返回列表 回復 發帖

Cheap Jerseys Free Shipping Tackle

Today marks the tenth anniversary of the annual World Day against Child Labour.  This year’s events will be held under the theme “Human Rights and Social Justice: let’s end child labour.”Guyana joins the rest of the world in observing the annual event with activities being supported by the International Labour Organisation/International Programme for Elimination of Child Labour, under the Tackling Child Labour Education (Tackle) Project.According to a press release by the Labour Occupational Safety and Health (LOSH) Department,Cheap NHL Jerseys, this year’s activities will not only focus on the plight of children around the world who are involved in child labour, but would put the spotlight on the rights of all children to be protected from child labour and other violations of their fundamental human rights.ILO in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, on June 4, held a series of Parenting Enrichment sessions in Kwakwani, and the Berbice River.  On June 13, a media briefing will be held at Regency Suites where the Labour Minister and Education Minister are expected to attend.Apart from that, a poetry competition under the theme is also expected to be held among schools in Region three.  Coupled with that, several regions have planned a number of activities at the Regional level as part of the observances. These include school rallies and symposiums with parents and children. The activities are expected to conclude on June 21.Around the world, at least 215 million children are subjected to forced labour. More than half of that number is involved in forms of sexual exploitation, slavery and debt bondage. This is according to the International Labour Organization’s (ILO), a group aiming for the eradication of child labour.Despite that large number of children being exploited, the organization believes that that number is understated.According to the organization which has offices located in many countries of the world,Jerseys NFL Wholesale, the goal is to push for ratification by countries of the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) conventions of child labour but also to demand action. A report by the organisation stated that a gap remains between the ratification of ILO Conventions by countries and actual action taken to deal with the problem.Juan Somavia,Jerseys Wholesale, ILO Director General,Cheap NFL Jerseys China, in an address on the issue,Cheap NFL Football Jerseys, said that complacency can’t be tolerated when so many children are suffering in poor working conditions.  “We cannot allow the eradication of child labour to slip down the development agenda — all countries should be striving to achieve this target, individually and collectively,” Somavia said.The international organisation’s report also showed that lack of action is most heavily seen in informal economies where children in agricultural areas and indigenous peoples are most vulnerable to child labour situations.The organization stressed for action against crime committed against children, since very few child labour cases reach national courts of law, and sanctions for violations of labour laws are usually too weak to serve as a deterrent, the ILO head stated.Ratification of ILO Conventions concern the minimum age of employment and elimination of the worst forms of child labour, but the ILO said that its goal is universal ratification by 2015.Of the 215 million children around the world involved in labour activities,Cheap Jerseys, 115 million are in hazardous work, with 74 million being boys and 41 million girls. The labour exploitation of children was highlighted some years ago when major technology companies were responsible for “electronic sweatshops” or used children to manufacture their products.All children around the world should be protected from child labour, ILO stated.
返回列表