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New India Child Labor Law Could Make Children More Vulnerable

In India, child rights activists and the United Nations Children's Fund have expressed concern about a controversial new child labor law they fear will make young boys and girls more vulnerable to exploitation. The new measure sets out to tighten an existing law by imposing a blanket ban on employment of those under 14 for the first time. Loophole: family enterprises But critics worry about an exception that permits children to work in family-based enterprises after school hours...

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