Child Labour

20 June 2016 13:44

World Day Against Child Labour: Calling for responsible natural stone industry

 

Commemorating the World Day Against Child Labour, BWI General Secretary, Ambet Yuson called upon “All stakeholders to ensure that no child labour is used in the extraction, processing and supply of stone.” Read more...


16 May 2016 10:09

"We want to ensure all children have access to education and schooling and to improve the wages of adult workers by strengthening trade unions.Read more...


18 April 2016 13:08

"The issue of child labour continues to underline the close linkage between child labour and lack of access to quality education for children and decent work for adults." says Ambet Yuson, General Secretary of the BWI. Read more...


18 April 2016 12:59

The recent earthquake that hit Nepal on 25th April 2015 has been one of the worst earthquakes in last eight decades and claimed close to 8,500 lives and also resulted in thousands of injuries and widespread damage to houses and buildings. Read more...


18 April 2016 12:58

Urmila Kumari, an erstwhile Child Labourer now working as a Teacher at the BWI/HKMP run Belgachhi Residential Child Labour School, Bihar State Read more...


18 April 2016 12:56

Runners who want to support a good cause on Sunday, June 14th are welcome in the South Limburg Schimmert Netherlands, near the German and the Belgian border.Read more...


18 April 2016 11:03

Runners who want to support a good cause on Sunday, June 14th are welcome in the South Limburg Schimmert Netherlands, near the German and the Belgian border.

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18 April 2016 10:59


"We want to ensure all children have access to education and schooling and to improve the wages of adult workers by strengthening trade unions. If you share BWI’s vision of a child labour free world, participate in the Child Learn Marathon on 14 June 2015 in Schimmert Netherlands," says Ambet Yuson, general secretary of the Building and Wood Workers International (BWI) who supports the event.
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18 April 2016 08:36

Very often, unscrupulous companies use the cheapest form of labour available to cut production costs, even at the risk of endangering the lives of children who work the longest hours and are the worst paid of all workers.

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