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Call to address and strengthen child...

Call to address and strengthen child...

Law and Rights

Wed, Sep 19 2018

Currently, there is no National Plan of Action (NPA) for excluding children from working at hazardous...

State minister: Amendments to labour...

State minister: Amendments to labour...

Law & Rights

Tue, Jul 24 2018

State Minister for Labour and Employment Md Mujibul Haque said child labour cannot be completely uprooted...

Formalising domestic work

Formalising domestic work

Special Supplement

Wed, Mar 7 2018

Sultana’s story is only one in a million in Bangladesh. According to the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics,...

Give our girls a chance

Give our girls a chance

Shazia Omar , Shazia Omar

Thu, Nov 9 2017

How we treat our girls tells a lot about a nation, and Bangladesh needs to up its game

Law needed, but first a change in mindset...

Law needed, but first a change in mindset...

Bangladesh

Fri, Sep 29 2017

The educated people know that there is a labour law in the country. Do they follow it?

Printing presses exploiting child...

Printing presses exploiting child...

Bangladesh

Mon, Jun 12 2017

'It is not always because of poverty, but the lack of consciousness on part of the guardian. So the guardian...

Chunnu: Hazardous child labour to be...

Chunnu: Hazardous child labour to be...

Business

Wed, Apr 19 2017

'We are conducting a survey to identify the exact number of child workers involved in hazardous...

A profession that holds generations...

A profession that holds generations...

Nation

Mon, Dec 12 2016

As soon as the clock strikes five in the morning, hundreds of stone extractors gather on both sides of...

Survey: Bangladesh child labourers toil...

Survey: Bangladesh child labourers toil...

Law & Rights

Wed, Dec 7 2016

Bangladeshi child labourers who live in slums work for an average of 64 hours a week, many of them in...

Govt to eradicate child labour by...

Govt to eradicate child labour by...

Bangladesh

Thu, Nov 17 2016

The government will eliminate child labour from 38 risky sectors within 2021 and from all sectors by...

Efforts to eliminate child  labour...

Efforts to eliminate child labour...

Bangladesh

Fri, Sep 30 2016

Mayor of Rangpur City Corporation (RpCC) Alhaj Sarfuddin Ahmed Jhantu yesterday stressed on eliminating...

A rotten Apple

A rotten Apple

Syed Raiyan Nuri Reza

Thu, Sep 22 2016

The public cares about things as trifling as audio jacks, but turns a blind eye to factory workers

Global firms beef up probe on Indian...

Global firms beef up probe on Indian...

World

Fri, Aug 5 2016

Major global companies buying the mineral mica from India vowed on Thursday to beef up inspections of...

Leave no child behind

Leave no child behind

Editorial

Tue, Jun 14 2016

The government should learn from its successes and failures, so that not one more child is forced to...