Child Labour

Child Labour

Child labour rises by 4.5pc in a decade

The National Child Labour Survey 2022 finds

‘Bangladesh made moderate advancement in eliminating child labour’

Bangladesh made moderate advancement in efforts to eliminate the worst forms of child labour in 2021, the US Department of Labor said today.

Bangladesh reelected as deputy member of ILO’s governing body

Bangladesh has been re-elected as a deputy member of the governing body of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) from the Asia-Pacific region for 2021-2024.

World Day Against Child Labour: Confronting our complicity

Children born to affluent backgrounds grow up with the warning to never touch sharp objects, especially to never go near a boti, and oftentimes in the same household, another child from a less affluent background straddles the same protruding blades, because that’s their job. This disturbing illustration of class difference, however, is the least of the problems in this society where much worse is happening all around.