHRC

    Case BANDHUA MUKTI MORCHA Vs.RESPONDENT: UNION OF INDIA and OTHERS.

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