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Child labour free ward !

Sector 24, Chandigarh has seen child labour for many years. No one speaks about the issue out loud. With the sensitization and mobilization of children in these localities, the issue was highlighted.

In collaboration with the Chandigarh Labour Department, Child Line, Anti Human Trafficking Unit, NINE is Mine and Manav Vikas Samiti, a Child Labour Free Drive was carried out. Around 40 children from Diamond children’s group from Faida and Helping Hands children’s group from Sector 52 led this drive with support from the Market Welfare Association and parents caring communities.

Pledge cards were signed by around 100 the market vendors. They took an oath not to employ any child in their shops. Sunita Dhawan (Councillor – Ward 4), Anil Kumar Vohra and Ravinder Singh (Members – Chandigarh Labour Department), Shiv Charan Singh (Sector 24 Chowki in-charge) were present in the event.