As another Universal Children’s Day passed on Nov. 20, the number of children dying at work 42 Turkish child workers killed in first nine months of 2014has continued to rise in Turkey.
The number of child workers who died in work accidents during the first nine months of this year stands at 42, according to data from the Istanbul Council for Workers’ Health and Work Safety (OHS), while there were at least 893,000 child workers in the country at the end of 2013.
Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at 42 Turkish child workers killed in first nine months of 2014.
Child Labor in the World – 10 percent of the world’s children, or 168 million
ILO estimates document that, from 2000 to 2012, child labor fell by 78 million or 30 percent, placing the most current estimate of child laborers at 168 million, of which 85 million are in hazardous work.(23) Behind these numbers are children wielding machetes to crack open cocoa pods; girls working as domestic servants in third-party … Continue reading
168 million child working according to ILO
The number of child laborers around the world is down to 168 million today from 215 million in 2008 Continue reading
China – Children interns on assembly line
The five schoolboys weren’t of legal age to work on an assembly line. But when their vocational school sent them to a Foxconn manufacturing plant last month as part of an internship program, they were soon piecing together Sony PlayStations 12 hours a day. One boy said he worked an overnight shift that started at … Continue reading
The reality of child labour in Zanzibar
AMOUR Khatib Ali 9, is one of the many children from the coastal villages in Zanzibar, who spend most of their time along beach ferrying hsh from the sea for scaling Young boys, dressed in shabby clothes, are seen along the sea shore, sometimes during school hours earning between Tshs 200 and 1,000 depending of the workload Even though the work … Continue reading
Education | Pakistan : 1 in 10 of the world’s primary school-age children not in school
“What is the real story of education in Pakistan’s Northern Areas, or Gilgit-Bultistan, as it is now called? “ asks Rebecca Winthrop in Pakistan Does Have an Education Crisis Despite Questions About Mortenson’s Three Cups of Tea on brookings.edu. “Contrary to the Three Cups of Tea portrayal of Gilgit-Bultistan as a place with little educational … Continue reading
Child Labor in US / A report by the CRS
The history of child labor in America is long and, in some cases, unsavory. It dates back to the founding of the United States. Historically, except for the privileged few, most children worked— either for their parents or for an outside employer. Through the years, however, child labor practices have changed. So have the benefits … Continue reading
No comments yet.