US supports India's efforts to end child labour

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New Delhi, Oct 31 (UNI) The United States today supported India's efforts to end child labour saying, ''children should be at school, not doing bonded labour''.

Spokesperson of the US Embassy, Elizabeth Fitzsimmons, when asked to comment on the recent incident of child labour in India said, the US also supports India's efforts to prosecute those who ''prey on children''.

'' The US supports India's efforts to end abusive child labour and prosecute those who prey on children...children should be at school, not doing bonded labour,'' the spokesperson said.

GAP, an apparel retail chain, has recently withdrawn from its European and US stores garments sourced from local vendors on the ground that child labour was involved in the manufacturing of these clothes.

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