If the members of a school are aware that a child or adolescent is engaged in any illegal work, they are required to report it.

Child Labour

This explainer discusses how the Indian law that regulates employment of children and prohibits child labour. It primarily deals with the law laid out in the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act 1986.


What do you do if you see a child or know about a child working in a hazardous industry?

Can my child quit school if he is working with my family in a family enterprise?

Can parents be punished for allowing their children to work?

Where can I find the Child Labour Rehabilitation-cum-Welfare Fund?

What are the new International Law conventions India has signed? How will it affect the child labourers in India?

If a child is performing on the road at traffic signals for money can this be considered as child labour? If so, what can I do?

What other work can a child do other than movies and sports under the child labour law?

How does the government find out if adolescents are employed in a workplace, under the law on child labour?