Child labour is one of the evil in the present society that dragging the growth of our country. A massive number of children are forced to do labour daily. Child trafficking is increasing day by day. Government is taking measures to stop child labour in the world. To raise activities and awareness to prevent child labour, World Day Against Child Labour is celebrating. It is an International Labour organization which launched in 2002. WDACL is celebrated every year in the month of June.
World Day Against Child Labour 2017 date is June 12. It is intended to foster the worldwide movement against child labour in any of its firm. Every year this event is celebrated with a unique theme; World Day Against Child Labour 2017 Theme is “In conflicts and disasters, protect children from child labour”. People around the country take part in World Against Chid Labour Activities to create awareness on preventing child labour.
“Urgent action is needed to tackle child labour in areas affected by conflict and disaster. If the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Target 8.7 – which aims to eradicate forced labour, end modern slavery and human trafficking and secure the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labour – is to be achieved by 2030,” stated the International Labour Organisation ahead of WDACL-2017.
According to the ILO’s data, millions of girls and boys throughout the world involved in heavy labour which results in loss of adequate education, health, leisure and basic freedom. Half of the children are forced to worst form of child labour, those includes, work in hazardous environments, slavery or other form of forced labour. Some children are exposed to drug trafficking and prostitution, as well as involvement in armed conflict.
Education and minimum freedom is necessary for ever student. The age that passes will not came back, children must need some care and protection. Here are the motivational and inspirational Child Labour Quotes for you to share on your social media wall to raise awareness on child labour.
In Geneva, the World Day is marked by an event held on 12 June 2017, 1:30 – 14:20 p.m., at Michelangelo Pistoletto’s “Rebirth” sculpture in Parc l’Ariana at the Palais des Nations.
Child Labour Quotes
“Child labor and poverty are inevitably bound together, and if you continue to use the labor of children as the treatment for the social disease of poverty, you will have both poverty and child labor to the end of time.” – Grace Abbott
“Some girls can’t go to school because of the child labor and child trafficking in the world.” – Malala Yousafzai
“No to child labor is our stance. 215 million are in child labor as a matter of survival. The world without child labor is possible with the right priorities and policies: quality education, opportunities for young people, decent work for parents, a basic social protection floor for all. Driven by conscience, let’s muster the courage and conviction to act in solidarity and ensure every child’s right to his or her childhood. It brings rewards for all.”
“They began work at 5:30 and quit at 7 at night. Children six years old going home to lie on a straw pallet until time to resume work the next morning! I have seen the hair torn out of their heads by the machinery, their scalps torn off, and yet not a single tear was shed, while the poodle dogs were loved and caressed and carried to the seashore.”…..Mother Jones
“Child labor perpetuates poverty, unemployment, illiteracy, population growth, and other social problems.”…..Kailash Satyarthi
“Of course, we knew that this meant an attack on the union. The bosses intended gradually to get rid of us, employing in our place child labor and raw immigrant girls who would work for next to nothing.” …..Rose Schneiderman
“Small hands can handle a pen better. Lend your support to abolish child labor.”
“Put The Child In Class Not In Glass”
If we can’t begin to agree on fundamentals, such as the elimination of the most abusive forms of child labor, then we really are not ready to march forward into the future. …..Alexis Herman