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SASNET seminar on Child Labour and Child Protection in India

November 7, 2014 - 13:15-15:00

Mr. Vidyasagar Ramamurthy from the UNICEF Office for the Indian states of Tamil Nadu & Kerala in Chennai, holds a SASNET guest lecture. He will speak about ”Child protection in India – with a focus on Child Labour”. The seminar is co-organized by the School of Social Work and the Dept. of Sociology at Lund University.

Vidyasagar has been working on the issues of child protection for the past 25 years with various organizations, including ILO, UNICEF, Ministry of Labour (V V Giri National Labour Institute), and the National Institute of Rural Development & Panchayati Rajj, run by Government of India and the state Government of Tamil Nadu. He has worked with UNICEF for more than 15 years including service in the South Asia Regional Office, Bangladesh, and in different states of India. In addition to this he has also worked on agrarian issues in various Indian and Swedish research projects.


Venue: Room M 128, Allhelgona Kyrkogata 14 (the Gender Studies building), Lund.

SASNET seminar on Child Labour and Child Protection in India


November 7, 2014