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Give Chhotu’s childhood back to him

June 12 was the World day against child labour.

Please read my piece published in Business Standard: Give Chhotu’s childhood back to him

According to the 2001 census, India is home to over 1.26 crore working children who are in the age group of 5 to 14 years. Just to put this into perspective, this number is higher than the entire population of Belgium!

Link to the write up:  http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/give-chhotu-s-childhood-back-to-him-june-12-is-world-day-against-child-labour-115061000797_1.html