Concerted efforts stressed to eliminate child labour

14 June, 2017 12:00 AM printer

RAJSHAHI: Speakers at a post-rally discussion here mentioned that concerted efforts of all government and non-government organisations concerned can be the vital means of preventing child labour, reports BSS.

They termed the child labour as gross violation of child rights, they unequivocally called for forging social resistance besides creating large-scale mass-awareness and social responsibility to prevent child labour.

All owners of mills and factories should come forward and work together to eliminate the child labour for protecting their legitimate rights as the present government is very much positive towards eliminating the social crime. Ladies Organization for Social Welfare (LOFS) and World Vision Bangladesh jointly organized the discussion to mark the Word Child Labour Prevention Day. Child Rights Forum supported the meeting held at LOFS office in the city Monday.

LOFS Executive Director Shahnaz Parveen Lucky, Vice President Azizur Rahman, Legal Secretary Advocate Shahinul Haque, Programme Manager Md Shalah Uddin and Programmme Officer Champa Khatun and School Teacher Sekendar Ali addressed the meeting.