India Has 10 Million Working Children, But Budget Cuts Rehab Spend

“The budget reduced the allocation for the National Child Labour Project–to rehabilitate working children–by 17 percent to Rs 100 crore from the last budget. Nearly 10.1 million children–equal to the population of Uttarakhand–are working, either as ‘main worker’ or as ‘marginal worker’, according to International Labour Organisation data.”