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Public awareness event: ‘Crucial for Pakistan to eliminate child, bonded labour’

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ISLAMABAD: Everyday around 115 million children are exposed to hazardous work around the globe, including 15.5 million children who are engaged in domestic work outside their own homes, according to the United Nations International Labour Organisation (ILO). While linking child labour in Pakistan with preferential trade access to the EU, it has been emphasised the […]

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Speakers for safeguarding workers’ rights

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LAHORE: The rights of all workers irrespective of their country of origin should be fully protected as regards `decent living and working conditions’. This was observed by speakers at a consultative workshop here on Friday. International Labour Organization (ILO) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) organised the event to seek inputs to […]

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Cultural festival for kiln workers today

LAHORE: The United Nations, Association of Network for Community Empowerment (ANCE), International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the Punjab University are jointly organising a festival titled ‘Cultural Mela to Empower Brick Kiln Workers’ at PU College of Art and Design today (Wednesday) at 10am. The event is being organised to break stereotype about brick kiln workers […]

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Workshop on ‘Reporting Gender and Labour Issues’ held

KARACHI: A three-day training workshop on ‘Reporting Gender and Labour Issues’ was organised by Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) in collaboration with the International Labour Organisation (ILO). The workshop was aimed at creating awareness regarding gender and labour issues, and soliciting media’s feed back on how to promote gender sensitive reporting. The event was […]

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