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SPARC organizes seminar on Child Labour.

ISLAMABAD -- 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.

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
Date:Jun 13, 2017
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