ILO acknowledges Pakistan’s efforts to end child labour in country


Islamabad, 27 March 2020 – Talha Akhtar:

International Labour Organization (ILO) says PTI government’s initiatives to end child labour have started bearing fruit as number of child labour in the country is gradually decreasing.

An official of ILO said in Islamabad on Friday that the government of Pakistan and ILO ARE extensively working on a coordinated plan for the well-being of children.

He said the policy change, introduction of legislation and its implementation and economic well-being of the families of the working children were areas of focus to achieve the desired goals.