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HRLN’s on ground response to the starvation due to the lockdown

11/04/2020

When the lockdown was announced there were a number of reports that were pouring in where people in bastis were unable to access food. There was no way they could… Read More

After 5 days of struggle, 39 trafficked bonded labourers rescued from Faridabad brick kiln site

22/04/2019

After five days of struggle, around 39 bonded labourers who in January 2019 were trafficked from Chhatisgarh to a brick kiln site in Faridabad were freed today.

These labourers were bonded in the… Read More

Nanital HC orders local authorities to rehabilitate rescued labourers in a five-year-old case

22/04/2019

At least 18 bonded labourers, who were rescued in 2014 from Mogga district in Punjab, let out a huge sigh of relief after the Nanital High Court ordered the local authorities to ensure their… Read More

Another minor rescued as bonded labour from Shalimar Bagh, second in two months

26/10/2018

As part of the continuous national campaign to eradicate the bonded labour and to rescue bonded labours across India, a team comprising of social activist Mr. Nirmal Gorana, Convener of National… Read More

Locked in room by her employers: Minor girl working as bonded labour rescued, FIR registered

17/10/2018

For a 17-year-old girl, who was locked in a room as a bonded labour, freedom came knocking on the doors of her employers after a team of Delhi Police, National Campaign Committee for Eradication of… Read More

Why are bonded labour activities still prevalent in Punjab & Haryana: HC

11/10/2018

Chandigarh:

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued a notice to Centre, Punjab, and Haryana governments seeking a reply on why are bonded labour activities still prevalent in the two northern… Read More

Manual scavenging: Delhi HC pulls state, local agencies; seeks action taken report

08/10/2018

In an interim order, the Delhi High Court on 4th October gave directions to state and local agencies to comply with guidelines set by Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their… Read More

Manual scavenging case: Delhi high court reprimands state govt for failing to provide relief to rescued bonded labourer

26/09/2018

Nirmal Gorana & Anr vs State NCT of Delhi & Ors
Writ petition (Crl) 3177/2017

In 2007, HRLN’s initiave against bonded labour and trafficking, the National Campaign Committee… Read More

Trafficked bonded labourers rescued from Delhi’s Shalimar Bagh

22/09/2018

A women and minor girl, who were working as bonded labourers in a house in New Delhi’s Shalimar Bagh, were rescued in a daring effort by National Campaign Committee for the Eradication of Bonded… Read More

HC notice to Punjab, Haryana on plea against bonded labour

13/09/2018

The Punjab and Haryana High Court Wednesday sought a response from the Union government and the governments of Punjab and Haryana on a petition seeking criminal action as per law in cases of bonded… Read More

Minor girl working as bonded labour for 8 years rescued from Delhi

31/08/2018

An eight-year journey of bonded labour finally came to an end for a minor girl from Delhi, who was rescued and restored to her parents by the Child Welfare Committee on Thursday.

The girl, a… Read More

Women working as bonded labour rescued from Pathankot, FIR lodged against captor

24/08/2018

A woman from West Bengal, who was being held as a bonded labour, was rescued from Pathankot on Thursday (23rd August, 2018), after one of her acquaintance reached out to National Campaign Committee… Read More

Two years after rescue from bonded labour, children yet to receive justice, rehabilitation: Delhi HC issues notice

13/08/2018

April 9, 2018

Nirmal Gorana v Govt of NCT of Delhi & Ors, WP (Crl) 1011/2018

The petition informed the court that in… Read More

Woman abducted, trafficked as minor rescued from bonded slavery; reunited with parents after HRLN intervention

24/07/2018

WP (Crl) 1482/2018

In this case, the petitioner filed a writ of Habeas Corpus to trace and produce before the court her daughter, (aged 19) who had been missing since 2013…. Read More

16 bonded labourers, including pregnant women & children, rescued in Srinagar

15/05/2018

Bonded labour, a kind of modern slavery, is still prevalent in India today despite several legal interventions like the Bonded Labour System Act, 1976 which seeks to abolish debt bondage or bonded… Read More

Lack of action on child bonded labour: Delhi HC issues notice to state, asks for status reports on child labour schemes

09/04/2018

Nirmal Gorana v Government of NCT of Delhi & Ors
WP (Crl) 1011/2018

This petition made the grievance that despite the rescue of children working as bonded labourers, the state… Read More

88 bonded labourers rescued: After inaction from Meerut, Muzaffarnagar district magistrates, Allahabad HC seeks reply

20/02/2018

Nirmal Gorana  vs State Of UP & Ors (PIL 2936/2018)

The case pertains to the rescue of nearly 88 bonded labourers from 22 Dalit families hailing from… Read More

Andhra Pradesh govt sanctions relief of Rs 1 Lakh each to 18 rescued bonded labourer families

11/02/2018

In response to a writ petition filed by HRLN in the Hyderabad high court, the Andhra Pradesh government has sanctioned Rs 1 lakh each to 18 bonded labourer families released from Delhi, provided… Read More

25 bonded labourers from Sahira Adivasi community of Madhya Pradhesh rescued from Rajasthan

28/10/2017

25 people from eight families were rescued on Saturday night after the National Campaign Committee For Eradication Of Bonded Labour (NCCEBL) — a wing of the HRLN’s Delhi unit — along with the… Read More

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