‘World Day Against Child Labour’ is commemorated across the globe on 12th June to address the invisible issue of child labour and raise voice to end the rights violations.
Islamic Relief Pakistan and National Action Coordination Group in collaboration with United Global Organization of Development organized an event under this year’s theme Act now: End Child Labor on Saturday.
Emphasizing on the issue of child rights violations in the country Parliamentary Secretary for Human Rights, Lal Chand Malhi said that “There are legislative and administrative challenges in curbing child labour.
If we are unable to stop child labour in our neighborhood or surroundings, it means there is lack of awareness about this issue.
Kamran Ali Cheema while expressing his views said that “ICT administration is doing its best to curb child labour in the capital.
Country Director, Islamic Relief Pakistan, Mr. Umair Hasan expressed the need to see issue of child labour as a collective responsibility.
Syed Ishtiaq Gilani, CEO-UGOOD and Chair NACG Pakistan was of the view that Pakistan suffers from excessive, contradictory and convoluted legislation.