Children & Their Rights in Mining Area
The Ministry of Mines’ fundamental job is to mine. Many of the violations and human rights abuses that result from mining, especially with respect to children, are not the mandate of the ministry to address. The responsibility lies elsewhere, due to which seeking justice for the child poses several obstacles.
Community Resource Guide-2013
Each mine opened in different parts of the country brings several externalities with it, be it forest loss, displacement, polluted environment, illegal activities, impacts on women and children, cultural and social changes.