SPARC organizes seminar on Child Labour

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ISLAMABAD, Jun 12 (APP): The Society for the Protection of
Rights of Child (SPARC) in collaboration with Safa Gold Mall
Management on Monday organized a seminar on child labour in
connection with World’s Child Labor Day.
Germany Ambassador to Pakistan Ina Lepel, French Ambassador
Ms. Martine Durance, Austria Ambassador Brigitta Blaha and officials
from US embassy, Royal Norwegian embassy, Australian embassy and
from various international non-governmental organizations attended
the seminar, said a press release.
In their speeches, the participants of the seminar said there
was a dire need for creating awareness among the people about child
labor to eliminate the menace in its all forms.
They said a social movement should be launched besides implementation of laws in letter and spirit so that no child is left out at labour.
At conclusion of the seminar, Safa Gold Mall’s owner Rana
Abdul Qayyum thanked the guests of the seminar.
He vowed that his Mall would continue making contributions to the efforts against child labor in the country.
He said the Mall’s management has warned owners of the
shopkeepers against induction of under-age child at their shops. He
said all the office boys/salesmen working at the shops in the Mall
were youth.