In Last Three Years: $190,000 allocated to end child labour

The initiative was taken by the governments of Sweden and Denmark in Punjab and Balochistan with an amount of $180,000


APP March 26, 2016

ISLAMABAD: Over the last three years, $190,000 were allocated by foreign-funded projects to eliminate child labour from the country.  A one-year project, “Strengthening Capacity of Constituents to Address Unacceptable Forms of Work focusing Child Labour, Bonded Labour and Informal Economy Workers” was devised for May 2015 to April 2016. The initiative was taken by the governments of Sweden and Denmark in Punjab and Balochistan with an amount of $180,000, an official of ministry of overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development said.

Published in The Express Tribune, March 27th, 2016.

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