Call to eliminate child labour in dried fish sector

Metro Desk

23 October, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Rights activists at a roundtable called for taking effective steps for eliminating child labour in dried fish sector.

They remarked while addressing the event titled ‘Multi stakeholder roundtable meeting of CLIMB advocacy group and relevant stakeholders’ at CIRDAP conference room in the capital on Tuesday.  

Marking the dried fish sector as hazardous one the speakers said the informal sector should be brought under government monitoring system as many children are working in this sector in risky environment.

INCIDIN Bangladesh and Winrock International jointly organised the programme supported by US Department of Labor. 

Advocate Salma Ali, Co-Chair, National Child Labour Monitoring Committee and human rights lawyer, attended the event as the chief guest while it was chaired by AKM Masud Ali, Executive Director of INCIDIN Bangladesh.Kazi Saifuddin Ahmed, Labour Advisor of Bangladesh Employers Federation, AHM Zaman Khan, Director (CLIMB project) of Winrock International, Advocate Delwar Hossain Khan, general secretary of Bangladesh Labour Foundation (BLF), Md Rafiqual Islam Khan, Manager (Progarmme) of INCIDIN Bangladesh, Lima Ferdous, member of NCLWC, spoke at the event.