Share via Email This article is over 1 year old Children as young as 10 are seen operating heavy machinery in a factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The manager of one unnamed garment factory told researchers that, while he was aware children aged 11 and 14 should not be working, he did not regard their employment as illegal. He also admitted that many of his employees did not carry identification cards that would verify their age. There was no immediate comment from Bangladesh authorities or its powerful garment manufacturers, but union leaders said child labour in factories was rampant.
In addition to government counterparts, IPEC has worked with employers and workers organizations, research organizations and academics, civil society actors as well as a wide range of NGOs to implement various projects and activities.
About 75, child labourers have directly benefited from these interventions. National legislation on hazardous child labour was subsequently revised in and a list of hazardous forms of child labour was adopted in Sincenation-wide sample surveys, baseline surveys and research studies have been conducted which form the basis of various policy and field-level interventions to combat child labour.
Based on the findings of this latest survey, ILO Dhaka strongly calls for immediate action to address the issue. The project is designed to make direct contribution to various strategic areas of intervention of the National Plan of Action thus assisting the government to realize its commitment to eliminate the worst forms of child labour.
In addition, ILO Dhaka stresses on the need for urgent action to eliminate child labour within a time bound manner in the light of the sustainable development goals.Dec 07, · In Bangladesh, a new report finds, impoverished children are working long hours in violation of that country's labor laws.
Children under the age of 14 who've given up school for jobs are toiling. Nov 01, · Child Labor Rises Sharply in Syria, Upended by War and Mayhem A report on Syrian child labor by Save the Children and Unicef suggested a .
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Though restrictions on child labor exist in most nations, many children do work.
This vulnerable state leaves them prone to exploitation. The International Labour Office. The multi-billion dollar sportswear company Nike admitted yesterday that it "blew it" by employing children in Third World countries but added that ending the practice might be difficult.
Jan 29, · Child Labor Rises Sharply in Syria, Upended by War and Mayhem A report on Syrian child labor by Save the Children and Unicef suggested a majority of Syrian children are now working to support.