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8 June 2006

Mysore Minerals did not respond to: Report by mines, minerals & PEOPLE (India) alleges use of child labour in many iron ore and granite mines in Karnataka. Click here

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16 May 2005

Breaking the backs of India's children

Author: Shantha Sinha, M.V. Foundation, in Asian Age [India]

It is estimated that there are at least 200,000 boys and girls working relentlessly from morning to night in these iron ore quarries which cover an expanse of 180 kilometres of denuded land.

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29 April 2005

India: Report alleges widespread child labour in Karnataka iron ore & granite mines

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29 April 2005

Our Mining Children: Report of Fact Finding Team on Child Labourers in Iron Ore and Granite Mines, Bellary District of Karnataka

Author: mines, minerals & PEOPLE (mm&P); full report team: Dr. Shantha Sinha, M.V.Foundation, Hyderabad; Enakshi Ganguly Thukral, HAQ-Centre for Child Rights, New Delhi & Campaign against Child Trafficking; K. Bhanumathi – Samata, Hyderabad & mm&P; Dr. Satyalakshmi – mm&P & Movement Against Uranium Project, Hyderabad; Dr.Bhagyalakshmi – Convenor, Women and Mining, mines, minerals & PEOPLE, India; Narsimhamurthy and Harish Jogi – Campaign Against Child Labour, Karnataka; Dominique .D – Oxfam Swaraj, Karnataka

Child labour are working in very large and alarming numbers in the iron-ore and granite mines of Hospet-Bellary region of Karnataka state...The working and living conditions of child workers are highly exploitative, inhuman and do not have even the...

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