Summary of Mapping and Analysis of Child Labour in Shrimp Fry Collection in Bangladesh
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This “Mapping and Analysis of Child Labour and Associated Stakeholders in Shrimp Fry Collection in Targeted Upazilas of Bangladesh” has been conducted as part of the project named ‘Addressing Child Labour in Agricultural Supply Chains, Global to Local’, to be implemented by Global March against Child Labour and Bangladesh Shishu
After the tumult and uncertainty unleashed by the Covid-19 crisis in 2020, the new year once again signals fresh hope and resolve. For the global anti-child labour community, we are particularly looking forward to 2021 being the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour.
The issue of child labour
By Timothy Ryan*
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A Child Protection and Development Unit was established at Jaffna Teaching Hospital by CCH. Through this help-desk, child abuse cases can be reported and children and women who are in distress can have their immediate needs met.
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