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Robert
- 1999 days ago - e-activist.com
Children as young as 5 years-old are kept from school, forced to work 7 days a week for up to 18 hours a day and end up with crippling injuries, respiratory disorders and chronic pain.



   

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Robert Tomlinson (62)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 12:32 pm
The following was sent to me in an email by the Walk Free organization.
“On the day that Durga Mala was rescued, she lay crying on the stone floor, where she was attempting to cool her back. She was 11 years old and her skin was covered with blisters, from her shoulder blades to her buttocks. A few days earlier, her owners had poured hot oil over her because they thought she was working too slowly.”1

The Indian Parliament must believe we’re not concerned about Durga or millions of children like her in India. Why? Because time and again, the Parliament has delayed a vote on the Child and Adolescent Labour Abolition Bill, which would ban employment of children up to 14 years of age. But we are watching.

The Indian Parliament resumes on 5 December. Every day the bill is delayed, several children remain at risk of being bought and sold to work in unimaginable conditions of sex slavery, bonded labour and domestic servitude. Unless we speak up.

We need to build massive public pressure for the Indian government to pass this historic legislation that will help end child slavery in India.

Call on the Indian Parliament to immediately pass the Child and Adolescent Labour Abolition Bill and help end child slavery in India.

In just days, the Indian Parliament will resume. This is our last chance to put the bill to vote before general elections next year.

The Child and Adolescent Labour Abolition Bill will:

1. Prohibit employment of children up to 14 years of age;
2. Outline harsher sentences for violators of child labour laws; and
3. Provide for monitoring of suspected instances of child slavery.

While stories like Durga’s are making headlines, there are many more that remain hidden, trapped in the nightmare of modern slavery -- with no choice, no pay and with no realistic chance of escaping. At an age when children should be in school, they are being subjected to situations that make them vulnerable to serious physical and psychological harm.

But all this could end. The ban on child labour will help end enslavement of children in India. But the delay to vote on this bill is delaying freedom for children from modern slavery. Even scarring them for life.

Tell the Indian government to help end child slavery and pass the Child and Adolescent Labour Abolition Bill now.

Thank you in advance for your support. Once you have taken action, please forward this message on to everyone you know and help bring us one step closer to eliminating modern slavery.

In solidarity,

Debra, Mich, Jess, Kamini, Mika, Sarah, Kate, Olly, Joanna, Jayde and the Walk Free Team

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Terrie Williams (798)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 1:08 pm
THANK YOU FOR TAKING ACTION TO END CHILD SLAVERY IN INDIA
S/S/N
 

Solitary Eagle (324)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 1:09 pm
Thanks, Robert. Signed and shared.
 

(0)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 1:12 pm
Signed, thanks.
 

Neill Abayon (667)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 1:13 pm
Noted and signed. Child labor must be stop.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 1:16 pm
Already signed but noted with hope it will reach the front page and all Care2 members will see and sign it.
 

Vivian B (169)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 1:31 pm
This story needs to be on all major news stations! This is so disgusting! Do they have any love for their children!?how do they get these kids in the first place?
I cannot absorb this with any idea why they treat their children this way!
Thank you, Robert, for bringing this to the Care2 attention! We have to make this a first thing to do every day so this can be stopped! I will visit the site first thing to check on it and share it daily.
Hopes and prayers go out to the poor children that are being abused and beaten in every breath I take!
Please share this and follow up with the Indian government!
 

Krish Away (43)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 1:42 pm
Thank you for taking action to End Child Slavery in India

Posted news of Change.org Petition few days back..
Those who haven't signed.. please sign this as well.. Hope they accumulate signatures from all sites..
http://www.change.org/petitions/end-the-enslavement-of-millions-of-indian-children-2
 

fly bird (26)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 1:47 pm
signed. ty Robert and Krish for change.org link
 

Animae C (508)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 1:50 pm
Thank you for taking action to End Child Slavery in India

You have already signed the petition
"End the Enslavement of Millions of Indian Children!"

Thanx Viviane for forwarding.
 

Ed Site Issues V (198)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 2:03 pm
S&N, Thanks
 

Frances Darcy (92)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 2:07 pm
signed and the link from Krish already signed.
 

Annemie O (153)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 2:15 pm
N & S
 

Lisa On Vacation (203)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 2:16 pm
THANK YOU FOR TAKING ACTION TO END CHILD SLAVERY IN INDIA
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 2:19 pm
Signed & shared to all my address book
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 2:44 pm
Signed-thx Robert
 

David C (75)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 2:51 pm
done, thank you....
 

Athena F (131)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 3:03 pm
done thanks
 

Michela M (3964)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 3:05 pm

Thank you for taking action to End Child Slavery in India
& Noted!!
 

Lona Goudswaard (66)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 3:25 pm
S&N Thanks Robert and Vivian for forwarding.
 

Christine Stewart (134)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 3:26 pm
Signed.
 

Ondine J (134)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 3:32 pm
Noted and signed, thanks
 

Mike M (8)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 3:35 pm
N&S
Thank you for taking action to End Child Slavery in India
 

S J (124)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 4:14 pm

Thank you for taking action to End Child Slavery in India
Thanks Tomlinson
 

Lynn Pascente (141)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 4:32 pm
Signed & noted
Horrible to make anyone a slave but especially horrific to enslave children! Makes me sick!
 

Winn A (179)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 5:23 pm
Thanks
 

Fran F (116)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 5:23 pm
Thank you for taking action to End Child Slavery in India ~ And noted. Thanks, Robert.
 

Winn A (179)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 5:23 pm
signed
 

Daniel Partlow (179)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 7:19 pm
S&N
 

Vicky P (476)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 7:59 pm
noted, signed, shared
 

Alice C (1797)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 8:12 pm
Signed ~ Thank you
 

Robert O (12)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 10:02 pm
THANK YOU FOR TAKING ACTION TO END CHILD SLAVERY IN INDIA

Thanks Robert.
 

Lynn Squance (235)
Sunday December 1, 2013, 10:58 pm
signed

There is also a petition on Chang.org
End the enslavement of millions of Indian children
 

Past Member (0)
Monday December 2, 2013, 12:30 am
They have a space programme but can't afford enough people to enforce anti child labour laws. Odd.
 

jeanne schreurs (205)
Monday December 2, 2013, 1:43 am
Signed.

Thanks Robert.
Thanks Vivian for forwarding.
 

SuSanne P (193)
Monday December 2, 2013, 2:29 am
Thank you Robert for bringing this to our attention. Thank you Vivian for the road map.
THANK YOU FOR TAKING ACTION TO END CHILD SLAVERY IN INDIA
TY. Krish S and Lynn S: Thanks for signing. (Change.Org Petition) Thank You for ending the enslavement of millions of Indian Children
Signed
with 352,032 supporters
147,968 NEEDED
 

SuSanne P (193)
Monday December 2, 2013, 2:31 am
PLEASE FLAG THE SPAM...LAURAR RUMP
 

ewoud k (68)
Monday December 2, 2013, 2:31 am
Done.
Thanks for posting Robert!
 

John Holton (344)
Monday December 2, 2013, 4:36 am
S and N
 

Franshisca Dearmas (89)
Monday December 2, 2013, 5:20 am
Noted and signed. TY Robert
 

Kathleen R (192)
Monday December 2, 2013, 7:27 am
Signed and noted. Thank you Robert and thank you to Vivian for sharing. Child labor must stop. These children should be in school, and enjoying their childhood. And Andrew you are right, if India can afford a space program, they can afford to make sure these children are protected.
 

Aaron Bouchard (158)
Monday December 2, 2013, 8:16 am
signed and noted thanks
 

Chrissie H (23)
Monday December 2, 2013, 9:02 am
This is truly heart breaking. Thank you for sharing, noted and signed.
 

Irene S (69)
Monday December 2, 2013, 10:25 am
Signed.
 

Steve S (70)
Monday December 2, 2013, 10:33 am
Thank you for taking action to End Child Slavery in India
 

Shirley S (187)
Tuesday December 3, 2013, 9:12 pm
Noted & signed
 

cynthia l (207)
Saturday December 7, 2013, 12:08 am
signed thx Vivian for forwarding, this breaks my heart
 

Johann Scheffler (120)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 6:52 am
Why doesn't Inida want their kids to be kids?
 

Judy T (227)
Monday December 16, 2013, 10:49 am
Signed. Thank you, Robert.
 
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