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Cal
- 784 days ago - forcechange.com
The Indian government has proposed legislation aimed at banning labor for children under the age of 14. The new law would feature three-year jail sentences for violators, as well as a $900 fine. If passed this would be a landmark moment for India, which h



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Allan Yorkowitz (446)
Wednesday September 5, 2012, 3:06 pm
If this legislation were to pass, it would be a stunning move forward for India.Even at the age of 14, this would be incredible. Tens of thousands of Indian children have never seen the inside of a school.
In the poorest areas, they cannot even be educated at home because their parents are illiterate.
 

Sue H. (7)
Wednesday September 5, 2012, 3:24 pm
Noted and signed, thanks.
 

Vicky P. (466)
Wednesday September 5, 2012, 3:35 pm
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Daniel Partlow (189)
Wednesday September 5, 2012, 3:37 pm
N&S
 

Rose NoFWDSPLZ (277)
Wednesday September 5, 2012, 4:14 pm
SIGNED WITH PLEASURE THANKS CAL
 

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Wednesday September 5, 2012, 4:39 pm
signed~
 

Robert O. (12)
Wednesday September 5, 2012, 7:09 pm
Signed. Thanks Cal.
 

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Wednesday September 5, 2012, 9:34 pm
Thank you, signed
 

Danny M. (87)
Thursday September 6, 2012, 2:28 am
Signed. Thank you Cal!
 

Diane B. (275)
Thursday September 6, 2012, 4:00 am
noted and signed thanks Cal
 

Carol H. (229)
Thursday September 6, 2012, 4:34 am
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Sara W. (110)
Thursday September 6, 2012, 7:32 am
Two more signatures!
 

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Thursday September 6, 2012, 10:32 am
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Joe R. (191)
Thursday September 6, 2012, 10:33 am
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Florence Eaise (132)
Thursday September 6, 2012, 12:37 pm
signed noted tweeted and shared thanks Cal Child slavery is soooo wrong!
 

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Thursday September 6, 2012, 1:30 pm
Signeed and shared thank you Cal.
 

Diane K. (136)
Thursday September 6, 2012, 2:23 pm
Signed & noted. thank you
 

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Thursday September 6, 2012, 2:57 pm
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Thursday September 6, 2012, 5:01 pm
Signed and noted thanks!!

 

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Thursday September 6, 2012, 5:09 pm
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Lois Jordan (56)
Thursday September 6, 2012, 6:35 pm
Signed & Noted. Much thanks, Cal.
 

Stuart Thomas (516)
Thursday September 6, 2012, 8:08 pm
Noted, signed, and submitted. Thanks Cal.
 

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Friday September 7, 2012, 12:55 am
noted signed
 

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Friday September 7, 2012, 2:14 am
Noted and signed thanks
 

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Friday September 7, 2012, 2:46 am
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Friday September 7, 2012, 3:21 am
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Friday September 7, 2012, 7:29 am
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Vicki P. (124)
Friday September 7, 2012, 8:55 am
Signed with thanks
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Friday September 7, 2012, 12:00 pm
Done!
 

Eugene C. (3)
Saturday September 8, 2012, 12:02 am
Noted and Signed
 

Brenda Towers (0)
Sunday September 9, 2012, 10:52 am
N&S
 

alicia m. (100)
Tuesday September 11, 2012, 1:33 am
noted, signed, gracias
 

Yvonne F. (177)
Wednesday September 12, 2012, 12:48 pm
so signed! but wages need to be raised in India too. so the poor families can survive on the adults wages.
thanks cal
 

Melania Padilla (179)
Monday September 17, 2012, 2:21 pm
Signed and shared, thanks.
 

Judith C. (114)
Monday September 24, 2012, 5:01 pm
Signed/shared.
 

Bartlomiej T. (307)
Sunday September 30, 2012, 3:36 pm
Signed & noted. Thank you
 
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